Two-sided seating with dowel (76)

Tekla Structures
2024
Tekla Structures

Two-sided seating with dowel (76)

Two-sided seating with dowel (76) connects a column and two beams using anchor bolts.

Parts created

  • Anchor bolts (2)

  • Nuts (2)

  • Washer plates (2)

  • Bearing plates (2)

  • Fittings for beam and column (2)

  • Holes for bolts (2)

  • Corbels (optional) (2)

  • Recesses for washer plate and nut (optional) (2)

Use for

Option Description

Connects two beams to a column using anchor bolts and creates corbels. Nuts and washer plates on the surface of the beams.

Connects two beams to a column using anchor bolts. Nuts and washer plates recessed into the beams. Second beam is sloped, and is cut to create a gap between the beam and the column.

Before you start

Create the following parts:

  • Concrete column (round or rectangular profile)

  • Two concrete beams (rectangular, HI, I, L, or inverted T profile)

Selection order

  1. Select the main part (column).

  2. Select the secondary part (beam).

  3. Select the second secondary part (beam).

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

Picture tab

Use the Picture tab to define dimensions and the position of the anchor bolts relative to the beams and bearing plates.

Beam and column

Select one of the following options to define how the end of the beams are cut and shaped:

Key

Options

1 = column

2 = first beam picked

3 = second beam picked

Select one of the following options to fit the beams or the column:

Option

Description

Fits column.

Default

Fits beam.

Bearing plate

Select one of the following options to define the position of the bearing plate:

Option

Description

Square with beam.

Default

Square with column.

Square with column.

Enter the distances from column edges.

Dowel tab

Use the Dowel tab to define dowel properties.

Option

Description

Profile

Select the dowel profile from the profile catalog.

Prefix, Start number

Prefix and start number for the part position number.

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.

Finish

Describes how the part surface has been treated.

Class

Enter a number to group the parts that the component creates. By default, the class number affects the color in which the part is shown in model views.

Size

Diameter of the bars.

Grade

Strength of the steel used in the bars.

Number of bars

Select 1 Dowel to create one reinforcing bar.

Select 2 Dowels to create two reinforcing bars. Then define the distance between the bars in the Bar distance field.

Parts tab

Use the Parts tab to define bearing pad, drainage hole, grout, bolt plate, nut, and tube properties.

Option

Description

t, b, h

Define the part thickness, width and height.

Pos_No

Define a prefix and a start number for the part position number.

Material

Define the material grade.

Name

Define a name for the part.

Class

Use Class to group the parts.

Left beam/Right beam tab

Use the Left beam/Right beam tab to define anchor bolt, bolt hole and recess properties.

Left beam is the first beam selected and right is the second.

You can create a clearance between beam and column if beam is sloped.

Nut and bolt plate

Field

Description

1

Nut width.

2

Bolt plate width.

Nut and washer plate

Select one of the following options to define if the nut and washer plate are recessed into the beam:

Option

Description

Nut and washer plate on the surface of the beam.

Default

Nut and bolt plate recessed into the beam.

If you choose to recess the nut and washer plate into the beam, enter the following dimensions to define the recess:

Grout

Select one of the following options to include and define grout:

Option

Description

No grout.

Default

Bolt hole grouted. No nut or washer plate.

Bolt hole grouted. Bolt, washer plate, and anchor bolt protruding.

Bolt hole

Enter the following bolt hole dimensions:

Field

Description

1

Hole dimension in the direction of the beam.

2

The distance from beam center line to hole center and bolt.

3

Hole dimension in the direction perpendicular to the beam.

Select the shape of the bolt hole:

Option

Description

Rectangular

Default

Round

Bearing plate

Select one of the following options to define the position of the bearing plate:

Option

Description

Square with beam.

Default

Square with column.

Square with column.

Enter the distances from column edges.

Left corbel/Right corbel tab

Use the Left corbel/Right corbel tab to create a corbel and define its properties.

Select to create a corbel from the Create corbel list.

The options for chamfering corbels are:

Option

Description

Beveled

Default

Straight

Rounded

Define the placement of the corbel rebar.

Option

Description

t, b, h

Define the thickness, width, and height of the part.

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.

Name

Name that is shown in drawings and reports.

Class

Part class number.

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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