Hole creation and reinforcement (85)

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2019i

Hole creation and reinforcement (85)

Hole creation and reinforcement (85)

Hole creation and reinforcement (85) creates 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.

in a concrete part and reinforcement around the hole.

Bars created

  • Straight bars at hole edges

  • Stirrups

  • Z-shaped bars

Use for

Situation

More information

Rectangular hole, stirrups on each side of the hole, no Z-shaped bars.

Round hole, Z-shaped bars, no stirrups around the hole.

Concrete beams or columns

 

Round or rectangular holes

Hole only. No additional reinforcement around it.

With or without Z-shaped bars or stirrups

 

Do not use for

Parts that have round or irregular cross sections.

Before you start

  • Create the concrete part.

  • Calculate the required area of reinforcement.

Selection order

  1. Select the center of the hole.

  2. Select the concrete part.

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to define hole properties, bar dimensions and locations, concrete cover thickness, and angle of Z-shaped bars.

Holes

Use these options to create holes and additional reinforcement:

Option

Description

Creates a hole and additional reinforcement around it.

Only creates a hole, no reinforcement.

Use these options to define the direction of holes:

Option

Description

Hole along the local y direction of the part.

Hole along the local z direction of the part.

Z-shape bars

Use these options to define Z-shaped bars around round holes:

Option

Description

Concrete cover measured in the direction of the radius of the hole.

Concrete cover measured from the corner of the bounding box around the hole.

Use these options to define the direction of Z-shaped bars:

Option

Description

 

 

Bars tab

Use the Bars tab to define bar properties.

Option

Description

Grade

Strength of the steel used in the reinforcing bars.

Size

Diameter of the reinforcing bar.

Name

Tekla Structures uses the name in drawings and reports.

Class

Use Class to group reinforcement.

For example, you can display reinforcement of different classes in different colors.

Prefix

Prefix for the part position number.

Start number

Start number for the part position number.

Stirrups tab

Use the Stirrups tab to define stirrups properties and additional settings.

Stirrups

Use these options to define the stirrups around holes:

Option

Description

Single stirrups

Bundled stirrups

Hooks

Option

Description

135-degree hooks

90-degree hooks

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