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Creating a Continuous Arc Beam

Concrete arc beams connected to each other are created with the Continuous Arc Beam command.

Location of Continuous Arc Beam Command

You can access it under the Concrete tab in the ribbon menu under the Concrete title.

Create the Reference Arc

It may be easy to create your arc line as a reference.

  • Enter the arc-3 point command.

  • Select the S01 column as the starting point of your broadcast and the S02 column as the end point by clicking the left mouse button.

  • Your arc will change with the movement of your mouse. Complete the arc drawing by clicking the 3rd point with the left mouse button.

Usage Steps

  • Click the Continuous Arc Beam icon from the ribbon menu .

  • The beam toolbar will open.

  • Move the mouse cursor over the column. When the cursor changes shape, click the left mouse button.

  • Your beam will move with the movement of your mouse. Click on the midpoint of your post.

  • Finally, hover your mouse over the column, which is the end of the arc. You will see that your arc beam is aligned on the line.

  • You can define your beam by holding it from different points (bottom corner, middle or top corner) by clicking the offset button in the beam toolbar or by pressing the spacebar. Every time you press the spacebar, your mania will change.

  • Enter the beam dimensions in the beam dimensions boxes in the beam toolbar. Your beam's preview will change as you enter the value

  • When you click your end point with the left mouse button, the program will create a preview of your next beam. Press esc to exit the command.

  • Your beam will be formed.

Usage step

Creating the first point of the arc beam

Clicking the midpoint of the arc for the second point of the arc beam

Bringing on the column as the third point and forming a front view

Changing the delta by pressing the spacebar

Changing beam dimensions

Creating the beam by clicking the left mouse button

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