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danielledew
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Criteria of Connections?

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10-18-2010 01:16 AM

I'm trying to do a two beams to column web connection, but when I select the relevant beams and column it tells me,  “Selected profiles does not meet criteria of this type of connection”. The beams are Universal Beams and the column is a Universal Column, so there's no reason why it SHOULDN'T work.

 

Is there a document anywhere stating what the "criteria" is?

 

 

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M_Azab
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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-22-2012 05:47 AM in reply to: danielledew

i have the same problem

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kylepope
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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-23-2012 02:09 PM in reply to: danielledew

I've tested this out a couple times, without any problems yet.  Could you post up a screen shot or two of your current structure so I can more accurately duplicate it?

 

To my knowledge, I don't believe there is any criteria published beyond what is in the description.

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Jakub.Brozonowicz
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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-24-2012 06:40 AM in reply to: kylepope

Maybe the angle between members is that criteria which accurately is not passed.

I'm able to answer (not guessing only) with true model sample.

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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-26-2012 01:24 AM in reply to: M_Azab

i faced this prolem when i use the connection column to rafter as shown in attached photo

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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-26-2012 03:43 AM in reply to: M_Azab

To make this connection possible to make due to such criteria you need to rotate column by 90deg.

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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-26-2012 04:59 AM in reply to: Jakub.Brozonowicz

the column and rafter have the same section therefore no need to rotate it

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Re: Criteria of Connections?

07-30-2012 07:11 AM in reply to: danielledew

danielledew wrote:

I'm trying to do a two beams to column WEB connection, but when I select the relevant beams and column it tells me,  “Selected profiles does not meet criteria of this type of connection”. The beams are Universal Beams and the column is a Universal Column, so there's no reason why it SHOULDN'T work.

 

Is there a document anywhere stating what the "criteria" is?

 

 

 


 The beam web is parallel to the column's web. That's why it doesn't work.

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