NEWS: Tekla releases Tedds for Structural Engineers

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Tekla updates its software for automating repetitive civil and structural calculations for engineers.

Tekla, a Trimble company, has released Tedds 2015, an update to its software for automating repetitive civil and structural calculations for engineers. Originally part of Trimble’s acquisition of CSC in 2011, Tedds is now part of the Tekla portfolio of software for the architectural, engineering and construction industry.

New features allow engineers to better analyse and design beams to Eurocode—the harmonized technical rules developed by the European Committee for Standardisation for the structural design of construction works in the EU. The new capabilities also enable users to simultaneously review multiple loading configurations, and produce high-quality documentation that combines numerous calculations into a single report.

Barry Chapman, Director of Engineering at Tekla said, “Tedds 2015 enhances the Tekla portfolio and illustrates our commitment to meeting the changing needs of structural engineers. At Tekla, we understand how important productivity and performance are to our customers’ businesses, and this release delivers on our commitment, enabling customers to more quickly achieve efficient designs.”

New, Easy-to-Use Features Increase Productivity

Intuitively Design Steel Beams to Eurocode – Users can model and analyze a complete 2D frame and then design each beam, all within a single integrated calculation, eliminating the need to design each beam individually in a separate calculation.

Review Multiple Loading Configurations Simultaneously – Using the new in-built load combination generator within the 2D analysis calculation, engineers can review multiple loading configurations simultaneously.

More Easily Combine Multiple Calculations in a Single Report – Numerous calculations can now be more easily combined into a single report for submitting to clients or checking authorities.


Access all Design Codes – Users can now use all design codes including Australian, Canadian and US codes, British Standards and Eurocode, giving engineers the scope to work on different projects in areas where multiple design codes are used.

Free Upgrade Opportunity for Maintained Users – Supported Tedds users with a local license or USB key will receive a free upgrade to network licensing, enabling all their engineers to access Tedds. Availability Tedds 2015 is available now.

For more information and to download Tedds 2015, click here.

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