Edit beam end

Last modified by Linus Karlsson on 2024/07/09 15:13


In a previous chapter, we added holes in the beam ends so that we could connect the beams and columns. If we take a closer look, the beam end hole and socket in the corbel isn't aligning. This needs to be fixed. 

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Figure 1. Beam end hole and corbel socket isn't aligning. 

Go to IMPACT - Elements - Edit Beam to start the command.

Select the beam and continue with 'finish'. 

We need to move the hole 80mm closer to the end of the beam.

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Figure 2. Distance between the hole and the socket. 

Go to the tab 'Ends' and change the value for L1 under 'Fixing' to 80mm on both sides.

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Figure 3. Edit beam ends. 

Even if we did a small change of the element, IMPACT ask you if you want to update the lifts in the element. Since we haven't done any modifications to the lifts, we can answer 'Update' to this question.

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Figure 4. Update lifts.

The hole and socket is now aligning.

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Figure 5. Hole and socket aligning.

The beam is ready to be saved. 

Go to IMPACT - Elements - Save Beams to start the command. 

Select the beam and continue with the 'ECS' key. End with 'Save'.

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Figure 6. Save beam.

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