How to get the tension rods in the rafter using Dynamic Bracing?

 Version(s):CONNECT Edition (10.XX.00.XX)
 Area:Steel Connections
 Subarea:Bracing Connections
 Original Author:Vyanktesh Nama, Bentley Product Advantage Group


This wiki explains how to get the tension rod in the rafter

Steps to be follow

Please follow the below steps to achieve this.

1. Place the Smartline in such a way that the tension rod should intersect the rafter.

2. Place the Dynamic Bracing by selecting the Smartline and then two rafters.

3. In the Bracing dialog, select Bracing Type as Rod Bracing and select the required Shape.

4. Go to the Rod Bracing tab, select the Layput and Position as Tension rod with Cam. and adjust the values for other options as per your requirement.

The results will be shown in the below image.

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