Gusset Plate Assembly Connections - Intergraph Smart 3D - Reference Data

Intergraph Smart 3D Structure Reference Data

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3D Design and Visualization
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Intergraph Smart 3D
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12.1(2019)

The Gusset Plate Assembly Connection node (the GussetPlateAsmConn sheet in the StructAssemblyConnections.xls workbook) defines the gusset plate assembly connections that you can place using the Place Assembly Connection command in the Structure task.

These assembly connections connect a vertical or horizontal brace to a beam or a vertical brace to a column using a gusset plate.

Name

Specifies the name of the assembly connection. This is the name that appears in the interface when you are placing the assembly connection.

Thickness

Specifies the thickness of the gusset plate.

Length

Specifies the length of the gusset plate. This is dimension A in the figure.

Width

Specifies the width of the gusset plate. This is dimension B in the figure.

Overlap Length

Specifies the distance the vertical or horizontal brace overlaps the gusset plate. This is dimension C in the figure.

Cut Length

Specifies the length of the chamfer cut.

Cut Width

Specifies the width of the chamfer cut.

Squared End

Specifies whether or not the end of the vertical or horizontal brace is squared off.

Clearance

Specifies the minimum clearance distance between the end of the vertical or horizontal brace and the supporting beam or column. Dimension D in the figure.

Category

Enter the plate category code for the plate. Valid codes are listed in the AllCodeLists.xls workbook on the StructCustomPlatePartType sheet in the Codelist Number column.

Type

Enter the plate type code for the plate. Valid codes are listed in the AllCodeLists.xls workbook on the StructCustomPlatePartType sheet in the Codelist Number column.

Material

Defines the gusset plate material type. The value that you enter here should match a value in the MaterialType column on the Material sheet in the AllCommon.xls workbook.

Grade

Defines the gusset plate grade. The value that you enter here should match a value in the MaterialGrade column on the Material sheet in the AllCommon.xls workbook.

Definition

Specifies the gusset plate assembly connection definition macro.