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Circular base plates (1052)

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

Software version: 
2019

Circular base plates (1052)

Circular base plates (1052)

Circular base plates (1052) 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 circular column.

Objects created

  • Circular 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.

  • Tube stiffeners

  • Extra plates connecting the anchor rods

  • Anchor rods

  • Bolts

  • Welds

  • Additional component (optional)

Use for

Situation

Description

Circular base plate

Circular base plate

Square base plate

Before you start

Create a circular 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

Stiffener

2

Base plate

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the geometry of Circular base plates (1052).

Dimensions

 

Description

Default

1

Width of the top part of the tube stiffener.

20 mm

2

Weld gap.

0 mm

3

Height of the end part of the tube stiffener.

30 mm

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to control the dimensions of the circular base plate and the tube stiffeners.

Plate

Option

Description

Default

Circular base plate

Circular base plate thickness and width.

Thickness = 30 mm

Width depends on the tube diameter.

Tube stiffeners

Tube stiffener thickness, width and height.

Thickness = 10 mm

Height = 200 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.

 

Parameters tab

Use the Parameters tab to control the shape of the base plate, diameter of the inner plate, bolt angle, the overlap, and chamfer dimension.

Base plate shape

Option

Description

Default

Round base plate

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Round base plate

Square base plate

Inner plate diameter and bolt angle

 

Description

1

Base plate inner diameter.

2

Bolt angle (in degrees).

Cast plate shape

Option Description

Default

Square cast plate

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Square cast plate

Round cast plate

Base plate position

Option

Description

Default

Base plate is perpendicular to the column.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Base plate is perpendicular to the column.

Base plate is not perpendicular to the column.

Overlap

 

Description

Default

1

Distance between the column flange and the plate flange.

0 mm

Chamfer dimension

 

Description

Default

1

Chamfer dimension.

10 mm

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.

Bolts tab

Use the Bolts tab to control the bolt properties.

Bolt positions

 

Description

1

Number of bolts.

2

Spacing between bolts.

3

Define which bolts are deleted from the bolt group.

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.

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 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.

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.

Anchor rods tab

Use the Anchor rods tab to control the creation of different types of anchor rods.

Anchor rod dimensions

Option

Description

Anchor rod profile

Anchor rod profile.

Nut profile

Nut profile.

Washer profile

Washer profile.

Plate washer

Plate washer thickness, width and height.

Cast plate

Cast plate thickness, width and height.

Grout

Grout thickness.

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

By default, no grouting is created.

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.

 

Comment

Add a comment about the part.

 

Base plate with

Select whether to create the base plate with bolts, anchor rods, or a custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

.

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*anchor bar diameter

b = 1/5 of anchor bar 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*nut size

e = 4*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 when you create 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

Tolerance of the cast plate holes.

same as bolt tolerance

Washer hole tolerance

Option

Description

Create hole in washer

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

Tolerance of the washer hole.

Plate washer placing

Option Description

Plate washers placed along circle

Select whether the plate washers are placed along the circle.

Placing the washers along the circle distributes the loads evenly.

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.

Part dimensions

Option

Description

Default

Extra profile 1

Select the first extra profile from the profile catalog.

PL10*100

Extra profile 2

Select the second extra profile 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

Edge distance of extra profile 2

 

Description

Default

1

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

Half of nut size or anchor bar 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

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

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by Clayton Riddle

Any adaptable out-of-box component for elliptical tube profiles?

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