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Horizontal Brace

Software version: 20.0 - 2019

Last updated February 12, 2019 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Not environment-specific

Horizontal Brace


Purpose and description
System Requirements
Using the Horizontal Bracing
Horizontal Bracing settings
Additional information

Purpose and description

A component to easily and quickly add a horizontal bracing to a transmission tower.

System requirements

Tekla Structures.

Using [extension]

To use the component:

  1. From the component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

    The term component catalog is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

    select the Cross_Bracing_Type_2 component.

  1. Select the parts in the model (2 No.)

  1. Select the input points

Horizontal Brace settings

Parameters Tab

Property Description
The Gauge Line dimensions of the profiles are read automatically from the GaugeLines.dat file (in the model, firm or system folder).
These can be over written by the user if necessary.
Option to specify the input orientation, direction an dtype for the horizontal brace.
The component is expecting equal L profiles or U profiles.
Other profiles will give an incorrect result.
Options to offset the brace vertically or from the leg face.

Additional information

  • The Component direction must be set according to the directions shown in the dialog before applying

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