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Built-up I Column (Custom Part)

Last updated September 4, 2018 by Tekla Extensions Global tekla.extensions-global@trimble.com

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Built-up I Column (Custom Part)

The 'Built-up I Column' 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 I column from plates / sections.

How to Locate

Installers are available at Built-up Custom Parts
After installation, the ‘Built-up I Column’ 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 'Builtup Custom Parts'.

Usage

Click the highlighted icon from 'Application & components' cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

. The user has to pick the position and the built up I column 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.
• Parameters
• Parts
• Ribs
• Rib Parts
• Weld
• Bolts
• Position

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 displayed to opt. If default option is opted then prefix is read from Menu -> Settings -> Options -> Components -> Profile Names -> Plate.

Plated I Section

Parameters


Flange Options

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

Parts - "Plated I Section"

There is a provision to update assembly user defined attributes (UDAobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

) and it can be used for variour purposes such as filter, report, etc.

Ribs - "Plated I Section"

Cover ribs are not applicable for this condition.

Rib Parts - "Plated I Section"

Weld - "Plated I Section"

Plates I Section with top and bottom plates

Parameters


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 - "Plates I Section with top and bottom plates"


Ribs - "Plates I Section with top and bottom plates"

Rib Parts - "Plates I Section with top and bottom plates"

Weld - "Plates I Section with top and bottom plates"

Plated I Section with top and bottom channels

Parameters


Flange options

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

Cover 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 - "Plated I Section with top and bottom channels"

Weld - "Plated I Section with top and bottom channels"

Rolled I section with top and bottom plates

Parameters

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

Weld - Rolled I section with top and bottom plates

Rolled I Section with top and bottom plates and channels

Parameters

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


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

Rolled I Section with top and bottom channels

Parameters

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


Weld - Rolled I Section with top and bottom channels

Bolts

This options works other than 'I from plates" option as it is required to connect for two parts.


Position

Adjust to boundary center

This combo is used to adjust the overall solid center to the picked point or not. Ex: used from star profile for understanding purpose.

Options Output
Adjust Solid : No
Plane: Middle
Depth: Middle
Adjust Solid : Yes
Plane: Middle
Depth: Middle
Adjust Solid : No
Plane: Middle
Depth: Behind
Adjust Solid : Yes
Plane: Middle
Depth: Behind

 

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