This tool provide reinforcement for Column which is continuous and changing size. It includes staggered lapping of reinforcement, end condition and starter bar.
How to Locate
‘Continuous Column Reinforcement’ plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API
Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.
Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.
and ‘Continuous Column Connection’ plugin will be available in Conponent cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists
For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.
(Ctrl+F) under ‘Plugins’ also in icons.
Click the icon ‘Continuous Column Reinforcement’ icon
1) Select the concrete column
2) Select the footing. Else press ‘middle mouse button’
3) Select the continuous columns
4) Press middle mouse button to finish selection.
Click the icon ‘Continuous Column Connection’ icon
1) Select the rebar plugin of below column.
2) Select the rebar plugin of column abouve that.
Plug-in Dialog box – Continuous Column Reinforcement
You can change the reinforcement properties and column conditions in this window.
You can change the Bottom condition for column reinforcement.
You can change the Top condition for column reinforcement.
You can change the reinforcement stirrup properties.
Plug-in Dialog box – Continuous Column Connection
You can change the reinforcement properties and attributes in this window.
You can change the reinforcement lap location, staggered offset, etc. and rebar conditions for change in column size.