This class is aimed at new users of Tekla Structures Precast Concrete configuration. Students will learn how to set up a model and how to use consistent modeling techniques, naming conventions and standards. They will learn how to model all the standard components in Precast construction as well as how to sketch your own profiles to use in your model.
Students will gain knowledge about detailing your model using system components as well as being shown how to model basic custom details and connections. This will be followed by exercises on how to use a variety of tools to add reinforcement, strand, and mesh to your models.
Students will be taught how Tekla Structures uses automated routines to number all the parts in the model and lastly, will be guided through the process and tools used to generate erection drawings and shop tickets.
Attendees will be sent a short exercise prior to class which will show them how to build a basic precast structure. The prerequisite model must be returned to Tekla prior to the class as it forms a foundation to the week's course load.