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Stirrups around three bars

Last updated October 15, 2018 by Developer TIN Structures.developer.in@trimble.com

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Stirrups around three bars

Stirrups around three bars extension is creates stirrups bars for selected three bars and above the selected existing stirrup bars group.

How to locate

Stirrups around three bars extension is available under the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

as shown below once the 'Reinforcement stirrups' is installed.



Click the icon as shown in the above image. User has to pick three main bars (single bars) and one existing stirrup bar group.


Use the Parameters tab to control the stirrups arrangement and bar offsets.


Option Description
Stirrup type Available type:
Offset type Auto : the on plane, start and end offsets are calculated automatically.
User defined: on plane, start and end offsets are taken from following parameters.
On plane Define the distances from the part surfaces to the bar on the same plane as the bar.
Start Define the leg length at the first end of the bar.
End Define the leg length at the second end of the bar.



Option Description
Prefix Define a prefix for the stirrup bars position number
Start No. Define a start number for the stirrup bars position number.
Name Define a name for the stirrup bars.
Tekla Structures uses the name in drawing and reports.
Size Define the diameter of the stirrup bars.
Grade Define the strength of the steel used in the stirrup bars.
Bending radius Define the bending radius of the stirrup bars.
Class Define the class of stirrup bars. For example, you can display reinforcement of different classes in different colors.
Shape Defined start and end hook shape of the stirrup bars.
Angle Define start and end custom hook angle of the stirrup bars.
Radius Define custom hook bending radius of the stirrup bars.
Length Define custom hook start and end straight part of the stirrup bars.


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