Location of Steel Column Setting Command

Click the setting icon in steel column toolbar, which appears on the screen after the steel column command runs.

General Tab

Specifications

Element ID

It is the name of the column that appears in the plan, reports and drawings.

Section

The profile used appears. By clicking the list, one of the previously defined profiles can be selected or a new profile can be selected from the dialog that opens when the Load Section button is clicked.

Load section

By accessing the ready section library, a list of American and European finished rolling sections is reached and a selection is made from the list.

Rotation angle

It is the value that determines the angle of the column in the plan plane. You can enter any value in degrees or angle can be given by rotating the mouse while placing a column.

Elevation

It is the value determining the height of the steel column from the story base. Positive elevation raise the column up.

Height

It is the value that determines the height of the column. Unlike concrete columns, the height of steel columns is not dependent on the story. While the column height is taken as the height of the relevant story in concrete columns, this value is given in steel columns.

Cas. filled hole count on the start/at the end

For honeycomb profiles, it is the number that determines how many holes the honeycomb spaces will start from the beginning and the end. The honeycomb beams will be full up to the given number.

Orientation

These are the options that determine the misalignment of the column in the plan. It provides adjustment of 9 different misalignments when it is placed on the column axis. Select the relevant option in the diagram shown according to the plan plane or enter any numerical value in the user-defined section.

Schematic drawing

The schematic drawing and dimensions of the selected section are shown.

Appearance Tab

Specifications

Color

It is the color of the column border lines. It scrolls on the color palette that is opened by clicking and holding down the left mouse button. The button is released when the desired color is reached. The color box turns into the selected color.

Line type

The line type of the line forming the column in the plan is selected. Clicking the down arrow buttons to the right of the boxes opens the list of line types. From this list, the desired line type is selected by clicking with the left mouse button.

Material

In the solid model of the column, the material to be covered is selected. The column is covered with the selected material and displayed in the solid model as such.

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. Considering that the texture is in the form of a square, the object surfaces are covered with 1x1 textures arranged side by side.

Text placement

The position where the column name will be written relative to the column is determined according to the figure in the dialog. The program will place the name of the element according to the position selected when the column was created.

X/Y Displacement

X and Y coordinates are entered according to the upper right corner of the column name. If the dimension X value is positive, the dimension text shifts to the left, if it is negative, it shifts to the right. If the dimension Y value is positive, the dimension text will scroll up, and if it is negative, it will scroll down.

Name text

The height of the column name text is entered. The color box is slid over the color palette that is opened by clicking and holding down the button with the left mouse button. The button is released when the desired color is reached. The color box turns into the selected color. If clicked together with the Shift key, the pen thickness of the relevant color can be adjusted. If the button below is clicked, the Font Settings dialog opens. Column Name Text, font type is set from this dialog.

Curvature Tab

Specifications

Slope radius

The radius value is given according to the center of the arc segment based on the height of the column. Negative value will create curvature to the other side.

Bending plane

It is determined whether the curvature will be horizontal or vertical.