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Concrete foundation (1030)

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

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Concrete foundation (1030)

Concrete foundation (1030)

Concrete foundation (1030) creates a concrete foundation 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.

at the bottom of a selected concrete column.

Objects created

  • Concrete foundation plate

  • Injection tubes and injection hoses in concrete column

  • Up to 4 concrete piles under the foundation plate (optional)

  • Stirrups for the reinforcing bars

Use for

Situation Description

Concrete foundation plate with chamfers, piles, injection tubes with curved injection hoses, reinforcing bars and stirrups.

Concrete foundation plate with more than 4 edges, recesses in the foundation plate, and multiple reinforcing bars.

Concrete foundation plate with multiple reinforcing bars.

Selection order

  1. Select a concrete column.

  2. Pick a point.

    The concrete foundation plate is created automatically when the point is picked.

Part identification key

 

Part

1

Concrete column

2

Point

The point defines the new bottom level of the column.

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the dimensions of the reinforcing bars and injection tubes.

Dimensions

 

Description

Default

1

Length of the injection tube extension from the top of reinforcing bar.

180 mm

2

Reinforcing bar height in the column.

400 mm

3

4

Reinforcing bar top and bottom cover thickness.

The bottom cover thickness is used only if you do not define the top cover thickness.

0,5 * foundation plate thickness

5

Pile thickness.

The pile thickness value on the Parts tab overrides this value.

300 mm

6

Distance from the bottom of the foundation plate to the bottom of the pile.

5000 mm

7

Pile depth in the foundation plate.

50 mm

8

Foundation plate thickness.

800 mm

9

Distance between the column and the foundation plate.

0 mm

10

Vertical offset from the picked point.

0 mm

11

Reinforcing bar height.

800 mm 400 mm + 50% of height of concrete footing

12

Injection tube elevation 1.

500 mm

13

Injection tube elevations 2 and 3.

Vertical offset for the injection tubes if the tubes are pointing to the same direction.

Define the level to use on the Inj. Tube and rebar tab.

 

Injection tube

Select the shape and dimensions of the injection tubes.

Option

Description

Injection tube in one piece, 90 degree angle.

Injection tube in one piece.

Use value a to define the slope of the tube.

Injection tube and a 90 degree injection hose.

Injection tube and a sloped injection hose.

Use value a to define the slope of the hose.

Straight injection tube. No injection tube opening is created.

 

Description

Default

1

Define the height of a sloped injection tube or hose angle.

30 mm

2

Define the height of a curved injection hose.

0 mm

Reinforcing bar hook length

Define the reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.

hook length. You can define also the end angle of the reinforcing bar.

The default value is 10 * reinforcing bar diameter.

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to control the profile properties of the foundation plate, foundation piles, stirrups and injection tubes.

Concrete massive, Piles

Define the profile properties of the concrete foundation plate and the foundation piles.

If you leave the pileslender column or pole that is put into the ground to carry loads or to provide support

Pile may be made of precast or cast-in-place concrete, or steel.

thickness value empty on the Parts tab, the pile thickness value defined on the Picture tab is used instead together with the Pile profile type prefix (e.g. D).

Option

Description

t , b , h

Part thickness, width and height.

Pos_No

Prefix and a start number for the part position number.

Material

Material grade.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

Class

Part class number.

Comment

Add a comment for the part.

Reinforcing bars

Option

Description

Type of reinforcing bars

Select the profile type for the reinforcing bars.

  • Default : the same as Reinforcing bar

  • Poly-profile : profile catalog

  • Reinforcing bar : reinforcing bar catalog

Reinforcement bars

Size of the reinforcing bars.

Radius

Radius of the reinforcing bar hook.

Reinf. bars belong to

Define to which part the reinforcing bars belong.

  • Default : the same as Columns

  • Concrete massive : reinforcing bars belong to the concrete foundation plate.

  • Column : reinforcing bars belong to the column.

  • Loose part : reinforcing bars are not connected to any part.

  • Neighbor : reinforcing bars belong to the neighbor part. Use the name or class to find the part.

Injection tubes and curve

Option

Description

Injection tubes

Curve

Size of the injection tubes.

Size of the injection hoses.

Article number

Article number for the injection hose and the injection tube.

The entered values are saved to the user-defined attribute of the part.

 

Define how the injection hoses are connected to the injection tubes.

  • Default : injection hoses are loose parts.

  • Part-add gain : injection hoses are added to the injection tubes.

  • Weld gain : injection hoses are welded to the injection tubes.

  • Cast unit column : injection hoses are added to the column.

  • Weld to column : injection hoses are welded to the column.

Option

Description

Pile profile type prefix (e.g. D)

Default parametric profile prefix for the piles.

This value works only if you have set the pile thickness on the Picture tab.

You can override this value by setting the pile thickness on the Parts tab.

Reinf. bar profile type prefix (e.g.D)

Default parametric profile prefix for the reinforcing bar profiles.

Massive tab

Use the Massive tab to control the shape and the dimensions of the concrete foundation plate and the recesses.

Concrete foundation plate type

Option

Description

Type of massive

Select the plate type for the rectangular foundation plate.

Massive direction

Select the direction of the foundation plate.

Concrete foundation plate dimensions

 

Description

1

2

Offset from the concrete column in the x direction.

Offset from the concrete column in the y direction.

3

Select the shape of the foundation plate.

4

Width of the foundation plate.

5

6

Length of the straight part of the foundation plate.

7

Offset from the foundation plate center line.

8

Width of the straight part of the foundation plate.

9

Length of the foundation plate.

Recess dimensions

 

Description

1

Select the type of the recess.

2

Width of the recesses.

3

Depth of the recesses.

4

Distance between the bottom of the reinforcing bar and the bottom of the recess.

5

6

Distance between the center line of the reinforcing bar and the left side of the recess.

Distance between the center line of the reinforcing bar and the right side of the recess.

Option

Description

Chamfer type for rectangular massive

Chamfer type for the rectangular foundation plate.

Chamfer X

Chamfer size in the x direction.

Chamfer Y

Chamfer size in the y direction.

Piles tab

Use the Piles tab to control the position of the foundation piles.

Pile positions

Description

1

Select the position and the offset of the piles.

2

4

6

8

Distance between the first pile and the column in the x direction.

Distance between the second pile and the column in the x direction.

Distance between the third pile and the column in the x direction.

Distance between the fourth pile and the column in the x direction.

3

5

7

9

Distance between the first pile and the column in y direction.

Distance between the second pile and the column in y direction.

Distance between the third pile and the column in y direction.

Distance between the fourth pile and the column in y direction.

10

11

Pile offset from the concrete column in the x direction.

Pile offset from the concrete column in the y direction.

Option

Description

Piles direction

Define the direction of the piles.

Join piles to massive

Define how the piles are connected to the foundation plate.

Inj. tube and rebar tab

Use the Inj. tube and rebar tab to control the creation, number and position of the reinforcing bars and injection tubes.

Option

Description

Create

Select which parts are created.

Injection tubes bend radius

Radius of the injection tubes.

Injection tube properties

Description

1

Select the direction of the bent bars.

2

Select the direction of the injection hoses.

3

Number of injection tubes.

4

Center-to-center distance between the injection tubes.

5

Define the level of the curved injection parts.

This is useful if the curved parts are pointing to the same direction.

You can define the levels on the Picture tab.

Example:

6

Define the distance from the center of the injection tube to the outer contour of the concrete foundation.

Example

Column tab

Use the Column tab to control the dimensions of the column cut-out.

Column dimensions

 

Description

1

Size of the column cut-out.

2

Height of the column cut-out.

Stirrups tab

Use the Stirrups tab to control the stirrup properties.

Stirrup properties

Option

Description

Select whether the stirrups are created.

Define the length of the laps.

Grade

Grade of the stirrups.

Size

Size of the stirrups.

End conditions left

Hook for the start point of the stirrups.

End conditions right

Hook for the end point of the stirrups.

Bend lengths left

Hook length for the start point of the stirrup.

Bend lengths right

Hook length for the end point of the stirrup.

Creation method

Creation method of the stirrups.

Number of bars : Enter the number of the stirrups.

By spacing : Enter a spacing value.

 

Define the comment, name, class, serie and start number for the stirrups.

 

Description

1

Select the start point of stirrups, either from the bottom of the column to the first stirrup or from the top of the reinforcing bar to first stirrup.

2

Define the distance from the bottom of the reinforcing bar to the last stirrup.

Example

General tab

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General tab

Analysis tab

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Analysis tab

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