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How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Reinforcement
  • Question:

    How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited?
  • Type:

    Modeling
  • Difficulty:

    *

Answer

Advance Concrete provides the option to edit the multiplication factor for the reinforcement bar distributions used in a reinforcement drawing.
This function can be accessed from the "Advance Edit Distributions" toolbar.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

To make a single reinforcement drawing and a single list for all the structural elements where the same reinforcement is used, use "Apply a multiplication factor to the distribution".

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

All the columns are reinforced using identical bars.
The multiplication factor applies to all the reinforcing elements used in a drawing (straight bars, rectangular frames, circular frames, etc).
If a bar is distributed in many views, in order to correctly use the function, it is necessary to select the reinforcement bar in all the views.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

After selecting all the bars, on the command line, input the multiplication factor.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

In order to check if the edit is according to your preferences, you can create a list for all the bars.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

To modify the multiplication factor for a single type of reinforcing element, select the distribution of that bar, and in the properties window, select the desired multiplication factor.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited

For straight bars (position number 1) the result can be viewed by checking the values in the "Number of elements" column.

How is the multiplication factor for a distribution edited