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2019 Table of Contents

AREA

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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2019

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Shows the following information:

  • For plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

    (1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

    (2) plate that represents a steel structure

    (2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

    type cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

    For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

    profiles, any parametric profiles and any catalog profiles with Cover area property not defined, shows the total net area of all surfaces.

  • For other types of catalog profiles with Cover area property defined, shows the gross total surface area.

    The area is calculated using the extreme length and profile cover area per meter (value defined in the profile catalogcatalog that displays profiles and information on the profiles

    In addition to the available profiles in the respective Tekla Structures environment, the user can add fixed or parametric user-defined profiles to the profile catalog. It is also possible to import profiles to the profile catalog.

    ). The cross area on profile ends, cuts and fittings are not taken into account.

See also

AREA_GROSS

AREA_NET

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