With the Metal Slab Settings command, settings such as slab thickness, sheet/metal thickness, drawing, structural material selection, load selection are accessed.
Location of the Metal Slab Settings Dialog
It is available in the Slab for Steel auxiliary toolbar that appears on the screen after the metal slab command is run.
The name of the slab is entered
Composite Deck, Composite Solid, Concrete or Metal Slab options are available. Type selection can be made by entering the settings of an existing slab.
It is the color of the deck/metal lines. The selection is made on the color palette that is opened by clicking with the left mouse button and holding the button down.
The material to be covered on the deck/metal in solid model is selected. It is coated with the selected material and displayed as such in the solid model.
Texture world length
Texture length is entered. For example; If 1 meter is entered, the selected material texture is taken as 1 meter and covered on the selected object. If the texture is considered to be in the form of a square, the object surfaces are covered with 1x1 textures arranged side by side.
The thickness of the deck/metal material is entered.
Slab concrete material
Select the structural material to be used in the element from the list. Structural material can be defined as aconcrete element under Materials in Structure Tree .
Slab metal material
Select the Metal slab material to be used in the element.
Trapezoid dect type
Type information of the trapezoid dect is entered.
The cement of the meshwire type required for the concrete part is selected.
The concrete cover thickness is entered.
Select the appropriate value for the coating load from the list. The values listed in the list are the values defined in the slab load library and are prepared only for the slab weight. The reinforced concrete weight of the slab will be added automatically during analysis. If you are going to use another value instead of using one value from the list, select "user-defined" from the list and enter a value. In ribbed and cassette slabs, concrete weight is added automatically during analysis.
Select the appropriate value for live load from the list. The values that appear in the list are the values defined in the slab load library. If you are going to use another value instead of using one value from the list, select "user-defined" from the list and enter a value.
The snow load on the slabs is entered by the user in the box.
The direction and the major direction angle are determined for the load distribution.