Place a buckling plate at a rolled member and a nodal connection - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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10.1(2014R1)
  1. Click Advanced Plate System on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select APS Icon Browser from the Macro Definition list.

    The Advanced Plate Palette dialog box displays.

  3. On the Buckling Plate tab, click BucklingPlate1r.

    The Rolled Member Buckling Plate ribbon displays.

  4. In a graphic view, select a rolled member incoming to the side or ring plate of a nodal connection.

  5. Select the first side or ring plate.

  6. Select the second side or ring plate.

  7. Select the required value for Location, and click Accept .

    1 - Inside

    2 - Outside

  8. Click Continue.

    A preview of the buckling plate and the geometric constructions used to create the plate display in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  9. If the plate preview does not display at the required flange, then:

    1. Click Select Supports .

      The ribbon display returns to the Rolled Member Buckling Plate ribbon.

    2. Select a new value for Location, click Accept , and then click Continue.

      A preview of the plate, now in the new location, displays in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  10. If needed, click Define Boundaries , and define boundaries for the plate.

  11. Click Finish.

    The software creates the buckling plate.

  12. Repeat the previous steps to place a buckling plate at the other rolled member flange.