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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: its content and how to navigate within the course. This is tutorial 1/3 in the Getting started with Tekla Structures module, and 1/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Introduction: Concrete modeling

Learn about the variety of tools that Tekla Structures offers for adding concrete parts, such as beams, columns, panels, slabs, and footings, to a model. This is tutorial 1/3 in the Concrete modeling module, and 29/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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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. This is tutorial 2/3 in the Concrete modeling module, and 30/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • Direct Modification
  • copying

User interface - concrete contractor

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. This is tutorial 2/3 in the Getting started with Tekla Structures module, and 2/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • user interface
  • selecting
  • snapping
  • measurement
  • screenshot
  • side pane
  • quick Launch
  • help viewer

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. This is tutorial 2/2 in the Starting new projects module, and 28/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Introduction: Starting new projects

Learn how to create a new model, how to define project properties, and how to create and modify grids. This is tutorial 1/2 in the Starting new projects module, and 27/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Managing layout points

Learn how to manage layout points with Organizer and with Layout Manager. Additionally, learn how to define local coordinate systems, and how to export layout data to field devices. This is tutorial 3/3 in the Layouts module, and 26/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Creating layout points

Learn how to create layout points with two different tools: Layout Point and Layout Point Applicator. This is tutorial 2/3 in the Layouts module, and 25/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Introduction: Layouts

Get to know how you can effectively work in Tekla Structures to create and manage layout points. This is tutorial 1/3 in the Layouts module, and 24/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Formwork reporting

Learn to create a new category for formwork related objects in Organizer, and how to export formwork reports to Microsoft Excel. This is tutorial 4/4 in the Formwork planning module, and 20/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Modeling formwork

Learn to model formwork with Tekla Structures; to download the necessary tools from Tekla Warehouse, and how to use them to model formwork for walls and slabs. This is tutorial 3/4 in the Formwork planning module, and 19/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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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. This is tutorial 2/4 in the Formwork planning module, and 18/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Introduction: Formwork planning

Learn how to speed up formwork planning and create realistic formwork models quickly and easily with Tekla Structures. This is tutorial 1/4 in the Formwork planning module, and 17/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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Creating reinforcement using rebar sets

Learn about rebar sets and how to use them to reinforce concrete parts. You will also learn how to modify rebar sets. This is tutorial 3/3 in the Reinforcement modeling module, and 34/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete reinforcement

Creating reinforcement using components

Learn how to create rebar groups manually and automatically, with components. Learn how to create pad footing reinforcement, starter bars for footings, column reinforcement, beam reinforcement, and mesh bars. This is tutorial 2/3 in the Reinforcement modeling module, and 33/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • concrete reinforcement

Introduction: Reinforcement modeling

Learn about the several methods Tekla Structures offers for creating reinforcement. This is tutorial 1/3 in the Reinforcement modeling module, and 32/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete reinforcement

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. This is tutorial 3/3 in the Concrete modeling module, and 31/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • Convert IFC objects

Publishing model information

Learn to export model information in the form of an IFC file, and how to use Trimble Connect to share this information with other project members. This is tutorial 3/3 in the Delivering model information to site module, and 23/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • IFC export

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. This is tutorial 2/3 in the Delivering model information to site module, and 22/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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  • construction drawings

Introduction: Delivering model information to site

Get an overview on how you can transform a concrete model into a construction drawing, and how you can share model information with others using IFC and Trimble Connect. This is tutorial 1/3 in the Delivering model information to site module, and 21/35 in the Tekla Structures for Concrete Contractors elearning course.
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