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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (June 2021)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Timber member design (EN1995) Enhanced to allow built up sections to be wider than they are deep. Component calculations Added a new folder to the Engineering Library for "Component calculations". A component calculation encapsulates a small engineering solution which can be easily reused by other calculations. They are typically used by calculations in the Tedds Engineering Library and can also be integrated in your own custom written calculations. Component calculation: Steel section classification (EN1993)
by Tedds Development Team
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin May 2021 (PBT-2105-1)

Résumé of issue Column base plate design (AISC360) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting designs of tension welds to the ASD methodology. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2021 from March 2021, Tedds 2020, from March 2020, Tedds 2019 from March 2019, Tedds 2018 from March 2018, Tedds 2017 from March 2017, Tedds 2016 from March 2016, Tedds 2015 from June 2015, Tedds 2014 from June 2014, Tedds 2013 from May 2013, Tedds 14 from October 2011, Tedds 12 from August 2010: Column base plate design (AISC360) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.06
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by Tedds Development Team
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  • tension welds
  • ASD
  • column base plate

Tekla Tedds 2021 - Service Pack 1

This service pack is required when using the Tekla Tedds Engineering Library May 2021 or later. Important If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows you will require both updates. Highlights Eight new functions which can be used when writing custom calculations. CubeRoot Calculates the cube root of a value including support for negative values. CubeRoot( 8 ) = 2 CubeRoot( -8 ) = -2 String List Functions String list functions allow a list of values to be managed as a single string value where each item in the string is separated by the list separator (normally a comma
by Martin Roclawski
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (May 2021)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Concrete specification (BS8500) Updated in accordance with BS8500-1:2015+A2:2019. Improved user experience so that the majority of the input can be entered on the main page of the user interface. Other Updates Calculation writing documentation Updated the documentation for new and updated functions in Tedds 2021 Service Pack 1, including: New CubeRoot function. New StrListJoin, StrListMerge, StrListUnique, StrListUnion, StrListIntersection, StrListDifference and StrListSymmetricDifference functions Updated sqrt
by Martin Roclawski
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (April 2021)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia 2D analysis - Frame Wizard 2D analysis - Truss Wizard [TEDDS-5602]1 - Fixed error "The Calc Item 'Init dlist steel section …' does not exist" when using the frame or truss wizard from the Steel 2D analysis & design (EN1993) calculation. Bolt group analysis [TEDDS-5590]1 - Fixed undefined variable '_bga.Sketch' error if output options dialog is not opened before finishing calculation. [TEDDS-5593]1 - Refactored calculation to combine SI and US unit versions into a single calculation. Column base plate
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Tekla Structural License Service (v3.30) Release Notes

General information This installation packages both the Self hosted (client & server) and the Tekla Online Licensing (client) components. Self hosted (Sentinal RMS) The Tekla Structural License Service allows you to share and manage your licenses. It also allows users to commute licenses and report on license activity. At the Server Download and run the Tekla Structural License Service installation file Follow the on-screen prompts to install the ‘License Server’ and ‘License Server Manager’ You can now launch the License Server Manager and activate your licenses If you do not have a
by Martin Roclawski
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2021 (PBT-2102-1)

Résumé of issue Anchor bolt design (ACI318) Column base plate design (AISC360) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the projected area for certain bolt configurations. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2020 from March 2020, Tedds 2019 from March 2019, Tedds 2018 from March 2018, Tedds 2017 from March 2017,Tedds 2016 from March 2016, Tedds 2015 from June 2015, Tedds 2014 from June 2014,  Tedds 2013 from May 2013, Tedds 14 from October 2011: Anchor bolt design (ACI318) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.04 Column base plate design (AISC360) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.05
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When Signing In to my application, the License Manager opens with a message about an invalid token - what should I do?

Problem  When I launch my application and Sign In, the Software License Manager opens with the Status message "The token is invalid" or "No valid cached token was found".   Information This issue generally happens because the token stored in your system to verify your license is either corrupt or expired, thus preventing the Sign In process from completing fully.  This can be for a number of reasons including the computer clock being incorrect.   Possible Solution(s) Solution 1 - Computer clock time Check the time and date of your PC (System Settings > Date and time settings) - the token
by Tekla Tedds GHD
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  • token
  • clock

Tekla Tedds product bulletin January 2021 (PBT-2101-1)

Résumé of issue Timber 2D analysis & design (EN1995) Timber member analysis & design (EN1995) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of shear stresses in notched members. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2020 from March 2020, Tedds 2019 from March 2019, Tedds 2018 from March 2018, Tedds 2017 from March 2017: Timber 2D analysis & design (EN1995) version 2.0.00 to version 2.2.09 Timber member analysis & design (EN1995) version 2.0.00 to version 2.2.09
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by Tekla Tedds GHD
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How can I use my Online License?

Part 1: Creating a Trimble ID and joining your organisation A Trimble Identity must be created and must be assigned to your organisation in order to use Tekla Online Services which includes the use of online licenses. Follow the steps below to complete this process: Create a Trimble Identity - click here (we strongly recommend that you use your company email address) Upon completion of the required fields you will receive an email - open the email and click Activate Identity A new tab will open confirming the activation and will ask you to log in - click the link on the page to log in When
by Trimble Solutions UK
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  • Online
  • licensing
  • Online Licensing
  • online account
  • Trimble ID. identity
  • account setup
  • organisation
  • organization

Tekla Structural Design Releases for 2021 - Installation and Licensing FAQs

Following are some common questions and answers on installation and licensing of the Tekla Structural Design Releases for 2021 Analysis & Design (A&D) products (Tekla Structural Designer, Tekla Tedds, Tekla Portal Frame Designer and Tekla Connection Designer). Q - When will a new Tekla Structural License Service (TSLS) version that installs Sentinel RMS 9.7 be available? A - This is available now and is version 3.3.x.  You should install this on your license server now if you have not done so already.   You can obtain the latest TSLS 3.3.x installation from Tekla Downloads.  For more
by Tekla Structural Designer Global Support
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  • sentinel rms
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Tekla Structural Design Releases for 2021 & Sentinel RMS Server Licensing - the License Server must be updated.

⚠  Please be aware that the  Tekla Structural Design Product Releases for 2021 (comprising Tekla Structural Designer, Tekla Tedds, Tekla Portal Frame Designer and Tekla Connection Designer) include a new version of the Tekla Structural License Service incorporating Sentine RMS version 9.7.  For Server licensing using Sentinel RMS, your License Server MUST be updated accordingly before installing the 2021 Releases on clients.  This update of the license server is not optional - if it is not performed, server licensing will not work reliably, if at all, when the 2021 Releases are installed
by Tekla Structural Designer Global Support
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  • Error 25
  • License Service
  • Server License
  • sentinel rms

Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (January 2021a)

Important Please note that because the Trimble digital certificate used to digitally sign the original Tedds 2020 installation Trimble Solutions Oy expired in December 2020 you may now require Administrator privileges to install this latest update which you did not require for previous updates. This update is signed using the Trimble Solutions Corporation digital certificate. Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Steel beam supporting Hollowcore slab design (EN1993) New calculation which checks the design of a single span, simply supported, rolled
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Requirements for connecting to Tekla Online services

Tekla Online services complement the Tekla software products by offering learning material, comprehensive knowledge base services, discussion forums, training courses and services for downloading installation packages, software updates and add-on tools. You need to create a personal Trimble Identity to get the most out of our services. In order to access the content which requires maintenance your Trimble Identity needs to belong to an organization with active maintenance. You can contact you organization admin for an invitation.  There is more information on managing Trimble Identities here
by Tekla Structural Designer Global Support
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  • Online Licensing
  • firewall

Browse for local support

Contact details to local Tekla resellers worldwide Tekla products and solutions are sold by Trimble offices worldwide and by a global network of resellers. In case you have support questions or other feedback related to Tekla products, please contact your local office or reseller. You need to have a valid Tekla Maintenance agreement with your local Tekla reseller in order to be entitled to support. Read more about the benefits with Tekla Maintenance or watch the Tekla Maintenance video. We recommend that you use the Contact Us form when submitting support requests or feedback to your local
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by Tekla Tedds GHD
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (December 2020)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Wind loading (EN1991) Enhanced to include support for the National Annex of Singapore. Other updates Masonry bearing design (EN1996) [TEDDS-5056]1 - Fixed hef being used in initial eccentricity of vertical loading. Masonry column design (EN1996) [TEDDS-4345]1 - Fixed divide by zero error with small vertical loads. Enhanced to include the option to omit vertical loading check when design small vertical loads. Precast concrete beam design (EN1992) [TSD-8247]1 - Added the ability to omit the web/flange
by Tedds Development Team
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Tekla Tedds 2020 - Service Pack 3

Important If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows you will require both updates. The version of Microsoft Office 365 released on October 27th 2020 (Version 2010 Build 13328.20292) changed the behaviour of Microsoft Word in some circumstances when pasting data from the clipboard. This change caused the Tedds Copy Calc Section and Cut Calc Section commands to behave differently when the results were pasted into another document leading to incorrect text formatting. Now when using a version of Word from build 13328.20292 onward the Calc Section contents are copied to the clipboard using
by Tedds Development Team
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (November 2020)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Foundation analysis & design (EN1992/EN1997) Significantly enhanced calculation which incorporates numerous improvements including: Improved user interface for a more intuitive and interactive experience Easier to design unreinforced pad or strip foundations Include nominal reinforcement for otherwise unreinforced foundations Include snow and wind loads Specify leading and accompanying actions Partial factors can be user defined Option to include the passive resistance in the sliding check Use mesh
by Martin Roclawski
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Tekla License Service update November 2020 (v3.2.0.0)

Please note:  This service pack includes a new version of Sentinel RMS, if you are using Sentinel RMS server licensing then you must update your license server using this service pack before updating your client PC's. Sentinel RMS Licensing Updated Sentinel RMS to version 9.7 which includes official support for Windows Server 2019. Tekla Online Licensing Enhanced the configuration options for Tekla Online licensing to include an option to always prompt the user for which license to use "Auto Select: No (always ask me to choose)". This option provides two potential benefits, firstly in the
by Tedds Development Team
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (October 2020)

Contents UK and Asia USA Europe Australia Canada Back to top UK and Asia Steel beam torsion design (EN1993) New calculation which checks the design of a single span, simply supported beam, subject to major and minor axis moments and shears with a torsional UDL and up to four torsional point loads. The beam can be designed using rolled I and H sections, asymmetric sections, channel sections, rectangular or circular hollow sections. In accordance with EN1993 and the national annex for the UK, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, Finland, Sweden, Norway or the recommended Eurocode values.
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