Tekla Structures 16AECbytes Archived Article (May 17, 2010)

This review looks at enhancements in the new release of Tekla's BIM application for structural engineering, including new role-based task interfaces for different types of users, a new Mini-toolbar that allows quick editing of element properties and position, easy access to a large amount of learning resources, a new tool to convert IFC objects imported in reference models to native Tekla objects, a new free Model Reviewer tool for collaborative design review of Tekla models, and many additional improvements in modeling, analysis, drawing, collaboration, and interoperability.

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Lachmi Khemlani is the founder and editor of AECbytes. She has a Ph.D. in Architecture from UC Berkeley, specializing in intelligent building modeling, and consults and writes on AEC technology. She can be reached at lachmi@aecbytes.com.

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