Bottom Starter Bars

 

If you want to provide the column with bottom starter bars, first the desired option must be selected from the drop-down list at the top of the Longitudinal dialog box:

 

 

The Bottom Starter Bars Longitudinal dialog box

 

The Bottom Starter Bars Longitudinal dialog box

 

 

 

 

General Settings

 

 

 

Example:

 

Additional starter bars (main + secondary)

 

 

 

Example:

 

Additional starter bars (main)

 

 

Example:

 

Extended column bars (main)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Example:

 

Imposed reinforcement area

 

 

 

 

Example:

 

Secondary starter bars diameter

 

 

 

Example:

 

L-shaped starter bars

 

 

 

- Interior: when checked the hooks will be oriented towards the interior of the elements.

- Exterior: when checked the hooks will be oriented towards the exterior of the elements.

 

 

 

 

 

Bars Length

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the case of Transversal reinforcement, you have the option to select if the lower starter bars are provided or not with links.

 

 

The Bottom Starter Bars Transversal dialog box

 

The Bottom Starter Bars Transversal dialog box

 

 

 

 

The transversal bars' position can be chosen from the following options:

 

- Bottom: if selected, the lower starter bars are provided with links in the bottom part.

- Top: if selected, the lower starter bars are provided with links in the top part.

- Bottom and top: if selected, the lower starter bars are provided with links on the entire length.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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