Tutorials

Tekla Structures for concrete contractors

Learn how to estimate, plan, and manage pours with Tekla Structures using the free elearning tutorials. This tutorial is an introduction to the Tekla Structures for concrete contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Modeling formwork

Learn to model formwork with Tekla Structures: Learn how to use formwork placing tools for walls and slabs.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Formwork

Creating and modifying construction drawings

Learn how to create drawings based on model views, and the basics on modifying drawings: How to create dimension lines, marks, and section views. Finally, learn how to use the Drawing content manager for checking and editing drawing content.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • construction drawings

Formwork reporting

Learn to create an Organizer category for formwork objects, and how to export formwork reports to Microsoft Excel. Learn how to create a formwork drawing in Tekla Structure.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Creating form faces

Learn how to download and install the form face creator tool, how to define settings for the tool, and how to create form faces.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Working with embeds

Learn about embeds in Tekla Structures, how to place them in a model, and how to create your own embeds.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Converting existing geometries

Learn how to convert concrete geometries from an existing IFC model into native Tekla Structures parts. Learn also about the different steps of the conversion process, and how to convert objects as extrusions and with item conversion.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • convert
  • Convert IFC objects

Creating sloping slabs

Learn how to model sloping slabs, how to create concrete slabs, and how to convert slabs to items.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Creating concrete parts

Learn how to model concrete parts, and build an entrance wing for the example building, using a reference drawing as a guideline. Learn also how to modify parts, and how to copy parts.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Direct Modification
  • copying

Best practices for modeling and system settings

Learn some basic modeling guidelines about the different settings in Tekla Structures: project and firm folders, model templates, and customizing Tekla Structures to fit your needs.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Starting new projects

Learn how to create a new model, how to define project properties, and how to create and modify grids.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Task visualization

Learn how to visualize the project schedule with Organizer and with Project Status Visualization tool. Additionally, learn how to create object groups, and how to manage object representation.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Planning with Task manager

Learn the basics of Task Manager: scheduling with tasks and how to use Task Manager. Additionally, learn how to create tasks, about task types and task information, and how to create scenarios. Finally, learn how to track project progress.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Planning with pours

Learn how to use Organizer to manage pour objects in your model, and how to use pour numbers to identify different pours.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • pour management
  • pour numbers

Creating pour units

Learn how pour units are created, and how you can calculate the volume of pour units. Additionally, learn how to manually add and remove objects to and from pour units.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • pour units

Creating pour objects

Learn how pour objects work, and how they can be modified using the pour phase attribute, and pour break tools.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • pour objects
  • pour phase
  • pour break

Creating and modifying templates

Learn how to create and modify templates in Organizer. Additionally, learn to change the default template, and how to create custom formulas and properties to your templates.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Templates

Reporting quantities

Learn to use Object Browser in Organizer for reporting quantities. Learn how to get quantity reports, and how to organize the data in object browser in two ways: By using categories and by selecting the reported objects from the model. Learn also how to export your reports into Microsoft Excel.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Object Browser
  • exporting
  • reports

Creating property categories

Learn how to create property categories, and when it is useful to create them.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Creating custom categories

Learn about custom categories and different ways to create them in Organizer.
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  • concrete contractor basics

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