Tutorials

Importing an XML file as a reference model - bridge project

Learn how to import the XML files that include highway alignment as reference models to Tekla Structures. This video is a part of the Tekla Structures for bridge designers elearning course.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • xml
  • reference model
  • bridges
  • highway alignment

Defining a base point in a bridge project

Learn how to define a base point in a bridge project. Base points allow you to use a coordinate system based on civil origin or other coordinate system for interoperability. This video is a part of the Tekla Structures for bridge designers elearning course.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • base point
  • bridges

Modifying a grid in a bridge project

Learn how to modify a grid in a bridge project. This video is a part of the Tekla Structures for bridge designers elearning course.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • grid
  • bridges

Changing units and decimals

Learn how to define which units and how many decimals Tekla Structures uses. This video is a part of the Tekla Structures for bridge designers elearning course.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • units and decimals

Using and modifying phases for bridges

Learn how to divide a bridge model into phases and how to visualize the project status by phases. This video is a part of the Tekla Structures for bridge designers elearning course.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • phase
  • bridges

Utility Precast with Tekla Structures – Video 5: GA-Drawings

This video shows how to utilize Tekla Structures for Utility / Underground Precasters.  This is the fifth video in our Utility Series showcasing how to generate GA-Drawings.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • utility precast
  • culvert run

Utility Precast with Tekla Structures – Video 4: Wing Wall Reinforcement

This video shows how to utilize Tekla Structures for Utility / Underground Precasters.  This is the fourth video in our Utility Series showcasing how to model Wing Wall Reinforcement.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • utility precast
  • culvert run

Utility Precast with Tekla Structures – Video 3: Culvert Reinforcement

This video shows how to utilize Tekla Structures for Utility / Underground Precasters.  This is the third video in our Utility Series showcasing how to model Culvert Reinforcement.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • utility precast
  • culvert run

Utility Precast with Tekla Structures – Video 2: Detailing & Components

This video shows how to utilize Tekla Structures for Utility / Underground Precasters.  This is the second video in our Utility Series showcasing some detailing tools and custom components.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • utility precast
  • culvert run

Utility Precast with Tekla Structures – Video 1: Culvert Run

This video shows how to utilize Tekla Structures for Utility / Underground Precasters.  This is the first video in our Utility Series showcasing modeling of a Culvert Run.
by Tekla User Assistance
2.5
  • utility precast
  • culvert run

Minimizing Drawing Re-Work with Tekla Structures

In this video, we give a quick overview of how Tekla Structures automatically updates your drawings after model changes, keeping the work you have done so far and saving you time and money. Changes are a part of any project; make sure your business is using the best tool for keeping you productive.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • drawings
  • updating drawings
  • managing changes

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 line which is highlighted below. Desired result:
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
4
  • 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
3.666665
  • 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
4
  • Bridge designer basics
  • point cloud

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