How to place the Member ( Beam )

Steps to place memeber in Tekla Structures:

  • 1. Select the beam from steel option from ribbon.
  • 2. Property pane get popup with beam properties. Appear Property pane Right side of the screen.

Change the beam properties as per requirement as below:

  • 1. Change the beam properties as per requirement.
  • 2. Change profile, material grade.
  • 3. Select Modify option.
  • 4. Adjust the floor level.


  • 1. Set the UCS of plan. (use UCS for placing parts at required level set UCS to that level and start to place the Parts).

Final steps:

  • 1. Check position of beam.
  • 2. Select the start point and select the end point on grid.