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Web stiffened base plate (1016)

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

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Web stiffened base plate (1016)

Web stiffened base plate (1016)

Web stiffened base plate (1016) creates a base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

with vertical, horizontal, and sloping web stiffeners.

Objects created

  • Base 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.

  • Stiffeners

  • Shimcomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

    plates (optional)

  • Leveling plate (optional)

  • Shear keycomponent object that represents a short steel part welded to the bottom of a base plate


  • Extra plates connecting the anchor rods

  • Anchor rods

  • Bolts

  • Welds

  • Additional component (optional)

Use for



Web stiffened base plate

Web stiffened base plate with a leveling plate, a shim plate, horizontal stiffener and a shear key

Before you start

Create a column or a beam.

Selection order

  1. 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.

    (column or beam).

  2. Pick a position.

    The detail is created automatically.

Part identification key




Base plate


Shim plate


Leveling plate


Shear key


Upper horizontal stiffener


Upper flange stiffener


Lower flange stiffener

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