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  • Overcoming the Limitations of Creating Complex Shapes with Parametric Modeling

    Overcoming the Limitations of Creating Complex Shapes with Parametric Modeling

    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.

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  • Algorithm Enabled Parametric BIM: 5 Steps to Getting Started

    Algorithm Enabled Parametric BIM: 5 Steps to Getting Started

    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.

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  • How to Choose the Right Bridge Information Modeling Software? 6 Things to Consider

    How to Choose the Right Bridge Information Modeling Software? 6 Things to Consider

    The right software helps you deliver successful bridge construction projects. Check out these 6 things before choosing software for bridge information modeling.

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  • Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Brings Bridge Engineering to the Modern Era

    Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Brings Bridge Engineering to the Modern Era

    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

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  • 6 Benefits of BrIM (Bridge Information Modeling)

    6 Benefits of BrIM (Bridge Information Modeling)

    Bridge information modeling (BrIM) means benefits for bridge construction projects in design, communication, scheduling, fabrication, on-site work and maintenance.

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  • Trafikplats Vega – a Paperless Traffic Interchange

    Trafikplats Vega – a Paperless Traffic Interchange

    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.

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  • Grandfather's Bridge - Working Efficiently and Improving Quality with BrIM

    Grandfather's Bridge - Working Efficiently and Improving Quality with BrIM

    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.

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  • How to Update the Bridge Model after Road Alignment Change - Tekla for Bridge Design1:48

    How to Update the Bridge Model after Road Alignment Change - Tekla for Bridge Design

    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.

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  • How to Create Alternatives for Edge Beams - Tekla for Bridge Design1:11

    How to Create Alternatives for Edge Beams - Tekla for Bridge Design

    This video shows how you can easily create alternatives for edge beams using Bridge Creator, an Extension for Tekla Structures.

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  • How to Change the Skew and Chainage of a Reinforced Concrete Double Curved Bridge Deck?1:58

    How to Change the Skew and Chainage of a Reinforced Concrete Double Curved Bridge Deck?

    This video shows how you can easily update the skew and chainage of a reinforced concrete double curved deck with Tekla Structures.

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  • Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Chasing New Highs in India

    Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Chasing New Highs in India

    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.

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  • Grasshopper Tekla Live Link Beta Bridge Demo Pt14:39

    Grasshopper Tekla Live Link Beta Bridge Demo Pt1

    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.

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  • Grasshopper Tekla Live Link Beta Bridge Demo Pt24:25

    Grasshopper Tekla Live Link Beta Bridge Demo Pt2

    This video shows how the Grasshopper-Tekla link is used to generate a concrete bridge deck consisting of items in Tekla Structures 2017.

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  • Swansea's Port Tawe Sail Bridge Project Completed in Less than 15 Months with the Help of Tekla Structures

    Swansea's Port Tawe Sail Bridge Project Completed in Less than 15 Months with the Help of Tekla Structures

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  • Peace Bridge: BIM helped Rowecord with Complex Geometry, Off-site Building and Even Transportation

    Peace Bridge: BIM helped Rowecord with Complex Geometry, Off-site Building and Even Transportation

    The accuracy of the model and the control over the geometry during fabrication and erection were major contributors to the success of the Peace Bridge project.

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  • Crusell Bridge - Collaboration Is Crucial for using BIM Successfully in Construction

    Crusell Bridge - Collaboration Is Crucial for using BIM Successfully in Construction

    Openness between design and construction teams helped learn more about building information modeling (BIM) and find good practices in the Crusell bridge project.

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  • WSP Finland Aims at Advanced Design Methods for Efficient and Optimized Steel and Concrete Bridge Design

    WSP Finland Aims at Advanced Design Methods for Efficient and Optimized Steel and Concrete Bridge Design

    Using Tekla Structures for modeling bridge structures is a significant advantage in convincing their clients on the design decisions.

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