With the draw concrete calculation line command, concrete calculation lines are drawn on the raft foundation of the concrete design. The location of the concrete calculation line is important as it determines which moments will be used in the concrete calculation.
Concrete calculation lines are automatically created for both directions when creating a raft foundation, if the Create concrete calculation lines option is active in the foundation settings . If this option is not active, you concrete calculation lines must be defined without performing analysis.
Location of Draw Concrete Calculation Line Command
You can find it in the ribbon menu under the Concrete tab, Foundation heading.
Enter the raft foundation command and click the settings icon.
In the slab settings dialog, in the Structural tab, check the Draw concrete calculation lines option. Thus, the drawn concrete calculation lines will be traceable on the raft foundation.
After the raft foundation is created , click the Draw Concrete Calculation Line icon.
Create the first point of the line by clicking the left mouse button on the raft foundation on which you want to draw the concrete calculation line.
Click on your second point by dragging your mouse.
Concrete calculation line will be formed for the raft foundation.
Concrete line should be defined at least one from different directions for a raft foundation.
Checking the Draw concrete calculation lines option
Creating the first point of the calculation line by clicking the left mouse button on the raft foundation
Creation of the second point of the calculation line
Formation of concrete calculation line