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371 371  
372 372  Figure: Global Auto design and its result
373 373  )))
374 -|(% style="width:72px" %)[[image:1585577325289-495.png]]|(% style="width:1418px" %)Element-based //Auto design// finds the most suitable top and bottom (or mid) reinforcement for selected concrete plate, wall and shell elements or element groups only according to their internal forces and design parameters. Initial settings of the base net and additional reinforcement by positions (//Bottom face/Top face/Mid face//) and directions (//x’/y’/r/t//) can be set with the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image014.png||alt="icon_properties"]] //Parameters// tool of //Auto design//.
374 +|(% style="width:72px" %)[[image:1585577325289-495.png]]|(% style="width:1418px" %)(((
375 +Element-based //Auto design// finds the most suitable top and bottom (or mid) reinforcement for selected concrete plate, wall and shell elements or element groups only according to their internal forces and design parameters. Initial settings of the base net and additional reinforcement by positions (//Bottom face/Top face/Mid face//) and directions (//x’/y’/r/t//) can be set with the [[image:1585577376339-640.png]] //Parameters// tool of //Auto design//.
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377 +[[image:1585577386626-149.png]]
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379 +[[image:1585577394393-369.png]]
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383 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image077.jpg]]
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385 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image078.png]]
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387 387  Figure: Design parameters
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389 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image067.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **The minimum concrete cover together with bar directions is derived from //Design calculation parameters// settings.
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391 -To run element-based design for the load combinations or the maximum of load groups, select the required members and/or group with the //Auto design// command and click [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image016.png||alt="icon_design"]] //Design// tool. The quick process finds the suitable bar diameter for the additional reinforcement from the defined diameter range, calculates the bars’ utilization and distributes top and bottom reinforcement where required.
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395 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image079.emz]]
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398 -The placed bars can be displayed by their directions and positions with the navigator icons of the //Reinforcement layer// tool palette.
384 +|(% style="width:114px" %)[[image:warning.png]]|(% style="width:1376px" %)The minimum concrete cover together with bar directions is derived from //Design calculation parameters// settings.
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386 +To run element-based design for the load combinations or the maximum of load groups, select the required members and/or group with the //Auto design// command and click [[image:1585577441200-429.png]] //Design// tool. The quick process finds the suitable bar diameter for the additional reinforcement from the defined diameter range, calculates the bars’ utilization and distributes top and bottom reinforcement where required.
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388 +|[[image:1585577459680-161.png]]|The placed bars can be displayed by their directions and positions with the navigator icons of the //Reinforcement layer// tool palette.
389 +|[[image:1585577463865-302.png]]|The generated applied reinforcement is also visible in Manual design, where additional reinforcement can be defined or the current state can be edited.
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402 -|(((
403 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image080.png]]
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391 +|(% style="width:114px" %)[[image:warning.png]]|(% style="width:1376px" %)In case of design groups, the applied reinforcement appears only at the Master group member.
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406 -The generated applied reinforcement is also visible in Manual design, where additional reinforcement can be defined or the current state can be edited.
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409 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image067.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **In case of design groups, the applied reinforcement appears only at the Master group member.
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411 411  Check the tool palette’s //Display table// box to have a look at the overall utilization results given for the designed surface elements or design groups.
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413 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image081.jpg]]
395 +[[image:1585577520739-824.png]]
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415 415  Figure: Quick summary of Auto design results
416 416  
417 417  The upper table shows the design efficiency and the maximal utilization of the designed single elements and groups based on the given design parameters. The bottom table displays the utilization details of the surface element or the elements of the group selected in the upper table.
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419 -| |**Meaning**
420 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_designOK"]]|Suitable reinforcement is available
421 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image028.png||alt="icon_designNO"]]|(((
401 +(% style="width:850px" %)
402 +|(% style="background-color:#0076cb" %) |(% style="background-color:#0076cb; width:507px" %)(% style="color:#ffffff" %)**Meaning**
403 +|[[image:1585577530683-910.png]]|(% style="width:507px" %)Suitable reinforcement is available
404 +|[[image:1585577535599-209.png]]|(% style="width:507px" %)(((
422 422  Suitable reinforcement is not available
423 423  
424 424  Note: Modify the element thickness, material or RC design parameters.
425 425  )))
426 -|Group|ID of a single element or a group name
427 -|Design parameters|Main applied design parameters
428 -|Total weight|Total weight of applied reinforcement
429 -|Max|Max. utilization of a single element or the significant member of a group
430 -|Min|Max. utilization of the less significant group member
431 -|Shell|ID of a single element or a group member
432 -|RBX|Utilization of bottom x’/r reinforcement
433 -|RBY|Utilization of bottom y’/t reinforcement
434 -|RTX|Utilization of top x’/r reinforcement
435 -|RTY|Utilization of top y’/t reinforcement
436 -|CWB|Utilization for crack width on the bottom face
437 -|CWT|Utilization for crack width on the top face
409 +|Group|(% style="width:507px" %)ID of a single element or a group name
410 +|Design parameters|(% style="width:507px" %)Main applied design parameters
411 +|Total weight|(% style="width:507px" %)Total weight of applied reinforcement
412 +|Max|(% style="width:507px" %)Max. utilization of a single element or the significant member of a group
413 +|Min|(% style="width:507px" %)Max. utilization of the less significant group member
414 +|Shell|(% style="width:507px" %)ID of a single element or a group member
415 +|RBX|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization of bottom x’/r reinforcement
416 +|RBY|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization of bottom y’/t reinforcement
417 +|RTX|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization of top x’/r reinforcement
418 +|RTY|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization of top y’/t reinforcement
419 +|CWB|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization for crack width on the bottom face
420 +|CWT|(% style="width:507px" %)Utilization for crack width on the top face
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439 439  Table: The meaning of symbols, design parameters and utilization results
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441 441  Quick redesign can be done inside the //Utilization// table:
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443 -**1**                    Select a surface element or a design group in the upper table.
426 +1. Select a surface element or a design group in the upper table.
427 +1. Modify the design parameters of the current elements under //Parameters//.
428 +1. If the selected surface elements already contain applied reinforcement defined by //Manual design// or earlier //Auto design//, you can delete it by activating [[image:1585577595890-695.png]] on the //Auto design// tool palette.
429 +1. Click //Design//.
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445 -**2**                    Modify the design parameters of the current elements under //Parameters//.
431 +== Manual Design ==
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447 -**3**    If the selected surface elements already contain applied reinforcement defined by //Manual design// or earlier //Auto design//, you can delete it by activating [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image082.png]] on the //Auto design// tool palette.
433 +[[image:1585577613388-525.png]] //Manual design// gives tools to define new (applied) reinforcement in concrete plates, walls and shells, or to modify/redefine the reinforcement generated by //Auto design//.
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449 -**4**                    Click //Design//.
435 +[[image:1585577623132-868.png]]
450 450  
451 -==== Manual Design ====
437 +Figure: Manual design tools
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456 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image015.png||alt="icon_manualdesign2"]]
439 +|(% style="width:93px" %)[[image:light.png]]|(% style="width:1397px" %)(((
440 +If needed, applied reinforcement defined earlier by //Auto design// or earlier //Manual design// can be deleted with //Edit > Erase//. The geometry of the applied reinforcement regions can be edited with the region-related //Edit// commands such as //Region operations//.
457 457  )))
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459 -//Manual design// gives tools to define new (applied) reinforcement in concrete plates, walls and shells, or to modify/redefine the reinforcement generated by //Auto design//.
443 +**~ **
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462 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image083.png]]
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464 -Figure: Manual design tools
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466 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image023.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **If needed, applied reinforcement defined earlier by //Auto design// or earlier //Manual design// can be deleted with //Edit > Erase//. The geometry of the applied reinforcement regions can be edited with the region-related //Edit// commands such as //Region operations//.
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470 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image084.png||alt="icon_barshapes"]]
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473 473  To define new reinforcement in a surface element, first choose the same reinforcement shape (//Straight/Centric//) set earlier for the surface element with Design calculation parameters.
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