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Cranking of overlapping rebars

Last updated September 7, 2016 by Precast Extensions tekla.extensions-precast@trimble.com

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Cranking of overlapping rebars

 

Use for:

 

Visualization of overlapping rebars.

 

Example:

 

Example

 

Selection order:

 

  1. Select the first rebar (group).
  2. Select the second rebar (group).

 

Important: Make sure that the rebars/rebar groups in question overlap in the model!

 

 

Tab

Description

See also

Settings

Define the generation of the hook. You can define the position and the angle, for example.

Settings

Marks

Define whether the length of the overlap must be shown or not. Next, define the units and the format of the length of the overlap.

Marks

 

 

Tab settings

 

 

Option

Description

Define the angle of the hook.

Define a horizontal distance between the first and the second rebar group.

Define a vertical distance between the first and the second rebar group. The options are:

Define a vertical distance relative to the outside of the bar.

Define a vertical distance relative to the center of the bar.

 

 

 

Option

Description

Create hooks if rebar axis distance is smaller than

Define a spacing distance.

If the spacing distance between the two bar ends is smaller than the entered value, the tool will still add an overlap even if the rebars do not overlap in the model.

Add hook to

Define the rebar group on which the hooks are applied. The options are:

First rebar

Second rebar

Create hooks as

Define the position of the hook. The options are:

All rebars at left side

 

All rebars at right side

First N rebars at left rest at right

First N rebars at right rest at left

Last N rebars at left rest at right

Last N rebars at right rest at left

N th rebar at left

N th rebar at right

From N th until M th rebar at left

From N th until M th rebar at right

 

 

 

Examples

All rebars at left side

All rebars at right side

First N rebars at left rest at right

 

N=2

 

From N th until M th rebar at left

 

N=3

M=6

 

Tab marks

 

Option

Description

Show the length of overlap

Yes

No

Prefix text

Define a text in front of the overlap length.

Postfix text

Define a text behind the overlap length.

Text properties

Select the text properties to be displayed in the mark. The available options are the settings which can be defined in Text properties:

Units

Define the units. The options are:

Automatic

 

mm

cm

m

Foot inch

inch

Format

Define the format. The options are:

###

 

###[.#]

###[.##]

###[.###]

###.#

### #/#

###.##

###.###

Precision

0.00

For precision 0.33 for example, the actual value 50.40 is displayed as 50.33..

0.50

0.33

0.25

1/8

For imperial units.

1/16

1/32

1/10

For defining precisions without rounding.

1/100

1/1000

       

 

 

 

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