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Seating with dowel to flange (77)

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

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Seating with dowel to flange (77)

Seating with dowel to flange (77)

Connects the flanges of a beam to a column using anchor bolts and an optional corbelconcrete part representing a structure that projects from the face of a concrete part and that serves as a support for an overhanging part and connects the parts


Parts created

  • Anchor bolts (2)

  • Nuts (2)

  • Washer plates (2)

  • Bearing 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.


  • Fittings for beam and column

  • Holes for bolts (2)

  • Corbel (optional)

  • Recess for nut and washer plates

Where to use


More information

Connects the flanges of a beam to a column using anchor bolts and a beveled corbel. Nuts and washer plates recessed.

Before you start

Create the following parts:

  • Concrete column (Round or rectangular profile)

  • Concrete beam with flange (rectangular, HI, I, L, or inverted T profile)

Defining properties

Use the tabs in the Seating with dowel to flange (77) dialog box to define the following properties:



More information


Dimensions defining the position of the anchor bolt relative to the beam and bearing plate, length of anchor bolt in beam and column, bolt hole dimensions and position

Defining bolt hole dimensions


Bearing plate, washer plate, nut and anchor bolt properties, option to create recess, recess properties

Creating a recess (77, 78)


Options to create corbel, corbel properties

Chamfering corbels



General tab


Information needed for structural analysis

Analysis tab

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