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How are sway deflections calculated?

Sway deflections are calculated using a 'special' combination.The term ‘special’ is used to denote that the combination considered by analysis for this purpose is different to the static combinations. It is different in the following ways: The ‘special’ combination is derived for each static combination in which NHF/EHFs are included and is…

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Tekla Structural Designer 2021 PDF Documentation

Title Product version File size Tekla Engineering Software - Installation and Licensing Guide 2021 2021 0.8MB Tekla Structural Designer 2021 Release Notes 2021 SP1 5.7MB Tekla Structural Designer 2021 Product Guides 2021 SP1 14.8MB Tekla Structural Designer…

Sign-in changes in Tekla Structural Designer

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We are updating Trimble Identity with additional features and improved security. If you are using a version older than Tekla Structural Designer 2021, some product features may no longer work after December 2021. Features that require Trimble Identity sign-in are: Online Side Pane Trimble Connect…

Sign-in changes in Tekla products and services

Tekla products use Trimble Identity for all online features and services that require you to sign in. We are now excited to launch a new Trimble Identity. The improved Trimble Identity: Keeps your data safe with the latest technologies. Conformsto the latest security standards. Will giveyou additional features to make signing in more…

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I need help with one of my models, what should I do?

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I need help with one of my models, I have an issue in one of my models, I have a question about one of my models. What should I do?

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We are here to help! Below is a suggested workflow to follow, for when such questions arise. Check Tekla User Assistance Tekla User Assistance (TUA) contains…

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Tekla Structural License Service update April 2021 (v3.3.1)

Please note: This release of the license service is mainly being released to coincide with the release of Tekla Structural Designer Service Pack 1 because if that service pack is installed but this service pack is not installed then you may experience a blank sign-in window when attempting to sign-in to your Trimble Identity account from Tekla…

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Grid and Construction Inference Lines

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Learn how to use grid and construction inference lines to improve your workflow.

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How to take your Tekla product into use

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This video guides you through the three initial steps you need to take to start using your Tekla product with an online license.

Tekla Structural License Service (v3.30) Release Notes

General information

This installation packages both the Self hosted (client & server) and the Tekla Online Licensing(client) components. Self hosted (Sentinal RMS) The Tekla Structural License Service allows you to share and manage your licenses. It also allows users to commute licenses and report on license…

Tekla Structural License Service (v3.30) Release Notes

General information

This installation packages both the Self hosted (client & server) and the Tekla Online Licensing(client) components. Self hosted (Sentinal RMS) The Tekla Structural License Service allows you to share and manage your licenses. It also allows users to commute licenses and report on license…