First steps with Tekla Structures

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First steps

This  learning path is for new Tekla Structures users. You will learn the basics of the software, how to work with grids, and how to build your model. You will also get familiar with the information in your model.

The tutorials in this learning path have subtitles in 11 languages.

1. Start learning Tekla Structures

  • First steps - Start learning Tekla Structures

    Learn how to launch Tekla Structures, how to open a model, and how to navigate in a model.

2. Working with grids

  • First steps - Working with grids

    Learn about grids and modifying grid properties, importing reference files, and creating views along grid lines.

3. Creating foundations

  • First steps - Creating foundations

    Learn how to create the foundations for a model. You will create pad footings and strip footings.

4. Creating concrete columns

  • First steps - Creating concrete columns

    Learn how to create and modify concrete columns.

    This tutorial has subtitles in 11 languages.

5. Creating concrete beams

  • First steps - Creating concrete beams

    Learn how to create concrete beams.

6. Creating concrete slabs

  • First steps - Creating concrete slabs

    Learn how to create concrete slabs and how to modify the class property of an object.

7. Creating steel parts

  • First steps - Creating steel parts

    Learn how to model steel parts, such as columns and beams.

8. Creating steel connections

  • First steps - Creating steel connections

    Learn how to model steel connections and steel details.

9. Managing model information

  • First steps - Managing model information

    Organizer is a tool for managing model information, object property queries, and object classification.

10. Creating drawings

  • First steps - Creating drawings

    Learn how to work with drawings in Tekla Structures.

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