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Create studs

Last updated September 10, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2018i

Create studs

Create studs

A studbolt element that represents a metal rod or pin that is used to transfer loads

Studs and other bolt elements are listed in the bolt catalog.

A stud can be secured with two or more nuts and have threading at both ends, or it can be welded to steel parts, for example.

A stud is part of the bolt assembly.

is special type of bolt that is welded to steel parts to transfer loads between steel and concrete.

Tekla Structures uses the same command for creating bolts , studs and holes. When you create studs, select the stud assembly standard in the Bolt properties. You can create a group of studs or a single stud.

You can also create studs by using the Shear Stud (1010) component.

  1. Ensure that the needed studs are added to the bolt catalog and bolt assembly catalog.
  2. On the Steel tab, hold down Shift and click Bolt to open the Bolt properties.
  3. In the Standard list, select the bolt assemblyset of bolt elements that consists of a bolt, a stud, or a screw, and possibly the related washers and nuts

    standard for the studs.
  4. Under Bolt group , do one of the following:
    • To create a group of studs, define Shape and the related properties as desired.
    • To create a single stud, select Array from the Shape list and type 0 in the Bolt dist X and Bolt dist Y boxes.
  5. Modify the other properties as desired.
  6. Select the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

    (1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

    (2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

    (2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

    .
  7. Click the middle mouse button to finish selecting parts.
  8. Pick a point to indicate the origin of the stud or stud group.
  9. Pick a second point to indicate the direction of the stud group x axis.

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