Column with stiffeners S (187)

Tekla Structures
2021
Tekla Structures

Column with stiffeners S (187)

Column with stiffeners S (187) connects a column to a beam with a shaped shear tab. The shear tab is welded to the main part web and stiffeners, and bolted to the secondary part web. The secondary beam can be leveled or sloped.

Objects created

  • Shear tabs (1 or 2)

  • Stiffeners (optional)

  • Haunch plates (optional)

  • Web doubler plate (optional)

  • Bolts

  • Welds

  • Cuts

Use for

Situation

Description

Beam connected to column web.

Shear tab with bottom haunch plate and four stiffeners.

Selection order

  1. Select the main part (column).

  2. Select the secondary part (beam).

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

Part identification key

Part

1

Shear tab

2

Haunch plate

3

Stiffener
Note:

Tekla Structures uses values in the joints.def file to create this component.

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the position of the shear tab corner and to define how the beam end is cut.

Dimensions

Description

Default

1

Shear tab edge distance from the main part flange edge.

0

2

Cut of the secondary part.

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

20 mm

3

Size of the strip made to the secondary part flange.

The cut of the flange is defined from the shear tab edge.

The flange is automatically stripped when the shear tab crosses the flange.

20 mm

Beam end cut

Define how the secondary beam end is cut. The beam is viewed from the side.

Option

Description

Default

Bevel

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

If the secondary beam is sloped less than 10 degrees, the beam end is cut square. Otherwise, the beam end is cut bevel.

Square

Cuts the end of the secondary beam square.

Bevel

Cuts the end of the secondary beam parallel to the edge of the main part.

Beam flange cut

Define how the secondary beam flange end is cut. The beam is viewed from the top.

Option

Description

Default

Bevel

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Bevel

Cuts the end of the flange bevel.

Square

Cuts a part of the flange square and leaves a part of it bevel.

Plates tab

Use the Plates tab to control the size, position, number, orientation and shape of the shear tab.

Shear tab plate

Option

Description

Tab plate

Shear tab plate thickness, width and height.

Option

Description

Default

Pos_No

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

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

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

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.

Shear tab chamfers

Description

1

Horizontal dimension of the shear tab chamfer.

2

Vertical dimension of the shear tab chamfer.

3

Vertical and the horizontal dimension of the shear tab chamfer.

Chamfer type

Option

Option

Description

Default

Line chamfer

AutoDefaults can change this option.

No chamfer

Line chamfer

Convex arc chamfer

Concave arc chamfer

Chamfer type dimensions

Option

Description

Default

Line chamfer

AutoDefaults can change this option.

No chamfer

Line chamfer

Concave arc chamfer

Shear tab orientation

Option

Description

Default

Square

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Square

Sloped

The shear tab is sloped in the direction of the secondary beam. Both vertical edges of the shear tab are cut parallel to the end of the secondary beam.

Square

Shear tab position

Define the number and the side of shear tabs in single shear tab connections. 

Option

Description

Default

Far side shear tab

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

The component automatically selects either the near side or the far side shear tab. The tab is created to the side of the secondary part when the angle between the main part and the secondary part is less than 90 degrees.

Far side shear tab

Near side and far side shear tab

Near side shear tab

Gap between shear tabs

Description

Default

1

Gap between the secondary part web and shear tab.

This only affects connections with two shear tabs.

0

Stiffeners tab

Use the Stiffeners tab to control the stiffener plate dimensions, orientation, position and type.

Stiffener plate dimensions

Option

Description

Top NS

Top near side stiffener thickness, width and height.

Top FS

Top far side stiffener thickness, width and height.

Bottom NS

Bottom near side stiffener thickness, width and height.

Bottom FS

Bottom far side stiffener thickness, width 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.

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.

Stiffener orientation

Option

Description

Default

Stiffeners are parallel to the secondary part.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Stiffeners are parallel to the secondary part.

Stiffeners are perpendicular to the main part.

Stiffener creation

Option

Description

Default

Stiffeners are created.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Stiffeners are created when necessary.

No stiffeners are created.

Stiffeners are created.

Stiffener shape

Option

Description

Default

Line chamfered stiffener plates

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Line chamfered stiffener plates

Square stiffener plates

Stiffener plates with a gap for the main part web rounding

Line chamfered stiffener plates

Stiffener gap and chamfer size

Description

1

Size of the gap between the flanges and the stiffener.

2

Distance from the edge of the flange to the edge of the stiffener.

3

Vertical dimension of the stiffener line chamfer.

4

Horizontal dimension of the stiffener chamfer or radius of arc type chamfer.

Define the chamfer shape.

Option

Description

Default

No chamfers

AutoDefaults can change this option.

No chamfers

Line chamfer

Convex arc chamfer

Concave arc chamfer

Stiffener positions

Description

1

Size of the gap between the stiffener and the beam web edge.

2

Size of the gap between the top near side stiffener and the beam flange edge.

3

Size of the gap between the bottom near side stiffener and the beam flange edge.

4

Size of the gap between the bottom far side stiffener and the beam flange edge.

5

Size of the gap between the top far side stiffener and the beam flange edge.

Chamfer dimensions

Description

Default

1

Vertical dimension of the chamfer.

10 mm

2

Horizontal dimension of the chamfer.

10 mm

Chamfer type

Option Description

Default

Line chamfer

AutoDefaults can change this option.

No chamfer

Line chamfer

Convex arc chamfer

Concave arc chamfer

Line and arc chamfer

Haunch tab

Use the Haunch tab to control the haunch plate creation and chamfers in the secondary beam flanges.

Haunch plates

Option

Description

Top plate

Top haunch plate thickness, width and height.

Bottom plate

Bottom haunch plate thickness, width 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.

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.

Haunch plate chamfers

Description

1

Width of the top haunch plate chamfer.

2

Height of the top haunch plate chamfer.

3

Height of the bottom haunch plate chamfer.

4

Width of the bottom haunch plate chamfer.

Haunch plate creation

Option

Description

Default

Top and bottom haunch plates are created, if needed.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Top or bottom haunch plate or both are created, if needed.

Top and bottom haunch plates are created.

To create a single plate, enter 0 in the thickness (t) field for the plate you do not need (top or bottom plate).

Haunch plates are not created.

Notch tab

Use the Notch tab to automatically create notches for the secondary beam and to control the notch properties. 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 affect both the top and the bottom flange.

Notch shape

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

Option

Description

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 secondary beam web.

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.

Turns off automatic notching.

Notch size

Option

Description

Default

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

AutoDefaults can change this option.

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

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

Enter the horizontal and vertical values for the cuts.

Flange cut shape

Option

Description

Default

Secondary beam flange is cut parallel to the main beam.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Secondary beam flange is cut parallel to the main beam.

Secondary beam flange 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

Notch dimensions are not rounded.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Notch dimensions are not 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.

Notch position

Option

Description

Default

Creates the cut below the main beam flange.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Creates the cut below the main beam flange.

Creates the cut above the main beam flange.

Notch chamfer

Option

Description

Default

The notch is not chamfered.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

The notch is not chamfered.

Creates the notch with a line chamfer.

The notch is chamfered according to the radius you enter.

Enter a radius for the chamfer.

Manual notching

Use manual notching when a part that does not belong to the connection clashes with the secondary beam. When you use manual notching, the connection creates cuts using the values you enter in the fields on the Notch tab. You can use different values for the top and the bottom flange.

Side of flange notch

The side of flange notch defines on which side of the beam the notches are created.

Option

Description

Default

Creates notches on both sides of the flange.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Creates notches on both sides of the flange.

Creates notches on both sides of the flange.

Creates notches on the near side of the flange.

Creates notches on the far side of the flange.

Flange notch shape

The flange notch shape defines the notch shape in the beam flange.

Option

Description

Default

The entire flange of the secondary beam is cut as far back as you define.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

The entire flange of the secondary beam is cut as far back as you define. The default depth for the notch is twice the thickness of the secondary flange. The cut always runs the entire width of the secondary flange.

Creates chamfers in the flange.

If you do not enter a horizontal dimension, a chamfer of 45 degrees is created.

Creates cuts to the flange with default values unless you enter values in the fields 1and 2.

The flange is not cut.

Creates cuts to the flange according to the value in the field 1 to make it flush with the web.

Creates cuts to the flange according to the values in the fields 1 and 2.

Flange notch depth

Option

Description

Default

Flange notch depth.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Flange notch depth.

Flange notch depth with a dimension from the secondary beam web center line to the edge of the notch.

Enter the value for flange notch depth.

Cut dimensions

Description

Default

1

Dimensions for the horizontal flange cuts.

10 mm

2

Dimensions for the vertical flange cuts.

The gap between the notch edge and the beam flange is equal to the main part web rounding. The notch height is rounded up to the nearest 5 mm.

Bolts tab

Use the Bolts tab to control the properties of the bolts that connect the shear tab to the secondary part.

Bolt group dimensions

Bolt group dimensions affect the size and shape of the shear tab.

Description

1

Dimension for horizontal bolt group position.

2

Bolt edge distance.

Edge distance is the distance from the center of a bolt to the edge of the part.

3

Number of bolts.

4

Bolt spacing.

Use a space to separate bolt spacing values. Enter a value for each space between bolts. For example, if there are 3 bolts, enter 2 values.

5

Dimension for vertical bolt group position.

6

Select how to measure the dimensions for vertical bolt group position.

  • Top: From the upper edge of the secondary part to the uppermost bolt.

  • Middle: From the center line of the bolts to the center line of the secondary part.

  • Below: From the lower edge of the secondary part to the lowest bolt.

7

Define which bolts are deleted from the bolt group.

Enter the bolt numbers of the bolts to be deleted and separate the numbers with a space. Bolt numbers run from left to right and from top to bottom.

Staggering of bolts

Option

Description

Default

Not staggered

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Not staggered

Staggered type 1

Staggered type 2

Staggered type 3

Staggered type 4

Bolt group orientation

Option

Description

Default

Square

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Automatic

Square

Staggered

Bolts are staggered in the direction of the secondary part.

Square

Square bolt group is positioned horizontally.

Sloped

Square bolt group is sloped in the direction of the secondary part.

Bolt basic properties

Option

Description

Default

Bolt size

Bolt diameter.

Available sizes are defined in the bolt assembly catalog.

Bolt standard

Bolt standard to be used inside the component.

Available standards are defined in the bolt assembly catalog.

Tolerance

Gap between the bolt and the hole.

Thread in mat

Defines whether the thread may be within the bolted parts when bolts are used with a shaft.

This has no effect when full-threaded bolts are used.

Yes

Site/Workshop

Location where the bolts should be attached.

Site

Slotted holes

You can define slotted, oversized, or tapped holes.

Option

Description

Default

1

Vertical dimension of slotted hole.

0, which results in a round hole.

2

Horizontal dimension of slotted hole, or allowance for oversized holes.

0, which results in a round hole.

Hole type

Slotted creates slotted holes.

Oversized creates oversized or tapped holes.

No hole does not create holes.

Rotate Slots

When the hole type is Slotted, this option rotates the slotted holes.

Slots in

Part(s) in which slotted holes are created. The options depend on the component in question.

Bolt assembly

The selected check boxes define which component objects (bolt, washers, and nuts) are used in the bolt assembly.

If you want to create a hole only, clear all the check boxes.

To modify the bolt assembly in an existing component, select the Effect in modify check box and click Modify.

Bolt length increase

Define how much the bolt length is increased. Use this option when, for example, painting requires the bolt length to be increased.

Doubler plate tab

Use the Doubler plate tab to create doubler plates to strengthen the web of the main part.

Web plate

Option

Description

Web plate

Web plate 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.

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.

Doubler plates

Option

Description

Default

Doubler plates are not created.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Doubler plates are not created.

Doubler plate is created on the far side.

Doubler plate is created on the near side.

Doubler plates are created on both sides.

Doubler plate edge shape

Option

Description

Default

Bevel doubler plates

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Bevel doubler plates

Enter the angle in

Square doubler plates

Doubler plate cuts

Option Description

Default

Doubler plates are not cut.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Doubler plates are not cut.

Doubler plates are cut in the area that connects the main part web and flange.

General settings

Description

1

Edge distance from the column flange.

2

Doubler plate edge distance.

Edge distance is the distance from the center of a hole to the edge of the part.

3

Edge distance of the doubler plate in relation to the bottom of the secondary part.

4

Number of holes.

5

Hole spacing.

Use a space to separate hole spacing values. Enter a value for each space between holes. For example, if there are 3 holes, enter 2 values.

Weld hole size

Description

1

Hole diameter.

2

Slot length.

3

Slot width.

General tab

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Design tab

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Design tab

Analysis tab

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Analysis tab

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