Development and Updates for the Medeek Foundation Plugin

Started by Medeek, July 04, 2016, 12:45:47 AM

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Q: Can you do curved stemwalls?
A: Multi-segment stemwalls are possible with the polyline stemwall tool however there is no function for a true curved stemwall. With enough segments one can approximate a curved wall as shown below:

Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

A couple of requests today for a grade beam option/tool:



I think it is probably a good feature to add, with top and bottom bar and stirrups.
Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

Getting a little closer, just need to work on the menus now:

Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

Version 1.8.6 - 04.24.2022
- Enabled the "Draw Grade Beam" tool with the following geometry types: closed polyline, open polyline and line.
- Added longitudinal rebar for grade beams.
- Added hoop/stirrup rebar for grade beams.

Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

So I drew this with the column and new grade beam module:



My oldest son then asked me, "What is it?"

My answer was, "I don't know, it's whatever you want it to be."
Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

I have begun posting older versions of the Foundation plugin for download but I would strongly encourage users to download and use the latest version of the plugin since I do not support older versions, especially if they are older than a year old.  The number of bug fixes and feature additions make it very hard for me to keep track of which version addressed which issue.  If you need support please make sure you have the latest version of the extension installed.

http://design.medeek.com/resources/fndpluginversions.html

http://design.medeek.com/resources/foundationpluginchangelog.html
Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

Version 1.8.7 - 07.31.2022
- Added slab depressions for rectangular and polygon slab assemblies.
- Enabled editing, moving and deleting of slab depressions for all slab assemblies.
- Added a "Regen" context menu item for polygon slab on grade (SOG) and slab assemblies.

Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.

Medeek

Version 1.8.8 - 07.31.2022
- Added a "Regen" context menu item for column footings and stemwall step assemblies.
- Added the ability to customize the texture/material for stemwall foundations.
- Added a "Stemwall Texture" parameter into the Materials tab of the global settings.







The "4x8 form" texture option was per customer request.
Nathaniel P. Wilkerson, P.E.