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How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Reinforcement
  • Question:

    How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars?
  • Type:

    Creation of documents
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

Advance Concrete allows different representations for the bars. The default display of the bars is "Filled exact contour". If this option is activated, the exact diameter of the bar is represented.

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 1: Default display of the reinforcing bars

If you plot the drawing with these settings, the bars will be created as in Figure 2.

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 2: Display mode of drawing with the "Filled exact contour" default setting

To change the representation of the bars in the drawings, we activate the "Wireframe" option on the "Advance Project Preferences- Project preferences" toolbar.

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 3: "Wire frame"

Using this default, the axis of the bar is represented and the line thickness is "By default" (Figure 4).

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 4: Display mode of drawing with the "Wireframe" default setting

To change the line thickness, click the "Representation style" on the "Advance Project Preferences" toolbar.

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 5: Representation Style

Next, set the desired line thickness for the reinforcing bar as in Figure 6.

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 6: Modification of line thickness

If you follow these steps, the reinforcing bars will be represented with the chosen line thickness (Figure 7).

How can we set a certain line thickness for the reinforcing bars

Figure 7: Display mode of stirrups with a line thickness of 0.80 mm.