Tekla Structures for steel detailers

Tekla Structures
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Tekla Structures
Steel detailer basics
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Tekla Structures for steel detailers

This extensive learning path includes everything you need to learn about Tekla Structures as a steel detailer: Starting new projects in Tekla Structures, Modeling steel columns, Modeling steel beams, Modeling rafters and bracing, Modeling base plates, Modeling connections, Detecting & fix clashes, Adding web stiffeners and part cuts, Creating and printing drawings, Using Trimble Connect for collaboration, Creating NC files, Creating reports ...and more!

1. Introduction

  • Tekla Structures for steel detailers

    This tutorial is an introduction to the

2. Tekla Structures user interface

  • Tekla Structures user interface

    Get to know the basic elements of the Tekla Structures user interface.

3. Starting new projects

  • Starting new projects

    Learn how to get started with a new Tekla Structures project and how to set up project-specific information.

4. Modeling steel columns and beams

  • Modeling steel columns and beams

    Learn to model the basic steel structure of a building.

5. Modeling steel rafters and bracing

  • Modeling steel rafters and bracing

    Learn to model rafters and bracing.

6. About system components

  • About system components

    Learn how to use system components in Tekla Structures.

7. Modeling base plates

  • Modeling base plates

    Learn how to model base plates in Tekla Structures using system components.

8. Modeling beam to beam web connections

  • Modeling beam to beam web connections

    Learn how to model beam to beam web connections in Tekla Structures using system components. This tutorial is pa

9. Modeling beam to column connections

  • Modeling beam to column connections

    Learn how to model beam to column connections in Tekla Structures using system components.

10. Modeling two-sided connections

  • Modeling two-sided connections

    Learn how to model two-sided  connections in Tekla Structures using system components.

11. Modeling haunch connections

  • Modeling haunch connections

    Learn how to model haunch connections in Tekla Structures using system components.

12. Modeling bracing connections

  • Modeling bracing connections

    Learn how to model bracing connections in Tekla Structures using system components.

13. Detecting clashes

  • Detecting clashes

    Learn how to detect clashes in Tekla Structures using the clash check manager.

14. Model view settings

  • Model view settings

    Learn how to set view properties, and how to change the visibility of objects and components in a Tekla Structur

15. Fixing clashes

  • Fixing clashes

    Learn how to create views for specific purposes in Tekla Structures, and how to use direct modification to resol

16. About custom components

  • About custom components

    Learn what a custom component is, and what the benefits of using custom components are.

17. Creating custom components

  • Creating custom components

    Learn to create custom components in two ways: by modifying an existing component, and by creating a component f

18. Modifying custom components

  • Modifying custom components

    Learn to modify custom components.

19. Importing and exporting custom components

  • Importing and exporting custom components

    Learn to export custom components from your model and import custom components to your model.

20. Adding web stiffeners

  • Adding web stiffeners

    Learn how to add web stiffeners.

21. Adding part cuts to beams

  • Adding part cuts to beams

    Learn how to add part cuts to beams, and how to modify the cuts.

22. About numbering in Tekla Structures

  • About numbering in Tekla Structures

    Learn what numbering means, and how to plan the numbering of your project.

23. Numbering models

  • Numbering models

    Learn how to number the model, and how to check the numbering results.

24. About drawings in Tekla Structures

  • About drawings in Tekla Structures

    Find out how drawings work in Tekla Structures.

25. Drawing mode in Tekla Structures

  • Drawing mode in Tekla Structures

    Find out how the drawing mode in Tekla Structures works.

26. Creating assembly drawings and single-part drawings

  • Creating assembly drawings and single-part drawings

    Learn how to use the master drawing catalog to create single-part drawings and assembly drawings of selected par

27. Editing drawings manually

  • Editing drawings manually

    Learn how to edit drawings manually. Edit element colors, dimensions, part marks, and drawing layout.

28. Keeping drawings up to date

  • Keeping drawings up to date

    Learn how to keep drawings up to date. Get to know when you need to update your drawings.

29. Creating general arrangement drawings

  • Creating general arrangement drawings

    Learn what general arrangement drawings are and how to create and modify them.

30. Creating anchor bolt plans

  • Creating anchor bolt plans

    Learn how to create and modify an anchor bolt plan.

31. Revising the model and updating drawings

  • Revising the model and updating drawings

    Learn about Tekla Structures revision handling features.

32. Creating phases and object level settings

  • Creating phases and object level settings

    Learn to break a Tekla Structures model down into smaller entities by dividing it into phases.

33. Cloning drawings

  • Cloning drawings

    Get to know the concept of cloning drawings.

34. Working with templates

  • Working with templates

    Learn about templates in Tekla Structures.

35. Drawing layout editor for steel detailers

  • Drawing layout editor for steel detailers

    Learn about drawing layout editor in Tekla Structures.

36. Showing and modifying drawing views in the model

  • Showing and modifying drawing views in the model

    Learn how to show drawing views in Tekla Structures model and how to work with the drawing views.

37. Printing drawings

  • Printing drawings

    Learn about printing drawings in Tekla Structures in general.

38. Using Trimble Connect for collaboration

  • Using Trimble Connect for collaboration

    Learn how you can share the model for collaboration purposes using Trimble Connect.

39. Exporting to 3D pdf

  • Exporting to 3D pdf

    Learn about the Publish to 3D PDF tool, which enables you to export your model to a 3D PDF.

40. Working with NC files

  • Working with NC files

    Learn about NC (numerical control) files.

41. Creating reports

  • Creating reports

    Learn about reports in general, and how to create different kinds of reports.

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