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AutoCADStructuralDetailing2011

GettingStartedwithAutoCAD StructuralDetailing, Reinforcementmodule


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Contents

GettingStartedGuide...................................................................................................................................1 GettingStarted..........................................................................................................................................1 ExploringtheUserInterface .....................................................................................................................1 . ObjectInspector........................................................................................................................................3 ProgramPreferences.................................................................................................................................5 TypesofReinforcement............................................................................................................................6 RulesforPositioningaReinforcingBarinaDrawing................................................................................6 DescriptionsofReinforcement .................................................................................................................7 . Workflow...................................................................................................................................................7 CreatingaReinforcedConcreteStructure................................................................................................8 CreatingaTemplate..............................................................................................................................8 DefiningFormworkofaBeam ............................................................................................................12 . AddingAxes.........................................................................................................................................14 AddingaStirrupintheCrossSection..................................................................................................15 AddingaStirrupintheElevationView................................................................................................17 DefiningMainBars..............................................................................................................................20 CreatingCrosssections.......................................................................................................................24 CreatingaColumnandaSpreadFooting............................................................................................30 AddingMaterialTakeoffs....................................................................................................................34 DefinitionofViews..............................................................................................................................36 CreatingSheetsandAddingViews......................................................................................................37

GettingStartedGuide

ThankyouforchoosingAutoCADStructuralDetailing.TheReinforcementmoduleisfor automatedreinforcementdefinitionandthegenerationofshopdrawingsforalltypesof structuralconcretemembers.Theexercisesinthisguidegiveyouastartingpointfor preparationofyourownprojects.

GettingStarted

Beforebeginningtheexercises,youneedtoinstallandregisterthesoftware. AutoCADStructuralDetailingsoftwarecomeswiththeAutoCADRevitStructure Suite.Thissoftwareisavailablefor32bitand64bitWindowssystems.

ExploringtheUserInterface

OpenAutoCADStructuralDetailing,Reinforcementmodule,andtakeaminuteto viewthedifferentareasoftheinterface. Ribbon At the top of the interface is the standard Microsoft Windows element ribbon. The ribbon is an element of the user interface which replaces the traditional menu and toolbars and allows easy managing and adjusting the workspace. The ribbon consists of several panels, grouped on tabs that are named by task or subject. The ribbonpanelsincludemanyAutoCADStructuralDetailingcommandsthathavebeen ontoolbarsandindialogssofar,suchasicons,dropdownlists,sliders,textfieldsand otherelementscharacteristicofagiventab.
NOTEItispossibletoswitchbetweenworkspaces(suchastheclassicworkspacewithoutthe ribbon).Todoitfollowoneofthegivenmethods: 1 ClickManage Customization (UserInterface) intheCustomizeUser InterfacedialogboxselecttheCustomizetabandinASD/WorkspacesselectASD ReinforcementClassic rightclickselectSetcurrentfromthecontextmenu clickApply 2 Click (atthebottomrightcornerofthescreen)andselectASD ReinforcementClassic.

ObjectInspector Inspectorletsyoumanageelements(objects)includedinaprojectthatwascreatedin AutoCADStructuralDetailing. Layout/ModelTabBar AtthebottomofthedrawingareaisthestandardAutoCADModel/LayoutTabBar. Thereare2additionaltabsdefinedEditionLayoutandTemplatesLayout.Onthe EditionLayouttab,youcanmodifythedrawings(documents)generatedforthe structureelementsorgroupofelements.TheTemplatesLayouttabdisplaysthe printouttemplatesdefinedintheproject.


Ribbon


ObjectInspector Model/LayoutTabBar Model/DrawingArea

ObjectInspector

UsingtheInspector,youhavequickaccesstoprojectelementsfromeverystageof work,whichhelpsyoumanageyourproject.Bydefault,theObjectInspectordialog displaysontheleftsideoftheinterface,besidethedrawingarea.Youcanadjustthe widthofthedialogtoleaveasmuchspaceaspossiblefordrawingthegraphicmodel. OntheModeltabisalistofmodelelements(levels,groups,andelementsthatbelong tothelevelsandgroups)thatdescribethedivisionofreinforcingbarsintostructural elements(beams,columns,spreadfootings,andsoon). ThePositionstabdisplaysalistofdefinedviewsthatcontainthename,scale,and printoutlayoutnamefortheview.

ThePrintoutstabletsyoumanageprintoutsinAutoCADStructuralDetailing.It displaysthelistofallprintoutsandtheassociatedviewsdefinedintheAutoCAD StructuralDetailingproject.Theprintoutlistincludesallprintouts,eventhosethatdo notcontainviews. UsetheASDCentertabtocopysettingsandstylesbetweenprojects.

ProgramPreferences
Preferences ThePreferencesarelocatedinAutoCADsOptionsdialog.TheStructuralDetailingtab letsyouselectthedefaultstarttemplateandworkspacenamefortheReinforcement module.Thesoftwareprovidesmanytemplatesthataredefinedforspecific countries.

Jobpreferences Thesepreferencesarerelatedtoaparticulartemplateandproject.Afteryouhave startedworkingonaproject,itisnotpossibletochangeworkunits.Somesettings (suchasdesigncodesanddatabases)arespecifiedonlyatthebeginningofthe project,beforeyouaddelementsintomodelspace.

TypesofReinforcement
Usingthereinforcementmodule,youcancreaterebarorwirefabricforstructural elementsofeverytypeandshape(frombeamstoadvanced,complicatedelements). Thereare3waystodefinereinforcementofstructuralelements: Manually Automatically,basedonmacrosforthegenerationofreinforcementand formworkoftypicalstructures.MacrosinAutoCADStructuralDetailinglet yougeneratecompleteconcretereinforcementdrawings,togetherwithrebar descriptionsandmaterialtakeoffs. Usingdatafromexternalsoftware,byimportingandexportingfrom AutodeskRobotStructuralAnalysisProfessionalsoftware,andbyexporting reinforcementdatafromRevitStructuresoftware.

RulesforPositioningaReinforcingBarinaDrawing
Thesoftwaredeterminesthepositionofareinforcingbarinadrawingdependingon thedirectioninwhichpointsaredefined.Theorientationofthereinforcingbaris determinedbytheorderofthepointsinaclockwisedirection,inrelationtothe externalpartofanobject.

DescriptionsofReinforcement

Afterreinforcementisdefined(barshape,reinforcementdistribution,wirefabric distribution,andsoon),thesoftwareautomaticallyrunsanoptionthatsuggestsa descriptionappropriateforthereinforcementtype.Theresultingdialogdependson thetypeofselectedreinforcementdescription. EverytypeofdescriptionhastheActiveoption.Iftheoptionison,thenthe reinforcementisdescribedandiscountedinthereinforcementtable.Whenthesame reinforcementisdescribedtwice,theoptionshouldbeofftopreventdoublingthe numberofreinforcingbarscalculatedwhenpreparingabartable.

Workflow

Thecreationofeverycompleteprojectisbasedon3stages: ModelingyouworkontheModeltab(modelspace)todefineformworks, reinforcement,andmaterialtakeoffs. Viewsyouworkinmodelspacetodefineeachviewasasingleelementwithits ownscale. PrintoutsyouworkinLayoutspacetopreparethefinalshopdrawings.Inthis stage,youworkwithviewsthatwerecreatedearlier.

Modeling

Shop drawings

Views

CreatingaReinforcedConcreteStructure
Inthislesson,youwillcreateasimplereinforcedframeandmaterialtakeoffs.Youwill alsocreateafinalshopdrawing.

CreatingaTemplate

InordertostartworkinginAutoCADStructuralDetailing,youneedtoselecta template.Thetemplatefilecontainsinitial,predefinedsettingsoftheworking parameters.Inthisexercise,youwillcreateatemplate. 1 Click New.

2 IntheSelecttemplatedialog,selectRBCR044.dwt,andclickOpen. 3 DefineanewBartablestyle: ClickASDReinforcement Settings Stylesreinforcement tables.Alternatively(forASDReinforcementClassicworkspace), clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementtable Styles Reinforcementtables.

IntheReinforcementtablesstylemanager,forTable,selectMAIN bars,andthenclickNew. OntheTabletaboftheDefinitionofnewreinforcementtablestyle dialog,selectMAIN,andthenclearRevisionandselectBarsymbol.


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SelectLENGTHS,andthenselectTotal(bar). ForUnits,selectm(meter),andspecifytheaccuracyas2decimal places(0.00). VerifythatBarisselected,andspecifythesamesettings. Click .

OntheSortinganddetailedoptionstab,underDescriptionofbar symbol,selectSymbol:A,B,C. OntheOptionstab,selectAutomaticallyadjustrowheight. ForListofstyles,enterMyBarTableStyleasthenameofthenew style.

ClickOK. IntheReinforcementtablesstylemanagerdialog,forTablestyle, selectMyBarTableStyle,andthenclickDefault. ClickOK. 4 ChangeJobpreferences: ClickASDReinforcement Settings (Jobpreferences). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Jobpreferences. IntheleftpaneoftheJobpreferencesdialog,selectBars Display. UnderBarshape,forEndofstraightbars(withouthooks),selectthe secondoption.

Intheleftpane,selectCodes/Materials. UnderReinforcingbars,forDatabase,click 8666_2000database. andselectbar_BS

UnderReinforcingbars,forSteelgradeRandT,changetheSymbol to.

ClickOK.
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5 Defineanaxisstyle: ClickASDReinforcement Settings Graphicelementsstyles. Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Graphicelements Stylesgraphicelements. IntheStylesofsymbolsdialog,forSymbol,selectAxis,andthenclick New.

IntheAxisdialog,underAxis,forColor,selectMagenta. ForStylename,enterMyAxisStyle,andthenclickAdd.

IntheStylesofsymbolsdialog,forSymbolstyles,select MyAxisStyle,andthenclickDefault. ClickClose.


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6 Savethetemplate: Click Saveas.

ForFilename,enterMyTemplate.dwt,andclickSave. IntheTemplateOptionsdialog,clickOK. 7 Setyourtemplateasadefault: ClickASDReinforcement Settings (Preferences). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Preferences. OntheStructuralDetailingtaboftheOptionsdialog,for Reinforcement,clickSearch. IntheOpendialog,selectMyTemplate.dwt,andclickOpen. IntheOptionsdialog,clickOK. Closetheprogram. 8 Proceedtothenextexercise,DefiningFormworkofaBeam.

DefiningFormworkofaBeam
Beforeyoubegindefiningreinforcementforabeam,youshoulddefineitsformwork. TheformworkintheReinforcementmodulecanbecreatedusingMacrosorusing AutoCADoptions.Inthisexercise,youaddtheformworkofthebeamintomodel space. 1 StarttheReinforcementmoduleofAutoCADStructuralDetailing: ClickASDStart (Reinforcement).

2 ClickASDStructureElements Structureelementsformwork (Beam).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Formworks Beam. 3 IntheBeamdialog,forGeometrytab,specifyparametersofthebeams formworkasshown.

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4 IntheBeamdialog,forSectionstab,specifyparametersofthebeams formworkasshown.

5 ClickOK. 6 Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifyaninsertionpoint. 7 RemoveaxesatthebeamssupportbyusingAutoCADEraseoption. 8 Modifyheightofbeamsupportto500mmbyusingAutoCADStretch optionasshowninthedrawingbelow.

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9 Proceedtothenextexercise,AddingAxes.

AddingAxes
Inthisexercise,youwilladd2axestothebeamformwork. 1 ClickASDReinforcement Graphicelements (Insertaxis).

Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Graphicelements Insert axis. 2 Onthecommandline,changetheaxisnumberto1. 3 Insertthefirstaxisinthemiddleoftheleftbeamsupport: Selectfirstpoint. Selectsecondpoint. 4 Usingthesamemethod,addaxis2tothemiddleoftherightsupport beam. 5 Proceedtothenextexercise,AddingaStirrupintheCrossSection.

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AddingaStirrupintheCrossSection

Inthisexercise,youlldefinestirrupsinthecrosssectionAAofbeamformwork.You willdefinerebarshapeswiththeirdescriptions. 1 AddanauxiliarypointintheformworkcrosssectionAA: ClickHome Draw MultiplePoints.Alternatively,clickDraw menu Point MultiplePoint. Clicktheupperrightcornerofthecrosssectionasthefirstpoint. Onthecommandline,type@114,0,andthenpressEnter. PressEsc. 2 Defineastirrup: ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition Reinforcementcrosssection.Alternatively,clickReinforcement menu Reinforcementcrosssection. IntheReinforcementcrosssectiondialog,click Specifyrebarparametersasshown. .

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ClickShapeparameters. IntheReinforcingbarparametersdialog,specifystirrupparameters asshown.

ClickOK. IntheReinforcementcrosssectiondialog,selectamodeof graphicalreinforcementdefinition,andthenclick (Insert).

Inthedrawingarea,selecttheauxiliarypointyoudefined,choose theproperorientationforthestirrup,andthenpressEnter. IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,acceptthedefault parameters,andclickOK. Insertdescriptionofthestirrupbyselectingpointsinthemodel area.

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3 Mirrorthestirrup: SelectthestirrupwithdescriptionandclickHome Modify (Mirror).Alternatively,clickModifymenu Mirror. Clickaboveandbelowthecrosssectionatthemidpointtospecify thefirstandsecondpointsofthemirrorline.

4 Proceedtothenextexercise,AddingaStirrupintheElevationView.

AddingaStirrupintheElevationView
Inthisexercise,youlldefinestirrupsintheelevationviewofbeamformwork.Youwill definerebardistributionwiththeirdescriptions. 1 ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementdistribution).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementdistribution. 2 Inthedrawingarea,selectbothstirrupsinthecrosssection,andpress Enter.
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3 IntheReinforcementdetailingdialog: ForDistributionTYPE,click ForDistributionMETHOD,click ForViewingDIRECTION,click ClickOK. (Linear). (Module). (projectiontoYaxis).

4 Definedistributionintheelevationview: Inthedrawingarea,clickpoint1tospecifythedistributionstart point. Clickpoint2tospecifythedistributionendpoint.

Todefinethepositionofthefirstrebar,enter20onthecommand line.

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Todefinestirrupspacing,type7*170,where7isthenumberof stirrupsand170isthespacing. Definethesecondstirrupspacingas5*250. Rightclick,andclickMirror. PressEnter.

NOTEAfterreinforcementisdefined(barshape,reinforcement distribution,wirefabricdistribution,andsoon),thesoftware automaticallyrunsanoptionthatsuggestsadescriptionappropriatefor thereinforcementtype.Theresultingdialogdependsonthetypeof selectedreinforcementdescription.

IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,acceptthedefault parameters,andclickOK. Inthemodelspace,selectthepointtodefinethelocationofthe distributionline. Clicktospecifythedescriptionlocation. 5 Modifythedefineddistribution: Selectthedistributionofstirrups,rightclick,andclickModify. IntheModificationofreinforcementdistributiondialog,clickDelete, andclickthestirrupinthemiddleofbeam.Thepropernumberof stirrupsshouldbe2x25. PressEsc,andthenclickOK.

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7 Proceedtothenextexercise,DefiningMainBars.

DefiningMainBars
Inthisexercise,youlldefinelongitudinalreinforcementofbeamintheelevation view. 1 Definethefirstlongitudinalrebarinelevationview(rebarnumber2): ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementelevation).Alternatively,clickReinforcement menu Reinforcementelevation. IntheReinforcementelevationdialog,click Specifytherebarparametersasshown. .

Click (Points).

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Inthedrawingarea,clickpoint1tospecifythefirstbarattachment point. Clickpoint2tospecifythesecondbarattachmentpoint.

IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,clickOKtoadddescription totherebarbyclickingpointsinthemodelarea.

2 Usingthesamemethod,defineanotherrebar(number3)witha diameterof16mm,andspecifyitslocationasshown.

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IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,clickOK.

3 Definethelastrebarinelevationview: ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementelevation).Alternatively,clickReinforcement menu Reinforcementelevation.IntheReinforcement elevationdialog,specifytherebarparametersasshown.

Click (Points).

Inthedrawingarea,clickpoint1asshowntospecifythebar attachmentlocation.

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Rightclick,andclickMirror. Rightclick,andclickSide. Clickpoints2and3tospecifyadditionalcharacteristicpoints.


NOTEYoucanaddauxiliarycharacteristicpointstoformworkusingthe AutoCADDrawoption.

Onthecommandline,typeStochangethesideofacover. Clickpoints4and5tospecifyadditionalcharacteristicpoints. IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,clickOK. Descriptionisaddedtotherebar.

NOTEWhenyoudefinebarsfromthedatabase,youselectoneofthem fromtheavailableshapelist.Youthendefinesuccessivebarsegmentsby selectingthenextbarscharacteristicpointsintheschematicdrawing(or bytypingdimensionsofindividualsegments).

4 Proceedtothenextexercise,CreatingCrosssections.

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CreatingCrosssections
Afteryouhavefinishedplacingbeamrebarintheelevationviewandhavedefined theirshapes,youcalculatethenumberoflongitudinal(main)rebarsinthebeam. Inthisexercise,youllcreate3crosssectionsincharacteristicpointsofthebeam. 1 ModifyexistingcrosssectionAA: ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementpoint).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementpoint. Inthedrawingarea,selectrebarnumber3(oritsdescription). IntheReinforcementpointdialog,click .

UnderDistributionparameters,selectEnd,andthenclick (Segment).

Inthedrawingarea,selectthebottomsegmentsofeachstirrup, rightclick,andthenpressEnter. IntheReinforcementpointdialog,clickOK. IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,specifytheparametersas shown.

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ClickOK. Inthedrawingarea,selectpointtodefinethelocationofthe distributionline. Clicktospecifythelocationofthedescription.

Youhavedefinedrebarnumber3. ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementpoint).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementpoint. Inthedrawingarea,selectrebarnumber2. IntheReinforcementpointdialog,click .

UnderDistributionparameters,selectBends,andclearEnd. Click (Segment).

Inthedrawingarea,selectthetopsegmentsofeachstirrup,and thenpressEnter. IntheReinforcementpointdialog,clickOK.


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IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,specifythesame parametersasforrebarnumber3,andclickOK. Usingthemethodlearnedpreviously,definethelocationofthe distributionlineandthedescription. Ifnecessary,dragthestirrupdescriptionssothatthefinalcross sectionlooksasshown.

NOTEPayattentiontothecommandlineasyoudefinerebar.

2 DefinecrosssectionBB: ClickHome Modify (Copy).Alternatively,clickModifymenu Copy.Inthedrawingarea,selectcrosssectionAA(withoutits designationAA)astheobjecttocopy. Clicknexttotheexistingsectiontoplacethecopy. Selectthedescriptionsofthestirrupsinthecopiedcrosssection, rightclick,andclickModify. IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,clearActive.

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NOTETurningofftheActiveparameterkeepsthebarfrombeingincluded inthereinforcementtable,thusavoidingduplicationduringcalculations (thereinforcementpositioninsectionAAremainsactive).

ClickClose. Repeatthelast3stepsforrebarnumber2andnumber3(bottom andupperreinforcement)inthecopiedcrosssection.Makethem inactive. ClickASDReinforcement Graphicelements (Insert sectionsymbol).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Graphic elements Insertsectionsymbol.
NOTETheoptionletsyouinsertasectionsymbolataselectedplaceina drawing.Symbolsaredrawnaccordingtothedefaultstylespecifiedinthe JobPreferencesdialog.

Onthecommandline,typeBtoassignthedesignationtothe definedsection,andthenpressEnter. Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifyfirstandsecondpointsofthe sectiondesignation,andthenspecifythelocationofthesection description(seetheimagebelow).

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NOTEInthecopiedcrosssection(BB),therearestirrupswithlongitudinal rebaralreadydefined.Onlyrebarnumber4requiresinformation.

ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementpoint).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementpoint. Inthedrawingarea,selectrebarnumber4. IntheReinforcementpointdialog,click Click (Insert). .

Inthedrawingarea,define2rebarsasshown,andtheninsertthe rebardescriptions.

IncrosssectionBB,verifythatpositionnumber4isactive(select thedescription,rightclick,andclickModify). 3 DefinecrosssectionCC: ClickHome Modify Copy. (Copy).Alternatively,clickModifymenu

Inthedrawingarea,selectcrosssectionBB(withoutitsdesignation andwithoutrebarnumber4)astheobjecttocopy. Clicknexttotheexistingsectiontoplacethecopy. ClickASDReinforcement Graphicelements (Insert sectionsymbol).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Graphic elements Insertsectionsymbol.
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Onthecommandline,typeCtoassignthedesignationtothe definedsection,andthenpressEnter. Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifyfirstandsecondpointsofthe sectiondesignation,andthenspecifythelocationofthesection description(seetheimagebelow).

ClickASDReinforcement Reinforcementdefinition (Reinforcementpoint).Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementpoint. Inthedrawingarea,selectrebarnumber4. IntheReinforcementpointdialog,click Click (Insert). .

Inthedrawingarea,define2rebarsasshown,andtheninsertthe rebardescriptions.

Makesurethatallpositionsareinactiveinthiscrosssection. Proceedtothenextexercise,CreatingaColumnandaSpread Footing.


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CreatingaColumnandaSpreadFooting

Inthisexercise,youwillusemacrostocreateacolumnandaspreadfooting.Ifyou havetypicalstructuralelementsinyourmodel,youcanusemacrosinthe Reinforcementmoduletogeneratereinforcementandformworkautomatically. 1 Createacolumn: ClickASDStructureElements Structureelements reinforcement (Column).Alternatively,clickReinforcement menu Typicalstructuresreinforcement Column. IntheReinforcementofcolumnsdialog,ontheGeometrytab, specifythegeometryparametersasshown.

NOTEThefirststageofdefiningacolumnissimilartothefirststageof definingformworkwhenusingthemacro.

Inthesecondstage,definereinforcementparametersofthe column.OntheStirrupstab,specifythestirrupsparametersas shown.

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OntheBarstab,specifythebarsparametersasshown.

ClickOK. Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifyaninsertionpoint. Deletethetablethatcontainsreinforcement,whichwasgenerated automaticallyinthemodelspace. 2 Createaspreadfooting: ClickASDStructureElements Structureelements reinforcement (Spreadfooting).Alternatively,click Reinforcementmenu Typicalstructuresreinforcement Spread footing.IntheSpreadfootingdialog,ontheGeometrytab,specify theparametersasshown.

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Inthesecondstage,definereinforcementparametersofthespread footing.OntheBottombarstab,specifythebarsparametersas shown.

OntheDowelstab,specifythedowelsparametersasshown.

OntheStirrupsinthepiertab,specifythestirrupsparametersas shown.
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ClickOK. Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifyaninsertionpoint. Deletethetablethatcontainsreinforcementwhichwasgenerated automaticallyinthemodelarea.


NOTEYoucansaveyourmacrosettingsbyusingamacrotemplate (differentthantheprojecttemplate).Yoursettingswillbeavailablelaterin thecurrentprojectandalsoineverynewproject.

3 UsingcommonAutoCADcommands(suchasMove,Copy,andErase), putallelements(beam,column,spreadfooting)intotheframe.

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4 Createtherightsideoftheframe: Inthedrawingarea,selectthecolumn,spreadfootingandbendbar ofthebeam(#4). ClickHome Modify menu Mirror. (Mirror).Alternatively,clickModify

Clickaboveandbelowthebeamatthemidpointtospecifythefirst andsecondpointsofthemirrorline. 5 Proceedtothenextexercise,AddingMaterialTakeoffs.

AddingMaterialTakeoffs

Inthisexercise,youwillcreatematerialtakeoffs.Calculatingtheamountofrebar usedinaprojectistimeconsuming,andifanychangesaremade,thecalculations needtoberedone.UsingtheTablestoolbarinAutoCADStructuralDetailing,youcan automatetheprocessfortheinitialcalculationsandforanyrecalculationsneeded. 1 ClickASDReinforcement Tables (Maintable). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementtable Bars Maintable. 2 Accept<All>onthecommandlinebypressingEnter,andclickinthe drawingareatoaddthetableintomodelspace. 3 ClickASDReinforcement Tables (BarsSummarytable). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Reinforcementtable Bars Summarytable. 4 Accept<All>onthecommandlinebypressingEnter,andclickinthe drawingareatoaddthetableintomodelspace. 5 ClickASDReinforcement Settings (Preferences). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Preferences. 6 OntheReinforcementtaboftheOptionsdialog,underGeneralsettings, verifythatUpdateexistingreinforcementtableoptionisselected. 7 ClickOK.
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8 Inthedrawingarea,selectthedescriptionofbarnumber4intheright corner,rightclick,andclickModify. 9 IntheReinforcementdescriptiondialog,forNumber,enter2. 10 ClickClose.

NOTEThetableshavebeenupdated,andallinformationaboutthe reinforcementshavebeenupdated.

11 Proceedtothenextexercise,DefinitionofViews.

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DefinitionofViews

Thesecondstageoftheprojectistocreateviews.Inthisexercise,youwillcreate viewsinthemodelspace. 1 Creationaviewofframe. ClickASDReinforcement Tools (Createview). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Tools Createview. Inthedrawingarea,definetheareaoftheviewbyclickingtospecify thefirstandsecondcornersoftheplane.Includethewholeframe, withouttablesandcrosssections. TypeFramefortheviewname. Definetheviewscaleas1:20.
NOTEAviewisasingleelementwithitsownscale.

2 Createviewsofcrosssections: ClickASDReinforcement Tools (Createview). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Tools Createview. DefinetheareaofviewtoincludethecrosssectionofbeamAA. Forviewname,typeSectionAA. Definetheviewscaleas1:10. Usingthesamemethodandparameters,createviewsforthe remainingcrosssections. 3 Createviewsoftables: ClickASDReinforcement Tools (Createview). Alternatively,clickReinforcementmenu Tools Createview. DefinetheareaofviewtoincludetheBarsMaintable. Forviewname,typeBarsMaintable. Definetheviewscaleas1:20.

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Usingthesamemethod,createaviewfortheBarsSummarytable. Theresultinglistofviewsshouldbeasshown.

4 Proceedtothenextexercise,CreatingSheetsandAddingViews.

CreatingSheetsandAddingViews

Inthisexercise,youwillcreatethefinalshopdrawing.Inthisstageofeveryproject, alloperationsareperformedinprintoutlayouts.
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OntheAutoCADlayouttab,rightclick,andclickFromtemplate.
NOTEAprintoutlayoutisanAutoCADobject.Itisusedforthecomposition ofafinalprintout.Foreachprintoutlayout,thereisoneprintout.Whenyou layoutelementsontheprintout,youworkwithviews.Whenyouchangethe scaleofaview,italsoimpactsthefinaldrawing.

2 IntheSelectTemplateFromFiledialog,selectanA1formattemplate (forexample,A1ASD033.dwt).
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3 IntheInsertLayout(s)dialog,clickOK. 4 ClicktheA1ASDtab. 5 OnthePositionstaboftheInspector,selectFrame,rightclick,andclick AddtocurrentPrintout. 6 Inthedrawingarea,clicktospecifythebasepoint. 7 Repeatthelast2stepsfortheremainingviews,andarrangethefinal drawingasshown.

YouhavecompletedtheAutoCADStructuralDetailing2011ReinforcementModule GettingStartedGuide.

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