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Plates from built up section

Last updated February 5, 2018 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Environment: 
Not environment-specific

Plates from built up section

Contents

 

Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Plates from built up section
Using Plates from built up section
Application properties
Application buttons
See also     

   

Purpose and description

Use Plates from built up section application to create a copy of a a part I, rectangular, L, U/C or T profile-beam (column), which has been already detailed, into plates. This application can also be used with tapered, curved and polybeams / parts.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Plates from built up section

To install the Plates from built up section application:

  1. Download the Plates from built up section installer package from Tekla Warehouse. For more information see Downloading an application from Tekla Warehouse.
  2. Install the file package.

Using Plates from built up section

To use the application:

  1. Create a column/beam.

  1. Make the desired modifications


  1. Click the Applications & components button  in the side pane to open the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

    For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

    .
  2. Search for  Plates from built up sectionand then double-click to open it.
  3. Make desired modification and click the OK button.


  1. Select the part (column/beam).

  1. Pick the position.

When you pick the position, the three plates are automatically created.


Note: The application will not color the plates - this is only to difference them in the example.
Plates will be created in the same orientation as the selected beam, with the input pointpoint that the user picks when creating a component

equivalent to the start point of the beam.

Application properties

  1. Attributes


    1. Plate

      Field Description Default
      Plate prefix Define the plates prefix. pl
      Plate dimension order Define the plate dimension order.
      The options are:
      • Width * thickness
      • Thickness * width
      Width * thickness
    2. Assembly

      Field Description Default
      Assembly mark prefix Define the assembly mark prefix. PL
      Assembly start number Define the assembly start number. 1
      Weld Define whether or not to weld the resulting plates.
      The options are:
      • Yes
      • No
      Yes
      Weld attributes Define the weld attribute.
      The option list is populated with the weld attributes saved in the current model.
      standard
    3. Mapping

      Field Description Default
      Part mark Define whether or not the part mark should be mapped.
      The options are:
      • Yes
      • No
      Yes
      Assembly mark Define whether or not the assembly mark should be mapped.
      The options are:
      • Yes
      • No
      Yes
      Guid Define the whether or not the guid should be mapped.
      The options are:
      • Yes
      • No
      Yes
      All UDA Define whether or not all the UDA's should be mapped.
      The options are:
      • Yes
      • No
      Yes
  2. Plates

Field Description Default
Main part Define which part will become the main part of the assembly after conversion.   -
Profile type This column shows the supported profile types.
They are:
  • I profile
  • Rectangular profile
  • L profile
  • U/C profile
  • T profile
  • Box girder
    This field is not editable.
    Plate  This column shows the default name of the resulting plates. This field is not editable.
    Name Define the name of resulting plates. same as default name of the resulting plates 
    Part mark prefix Define the part mark prefix. pl
    Part start number Define the part start number. 1

    Application buttons

    Field Description
    Save attribute Use to save the attributes.
    Help Use to open help file.

    See also

    Plate beam converter

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