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Applications & components catalog - Published attributes

by Tekla User Assistance
5
Learn how to create your own published attributes, so that components can be applied much quicker in the model with your saved settingsmaster drawing where the drawing settings are saved in a drawing property file and used when creating a new drawing of a specific drawing type, instead of having to individually load and apply different settings each time.
  • published attributes
  • publish in catalog
  • saving components
  • component properties

Create a corner base plate using US Base plate (1047)

by Tekla User Assistance
5
In this video, we cover how to use the US Base Platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column baseBase plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area. (1047) to create a plate(1) part that represents a flat structure(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.(2) plate that represents a steel structure(2) Plate is mainly us
  • corner base plate
  • US base plate
  • 1047
  • remove unnecessary bolts

Export to Steel Erection Bid Wizard

by Tekla User Assistance
0
This video shows the Export To Steel Erection Bid Wizard extension which creates a report that can be exported to the Steel Erection Bid Wizard software. The Steel Erection Bid Wizard software is an estimating solution for erectors. You can download the extension from Tekla Warehouse.
  • exporting
  • steel erection
  • estimating

Create custom profiles using DWG files

by Tekla User Assistance
5
You can import custom cross sections and add them as DWG profiles to the profile catalogcatalog that displays profiles and information on the profilesIn addition to the available profiles in the respective Tekla Structures environment, the user can add fixed or parametric user-defined profiles to the profile catalog. It is also possible to import profiles to the profile catalog.. This video shows you:
  • DWG
  • dwg import
  • profiles
  • custom profiles

Import DWG into Template Editor to customise Title blocks

by Trimble Solutions UK
5
In this video we show how to create a custom Title block within the Tekla Template Editortool in Tekla Structures used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports using an existing DWG file as a starting point. The video covers:
  • DWG
  • DXF
  • drawings
  • Templates
  • title block
  • AutoCad

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Integration with Tekla Structures - Video 4 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the last of four videos dealing with the specific integration between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures. In this lesson you will learn about advanced integration techniques when using our Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures products.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Integration with Tekla Structures - Video 3 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the third of four videos dealing with the specific integration between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures. In this lesson you will learn about managing changes made to models when integrating between our Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures products.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Integration with Tekla Structures - Video 2 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the second of four videos dealing with the specific integration between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures. In this lesson you will learn about specific model exchange information, relating to 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 a digital format. Integration between our Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures products.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Integration with Tekla Structures - Video 1 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
5
This is the first of four videos dealing with the specific integration between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures. In this lesson you will learn a general introduction to the principles of 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 a digital format. Integration between our Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures products.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Fundamentals - Video 4 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the last of four videos dealing with the fundamentals of 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 a digital format. Integration from Tekla Structural Designer. In this lesson you will learn about the integration of part or multiple models related to our Tekla Structural Designer product.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • Revit
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Fundamentals - Video 3 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the third of four videos dealing with the fundamentals of 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 a digital format. Integration from Tekla Structural Designer. In this lesson you will learn about the validation of data related to our Tekla Structural Designer product.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • Revit
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Fundamentals - Video 2 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
0
This is the second of four videos dealing with the fundamentals of 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 a digital format. Integration from Tekla Structural Designer. In this lesson you will learn the principles of model exchange related to our Tekla Structural Designer product.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • Revit
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Tekla Structural Designer Integration: Fundamentals - Video 1 of 4

by Marcus Mitchell
3.6
This is the first of four videos dealing with the fundamentals of 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 a digital format. Integration from Tekla Structural Designer. In this lesson you will learn a general introduction to the principles of BIM Integration related to our Tekla Structural Designer product.
  • integration
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • Tekla Structures
  • Revit
  • TSD
  • import
  • export

Reinforcement improvements: Rebar sets in curved structures

by Tekla User Assistance
0
In this video, we create rebar sets for curved concrete structures. Starting from Tekla Structures 2017i, also longitudinal curved rebars are supported, which means you can model even more complex concrete structures.
  • new feature

Improvements in Floor Layout tool

by Tekla User Assistance
5
The Floor Layout tool has been moved to the ribbon for an easy access. You can now use direct modification with this tool, which means that the creation of floors and openings is easier and more visual than before. These improvements are available starting from Tekla Structures 2017i.
  • new feature

Utilising cold rolled systems within Tekla Structures

by Trimble Solutions UK
1
Working in conjunction with the largest cold rolled manufacturers in the UK we have created tools to allow Tekla Structures models to utilise each cold rolled systems. Intelligent joints/macros allow rapid modelling and updating of cold rolled accessories.
  • Cold Rolled
  • custom components
  • Albion
  • Ayrshire
  • BW Industries
  • Duggan Steel
  • kingspan
  • Metsec
  • Reid Steel
  • Steadmans
  • Steel Sections
  • Ultrazed
  • Steel

New feature: Base points

by Tekla User Assistance
0
Base points allow you to use another coordinate system needed for interoperability and collaboration by defining base points for IFC exports and reference model imports. This feature is available starting from Tekla Structures 2016i.
  • new feature

Spiral beams

by Tekla User Assistance
0
You can create spiral beams using Tekla Structures. Spiral beams can be used to model spiral staircases, parking ramps, and complex architectural shapes, for example. Spiral beams can be shown in drawings either folded or unfolded. This feature is available starting from Tekla Structures 2017i.
  • spiral beam
  • staircases
  • parking ramps
  • helix
  • helical shapes

Easier editing of model object dimensions

by Tekla User Assistance
0
You can now modify the dimensions of model objects within Tekla Structures even more quickly. Click a dimension, type a new value, and then press Enter. The dimension changes immediately. The yellow arrow defines the direction in which the object is extended or shortened. You can change the direction by clicking the arrows.
  • Dimensions
  • Direct Modification
  • edit model objects
  • shorten objects
  • extend objects

Layout editor

by Tekla User Assistance
5
Check out the new Layout Editor that allows you to visually edit the layout directly on a drawing. This feature is available starting from Tekla Structures 2017 SP 3.
  • Layout editor
  • editing drawing layout
  • table layout

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