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Base plate (1042)

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

Software version: 
2019

Base plate (1042)

Base plate (1042)

Base plate (1042) 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.

that is connected to a column end.

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.

  • Bolts

  • Extra plates connecting the anchor rods

  • Anchor rods

  • Bolts

  • Welds

  • Additional component (optional)

Use for

Situation Description

Column base detail

Column base plate at the face of the flange

Before you start

Create a column.

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).

  2. Pick a position.

    The detail is created automatically.

Part identification key

 

Part

1

Base plate

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the position of the base plate in Base plate (1042).

Dimensions

 

Description

1

Distance from the flange of the main part to the edge of the base plate.

2

Weld gap.

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to control the dimensions of the base plate in Base plate (1042).

Plate

Option

Description

Default

Plate

Thickness, width, and height of the base plate.

Thickness = 30 mm

Width = 500 mm

Heigh t = 500 mm

Option

Description

Default

Pos_No

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

Some components have a second row of fields where you can enter the assembly position number.

The default part start number is defined in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Material

Material grade.

The default material is defined in the Part material box in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

 

Class

Part class number.

 

Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab to control the weld dimensions, groutbuilding object that represents the filling of seams between parts, or holes or voids in a part with grout

Grouting can be used when connecting parts with anchor bolts or rods, or in seams between panels, for example.

Grout is flowing concrete that hardens after application.

holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

diameter and position, plate type, design checkoption that checks if criteria of the selected design code are fulfilled for the analysis part

The design check is activated in the analysis part properties or in the analysis model properties. Design check might check whether cross sections are adequate, for example.

and shear force value in Base plate (1042).

Design check

Option

Description

Design

Define whether design check is turned on or off.

Bearing

Define whether the detail and its components bear the entered shear force.

Factored Axial Dead Load (kN)

Define the factored axial dead load, if design check is turned on.

Minimum Fcu (N/mm^2)

Define the minimum Fcu, if design check is turned on.

Shear force

 

Description

1

Shear force value.

If the design check is turned on, enter a positive value. If there is no shear force, enter 0.

Weld dimensions

 

Description

1

Weld dimension on the column flange.

2

Weld dimension on the column web.

Weld types

Option

Description

Default

Fully welded

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Fully welded

Partially welded

Grout hole diameter and offset

 

Description

1

Grout hole horizontal offset from the column center.

2

Grout hole diameter.

3

Grout hole vertical offset from the column center.

Base plate with grout hole

Option

Description

Default

Grout hole is not created.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Grout hole is not created.

Grout hole is created.

Base plate with holes or bolts

Option

Description

Default

Holes are created.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Holes are created.

Bolts are created.

Using additional components

You can use additional system or custom components to modify the column end or the base plate. For example, you can create special backing plates, weld preparations, and weld access holes for the column end.

If you use additional system or custom components, you need to manage the column end or the base plate properties in the additional component in question. When using several components, there may be multiple welds and cuts.

Option

Description

Component

Define a system or a custom component by selecting it from the component catalog.

Attributes

Enter the name of the attribute file for the selected component.

Input

Define to which parts the selected component is applied.

  • Default is same as Base + Column.

  • Column sets the column as the main part. Use this option for details.

  • Column + Base sets the column as the main part and the base plate as the secondary part.

  • Base + Column sets the base plate as the main part and the column as the secondary part.

General tab

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General tab

Anchor rods tab

Use the Anchor rods tab to control the creation of different types of anchor rods in Base plate (1042).

Anchor rod dimensions

Option

Description

Rod profile

Anchor rod profile.

Nut profile

Nut profile.

Washer profile

Washer thickness, width and height.

Plate washer

Plate washer thickness, width and height.

Cast plate

Cast plate thickness, width and height.

Anchor rod part properties

Option

Description

Default

Pos_No

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

Some components have a second row of fields where you can enter the assembly position number.

The default part start number is defined in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Material

Material grade.

The default material is defined in the Part material box in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

 

Class

Part class number.

 

Base plate with

Use this option to switch between the bolts and the anchor rods.

By default, the base plate is created with Bolts.

Anchor rod dimensions

 

Description

Default

1

Size or the length of the nut.

anchor rod diameter

2

Size or the thickness of the washer.

half of nut size

3

Length of the anchor rod.

500 mm

4

Length of the anchor rod above the base plate.

50 mm

5

Distance between the cast plate and the base plate.

60 mm

6

Length of the upper thread.

0 mm

Anchor rod types

Option

Description

 

Default

Type 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

 

Type 1

 

a

Radius of the hook

b

Width of the hook

a = 2 x anchorbar diameter

b = 1/5 of anchorbar length

a

Radius of the hook

b

Width of the hook

c

Height of the hook

c = same as width of the hook

d

Length of the anchor rod below the extra plate

e

Length of the lower thread

d = 2 x nut size

e = 4 x nut size plus thickness of extra plate

Hook direction

Option

Description

Default

Type 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Type 1

Type 2

Type 3

Type 4

Bolting direction

Note:

You can define the bolting direction if you have created the base plate with bolts.

Option

Description

Default

Bolting direction 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Bolting direction 1

Bolting direction 2

Cast plate hole tolerance

Option

Description

Default

Cast plate holes tolerance

Define the tolerance of the cast plate holes.

same as bolt tolerance

Washer hole tolerance

Option

Description

Washer hole tolerance

Tolerance of the washer hole.

By default, a hole is not created in the washer.

Grout thickness

Groutingbuilding object that represents the filling of seams between parts, or holes or voids in a part with grout

Grouting can be used when connecting parts with anchor bolts or rods, or in seams between panels, for example.

Grout is flowing concrete that hardens after application.

helps you to model columns to the top of concrete parts and place the base plate correctly. It also makes it easier to dimension the detail in GA drawings.

By default, no grouting is created.

In the first field, enter the grout thickness.

In the second field, define whether the grouting is created above or below the detail creation point. This also affects the shimcomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

plates.

Delete

Define which bolts are deleted from the bolt groupgroup of bolts that forms a connecting building object between an assembly main part and secondary parts

The number of bolts in a bolt group depends on the bolt group shape and the values of bolt distances.

.

Enter the bolt numbers of the bolts to be deleted and separate the numbers with a space. Bolt numbers run from left to right and from top to down.

Create assembly from all anchors

Define whether anchors are included in an anchor rod assembly. You can also include leveling plates into the assembly.

Create

 

Description

1

Create the nut profile.

2

Create the washer profile.

3

Create the washer plate.

Anchor rod assembly

Define which parts of the anchor rod are included in the anchor rod assembly.

Extra plates tab

Use the Extra plates tab to control the placement, rotation, and type of the profiles (extra profile 1) created at the bottom of each anchor bar and the profiles (extra profile 2) that connect rows of anchor bars in Base plate (1042).

Part dimensions

Option

Description

Default

Extra profile 1

First extra profile by selecting it from the profile catalog.

PL10 x 100

Extra profile 2

Second extra profile by selecting it from the profile catalog.

Part properties

Option

Description

Default

Pos_No

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

Some components have a second row of fields where you can enter the assembly position number.

The default part start number is defined in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Material

Material grade.

The default material is defined in the Part material box in the Components settings in File menu > Settings > Options.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

 

Class

Part class number.

 

Edge distance of extra profile 1

 

Description

Default

1

Edge distance of extra profile 1.

50 mm

Type and direction of extra profile 1

Option

Description

Default

Type 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Type 1

Type 2

Type 3

Edge distance of extra profile 2

 

Description

Default

1

Distance of extra profile 2 from the axis of the anchor bar.

Half of the nut size or anchorbar diameter

Extra profile 2 type

Option

Description

Default

Type 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Type 1

Type 2

Type 3

Type 4

Type 5

Type 6

Length of extra profile 2

 

Description

Default

1

Length of extra profile 2 from the axis of the anchor bar.

50 mm

Direction of extra profile 2

Option

Description

Default

Type 1

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Type 1

Type 2

Extra profile 1 properties

Option

Description

Default

Hole tolerance

Hole tolerance of extra profile 1.

Same as bolt tolerance

Profile rotation

Profile rotation of extra profile 1.

Front

Extra profile 2 rotation

Option

Description

Default

Extra profile 2 rotation

Profile rotation of extra profile 2.

Front

Bolts tab

Use the Bolts tab to control the bolt properties in Base plate (1042).

Bolt group dimensions

 

Description

1

Select how to measure the dimensions for horizontal bolt group position.

  • Left : From the left edge of the secondary part to the leftmost bolt.

  • Middle : From the center line of the secondary part to the center line of the bolts.

  • Right : From the right edge of the secondary part to the rightmost bolt.

2

Dimension for horizontal bolt group position.

3

Bolt edge distance.

Edge distance is the distance from the center of a bolt to the edge of the part.

4

Number of bolts.

5

Bolt spacing.

Use a space to separate bolt spacing values. Enter a value for each space between bolts. For example, if there are 3 bolts, enter 2 values.

6

Select how to measure the dimensions for vertical bolt group position.

  • Top : From the upper edge of the secondary part to the uppermost bolt.

  • Middle : From the center line of the bolts to the center line of the secondary part.

  • Below : From the lower edge of the secondary part to the lowest bolt.

7

Dimension for vertical bolt group position.

Bolt basic properties

Option

Description

Default

Bolt size

Bolt diameter.

Available sizes are defined in the bolt assembly catalog.

Bolt standard

Bolt standard to be used inside the component.

Available standards are defined in the bolt assembly catalog.

Tolerance

Gap between the bolt and the hole.

 

Thread in mat

Defines whether the thread may be within the bolted parts when bolts are used with a shaft.

This has no effect when full-threaded bolts are used.

Yes

Site/Workshop

Location where the bolts should be attached.

Site

Slotted holes

You can define slotted, oversized, or tapped holes.

Option

Description

Default

1

Vertical dimension of slotted hole.

0 , which results in a round hole.

2

Horizontal dimension of slotted hole, or allowance for oversized holes.

0 , which results in a round hole.

Hole type

Slotted creates slotted holes.

Oversized creates oversized or tapped holes.

No hole does not create holes.

 

Rotate Slots

When the hole type is Slotted , this option rotates the slotted holes.

 

Slots in

Part(s) in which slotted holes are created. The options depend on the component in question.

 

Bolt assembly

The selected check boxes define which component objects (bolt, washers, and nuts) are used in the bolt assemblyset of bolt elements that consists of a bolt, a stud, or a screw, and possibly the related washers and nuts

.

If you want to create a hole only, clear all the check boxes.

To modify the bolt assembly in an existing component, select the Effect in modify check box and click Modify.

Bolt length increase

Define how much the bolt length is increased. Use this option when, for example, painting requires the bolt length to be increased.

Staggering of bolts

Option

Description

Default

Not staggered

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Not staggered

Staggered type 1

Staggered type 2

Staggered type 3

Staggered type 4

Analysis tab

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Analysis tab

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