Assembly drawings

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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Assembly drawings

Assembly drawings

Assembly drawings are typically workshop drawings showing fabrication information for one assembly. In most cases, an assembly consists of a main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

and secondary parts. The secondary parts are either welded or bolted to a main part. Assembly drawings usually use larger sheet sizes than single-part drawings, for example, A3 or imperial standard size 11" x 17".

You can create assembly drawings using ribbon or pop-up menu commands. Click the links below to find out more:

Create single-part, assembly, or cast unit drawings

Create single-part, assembly and cast unit drawings using saved settings in Master Drawing Catalog

Create drawings using rule sets or wizards in Master Drawing Catalog

To see examples of assembly drawings, click the links below:

Drawing types

Example: Beam

Example: Stairs

Example: Rail

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