Relative positions of members

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This new feature enables to easily place members relative to other member plates. Members can be aligned to plates of other members. The plates are moved and rotated to be parallel.

You can change the position of the member in its properties.

Moreover, the feature is available also for different manufacturing operations: Stiffener can be positioned relative to another plate. The stiffener is placed perpendicular to the member axis by default.

Manufacturing operations are consolidated - the property grid is unified and a new setting of Dimension: "Top of steel" is made available for:

  • Cleat
  • Fin plate
  • End plate
  • Splice
  • Stub
  • Plate to plate
Relative position of members in a steel joint

Entering the bolt position: A reference line can be changed

Relative position of members in steel joint

Entering the bolt position: A reference line can be changed

Available in Expert and Enhanced edition.

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Release notes IDEA StatiCa Steel & Concrete 21.0