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ASThis textbook covers in detail the tools that are used to generate 2D detail drawings and fabrication drawings of the 3D structural model created in Volume 1 of this book. You will learn how to use drawing processes as well as drawing styles for generating the 2D documentation. The author has also covered the process of validating the structure model and checking it for clashes. There is a special chapter covering BIM data interoperability with Autodesk Revit. The following are some of the salient features of this textbook:

  • Complimentary access to more than 180 minutes of videos covering all tutorials in the book
  • 328 pages of in-depth coverage of the tools to generate detail drawings of the 3D structural model.
  • Detailed discussion of how to validate the structural model for modeling error and checking the clashes in the model.
  • Detailed discussion of creating custom prefix configuration for numbering.
  • Covers in detail the process of generating the 2D drawings using drawing processes as well as drawing styles.
  • Covers basic customization of drawing processes.
  • Covers basic customization of prototypes and BOM templates.
  • Covers the process of generating NC and DXF files for machining.
  • Special chapter on BIM data interoperability with Autodesk Revit, including importing Steel Connections.
  • “What I do” sections describing some real-world challenges that Advance Steel users face and the author’s approach in those situations.
  • Tips and Notes providing additional information about the topic in discussion.
  • End of chapter skill evaluation to review the concepts learnt in the chapter.
  • Complimentary access to the teaching resources for faculty members.
  • Answers to Class Test Questions for the faculty members.

In Australia

If you are in Australia, you can purchase this textbook by clicking on the following link:

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All Cadgroup Australia customers will get 10% discount on this textbook.

Outside Australia

If you are not in Australia, you can purchase this book from Amazon.com

 

You can download the PDF file of the Table of Content of this textbook by clicking on the following link:

Table of Content

Accessing Tutorial Files

The author has provided all the files required to complete the tutorials in this textbook. These files can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

Tutorial Files 

 

To know more about Advance Steel, visit the Steel Squad Website

If you have an Advance Steel support question, please send an email to steelsquad@autodesk.com

Guidelines for requesting help from the Steelsquad:

When sending a support email to the Steel Squad support, please include the following:

  • Your Contact information: Name, Phone number, and email
  • On the subject line give a short description of your request
  • Briefly describe what you were doing on the model or drawing you were working on
  • In the body of the email please include: Company name and address
  • In the email also include the model, drawings, and if necessary AstorAddin and AstorSettings databases
  • AstorAddIn can be found at the following location: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Advance Steel 2017\User2\Data\
  • AstorSettings can be found at the following location: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Advance Steel 2017\Steel\Data\

 

Membership login will be required to access video tutorials. Please send me your proof of purchase at deepak@deepakmaini.com to get your login information.