Check out this video to see some tips & tricks for bolting in your Tekla Structures model. See examples of how to create manual bolt groups including: basic bolting through two plates, bolting through a tube, create staggered bolt or studbolt element that represents a metal rod or pin that is used to transfer loads
Studs and other bolt elements are listed in the bolt catalog.
A stud can be secured with two or more nuts and have threading at both ends, or it can be welded to steel parts, for example.
A stud is part of the bolt assembly.
See also Bolting Tips - Part 2.