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OneWay TwoWay Slab

Last updated October 16, 2018 by Anil Kumar Kolla anilkumar.kolla@trimble.com

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OneWay TwoWay Slab

This tool creates reinforcement for rectangular slabs, openings are considered automatically by the extension. Users can choose one way or two way type from the extension dialog.

How to Locate

Installers are available at OneWay TwoWay Slab for Tekla Structures version 2016.

After installation below icon will be available in Applications & components
 
  

Usage

Click the icon ‘OneWayTwoWaySlab’ from Component Catalogue.

Input order

1) Select the concrete 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.


2) Pick two points to define the direction of the main bar.

Plug-in Dialog box

General Tab

You can change the Slab type, crank properties and cover dimensions.

 

Slab Type: You can select either 'one way' or 'Two way' slab.

Slab Opening Offset: You can specify clear cover value for rebar around openings. This is a common offset for all openings in the slab by default. If you want to specify different offset or cover for different openings, you can achieve this by entering the offset value in opening (cut) 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.

field ‘user field 1’.

Crank Ratio Main Bars: You can specify crank slope ratio for main bar at start and end.

Crank Ratio secondary Bars: You can specify crank slope ratio for secondary bar at start and end

Main Bars Crank Distance: You can specify the distance for crank in main bars start and end.

Secondary bars Crank Distance: You can specify the distance for crank in secondary bars start and end.

Main Bars Tab

You can change the main bar properties, spacing and bar offset.

 

You can provide different 'Classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

' and different 'Hook' properties for first bar and alternate bar.
  

You can specify rebar start and end cover for first and alternate bars individually.
 

Secondary Bars Tab

You can change the secondary bar properties, spacing and bar offset.

 

You can provide different 'Class' and different 'Hook' properties for first bar and alternate bar.
 

You can specify rebar start and end cover for first and alternate bars individually.
 

Limitations

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.

is for rectangular slabs only.
This plug-in won’t work for slabs which has chamfers.


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