Concrete beam-beam (112)

Tekla Structures
2021
Tekla Structures

Concrete beam-beam (112)

Concrete beam - beam (112) creates a connection between a concrete beam and one or two secondary concrete beams.

Objects created

  • Neoprene

  • Steel plates

  • Anchor rods

  • Tubes

  • Sockets

Use for

Situation

Description

Connection between two concrete beams.

Connection between three concrete beams.

Selection order

  1. Select the main part (beam).

  2. Select one or two secondary parts (beam).

  3. Click the middle mouse button to create the connection.

Part identification key

Part

1

Beam

2

Beam

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to control the part dimensions and the shapes of the parts, and the recesses.

Dimensions

Description

Example

1

Define the gap between the main part and the secondary part on the left and the right side.

2

Define the vertical gap between the main part and the secondary part.

3

Define the length of the neoprene.

4

Define the gap between the neoprene and the secondary part on the left and the right side.

5

Define the length of the steel plate.

6

Define the gap between the steel plate and the secondary part on the left and the right side.

Description

Example

1

Define the distance from the centerline of the secondary parts to the outer contour of the main part on the left side.

2

Define the distance from the centerline of the secondary parts to the outer contour of the main part on the right side.

3

Define the distance from the edge of the first secondary part to the centerline.

4

Define the distance from the edge of the second secondary part to the centerline.

5

Define the depth of the recess in the main part.

6

Define the depth of the recess in the secondary part.

7

Define the width of the recess in the first secondary part.

8

Define the width of the recess in the second secondary part.

9

Define the width of the neoprene.

10

Define the distance from the edge of the neoprene to the edge of the main part.

11

Define the distance from the edge of the neoprene to the edge of the main part.

12

Define the width of the steel plate.

13

Define the distance from the edge of the steel plate to the edge of the main part.

14

Define the distance from the edge of the neoprene to the edge of the main part.

15

Define the distance from the edge of the recess in the main part to the edge of the secondary part.

Fit secondaries perpendicular to

Option Description

Default

Secondary parts are fitted perpendicular to the main part.

AutoDefaults can change this option.

Secondary parts are fitted perpendicular to the main part.

The top side of secondary parts is fitted perpendicular to secondary parts while the bottom side of secondary parts is fitted perpendicular to the main part.

Both the top side and the bottom side secondary parts are fitted perpendicular to secondary parts.

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to control the neoprene and steel plate properties and how these parts are connected.

Neoprene and steel plate

Option Description

Neoprene

Define the neoprene thickness, width and height.

Steel plate

Define the steel 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.

Class

Part class number.

Comment

Add a comment about the part.

Neoprene properties

A neoprene plate for absorbing shock and for damping sound can be used between the main and the secondary parts.

Option

Description

Neoprene to

Define to which part the neoprene is connected. The neoprene can also be a loose part.

In the second list, define how the neoprene is connected to the part.

Holes in Neoprene

Define how the holes in the neoprene are created.

Diameter of Holes in Neoprene

Define the diameter of the holes in the neoprene.

Define whether the neoprene is fitted to fill the cut space between the main part and the secondary part, or whether it is created in a rectangular shape.

Define whether the neoprene is created as one single plate or as two plates, and the edge distance from the neoprene to the secondary parts.

Steel plate properties

One or two additional steel plates can be used between the main and the secondary parts.

Option

Description

Add steel plate to the primary by

Define how the steel plate is connected to the main part.

Negative volume around steel plate

Define whether there is a negative volume around the steel plate.

Anchors tab

Use the Anchors tab to control the properties of anchor rods, nuts, washers and the top and bottom tubes.

Option Description

Anchor rods

Anchor rods can be used between the main and the secondary parts.

Select the anchor rod profile from the profile catalog. If you set the Type of reinforcing bars option to Reinforcing bar, select the reinforcing bar from the catalog.

Nut

Select the nut profile from the profile catalog.

Washer

Select the washer profile from the profile catalog.

Tube top, Tube bottom

Tubes can be used between the main and the secondary parts.

Select the profile from the profile catalog.

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.

Class

Part class number.

Comment

Add a comment about the part.

Anchor rods

Type of reinforcing bars

Define the type of reinforcing bars.

Anchors to

Define to which part the anchor rods are connected. The anchor rods can also be loose parts.

In the second list, define how the anchor rods are connected to the part.

Anchors all the same L

Define whether the anchor rods have the same length.

Bottom section

Define the type of profile in the bottom section.

Anchors only in secondary

Select whether anchor rods are included only in the secondary parts.

Washer

Define the position of the washer handles.

Washer plate

Define the position of the plate handles.

Define whether the washers and nuts are welded to the plates.

Tube top and tube bottom

You can add a tubular embed for creating a round hole for the anchors. The tube top starts at the bottom level of the nut.

Option Description

Tubes around anchors to beam

Define how to connect the tubes to the beam.

Tubes all the same L

Define whether the tubes have the same length.

Tubes aligned with

Select whether the tubes are aligned with the main part, or with the top or bottom of the secondary part.

Create cuts around tubes

Select whether cuts are created around the tubes.

Anchor rods tab

Use the Anchor rods tab to control the number, dimensions and position of the anchor rods and the dimensions of the recesses in the main and secondary parts.

Dimensions

Description

Example

1

Define the size of the holes in the beam.

2

Define the size of the recesses in the beam in both directions.

3

Define the type of the holes in the beam.

4

Define the distance between the top of the anchor rod and the top of the beam.

5

Define the distance between the bottom of the recess and the top of the anchor rod.

6

Define the distance between the bottom of the recess in the main part and the bottom of the recess in the secondary part.

7

Define the distance from the centerline of the secondary parts to the outer contour of the main part.

8

Define the width of the anchor rod hook.

9

Define the height of the anchor.

10

Define the angle of the anchor rod hook.

11

Define the radius of the anchor rod hook in the main part in the vertical direction.

12

Define the anchor rod edge distances from the main part.

13

Define the number of anchor rods.

14

Define the anchor rod spacing.

Use a space to separate anchor rod spacing values. Enter a value for each space between anchor rods. For example, if there are 3 anchor rod rows, enter 2 values.

15

Define the anchor rod edge distances from the secondary parts.

16

Define the number of anchors rods.

17

Define the anchor rod spacing.

Use a space to separate anchor rod spacing values. Enter a value for each space between anchor rods. For example, if there are 3 anchor rod rows, enter 2 values.

Description

Example

1

Define the distance between the top side of the top tube and the top of the part.

2

Define the height of the nut.

3

Define the height of the washer.

4

Define the distance between the bottom side of the top tube and the bottom side of the recess.

5

Define the distance between the top side of the bottom tube and the bottom side of the recess.

6

Define the distance between the bottom side of the bottom tube and the bottom side of the part.

Recesses

Define whether anchors and recesses are created.

Option

Description

Anchors and recesses

Anchors

Recesses

In the list below the options, select whether the position of anchor rods is calculated in the coordinate system of the main part or the secondary part.

Socket tab

Use the Socket tab to control the socket properties and how the sockets are connected. If you create the sockets on the Socket tab, the anchors on the Anchors rods tab are automatically considered as sockets.

Sockets

Option

Description

Create socket

Select whether sockets are created and which parts are included.

Connect socket to prim by

Select how the sockets are connected to the main part.

Connection rod-connector

Select how to connect the rod connector.

Type of reinforcing bars

Select the rod type.

Leg rotation

Select the direction of the sockets.

In the second list, define the angle of the sockets.

Connecting profile, Rod

Option Description

Connecting profile

Select the profile from the profile catalog.

Rod

Select the rod profile from the profile catalog.

If you set the Type of reinforcing bars option to Reinforcing bar, select the reinforcing bar from the catalog.

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.

Class

Part class number.

Comment

Add a comment about the part.

Partname component

Option

Description

Partname component

If you use a custom component to create the socket, browse for the component and use the list of options to position the custom component.

Rebars in primary tab / Rebars in secondary tab

Use the Rebars in primary tab and Rebars in secondary tab to create reinforcing bars and stirrups at the connection position. On the Rebars in primary tab you can create longitudinal reinforcing bars and stirrups for the main part, and on the Rebars in secondary tab you can define stirrups for the secondary part.

Rebars in primary

Create the rebars for the main part either by defining the number of rebars, or by setting the spacing or the exact space.

Set the rebar properties, and define the cover thickness and leg length from the edge of the opening.

Rebars in secondary

General tab

Click the link below to find out more:

General tab

Analysis tab

Click the link below to find out more:

Analysis tab

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