This tool creates beams of spiral shapes.
Open the “Spiral beam properties” dialog window by double-clicking
The present Tekla Structures version is not available on the “Create
steel spiral beam” tool.
At the “Geometry” section, set up the "Rotation angle"
The first method
Rotate the view and examine the result. Go to the “Spiral beam Properties”
Set the rotation angle at 1000mm.
Set the “Twist angle at the start” at 3000 mm.
Enable the “Direct modification” tool.
Select the spiral beam, and in the box appeared, insert the value
of 1000 mm. It is one of the ways to modify all the characteristics
of the object.
Compare your results to those presented below:
The “Spiral beam” tool is frequently used for modeling circular
stairs and other similar structures.
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