When you model in Tekla Structural Designer, you create and work with different types of model object. In most cases, a model object represents a member type that will exist in the real building or structure, or that will be closely related to it. You will also work with modeling aids such as grids and construction lines, that represent information that is only relevant when you are creating the model.
You can use the following modeling aids:
You can create the following physical member/object types:
The following panels/objects are useful for applying loads to the model:
You can also use the following general members/objects when required: