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Tekla Structures 2016

Steel components reference

April 2016

©2016 Trimble Solutions Corporation

Contents

1 Shear tab connections

1.1 Shear plate (103)

17

17

Shear plate (103): Picture tab

19

Shear plate (103): Parts tab

20

Shear plate (103): Notch tab

21

Shear plate (103): Bolts tab

26

1.2 Two sided shear plate (118)

30

Two sided shear plate (118): Picture tab

32

Two sided shear plate (118): Parts tab

34

Two sided shear plate (118): Notch tab

34

Two sided shear plate (118): Bolts tab

37

1.3 Column with shear plate (131)

41

Column with shear plate (131): Picture tab

42

Column with shear plate (131): Plates tab

45

Column with shear plate (131): Sti eners tab

50

Column with shear plate (131): Bolts tab

54

Column with shear plate (131): Notch tab

59

1.4 Bolted moment connection (134)

64

Bolted moment connection (134): Picture tab

66

Bolted moment connection (134): Shear plate tab

67

Bolted moment connection (134): Flange plate tab

71

Bolted moment connection (134): Sti eners tab

74

Bolted moment connection (134): Shear bolts tab

78

Bolted moment connection (134): Flange bolts tab

82

Bolted moment connection (134): Doubler plate tab

86

1.5 Shear plate simple (146)

89

Shear plate simple (146): Picture tab

93

Shear plate simple (146): Plates tab

96

Shear plate simple (146): Sti eners tab

100

Shear plate simple (146): Haunch tab

103

Shear plate simple (146): Notch tab

105

Shear plate simple (146): Bolts tab

110

Shear plate simple (146): Beam cut tab

116

Shear plate simple (146): Angle box tab

120

Shear plate simple (146): BoxPBolts tab

127

Shear plate simple (146): BoxSBolts tab

129

1.6 Welded to top fl nge (147)

131

Welded to top fl nge (147): Picture tab

133

Welded to top fl nge (147): Plates tab

136

Welded to top fl nge (147): Sti eners tab

139

Welded to top fl nge (147): Haunch tab

141

Welded to top fl nge (147): Notch tab

143

Welded to top fl nge (147): Bolts tab

148

Welded to top fl nge (147): Beam cut tab

153

2

1.7

Welded to top fl nge S (149)

157

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Picture tab

159

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Plates tab

162

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Sti eners tab

166

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Haunch tab

168

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Notch tab

170

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Bolts tab

175

Welded to top fl nge S (149): Beam cut tab

180

1.8 Moment connection (181)

184

Moment connection (181): Picture tab

186

Moment connection (181): Plates tab

188

Moment connection (181): Sti eners tab

190

Moment connection (181): Notch tab

195

Moment connection (181): Bolts tab

199

Moment connection (181): Beam cut tab

204

Moment connection (181): Doubler plates tab

207

1.9 Full depth (184)

210

Full depth (184): Picture tab

212

Full depth (184): Plates tab

215

Full depth (184): Sti eners tab

218

Full depth (184): Haunch tab

221

Full depth (184): Notch tab

223

Full depth (184): Bolts tab

228

Full depth (184): Beam cut tab

232

1.10 Full depth S (185)

237

Full depth S (185): Picture tab

240

Full depth S (185): Plates tab

242

Full depth S (185): Sti eners tab

248

Full depth S (185): Haunch tab

251

Full depth S (185): Notch tab

253

Full depth S (185): Bolts tab

258

Full depth S (185): Beam cut tab

263

1.11 Shear plate tube column (189)

267

2

Shear plate tube column (189): Picture tab

270

Shear plate tube column (189): Plates tab

271

Shear plate tube column (189): 1stSecBolts and 2ndSecBolts tabs

275

Clip angle connections

280

2.1 Clip angle (116)

280

Clip angle (116): Picture tab

282

Clip angle (116): Parts tab

283

Clip angle (116): Notch tab

284

Clip angle (116): Bolts tab

286

2.2 Two-sided clip angle (117)

291

Two-sided clip angle (117): Picture tab

292

Two-sided clip angle (117): Parts tab

294

Two-sided clip angle (117): Notch tab

294

Two-sided clip angle (117): Bolts tab

297

2.3 Clip angle (141)

301

Clip angle (141): Picture tab

305

Clip angle (141): Parts tab

307

Clip angle (141): Sti eners tab

311

3

2.4

3

3.1

4

Clip angle (141): Haunch tab

315

Clip angle (141): Notch tab

317

Clip angle (141): Bolts tab

322

Clip angle (141): Beam cut tab

329

Clip angle (141): Angle box tab

333

Clip angle (141): BoxPBolts tab

340

Clip angle (141): BoxSBolts tab

342

Two sided clip angle (143)

344

Two sided clip angle (143): Picture tab

348

Two sided clip angle (143): Parts tab

351

Two sided clip angle (143): Haunch tab

356

Two sided clip angle (143): Notch tab

358

Two sided clip angle (143): Bolts tab

363

Two sided clip angle (143): Angle box tab

369

Two sided clip angle (143): BoxPBolts tab

375

Two sided clip angle (143): BoxSBolts tab

378

Two sided clip angle (143): Beam cut tab

380

Bent plate connections

385

Bent plate (190)

385

Bent plate (190): Picture tab

388

Bent plate (190): Plates tab

390

Bent plate (190): Sti eners tab

393

Bent plate (190): Haunch tab

398

Bent plate (190): Notch tab

399

Bent plate (190): Bolts tab

404

Bent plate (190): Beam cut tab

409

End plate connections and details

415

4.1 Column - 2 beams (14)

415

Column - 2 beams (14): Picture tab

417

Column - 2 beams (14): Bolts 1 - 2 tab

420

Column - 2 beams (14): Bolts 3/Bolts 4 tabs

425

4.2 Two sided end plate (24)

429

Two sided end plate (24): Picture tab

431

Two sided end plate (24): Parts tab

432

Two sided end plate (24): Parameters tab

433

Two sided end plate (24): Notch tab

435

Two sided end plate (24): Bolts tab

436

4.3 End plate (29)

441

End plate (29): Picture tab

444

End plate (29): Parts tab

445

End plate (29): Parameters tab

447

End plate (29): Bolts tab

450

End plate (29): Notch tab

456

4.4 End plate (101)

456

End plate (101): Picture tab

458

End plate (101): End plate tab

458

End plate (101): Notch tab

459

End plate (101): Bolts tab

462

4.5 End plate with compensating fl nge plates (111)

End plate with compensating fl nge plates (111): Picture tab

4

467

468

End plate with compensating fl nge plates (111): Parts tab

469

End plate with compensating fl nge plates (111): Notch tab

470

End plate with compensating fl nge plates (111): Bolts tab

472

4.6 Two-sided end plate with compensating fl nge plates (112)

477

Two-sided end plate with compensating fl nge plates (112): Picture tab

479

Two-sided end plate with compensating fl nge plates (112): Parts tab

480

Two-sided end plate with compensating fl nge plates (112): Notch tab

481

Two-sided end plate with compensating fl nge plates (112): Bolts tab

484

4.7 Two-sided end plate (115)

489

Two-sided end plate (115): Picture tab

492

Two-sided end plate (115): End plates tab

492

Two-sided end plate (115): Notch tab

494

Two-sided end plate (115): Bolts tab

496

4.8 Two sided end plate (142)

501

Two sided end plate (142): Picture tab

504

Two sided end plate (142): Plates 1 tab

505

Two sided end plate (142): Plates 2 tab

510

Two sided end plate (142): Haunch tab

514

Two sided end plate (142): Notch tab

515

Two sided end plate (142): Bolts tab

520

Two sided end plate (142): Holes tab

526

4.9 End plate (144)

528

End plate (144): Picture tab

531

End plate (144): Plates tab

532

End plate (144): Sti eners tab

536

End plate (144): Haunch tab

540

End plate (144): Notch tab

542

End plate (144): Bolts tab

546

End plate (144): Holes tab

552

End plate (144): Angle box tab

555

4.10 End plate detail (1002)

558

5

End plate detail (1002): Picture tab

558

End plate detail (1002): Parts tab

559

Welded connections

560

5.1 O shore (9)

560

O

shore (9): Picture 1 tab

562

O

shore (9): Picture 2 tab

564

O

shore (9): Weld description tab

565

5.2 Fitting (13)

567

Fitting (13): Picture tab

569

Fitting (13): Parts tab

570

5.3 Round tube (23)

570

Round tube (23): Picture tab

571

Round tube (23): Parameters tab

573

5.4 Welded column (31)

573

Welded column (31): Picture tab

575

Welded column (31): Parts tab

576

5.5 Weld preparation (44)

Weld preparation (44): Picture tab

5.6 New notch (49)

5

577

578

580

New notch (49): Picture tab

581

New notch (49): Parameters tab

585

5.7 Welded column with sti eners (128)

Welded column with sti eners (128): Picture tab

5.8 Beam prep (183)

Beam prep (183): Picture tab

5.9 Cap plate detail

585

587

587

589

590

Cap plate detail: Picture tab

591

Cap plate detail: Parts tab

594

5.10 Pipe doubler plate

595

Pipe doubler plate: Picture tab

596

Pipe doubler plate: Parts tab

600

5.11 Ring plate

601

6

Ring plate: Picture tab

602

Ring plate: Parts tab

610

Ring plate: Chamfers tab

611

Seated connections

612

6.1 Seating (39)

612

Seating (39): Picture tab

613

Seating (39): Parts tab

614

Seating (39): Parameters tab

615

6.2 Angle profi e box (170)

617

7

Angle profile box (170): Picture tab

620

Angle profile box (170): Parts tab

621

Angle profile box (170): Sti eners tab

627

Angle profile box (170): SBoltsDown tab

629

Opening connections

632

7.1 Create hole around part (92)

632

Create hole around part (92): Picture tab

633

Create hole around part (92): Parameters tab

635

7.2 Rebar hole

636

8

Rebar hole: Parameters tab

638

Rebar hole: Advanced tab

639

Bracing

641

8.1 Tensioner (7)

641

Tensioner (7): Plate tab

643

Tensioner (7): Fork tab

645

Tensioner (7): Parameters tab

647

Tensioner (7): Bolts tab

649

Tensioner (7): Tensioner tab

651

Tensioner (7): Extra tensioners tab

656

Tensioner (7): UDA tab

658

8.2 Tensioner brace (13)

659

Tensioner brace (13): Picture tab

660

Tensioner brace (13): Levels tab

662

Tensioner brace (13): Parts tab

664

Tensioner brace (13): Joints tab

667

6

Tensioner brace (13): Joints dir tab

668

8.3 Tensioner brace and compression bar (13)

669

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): Picture tab

671

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): Parts tab

675

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): Compression bar tab

677

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): Joints tab

678

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): Joints dir tab

679

Tensioner brace and compression bar (13): UDA tab

680

8.4 Generation of purlins (50)

680

Generation of purlins (50): Picture tab

682

Generation of purlins (50): Parts tab

687

Generation of purlins (50): UDA tab

690

8.5 Gusset+T

691

9

Gusset+T: Picture tab

693

Gusset+T: Gusset tab

695

Gusset+T: Brace connection tab

698

Gusset+T: Bolts tab

699

Tubes

703

9.1 Tube splice (6)

703

Tube splice (6): Picture tab

705

Tube splice (6): Parts tab

706

Tube splice (6): Bolts tab

706

Tube splice (6): End plates tab

709

9.2 Tube gusset (20)

711

Tube gusset (20): Picture tab

715

Tube gusset (20): Gusset tab

718

Tube gusset (20): Brace conn tab

722

Tube gusset (20): Sti eners tab

726

Tube gusset (20): Gusset conn tab

728

Tube gusset (20): Brace bolts 1/Brace bolts 2/Brace bolts 3 tab

732

Tube gusset (20): Cross plates tab

735

9.3 Squeezed tube bolted (102)

737

Squeezed tube bolted (102): Picture tab

739

Squeezed tube bolted (102): Parts tab

741

Squeezed tube bolted (102): Sti eners tab

744

Squeezed tube bolted (102): Bolts tab

747

9.4 Squeezed tube (103)

750

Squeezed tube (103): Picture tab

751

Squeezed tube (103): Parts tab

753

Squeezed tube (103): Parameters tab

754

9.5 Tube-Chamfer

Tube-Chamfer: Parameters tab

9.6 Tube-CrossingSaddle

Tube-CrossingSaddle: Parameters tab

9.7 Tube-MitreSaddle+Hole

Tube-MitreSaddle+Hole: Parameters tab

9.8 Tube-Saddle+Hole

Tube-Saddle+Hole: Parameters tab

9.9 Tube-SlottedHole

Tube-SlottedHole: Parameters tab

7

756

757

759

759

760

761

763

764

766

767

10

Platework

768

10.1 Rectangle to circle (17)

768

Rectangle to circle (17): Picture tab

770

Rectangle to circle (17): Parts tab

772

Rectangle to circle (17): Parameters tab

773

10.2 Triangles generation (19)

775

Triangles generation (19): Picture tab

778

Triangles generation (19): Parameters tab

778

Triangles generation (19): Plate tab

783

Triangles generation (19): Profile tab

784

10.3 Unfold surface (21)

784

11

Unfold surface (21): Plates tab

786

Unfold surface (21): Big plate tab

787

Unfold surface (21): Parameters tab

790

Frames

791

11.1 Truss (S78)

791

Truss (S78): Picture tab

793

Truss (S78): Parts tab

796

Truss (S78): Parameters tab

798

Truss (S78): Cap Plate tab

801

11.2 Opening Frame

801

12

Opening Frame: Picture tab

803

Opening Frame: Parts tab

807

Opening Frame: Connections tab

810

Stairs

811

12.1 Stairs (S71)

811

Stairs (S71): Picture tab

814

Stairs (S71): Stair set up tab

820

Stairs (S71): Steps tab

822

Stairs (S71): Bracket tab

826

12.2 Wooden steps pan (S72)

830

Wooden steps pan (S72): Picture tab

834

Wooden steps pan (S72): Stair setup tab

839

Wooden steps pan (S72): Bolts tab

843

Wooden steps pan (S72): Wooden pan tab

845

12.3 Polybeam pan (S73)

846

Polybeam pan (S73): Picture tab

850

Polybeam pan (S73): Stair setup tab

855

Polybeam pan (S73): Bolts tab

859

Polybeam pan (S73): Polybeam pan tab

861

12.4 Handrail 1 (74)

863

Handrail 1 (74): Picture tab

864

Handrail 1 (74): Parts tab

865

Handrail 1 (74): Bolts tab

865

12.5 Z pan (S74)

868

Z

pan (S74): Picture tab

871

Z

pan (S74): Stair setup tab

877

Z

pan (S74): Z pan tab

880

8

Z

pan (S74): Horizontal bracket tab

886

Z

pan (S74): Vertical bracket tab

891

Z

pan (S74): Bent plate bracket tab

896

Bracket position

898

Bracket to step connection type

899

Bracket to stringer connection type

900

12.6 Stanchions (S76)

900

Stanchions (S76): Picture tab

902

Stanchions (S76): Parts tab

904

Stanchions (S76): Parameters tab

906

12.7 Railings (S77)

907

Railings (S77): Picture tab

909

Railings (S77): Parameters tab

913

Railings (S77): Rails tab

918

Railings (S77): Middle Rails tab

921

Railings (S77): Vertical Rails tab

928

Railings (S77): Panels tab

932

Railings (S77): Bends tab

934

12.8 Stringer to Channel (127)

936

Stringer to Channel (127): Picture tab

938

Stringer to Channel (127): Parts tab

940

Stringer to Channel (127): Parameters tab

941

Stringer to Channel (127): Bolts tab

942

12.9 Stair Base Detail (1038)

945

Stair Base Detail (1038): Picture tab

947

Stair Base Detail (1038): Parts tab

948

Stair Base Detail (1038): Bolts tab

949

12.10 Stair Base Detail (1039)

951

Stair Base Detail (1039): Picture tab

953

Stair Base Detail (1039): Parts tab

953

Stair Base Detail (1039): Bolts tab

954

12.11 Stair Base Detail (1043)

956

Stair Base Detail (1043): Picture tab

958

Stair Base Detail (1043): Parts tab

960

Stair Base Detail (1043): Parameters tab

961

Stair Base Detail (1043): PBolts tab

962

Stair Base Detail (1043): SBolts tab

965

12.12 Ship Ladder

967

Ship Ladder: Picture tab

973

Ship Ladder: Parts tab

977

Ship Ladder: Platform tab

979

Ship Ladder: Steps tab

981

Ship Ladder: Rails tab

983

Ship Ladder: Detail B tab

984

12.13 Wall Rails

987

Wall Rails: General tab

989

Wall Rails: Endings tab

991

Wall Rails: Elbows tab

996

Wall Rails: Brackets tab

997

Wall Rails: Bolts tab

1000

Wall Rails: Parts tab

1003

9

13

ti eners and gussets

1005

13.1 Beam with sti ener (129)

1005

Beam with sti ener (129): Picture tab

1007

Beam with sti ener (129): Plates tab

1010

Beam with sti ener (129): Sti eners tab

1015

Beam with sti ener (129): Bolts tab

1018

Beam with sti ener (129): Notch tab

1023

Beam with sti ener (129): Haunch tab

1027

13.2 Gusset sti eners (171)

1029

13.3 Column with sti eners W (182)

1031

Column with sti eners W (182): Picture tab

1034

Column with sti eners W (182): Plates tab

1035

Column with sti eners W (182): Sti eners tab

1039

Column with sti eners W (182): Haunch tab

1044

Column with sti eners W (182): Notch tab

1046

Column with sti eners W (182): Bolts tab

1051

Column with sti eners W (182): Beam cut tab

1056

Column with sti eners W (182): Doubler plate tab

1060

13.4 Column with sti eners (186)

1063

Column with sti eners (186): Picture tab

1065

Column with sti eners (186): Plates tab

1067

Column with sti eners (186): Sti eners tab

1071

Column with sti eners (186): Haunch tab

1075

Column with sti eners (186): Notch tab

1077

Column with sti eners (186): Bolts tab

1082

Column with sti eners (186): Doubler plate tab

1087

13.5 Column with sti eners S (187)

1090

Column with sti eners S (187): Picture tab

1092

Column with sti eners S (187): Plates tab

1093

Column with sti eners S (187): Sti eners tab

1097

Column with sti eners S (187): Haunch tab

1103

Column with sti eners S (187): Notch tab

1104

Column with sti eners S (187): Bolts tab

1109

Column with sti eners S (187): Doubler plate tab

1114

13.6 Column with sti eners (188)

1117

Column with sti eners (188): Picture tab

1119

Column with sti eners (188): Plates tab

1121

Column with sti eners (188): Sti eners tab

1125

Column with sti eners (188): Haunch tab

1129

Column with sti eners (188): Notch tab

1131

Column with sti eners (188): Bolts tab

1136

Column with sti eners (188): Beam cut tab

1141

Column with sti eners (188): Doubler plate tab

1145

13.7 ti eners (1003)

1148

Sti eners (1003): Picture tab

1149

Sti eners (1003): Parts tab

1149

Sti eners (1003): Parameters tab

1150

13.8 Standard gusset (1065)

14 Base plates

10

1150

1153

14.1

U.S. Base plate connection (71)

1153

U.S. Base plate connection (71): Picture tab

1156

U.S. Base plate connection (71): Parts tab

1158

U.S. Base plate connection (71): Parameters tab

1159

U.S. Base plate connection (71): Sti eners tab

1163

U.S. Base plate connection (71): Beam sti tab

1164

U.S Base plate connection (71): Bolts tab

1170

14.2 Base plate (1004)

1176

Base plate (1004): Picture tab

1178

Base plate (1004): Parts tab

1180

Base plate (1004): Parameters tab

1182

Base plate (1004): Bolts tab

1184

Base plate (1004): Anchor rods tab

1189

Base plate (1004): Extra plates tab

1194

14.3 ti ened base plate (1014)

1199

Sti ened base plate (1014): Picture tab

1202

Sti ened base plate (1014): Parts tab

1203

Sti ened base plate (1014): Parameters tab

1206

Sti ened base plate (1014): Bolts tab

1208

Sti ened base plate (1014): Sti eners tab

1213

Sti ened base plate (1014): Anchor rods tab

1217

Sti ened base plate (1014): Extra plates tab

1221

14.4 Web sti ened base plate (1016)

1227

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Picture tab

1229

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Parts tab

1230

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Parameters tab

1232

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Bolts tab

1233

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Sti eners tab

1238

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Anchor rods tab

1240

Web sti ened base plate (1016): Extra plates tab

1245

14.5 Base plate (1042)

1250

Base plate (1042): Picture tab

1252

Base plate (1042): Parts tab

1253

Base plate (1042): Parameters tab

1254

Base plate (1042): Anchor rods tab

1260

Base plate (1042): Extra plates tab

1264

Base plate (1042): Bolts tab

1270

14.6 U.S. Base plate (1047)

1275

U.S. Base plate (1047): Picture tab

1278

U.S. Base plate (1047): Parts tab

1279

U.S. Base plate (1047): Parameters tab

1282

U.S Base plate (1047): Bolts tab

1286

U.S. Base plate (1047): Sti eners tab

1292

U.S. Base plate (1047): Anchor rods tab

1293

U.S. Base plate (1047): Extra plates tab

1297

14.7 Circular base plates (1052)

1302

Circular base plates (1052): Picture tab

1305

Circular base plates (1052): Parts tab

1305

Circular base plates (1052): Parameters tab

1306

Circular base plates (1052): Bolts tab

1310

Circular base plates (1052): Anchor rods tab

1312

Circular base plates (1052): Extra plates tab

1317

11

14.8

Base plate (1053)

1320

14.9

15

15.1

Base plate (1053): Picture tab

1322

Base plate (1053): Parts tab

1323

Base plate (1053): Parameters tab

1323

Base plate (1053): Bolts tab

1325

Box column base plate (1066)

1328

Box column base plate (1066): Picture tab

1330

Box column base plate (1066): Parts tab

1330

Box column base plate (1066): Parameters tab

1331

Box column base plate (1066): Flow holes tab

1334

Box column base plate (1066): Bolts tab

1335

Box column base plate (1066): Height of ribs tab

1338

Built-up Components

1340

Beams

1340

Box girder (S13)

1341

Built-up beam parameters

1342

Cross profile (S32)

1343

Eccentricity

1344

Cross plate profile (S33)

1344

Tapered beam (S98)

1345

Tapered beam parameters

1346

Tapered beam 2 (S45)

1348

Picture (S45)

1349

PEB Tapered Section (S94)

1351

15.2 Columns

1352

Tapered column (S99)

1352

Picture (S99)

1354

Parameters (S99)

1355

Tapered column 2 (S44)

1355

15.3 Frames

1357

Tapered frame comonor (S53)

1357

PEB Frame (S92)

1359

15.4 Connections and details

1362

Tapered beam to column (197)

1362

Tapered column to beam (199)

1364

Tapered beam to beam (200)

1365

Tapered column base plate (1068)

1367

PEB Knee Joint (S93)

1368

15.5 Tapered component properties

1369

16

16.1

Beam position to picked point

1370

Web plate orientation

1370

Beam end alignment

1371

Depth measure

1371

Column fitting option (1068)

1371

Column fitting option (197)

1372

Column fitting option (199)

1372

Corner fitting option (199)

1373

Column fitting option (200)

1373

Bracing components

1374

Glossary of parts

1374

12

16.2

Simple gusset plate connections

1376

Welded gusset (10)

1378

Bolted gusset (11, 196)

1380

Bracing cross (19)

1383

Tube crossing (22)

1384

Std bracing connection (67)

1386

Wrapped cross (61)

1388

Gusseted cross (62)

1389

Portal bracing (105)

1392

16.3 Corner bracing connections

1394

Corner tube gusset (56)

1396

Corner bolted gusset (57)

1398

Wraparound gusset (58)

1400

Hollow brace wraparound gusset (59)

1403

Wraparound gusset cross (60)

1406

Corner wrapped gusset (63)

1409

Bent gusset (140)

1412

Heavy brace (165)

1414

16.4 Windbracing connections

1416

Windbracing (1)

1416

Windbrace connection (110)

1418

16.5 Bracing connection elements

1421

Crushed tube in points (S46)

1421

Gusset tube in points (S47)

1422

Crushed tube in bolts (S48)

1423

Gusset tube in bolts (S49)

1424

16.6 Defining gusset plate properties

1425

Modifying gusset plate shape

1426

Defining gusset plate type

1427

Selecting gusset plate connection material (11)

1427

Defining wraparound gusset plates (58, 59, 60)

1428

Defining gusset plate location (67)

1429

Defining gusset plate position on the brace

1429

Defining gusset plate position on the beam or column (11)

1429

Defining the bend line in skewed connections (140)

1430

Specifying gusset plate connection material (11, 20, 62)

1430

Creating an orientation hole in the gusset plate (110)

1430

16.7 Defining brace connection properties

1431

Defining the brace connection

1431

Creating tongue plates (20, 22, 56)

1432

Notching brace fl nge (11, 57)

1432

Notching brace fl nge (60)

1433

Notching the brace (22, 59)

1434

Cutting braces (60)

1434

Double-bolting braces (110)

1434

Using clip angles to connect braces (11, 57)

1435

Creating clip angles or shear tabs (58, 61, 62, 63)

1435

16.8 Defining minor plate properties

1435

Defining the number of connection plates (58, 61, 62, 63)

1436

Defining connection plate width (59)

1436

Creating filler plates (58, 61, 62, 63)

1436

Creating filler plates (165)

1437

Creating shim plates (58, 61, 62, 63)

1437

13

Defining plate sizes in marketsizes.dat (165, Japan)

1438

Defining rib plate dimensions (165)

1438

Omitting sti ener plates (1065)

1439

Defining the number of sti eners (171)

1439

Creating rib plates (22, Japan)

1440

16.9 Defining bolt and hole properties

1440

Brace bolt properties (11, 57)

1441

Defining part thickness (1)

1441

Defining hole type (1)

1442

Dimensioning holes in drawings (110, 140)

1442

Position of gusset bolts (11)

1442

16.10 Defining other properties

1443

17

Specifying work point location (58, 59, 60)

1443

Defining Tees (105)

1443

Tower components

1445

17.1 Tower elements

1445

Tower generation (S43)

1446

Tower member (S63)

1448

Transmission tower cross arm (S65)

1449

Tower diagonal (S66)

1450

17.2 Brace to tower leg connections

1452

Tower 1 diagonal (87)

1453

Tower 2 diagonal (89)

1454

Leg - 2 and 3 diagonals (177)

1456

Leg - 1 diagonal (178)

1458

17.3 Brace to brace connections

1459

Bolted gusset brace (167)

1460

Bolted bridge brace (169)

1461

Bolted Brace (181)

1463

Bolted Plate Brace (182)

1465

17.4 Editing tools

1466

Open/Close angle ends (1050)

1467

Open/Close angle (1051)

1468

Autoposition (S67)

1470

17.5 Defining general properties

1471

Position of the tower (S43, S63)

1471

Creating construction points (S43, S66)

1471

Adjusting length of leg to open or close (1050, 1051)

1472

17.6 Defining tower leg properties

1472

Defining tower legs (S43)

1472

Creating sloping legs (S43)

1473

Type and quantity of angle profiles (S43)

1473

Defining tower legs (S63)

1474

Type and quantity of angle profiles (S63)

1474

Creating sloping legs (S63)

1475

Pattern of angle profiles (S63)

1476

Splicing legs (S63)

1476

Layout of profiles (S65)

1476

17.7 Defining tower bracing properties

1477

Defining bracing panels (S43, S66)

1477

Defining bracing connections (S43, S66)

1477

14

Cutting braces (87, 89)

1478

Cutting braces (177)

1480

Cutting braces (181, 182)

1480

Creating your own defaults (177)

1480

Moving and cutting braces (S67)

1482

17.8 Defining bolt properties

1483

About bolt gage lines

1483

Defining bolt gage lines (87)

1485

Defining bolt gage lines (89)

1485

Editing default gage lines

1486

Creating bolts (87)

1486

Creating bolts (89)

1487

Creating bolts (178)

1488

Creating bolts (181)

1488

Creating bolts (182)

1488

Bolt location (87, 89)

1488

17.9 Defining connection material

1489

18

Defining filler plates (177)

1490

Defining filler plates (182)

1491

Connection Map

1492

18.1 Beam to beam framing

1492

Shear tabs

1493

Clip angles

1495

End plates

1496

Bent plate

1497

Bearing type

1498

18.2 Beam to column framing

1500

Shear tabs

1501

Clip angles

1504

End plates

1506

Bent plate

1507

Welded tee

1508

Seated connection

1508

Bearing type cap plate

1509

Girt to column

1510

18.3 Splice connections

1511

Beam to beam

1511

Column splice

1514

18.4 Joist connections

Joist to beam/ Joist to column

18.5 Vertical member to beam

1514

1515

1516

Post and door jamb to top of beam

1516

Hangers from underside of beam

1517

18.6 Bracing

connections

Simple gusset plate connections

18.7 Welded connections

1518

1518

1522

18.8

Beam to beam

1522

Beam to column

1523

Details

1524

Base plates

1524

15

19

Sti eners

1525

Manlock holes and lifting lugs

1527

Seat details

1527

Cap plate and bearing plate

1528

Miscellaneous

1529

Disclaimer

1530

16

1 Shear tab connections

This section introduces components that can used in shear tab connections.

Shear plate (103) (page 17)

Two sided shear plate (118) (page 30)

Column with shear plate (131) (page 41)

Bolted moment connection (134) (page 63)

Shear plate simple (146) (page 89)

Welded to top fl nge (147) (page 131)

Welded to top fl nge S (149) (page 157)

Moment connection (181) (page 184)

Full depth (184) (page 210)

Full depth S (185) (page 237)

Shear plate tube column (189) (page 267)

1.1 Shear plate (103)

Shear plate (103) connects a beam to a beam or to a column with a shear tab. The shear tab is welded to the main part and bolted to the secondary beam.

Objects created

• Shear tab

• Bolts

• Welds

• Cuts

Shear tab connections

17

Shear plate (103)

Use for

Situation

Description

Shear tab connected to a beam.

Shear tab connected to a beam.

Shear tab connected to a beam.

Shear tab connected to a beam.

The secondary beam is skewed.

Shear tab connected to a beam.

Shear tab connected to a beam.

The secondary beam is sloped and skewed.

Selection order

1. Select the main part (beam or column).

2. Select the secondary part (beam).

The connection is created automatically when the secondary beam is selected.

Part identific tion key

Part identific tion key Part 1 Shear tab See also Shear plate (103): Picture tab (page

Part

1

Shear tab

See also

Shear plate (103): Picture tab (page 19)

Shear plate (103): Parts tab (page 20)

Shear plate (103): Notch tab (page 21)

Shear plate (103): Bolts tab (page 26)

Shear plate (103): Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the position of the shear tab in Shear plate

(103).

Shear tab dimensions

the shear tab in Shear plate (103) . Shear tab dimensions Description 1 Cut of the

Description

1

Cut of the secondary part.

Cutting the secondary part creates a gap between the main part and the secondary part.

The cut is defined from the main part web.

2

Distance from the top edge of the secondary beam to the top edge of the shear plate.

Description

3

Distance from the bottom edge of the secondary beam to the bottom edge of the shear tab.

Shear tab position

Option

Description

Default

Default

The shear tab is on the left side of the secondary beam web.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

The shear tab is on the left side of the secondary beam web.

The shear tab is on the left side of the secondary beam web.

The shear tab is on the right side of the secondary beam web.

The shear tab is on the right side of the secondary beam web.

Beam fl nge cut

Option

Description

Default

Default

Square

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Cuts the end of the fl nge bevel.

Cuts the end of the fl nge bevel.

Cuts the end of the fl nge square.

Cuts the end of the fl nge square.

Shear plate (103): Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to control the shear tab properties in Shear plate (103).

Shear plate

Part

Description

Shear plate

Shear tab thickness and height.

Option

Description

Default

Pos_No

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

The default part start number is defined in the Components settings in File menu --> Settings --> Options.

Some components have a second row of fields where you can enter the assembly position number.

Material

Material grade.

The default material is defined in the Part material box in the Components settings in File menu --> Settings --> Options.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

 

Class

Part class number.

 

Shear plate (103): Notch tab

Use the Notch tab to automatically create notches for the secondary beam and to control the notch properties in Shear plate (103). The Notch tab has two sections: automatic properties (top section) and manual properties (bottom section). Automatic and manual notching properties work independently from each other.

Automatic notching

Automatic notching options ect both the top and the bottom fl nge.

Notch shape

Automatic notching is switched on when you select a notch shape.

Option

Description

Default

Default

Creates notches to the secondary beam.

 

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The cuts are square to the main beam web.

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The cuts are square to the main beam web.

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The cuts are square to the secondary beam web.

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The cuts are square to the secondary beam web.

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The vertical cut is square to the main beam,

Creates notches to the secondary beam. The vertical cut is square to the main beam, and the horizontal cut is square to the secondary beam.

Option

Description

Turns o automatic notching.

Turns o automatic notching.

Notch size

Option

Description

Default

Default

The notch size is measured from the edge of the main beam fl nge and from underneath the top fl nge of the main beam.

 

AutoDefaults can change this option.

The notch size is measured from the edge of the main beam fl nge and

The notch size is measured from the edge of the main beam fl nge and from underneath the top fl nge of the main beam.

The notch size is measured from the center line of the main beam and from

The notch size is measured from the center line of the main beam and from the top fl nge of the main beam.

Enter the horizontal and vertical values for the cuts.

beam. Enter the horizontal and vertical values for the cuts. Flange cut shape Option Description Default

Flange cut shape

Option

Description

Default

Default

Secondary beam fl nge is cut parallel to the main beam.

 

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Secondary beam fl nge is cut parallel to the main beam.

Secondary beam fl nge is cut parallel to the main beam.

Secondary beam fl nge is cut square.

Secondary beam fl nge is cut square.

Notch dimension rounding

Use the notch dimension rounding options to define whether the notch dimensions are rounded up. Even if the dimension rounding is set to active, the dimensions are rounded up only when necessary.

Option

Description

Default

Default

Notch dimensions are not rounded.

 

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Notch dimensions are not rounded.

Notch dimensions are not rounded.

Notch dimensions are rounded.

Notch dimensions are rounded.

Enter the horizontal and vertical rounding values.

The dimensions are rounded up the nearest multiple of the value you enter. For example, if the actual dimension is 51 and you enter a round-up value of 10, the dimension is rounded up to 60.

a round-up value of 10, the dimension is rounded up to 60. Notch position Option Description

Notch position

Option

Description

Default

Default

Creates the cut below the main beam fl nge.

 

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Creates the cut below the main beam fl nge.

Creates the cut below the main beam fl nge.

Creates the cut above the main beam fl nge.

Creates the cut above the main beam fl nge.

Notch chamfer