Expanding the design capabilities for India, in Tekla Structural Designer 2020 steel plated beams and columns can now be designed to IS 800 : 2007.
The new design capability caters for both checking and autodesign.
Key aspects of the new design are:
In developing the design process, reference has been made to BS 5950-1: 2000 and EN 1993-1-1 : 2005 for some aspects of design not covered in IS 800 : 2007.
The scope of the new check is as follows;
Beam characteristic (Non-composite) and Column characteristic with fabrication type of Plated and Plated I sections only.
Design of Class 4 slender sections is supported for axial compression and for Flexure.
Moment Minor + High shear is beyond scope as is Slender section + High shear.
Connection details between the flange plate and web plate are not considered.