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[CIM/Tendon] Tendon Input Method using Coordinates


Can I place Tendons using coordinates?



In Tendon Editor Mode, enter the Tendon's coordinates in the Import Profile tab to place the Tendon.


How to use

ㆍAnchorage selects the geometry defined in Base Mode > Model > Component > Tendon > Anchorage (Figure. 1)

ㆍTendon Editor Mode for the tendon after entry, define the profile and properties of the longitudinal
    and transverse tendons. (Figure. 2)

ㆍTendon input method allows direct placement of tendons on the screen with the mouse, but below
    is an example of entering longitudinal tendons using table values ​​that can be easily extracted from
    the drawing (Tendon Arrangement Detail).

Figure. 1 Anchorage

Enter the shape and dimensions of the Tendon settlement. (Use DB)

Figure. 2 Tendon Properties

Define Tendon Properties.

Tendon Import Profile Inputs Using Table Values

The Tendon Import Profile input window is as follows. (Figure 3) Excel can be pasted in the format below.

Tendon name
: Defines the name of the Tendon.

: Enter the absolute position value for the length of the longitudinal tendon.

Horiz. off
: Horizontal distance based on the Ref Point in the section of the PSC BOX when placing the Tendon (Fig. 4)

Ver. off
: Vertical distance based on the Ref Point in the section of the PSC BOX when placing the Tendon (Fig. 4)

Figure. 3 Import Profile (3D Coordiante)

Paste the Tendon coordinates worked in Excel in the format of the Tendon Profile input window.

Figure. 4 Tendon View

Section & Side & Top view for the entered Tendon (Tendon Name : T11~T18)

Figure. 5 Tendon Profile

Profile for the input Tendon. Tendon positions entered in the Coordinate Table can also be modified.

Longitudinal Tendon Arrangement & Anchorage Detail

Figure. 6 Longitudinal Tendon Arrangement Figure. 7 Tendon Arrangement & Anchorage Detail
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