The Built-up C-beam custom partcomponent for creating a part that cannot be created by using any existing part command or part profile
Typically, custom parts are used to create parts that have a complex composition. For example, castellated beams and sandwich panels are often created as custom parts.
allows user to create the built up channel beam made with plates.
How to Locate
Installers are available at Built-up Custom Parts
After installation, the ‘Built-up C beam’ custom part is available in 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.
group 'Built-up Custom Parts'.
The user has to pick the start point and end point and the built up C beam will be created.
Custom Part Dialog box
This plug-incomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API
Plug-in is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.
Plug-ins can be started from the applications and components catalog.
dialog box contains following tabs.
• Web stiffeners
Available cross sections
|Plated C section|
|Plated C section with Top and bottom cover Plates|
|Plated C section with Top and bottom cover Rolled Section|
|Different top and bottom flange size|
|Same top and bottom flange size|
|Different size top and bottom cover plates|
|Same size top and bottom cover plates|
|Only top cover plate|
|Only bottom cover plate|
|Different top and bottom Channel|
|Same top and bottom Channel|
|Only top Channel|
|Only bottom Channel|
Parameters - 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.
All available plate profile prefixes are displayed.
Required prefix can be selected. (e.g. PL, FL, PLT )
|No web plate|
|Both inner and outer web plates|
|Only oute web plate|
|Only inner web plate|
|No web angles|
|Both top and bottom web angles|
|Only top web angle|
|Only bottom web angle|
You can enter part properties in this tab page. Numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement
In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.
properties and Name can be entered for all parts seperately. You have an option to enter same values for Material / Finish / Classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user
The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.
or different values by selecting Same / different from dropdown at top.
You can also provide Assembly User defined attributes from this page.
On Plane: Options Middle, Right and Left
Rotation: Top, Front, Back and Below
At Depth: Middle, Front and Behind
Option is avaialble to adjust boundry center by selecting 'Yes' from dropdown.
For Channel and web plates.
For Channel with cover plates
For Channel with cover angles