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How do I join a Tekla Online Service Organization?

There are a couple of ways to become part of your Tekla Online Service Organization Via your Profile Open your profile page The service will attempt to suggest an Organization based on your email address  If it finds one then click the Request Invite You will also need to let your Tekla Online Service Organization adminstrator know you have requested an invite Via your Tekla Online Service Organization adminstrator You would need to contact your Tekla Online Service Organization adminstrator and request they send you an invite into your Tekla Online Service Organization. Your Tekla Online
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin March 2017 (PBT-1703-1)

Résumé of issue Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the design of special reinforced shear walls designed to allowable stress design standards. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2017 from March 2017, Tedds 2016 from March 2016, Tedds 2015 from June 2015 and Tedds 2014 from September 2014: Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) version 2.1.02 – 2.1.06
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Is Tekla Structural License Service compatible with Microsoft Server 2016?

Update: Although we don't yet test the Tekla Structural License Service on Windows Server 2016, Tekla Structural License Service v2.04, first released in February 2018, includes Sentinel RMS 9.2 which officially supports Windows Server 2016. The 3rd party licensing service, Sentinel RMS License Service, packaged with Tekla Structural License Service v2.02, shipped in March 2017, is only officially supported by it's developers Gemalto (previously SafeNet) on Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2. So currently Windows Server 2016 is not yet officially supported. However in practice 
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Tekla Tedds 2017 release notes

What’s New? Some features documented below were included in previous updates to Tekla Tedds 2016. Engineering library (United Kingdom & Asia) 2D steel member analysis & design (EN1993) Steel member analysis & design (EN1993) Enhanced to allow non horizontal members to be designed. Steel column and base plate design (EN1993) New calculation which integrates the Steel column design and Column base plate design calculations to provide a single design for both a column and a connected base plate. RC corbel design (EN1992) New calculation for the design of reinforced
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Tekla Tedds 2017 system requirements

Minimum spec CPU: P4 (3.0GHz) Memory: 1GB Disk space: 300MB OS: Windows 7 (SP1) Graphics: 1024x768 Recommended spec CPU: Intel Core i3 2.0GHz (or equivalent) Memory: 2GB Disk space: 500MB OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit Graphics: 1024x768 Supported operating systems Tedds 2017 is tested and supported on the following business versions of Microsoft Windows: Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 8.1 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1) 32-bit and 64-bit Additional requirements Tedds for Word requires a fully service packed version of Microsoft Word 2010, 2013 or 2016, 32-bit or 64-bit. Operating
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Tekla Structural License Service February 2017

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 separate computer which will act as the license server or your computer is not connected to a network then the license server software can be installed on the same computer
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Tekla Tedds 2017 & Tekla Structural Designer 2017 license activation and installation FAQs

Contents General Activation Installation Installation - client machine Installation - server Troubleshooting Back to top General Why is the license server upgrade mandatory for Tekla Tedds 2017 and Tekla Structural Designer 2017? Tekla Tedds 2017, Tekla Structural Designer 2017 and the latest version of the Tekla Structural License Service include Sentinel RMS version 9.x which is fully compatible with Windows 10. It has always been our recommendation that the latest version of the Tekla Structural License Service is deployed when upgrading your client software but with the 2017
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2017 (PBT-1702-4) (Republished)

Updated Action Required and Fixed details - please read the republished PDF. Résumé of issue Lintel analysis (BS5977) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the analysis of lintels beneath openings which are in turn subject to roof or floor loads. Occurrence This issue relates to 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 June 2012: Lintel analysis (BS5977) version 1.0.00 – 1.0.02
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2017 (PBT-1702-3)

Résumé of issue Steel member analysis & design (AISC360) Steel 2D analysis & design (AISC360) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the allowable flexural strength when the value of the lateral-torsional buckling modification factor 'Cb' is user defined. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2016 from March 2016 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Steel member analysis & design (AISC360) version 4.0.01 – 4.1.01 Steel 2D analysis & design (AISC360) version 4.0.01 – 4.1.01
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2017 (PBT-1702-2)

Résumé of issue Snow loading (BS6399) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the site snow load 's0', for sites where the altitude is less than 100 m. Occurrence This issue relates to 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 October 2009 and Tedds 11 from March 2008: Snow loading (BS6399) version 1.0.00 – 1.0.02
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2017 (PBT-1702-1)

Résumé of issue Column base plate design (AISC360) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the design of welds for W shapes or channels under small weak axis bending. Occurrence This issue relates to 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 October 2009 and Tedds 11 from March 2008: Column base plate design (AISC360) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.00
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Tedds Engineering Library (January 2017)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia 2D analysis - Frame wizard Enhanced to include the option for a monopitch roof. Other updates RC pile cap design (BS8110) Fixed undefined variable error associated with area of shear reinforcement required occurring with an eccentrically loaded 3 pile cap.Corrected interface so that the inputs for minimum and designed shear links are enabled/disabled as appropriate. Timber connection design (EN1995) Enhanced output options to include an option to omit the fixing spacing table.Enhanced output options to include an option to
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Managing your Tekla Online services Organization

As a Tekla Online Services Organization administrator, you manage your organization's user accounts and ensure that they have access to Tekla Online Services. Organization administrator responsibilities As an administrator, you manage the people in your organization group so that they can access the Tekla Onlines Services they need. These are managed through a self-service portal, the Tekla Online Admin Tool. One or more people in your organization can be administrators. The first user is invited by a Trimble representative and given administrator rights, and that person is then responsible
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Trimble Identity for Tekla Online services

Tekla Online services use Trimble Identity for identification. In addition to Tekla services, you can use your Trimble Identity with several other Trimble services, such as Trimble Connect and SketchUp 3D Warehouse. Trimble Identity provides single-sign-on access for Tekla Online services. You can sign in one service and then browse to another online service without a need to log in again. Find the services landing page here: http://www.tekla.com/services Use Trimble Identity also when signing in to Tekla Structures, Tekla Model Sharing and Tekla Field3D. How do I create a Trimble Identity?
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Tekla Tedds Engineering Library (December 2016)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Masonry bearing design (EN1996) Masonry column design (EN1996) Enhanced to incorporate the 'Normalised Mean Compressive Strength' calculation. Product bulletin December 2016 (PBT-16-12-1) Wind loading (BS6399) - Fixed a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the external pressure on a duopitch windward gable wall with a wind direction of 90 degrees. For more detailed information please refer to “Product bulletin December 2016 (PBT-1612-1)” in the Bulletins group of the Engineering Library Index.
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin December 2016 (PBT-1612-1)

Résumé of issue Wind loading (BS6399) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the external pressure coefficient for a windward wall on a duopitch roof building with the wind at 90 degrees. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2016 from March 2016, Tedds 2015 from June 2015, Tedds 2014 from June 2014, Tedds 2013 from May 2013 and Tedds 14 from October 2011: Wind loading version 3.0.00 – 3.0.15
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin November 2016 (PBT-1611-2)

Résumé Wood shear wall design (NDS) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the design of shear walls without openings which are designed using the segmented method.  Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2016 from March 2016:  Wood shear wall design (NDS) version 1.2.00
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin November 2016 (PBT-1611-1)

Résumé Rigid diaphragm force distribution There are potentially un-conservative errors affecting calculations for steel braced frames or arrangements which include skewed elements.  Occurrence This issue relates to 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 October 2009 and Tedds 11 from March 2008:  Rigid diaphragm force distribution version 1.0.00 – 1.0.05
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Tedds Engineering Library (November 2016)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Column base plate design (EN1993) New version of the existing calculation which now allows you to design a column base plate for applied moments, compressive and tensile axial forces, and shear. The calculation checks the design forces in the steel plate, the connecting welds between the plate and column, and the concentrated forces in the concrete foundation. Proprietary metal anchor data from the manufacturers' ETA can be entered and then checked against tension and shear forces as appropriate. Product bulletin November
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Tedds Engineering Library (October 2016)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Concrete specification (BS8500) Updated in accordance with BS 8500-1:2015+A1:2016 incorporating Corrigendum No. 1. Masonry wall panel design (EN1996) Enhanced to incorporate the 'Normalised Mean Compressive Strength' calculation. Snow loading (EN1991) Updated in accordance with EN 1991-1-32003+A1:2015. Product bulletin October 2016 (PBT-1610-2) Retaining wall analysis & design (EN1992/EN1996/EN1997 - Fixed a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the at-rest pressure coefficient for retaining
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