With the Crane Connection command, column-crane beam connection is defined.

Location of the Crane Connection Command

You can access it under the Ribbon menu, Connection tab, Experimentals title.

Usage Steps

After drawing your crane between the columns;

  • Click the Crane Connection row from the Connection menu.

  • Select the main element (column).

  • Choose the crane beams.

  • The connection will occur with default settings.

Location of the Crane Connection Dialog

Select the connection and click the right mouse button. Click the Properties line from the right click menu that opens.

Crane Connection Dialog

Type and Geometry Tab

Specifications

Type

One of the connection types is selected from the list.

Bracket

It is determined by entering the bracket values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Schematic drawing

Connection and plate values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Seat Tab

Specifications

Define plate geometry

If the option is selected, it is determined by entering the angle values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Use section

One of the ready profiles is selected from the list by checking the option. By clicking on the Load section button, you can reach the ready section library and reach the list of American and European finished rolling sections and select from the list.

Length

Profile length value is entered.

Schematic drawing

Connection and plate values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Connecting Plates Tab

Specifications

Connecting plates

Connecting plates are determined by entering values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Schematic drawing

Connection and placement values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Stiffeners Tab

Specifications

Column stiffeners

Column stiffeners are determined by entering the values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Crane stiffeners

Crane stiffeners are determined by entering the values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Seat stiffeners

Seat stiffeners are determined by entering the values. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Schematic drawing

Connection and plate values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Welds Tab

Specifications

Welds

The thickness, type and angle values ​​of the welds to be made at the connections are given. The information on whether it will be done on the construction site or not is entered.

Weld electrode

The strengths of the welding electrodes are defined in the design inputs. The strength of the main element in the weld joint is controlled under the condition that it has less strength than the weld strength.

If necessary, click the list and define "Create New…". To create the welding electrode, give the information "Name" and "Weld metal tensile strength" in the dialog that opens after clicking "Create New".

Welding geometry is determined automatically by the program. These properties can be changed to easily determine the connection properties. Geometry features are in accordance with industry standards and in the form specified in AISC.

Schematic drawing

Connection and weld values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Crane Bolts Tab

Specifications

Horizontal arrangement

The horizontal arrangement distance value of the bolts is entered. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Group 1

Distance values ​​of bolts to beam and other bolts are entered. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Bolt properties

The Hole and Bolt Parameters dialog is opened by clicking on the bolt properties button. The bolt properties are set in this dialog.

Schematic drawing

Connection and bolt placement values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Stopper Tab

Specifications

Use section

By checking the option, one of the ready profiles is selected from the list as a plug. By clicking on the Load section button, you can reach the ready section library and reach the list of American and European finished rolling sections and select from the list.

Length

The length value is entered for the plug.

Schematic drawing

Connection and plate values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Spacer Tab

Specifications

Use section

By checking the option, one of the ready profiles is selected from the list as a stamp. By clicking on the Load section button, you can reach the ready section library and reach the list of American and European finished rolling sections and select from the list.

Length

The length value is entered for the stamp.

Schematic drawing

Connection and plate values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.

Connection Bolts Tab

Specifications

Horizontal arrangement

The horizontal arrangement distance value of the bolts is entered. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Group 1

Distance values ​​of bolts to beam and other bolts are entered. The values ​​to be entered are shown in the schematic drawing.

Bolt properties

The Hole and Bolt Parameters dialog is opened by clicking on the bolt properties button. The bolt properties are set in this dialog.

Schematic drawing

Connectionand bolt placement values ​​are shown on the schematic drawing.

Preview

There is a preview of the connection. The selection made and the entered values ​​can be followed simultaneously in the preview.


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