Review and modify diaphragm settings

Tekla Structural Designer
2023
Tekla Structural Designer

Review and modify diaphragm settings

The Diaphragm On/Off command on the Review tab allows you to select whether the slab items, roof panels, and nodes in the model are included

Review the diaphragm settings

  1. Open a view and switch the view regime to Review View.
  2. On the Review tab, either:
    1. Click Diaphragm On/Off, or
    2. Click Show/Alter State and choose Diaphragm from the Attribute list.

    Slab items, roofs and nodes are color coded according to their Include in diaphragm setting.

Modify the diaphragm settings of slab items or roofs

  1. Open a view and switch the view regime to Review View.
  2. On the Review tab, either:
    1. Click Diaphragm On/Off, or
    2. Click Show/Alter State and choose Diaphragm from the Attribute list.

    Slab items, roofs and nodes are color coded according to their Include in diaphragm setting.

  3. In the Properties window, set Entity type to Slab Item or Roof.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click an individual slab item or roof panel to switch between including and excluding the element from the diaphragm.
    • Hold down the left mouse button and drag a box from left to right to switch between including and excluding slab items and roof panels within the box from the diaphragm.
    • Hold down the left mouse button and drag a box from right to left to switch between including and excluding slab items and roof panels within the box or cut by the box from the diaphragm.

Include or remove solver nodes from the diaphragm

  1. Open a view and switch the view regime to Review View.
  2. On the Review tab, either:
    1. Click Diaphragm On/Off, or
    2. Click Show/Alter State and choose Diaphragm from the Attribute list.

    Slab items, roofs and nodes are color coded according to their Include in diaphragm setting.

  3. In the Properties window, set Entity type to Solver Node.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click an individual slab item or roof panel to switch between including and excluding the element from the diaphragm.
    • Hold down the left mouse button and drag a box to switch between including and excluding the nodes within the box in diaphragm.
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