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U Bar of concrete slab (63)

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

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U Bar of concrete slab (63)

U Bar of concrete slab (63)

Automatically generates U bars reinforcement for concrete slabs.


  • Precast concrete RC slabs and PC panels (both solid and sandwich)

  • For cast-in-situ slabs (both vertical and horizontal).

Use for

To create U bars to an already created concrete slabplate that represents a concrete structure

In Tekla Structures, a slab is created by picking three or more points.

Slab may be part of a floor, for example.

complete with its main and secondary reinforcement.

Create the slab’s main reinforcement

  • with existing slab reinforcement components (e.g. Pilecap reinforcement (76) , Pad footing (77) , Slab bars (18) , Reinforcement mesh array in area (89) )

  • manually with the tools on the Concrete toolbar (e.g. single bar, bar groups or meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

    In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.


Before you start

Existing components must be created previously in order to use this reinforcement tool.

Defining properties

Use the U bars tab to define the properties of the objects that this component creates:



See also

U bars

Generate automatically U bar reinforcement for concrete slabs

U bars

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