With the Trapezoid Sloping Asymmetric command, you can quickly draw the trapezoid sloping asymmetric truss type, which is one of the prepared truss types, and adjust your truss heights from its settings.

Trapezoid Sloping Asymmetric Truss Schematic Drawing:

Location of the Trapezoid Sloping Asymmetric Command

You can access it from the ribbon menu Steel tab Macro heading.

Usage Steps

  • Click on the trapezoid sloping asymmetric command.

  • Open the Truss Settings dialog by clicking the Settings icon from the Trusses toolbar .

  • In the Heights tab , enter the heights h1, h2, h3 and h4for trapezoid sloping asymmetric.

  • In the Lengths tab, enter the l 1 for apex of truss.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

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

  • After you have determined the first point of the truss, put the cursor on the second column and create your second point. The program will create trusses.

You can find detailed information about the truss settings from the truss settings heading.

Usage step

Entering 80 cm for h1, h2, h4 and 75 cm for h3 in the height tab of the truss settings

Entering 800 cm for the l1 value in the dimensions tab

Creating the first point of the truss

Determination of the second point of the truss and the formation of the truss