New notch (49)

Tekla Structures
2021
Tekla Structures

New notch (49)

New notch (49) welds a beam to another beam. You can define how to cut the beam end. The connection also creates horizontal stiffeners, if needed.

Objects created

  • Cuts to shape beam end

  • Welds

  • Stiffeners (4) optional

Use for

Situation

Description

A beam welded to a beam. Bottom of the secondary beam web notched.

Before you start

Create two beams.

Selection order

  1. Select the main part (beam).
  2. Select the secondary part (beam to be cut).

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

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to define the connection geometry.

Dimensions

Description Default
1

Horizontal tolerance between the main part and the secondary part upper flanges.

0 mm

2

Lower flange horizontal tolerance between the main part and the secondary part lower flanges.

0 mm

3

Web horizontal tolerance between the main part web and the secondary part web.

0 mm

4

Web upper vertical tolerance.

Vertical distance between the secondary part upper edge and the top of the web.

5

Web lower vertical tolerance.

Vertical distance between the secondary part lower edge and the bottom of the web.

Secondary beam flange notch dimensions

Description
1

Notch dimension of the secondary beam top or bottom flange, if the secondary beam is rotated as in the picture below.

2

Notch dimension of the secondary beam top or bottom flange, if the secondary beam is rotated as in the picture below.

Parts tab

Option Description Default
Upper/lower stiffeners Stiffener thickness, width and height. The default thickness is equal to the beam’s upper / lower flange thickness.

The default width is 0.5*(upper / lower flange width-web thickness).

The default length (height) is 300 mm.

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.

Parameters tab

Stiffener position dimensions

Table 1.

Description

Default

1

Upper stiffener horizontal distance from the beam end.

0 mm

2

Lower stiffener horizontal distance from the beam end.

0 mm

3

Upper stiffener vertical distance from the upper flange.

Secondary beam height / 4

4

Lower stiffener vertical distance from the lower flange.

Secondary beam height / 4

Secondary beam chamfer dimensions

Description Default
1

Upper web chamfer dimension.

0 mm

2

Lower web chamfer dimension.

0 mm

3

Upper flange chamfer dimension.

0 mm

4

Lower flange chamfer dimension.

0 mm

General tab

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General tab

Design tab

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Design tab

Analysis tab

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Analysis tab

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