Component Data Tool

Project name: 
Component Data Tool
Project category: 
Developers
Company: 
Give Steel Poland
Project location: 
Poland

Description

The Component Data Tool is an application to export data from the Excel file to the Tekla Structures component using attribute files.

The application allows to speed up modeling and what is more avoid errors during component complementation. The Component Data Tool can be use with both system and custom component.

Problem that app solves

Application solves the problem with mistakes apperance during providing data from designing assumptions to the model. We can easly transer data from the Excel file prepared for example by Static Department to Tekla Structures component saving time and avoiding errors.

The Component Data Tool can be use with both system and custom component. By using configuration file in the application users do not need to know the file extension of components and names of fields in components. Users just have to fill in Tekla component fields with an Excel column number providing data for this fields. After configuration file setup once the application can be use in very fast and simple way.

Feedback

This is the first version of the application which was created to be used with all components by all Engineers working with Tekla.

However this application was created on the base of other internal tool to transfer data between the Excel and the custom component prepared specially to our company. For now the tool which was the basis for this application got positive feedback as time saver and really usefull tool to avoid mistakes.

Submitted by

Przemysław Osiewalski, Give Steel, Poland

About the company - Give Steel

Give Steel is a leading manufacturer of steel structures in Denmark. The company delivers constructions to Scandinavian markets (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Greenland, Faroe Islands) as well as to Germany.

The design office located in Katowice, Poland has been using Tekla Structures for more than six years to create models of various structures - from standard warehouses and industrial projects to complicated structures as stadiums and other public interest buildings.

Tekla Structures is integrated into production process and its tools are used also in transportation and mounting, In time the need of using specific tools arise and four years ago Give Steel started to develop its own tools for as efficient use of the software and its possibilities as possible.

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1
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1000
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Time spent
2 months

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You can transfer data easily from the Excel file Tekla Structures component saving time and avoiding errors. The Component Data Tool is an application to export data from the Excel file to the Tekla Structures component.By using configuration files users do not need to know the file extension or names of fields of components. After configuration file setup once the application can be use in very fast and simple way. This Tekla Structures application allows to speed up modeling and what is more avoid errors.