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Video tutorials - First Steps with Tekla Structures

On this page, you can use the interactive video tutorials to learn the basic steps with Tekla Structures.



In this lesson, you will learn how to launch Tekla Structures, and how to open and navigate a model. You will learn the basics of the user interface, and more about some of its features: the ribbon, file menu, selection switches and snap switches, and the side pane. You will also learn how to render objects.

In this lesson you will learn about grids and modifying grid properties. You will learn how to import reference files and how to create views along grid lines.

In this lesson, you will learn how to create the foundations for a model. You will create pad footings and strip footings. You will also learn how to copy objects.

In this lesson, you will learn how to create and modify concrete columns in your model.

In this lesson, you will learn how to create concrete beams in your model. You will also create temporary views and permanent views and learn how to cut parts.

In this lesson, you will learn how to create concrete slabs and how to modify the class property of an object. You will also learn how to use direct modification.

In this lesson, you will learn how to model steel parts, such as columns and beams.

In this lesson, you will learn how to model steel connections and details. You will learn how to add base plates to columns, connections between beams and columns with eaves haunches, and between beams with apex haunches.

In this lesson, you will learn the basics of using Organizer and view filters.

In this lesson, you will learn how to work with drawings in Tekla Structures. You will learn about the principles of drawings, how drawings and the model interact, and about drawing types and drawing levels. You will also learn to create drawings.