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Built-up I Beam

Last updated July 10, 2018 by Developer TIN Structures.developer.in@trimble.com

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Built-up I Beam

The 'Built-up I Beam' 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.

allows user to create the built up I beam from plates / sections.

How to Locate

Installers are available at Built-up Members
After installation, the ‘Built-up I Beam’ plugin 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 'Builtup Members'.

Usage

Click the highlighted icon in the above tool bar. The user has to pick the start point and end point and the built up I beam will be created.

Plug-in Dialog box

This plug-in dialog box contains following tabs.
• Parameters
• Parts
• Position
• Weld

Available Cross-sections
Shapes Decription
  Plated I Section
   Plated I Section with top and bottom plates
  Plated I Section with top and bottom channes
  Rolled I section with top and bottom plates
  Rolled I Section with top and bottom plates and channels
  Rolled I Section with top and bottom channels

Parameters - Plate Prefix

All available 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.

profile prefixes is display.

Parameters - Plated I Section

 Flange Options Description
   Unequal top and bottom flanges
     Equal top and bottom flanges

Parts - Attributes available for "Plated I Section"


Parameters - Plates I Section with top and bottom plates

Flange Options
Available Options Description
  Unequal top and bottom flanges
  Equal top and bottom flanges

Cover Options
Available Options Description
  Un equal top and bottom cover plates
  Equal top and bottom cover plates
  Only top cover plate
  Only bottom cover plate

Parts - Attributes available for "Plates I Section with top and bottom plates"


Parameters - Plated I Section with top and bottom channels

Flange options
Available Options Description
   Unequal top and bottom flanges
  Equal top and bottom flanges

Channel Options
Available Options Description
  Different channel sizes at top and bottom
  Same channel sizes at top and bottom
  Only top channel option
  Only bottom channel option

Parts - Attributes available for "Plated I Section with top and bottom channels"

Parameters - Rolled I section with top and bottom plates

Cover Options

Available Options

Description

 

Un equal top and bottom cover plates

 

Equal top and bottom cover plates

 

Only top cover plate

 

Only bottom cover plate

 

Parts - Rolled I section with top and bottom plates

Parameters - Rolled I Section with top and bottom plates and channels

Cover Options

Available Options

Description

 

Un equal top and bottom cover plates

 

Equal top and bottom cover plates

 

Only top cover plate

 

Only bottom cover plate

 

Channel Options

Available Options

Description

 

Different channel sizes at top and bottom

 

Same channel sizes at top and bottom

 

Only top channel option

 

Only bottom channel option

Parts - Rolled I Section with top and bottom plates and channels

Parameters - Rolled I Section with top and bottom channels

Channel Options

Available Options

Description

 

Different channel sizes at top and bottom

 

Same channel sizes at top and bottom

 

Only top channel option

 

Only bottom channel option

Parts - Rolled I Section with top and bottom channels


Position

 

Weld

Additional Information

When we change the type, then we have to modify twice to get proper assembly UDA’s.

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