Tekla is an intelligent, parametric Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) solution for the constructible design of bridges of any type and size, and other structures such as retaining walls and dams. With this powerful software, it’s easier and faster than ever before to design the structures that are essential to connecting the world.
Parametric design offers structural engineers many benefits that both improve the quality of the design and...
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Using data models extensively, and clear common practices accelerated the design process and resulted in significant cost savings, improved quality, and a longer lifespan for bridges.
Randselva Bridge in Norway is the world’s longest bridge to be designed and constructed using only Bridge Information Modeling, and no traditional paper drawings.
Parametric design offers a more comprehensive and automated approach to 3D modeling but also challenges the traditional ways of structural design.
This video shows how you can easily create alternatives for edge beams using Bridge Creator, an Extension for Tekla Structures.
This video shows how the Grasshopper-Tekla link is used to generate a concrete bridge deck consisting of items in Tekla Structures 2017.
We have created a link from scripting software called Grasshopper to Tekla Structures that allows you to enjoy the benefits of parametric design even without previous knowledge of programming.
Any type of bridge design can now have a single point of control to manage the Analytical Model and Bridge Information Model (BrIM). Thanks to the Tekla Structures, Grasshopper and Sofistik workflow.
Parametric design offers structural engineers many benefits that both improve the quality of the design and streamline the project workflow.
Gabriel Neves, Technical Manager at Trimble, has grown into his profession – and together with it. He’s seen the construction industry evolve from handmade drawings to 2D to 3D software.
Today engineers need to be more productive and, at the same time, structural design is becoming more complex. This has driven structural engineers to explore algorithm enabled parametric modeling.
Bridge information modeling (BrIM) means benefits for bridge construction projects in design, communication, scheduling, fabrication, on-site work and maintenance.
Across the US, deficient bridges are a growing problem. The public sector is exploring the opportunities that come with technology in bridge design, construction and asset management.
Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) provides a complete representation of the physical and functional characteristics of a bridge asset, offering an information resource for its entire lifecycle
These five steps will help you get started with algorithm enabled parametric design. Welcome to more productive and efficient workflows, and rapid iterations in the design of complex structures.
The right software helps you deliver successful bridge construction projects. Check out these 6 things before choosing software for bridge information modeling.
This bridge is a full-blown BrIM project from start to finish. Utilizing modeling in the planning phase ensured that errors would be avoided and made the transfer of information faster and clearer.
This video shows how you can easily update the bridge deck and edge beams of the bridge model after road alignment has changed using Bridge Creator, an extension for Tekla Structures.
This video shows how you can easily update the skew and chainage of a reinforced concrete double curved deck with Tekla Structures.
Chenab Bridge is one of the tallest and longest-spanning railway bridges of its kind in the world. Tekla Structures has been in use from the beginning of the project, which has brought many benefits.
Trafikplats Vega, in Sweden, is a project that is designed and constructed without paper drawings. This complex project is a cast-in-place traffic interchange with several bridges and retaining walls.