Tutorials

Creating parametric profiles

Learn how to create parametric profiles by using dwg files and by sketching. Additionally, learn how to edit existing profiles, and how to use sketched profiles in a model.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • Sketch editor
  • Sketch Solver
  • Parametric Profile

How to prevent the dimension end lines projecting above the dimension length line

This video shows how to prevent the dimension end lines projecting above the dimension length line, ie remove the part of the vertical lines that projects above the horizontal dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension pointsSeparate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line. which is highlighted below.
by Tekla Global Support
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  • Dimension
  • Dimensions

Working with bridge embeds

Learn about embeds for bridges in Tekla Structures, and how to place them in a model.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • embeds

Creating concrete parts for bridge substructures

Learn how to model concrete parts for bridges. Build bridge substructures including piles, blindings, caps, kickers, and elevations. In addition, learn how to copy parts, how to modify part properties, add part cuts, and how to divide the model into phases.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • phase
  • substructure
  • pile
  • binding
  • cap
  • kicker
  • elevation
  • part properties
  • part cut
  • copy

Custom components for bridge designers

Learn what a custom component is and what the benefits of using custom components are. Get to know the different custom component types and learn about parametric custom components. Additionally, learn to create a custom component by modifying an existing component.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • custom component

Ready-made components for bridge designers

Learn how to use system components in Tekla Structures, and how to find and manage system components in the Applications & components catalog. Get to know how to find additional components in Tekla Warehouse, how to download the components and how to add them to the model.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • system component
  • Applications & components
  • Tekla Warehouse

Bridge Creator - Working with sections

Learn how to work with sections using Bridge Creator. Get to know about skew and orientation, and point alignment options. Also, learn how to import cross-sections, to create cuts and openings, and to modify deck profiles.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge Creator
  • cross-section
  • skew
  • orientation
  • point alignment
  • deck profile
  • Cut
  • opening

Bridge Creator basics

Learn the basics of Bridge Creator. Learn how to read alignments from xml files, and use the alignments to create key sections. Also, learn about different road alignment point types, how to edit cross-sections and how to create bridge decks.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • Bridge Creator
  • road alignment
  • cross-section
  • bridge deck

Point cloud visualization

Learn how to work with point clouds in Tekla Structures. Attach point clouds to your model and compare them with your model.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • point cloud

Working with IFC files

Learn how to import an IFC file and how to manage changes in a reference model. In addition, learn how to convert concrete geometries from an existing IFC model into native Tekla Structures parts.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • IFC
  • reference model

Best practices for bridge modeling

Learn the best practices for modeling bridges with Tekla Structures. This tutorial covers settings in Tekla Structures, using project and firm folders, model templates, and customizing Tekla Structures. You will also learn how to use Phase Manager to divide your model into phases.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • settings
  • firm folder
  • project
  • model template
  • Phase Manager

Starting new bridge projects

Learn how to start a new bridge project in Tekla Structures, and how to define project properties for your model. Learn about grids and how to modify them, how to use reference models and base points, and how to add them to your model. Finally, learn how to work with views.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • project
  • grid
  • reference model
  • base point
  • VIEW

Bridge design workflow

Learn what the acronyms BIM and BrIM mean and how the Tekla Structures workflow for bridges covers the way from road data to fabrication and erection.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • BIM
  • BrIM
  • Constructible
  • bridge
  • workflow

User interface - bridge designer

Get to know the basic elements of the Tekla Structures user interface. Learn how to open Tekla Structures and Tekla Structures models, use the ribbon, navigate in the model, create views, and use clip planes. Additionally, learn how to hide and show parts, and how to use selection switches and snap switches.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Bridge designer basics
  • user interface
  • selecting
  • snapping
  • measurement
  • screenshot
  • side pane
  • quick Launch

Tekla Structures for Steel and Miscellaneous Detailing

Tekla Structures, the most advanced building information modelingprocess of modeling and communicating the structure of a building in detail to benefit the entire construction life cycleBIM facilitates the exchange and use of building information in a digital format. (BIMprocess of modeling and communicating the structure of a building in detail to benefit the entire construction life cycleBIM facilitates the exchange and use of building information in
by Tekla User Assistance
2.5
  • steel detailing
  • miscellaneous detailing

Modeling tips and tricks

In this video, we cover some little things that may help you model faster. Want to automatically have the model rotate at a point? Wonder why your gridmodeling aid that represents a three-dimensional complex of horizontal and vertical planesIn Tekla Structures, grids are used as an aid in locating objects in a model. The grid is shown on the view plane by dash-and-dot lines.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • modeling tips
  • rotate
  • select previous objects
  • red grid lines

Creating reports

Learn how to create a bolt list, material list, and an assembly list report.
by Tekla tutorials
1.5
  • Creating reports

Creating NC files in DSTV format

Learn how to create NC files in DSTV format, how to include pop-marks and contour marks in your NC files, and how to view the files.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • create NC files
  • DSTV files
  • pop-mark
  • contour mark

Sharing a model with Trimble Connect

Learn how to share a model for project collaboration using Trimble Connect.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Trimble Connect

Printing drawings in Tekla Structures

Learn how to print drawings, and about the different printing options.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • printing

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