AStrutTie Template1 – Corbel

1. Dimension

The dimensions of a Corbel(bracket) are assigned. The boundary lines of the Corbel are drawn according to the assigned dimensions. The loads and the area of reinforcing bars must be converted to those of the Corbel with 1 meter thickness since the thickness of the Corbel is assumed to be 1 meter.


2. Load

The dead and live loads with their load factors are assigned. After assigning the load names and load factors, they can be altered, added, or deleted in the DEFINE-Static Load. The positive values for vertical and horizontal loads must be assigned.


3. STM setting

Three reference distances D1, D2, and D3 are assigned for the automatic construction of a strut-tie model for Corbel.


4. Rebar

The areas of the reinforcing bars assigned to the Corbel below are recognized as the steel tie areas of the strut-tie model for a Corbel. The information on the reinforcing bars can be altered, added, or deleted in the DEFINE-Tie Types-Reinforcement Ties. The information can be assigned to the elements of the strut-tie model in the ASSIGN-Tie Types.



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