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Tekla Structures configurations

Last updated March 26, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2018

Tekla Structures configurations

Tekla Structures configurations

Tekla Structures is available in different configurations that provide specialized sets of functionalities to suit the needs of the construction industry. Tekla Structures can be used to cover the entire building process from conceptual design to fabrication, erection and construction management.

Special student and developer configurations of Tekla Structures are available. Visit the main Tekla website for more information on student configurations for home and classroom use. Visit the Tekla Developer Center for more information on the Tekla Partners program.

The help covers the content of the Full configuration. Note that the configuration that you are using may not contain all the described features.

Feature map

The features included in different configurations are:

Configuration

Feature

Full

Steel Detailing

Precast Concrete Detailing

Rebar Detailing

Engineering

Construction Modeling

Primary

Production Planner - Concrete

Project Viewer

Drafter

Viewing

Grids, construction lines, points

 

Building elements

✔1

 

 

 

Assemblies

 

 

 

Precast cast units

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pour modeling

✔2

 

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

 

 

 

Pour viewing

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

✔2

Cast in Place cast units

 

 

 

 

 

Numbering

✔6

✔3

 

 

 

 

 

Assigning control numbers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conceptual components

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steel components

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concrete components

 

✔5

 

 

 

 

 

Lotting

 

Sequencer

 

User-defined attributes

Project status visualization (4D)

Multi-user

Locking

 

Clash check manager

Task manager

 

Organizer

✔4

Printing and publishing

Printing and plotting

Publish models

 

External editors

Symbol Editor

Template Editor

Drawings, plans and reports

Creating general arrangement drawings (plan, section, erection)

 

 

Modifying general arrangement drawings (plan, section, erection)

 

 

Creating steel fabrication drawings (single-part drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modifying steel fabrication drawings (single-part drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creating steel fabrication drawings (assembly drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modifying steel fabrication drawings (assembly drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creating precast concrete drawings (cast unit drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modifying precast concrete drawings (cast unit drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creating cast-in-place concrete drawings (cast unit drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

Modifying cast-in-place concrete drawings (cast unit drawings)

 

 

 

 

 

Anchor bolt plans

 

 

Reports

Interoperability

Export CNC, DSTV

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steel MIS links

 

 

 

 

 

Import 2D and 3D DWG, DXF

 

 

 

Export 3D DWG, DXF, DGN

 

Export drawings (DXF, DWG)

Import and export CAD and FEM packages

 

 

IFC 2x3 export

 

CIS/2 import and export

 

 

EliPlan import and export

 

 

 

 

 

 

BVBS export

 

 

 

 

 

HMS export

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unitechnik export

 

 

 

 

 

 

View reference models

Attach reference models (DXF, DWG, DGN, 3DD, IFC, XML, PDF)

 

Analyzing

Create analysis model

 

 

 

 

Analysis and Design interface

 

 

 

 

Loads

 

 

 

 

Open API

Open API capabilities

✔4

✔1 = Limitation: 2500 parts, 5000 reinforcing bars + reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.

groups, unlimited number of bolts.

✔2 = Pours are enabled by an advanced option.

✔3 = Numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

is limited to cast-in-place parts, cast units and reinforcing bars.

✔4 = View only.

✔5 = Only Cast in Place concrete components.

✔6 = Numbering is limited to steel parts and cast units.

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