USAGE_VALUE USAGE_VALUE Shows if a reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structureThe steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete. is a main bar, or a tie or stirrup. The attribute returns 1 for main bars, and 2 for ties and stirrups. If the type of use cannot be defined, the attribute returns 0. See alsoUSAGE Quick feedback Did you find what you were looking for? * Yes Partly No What is missing? The feedback you give here is not visible to other users. We use your comments to improve our content. Need support? Fill in this form instead. Leave this field empty We use this to prevent automated spam submissions. Content rating: Select ratingGive USAGE_VALUE 1/5Give USAGE_VALUE 2/5Give USAGE_VALUE 3/5Give USAGE_VALUE 4/5Give USAGE_VALUE 5/5Cancel rating No votes yet PreviousNext Comments 30.10.2018 12:36 by Mateusz Bratuszewski Is it possible to add custom usage, different than main or tie/stirrup, in rebar_database.inp? 31.10.2018 13:53 by Anu from Tekla User Assistance Hi, Thanks for your question. I'll check this from an expert. 02.11.2018 10:08 by Anu from Tekla User Assistance Hi Mateusz, I checked this. The usage values are hard-coded, so it is not possible to add custom usage.