M. To align a single angle to its flanges
To orient a single angle member aligned to its flanges, use the following procedure.
- Select one or more members with single angle profiles in the view window.
Specification ribbon tab, select the
tool in the
The Beta Angle dialog opens.
Select the option to align the flanges (i.e., geometric axis):
To align… Description the long leg with the local y axis (ST angles) select the Angle option
This will rotate the angle section by 90°-α.
the short leg with the local y axis (ST angles) select the RAngle option
This will rotate the angle section by 180°-α.
- the angle between the principle axis system and the geometric axis (i.e., parallel to the flange faces) system of the single-angle profile
- Select the To Selection option.
- Click OK.