Makes creating capitals for column under concrete slabs into a one step process. This tool makes creating them much easier. This tool is included in the Concrete Tools extension.
Environments: US Imperial, US Metric
To install the application:
- Close Tekla Structures (if running)
- Download MSI Installer from Tekla Warehouse
- Install and run MSI Installer
- Start Tekla Structures
- Open Model
- Before version 2016: A new toolbar icon which will launch the tool should now be visible. For 2016 version and newer: a new thumbnail under Ungrouped items in the Applications and components side pane will appear.
To use this tool, the user needs to select an existing Tekla slabplate that represents a concrete structure
In Tekla Structures, a slab is created by picking three or more points.
Slab may be part of a floor, for example.
and then column that you want to create a capital on.
This tab allows the user to offset the capitals from the column and the rotation of the capitals based on the column.
Options to have two or one section created for the capitals, option to have the column cut by the depth of the capitals, option to add to the slab’s cast unit. Option to have the two capitals have different/similar offsets and then the position rotation of the capitals.
Slab 1 Tab:
Define the upper capital size and depth, etc.
Slab 2 Tab:
Define the lower capital size and depth, etc.