Up and Running with Autodesk Advance Steel 2016: Volume: 1

Up and Running with Autodesk Advance Steel 2016: Volume: 1

by Deepak Maini


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This textbook covers in detail the tools that are used to create a 3D structural model using the Autodesk Advance Steel software. Real-world industry examples are specially chosen for the structural steel detailing and BIM industry. The author has specifically covered a number of pain-points that the users face on day-to-day basis in their work.

The following are some of the salient features of this textbook:

  • Covers Imperial units based on English US installation and Metric units based on English Australia installation.

  • 606 pages of in-depth coverage of the tools to create 3D structural model from scratch.

  • Around 400 pages of tutorials on real-world Structural and Building models.

  • Detailed discussion of the Basic and Extended Modeling tools such as Portal/Gable Frames, Purlins, Trusses, Cage Ladders, Straight Stairs, Spiral Stairs, Hand-railings, and so on.

  • Detailed coverage of the Connection Vault to insert various types of connections.

  • Detailed coverage of how to create and save custom connections.

  • "What I do" tips 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.

The following free teaching resources are available for faculty:

  • PowerPoint slides of every chapter in the textbook.

  • Answers to the Class Test Questions.

  • Help for designing the course curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781530286089
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/27/2016
Series: Up and Running with Autodesk Advance Steel , #1
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.23(d)

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