Asset 12 Asset 10 Asset 15 Asset 15 autodesk_icon_font_04_06_16_kl Asset 11 autodesk_icon_font_04_06_16_kl autodesk_icon_font_1_18_17_start_over-01

Keyboard ALT + g to toggle grid overlay

Features

Advance Steel 2018 structural steel design toolset

Advance Steel detailing software gives structural engineers and detailers a large library of intelligent parametric structural elements, steel connections and plates.

Steel modelling

  • Parametric steel connections

    Ready-to-use Connection Vault can help save time.

  • Built-in connection design engine

    Check steel-connection design in real time.

  • Stairs, railings and cage ladders

    Model miscellaneous steelwork more quickly.

  • Sheet metal and folded plate work

    Create folded elements of any shape more quickly.

  • Fabrication data information

    Access and transfer fabrication data and properties.

  • Dynamo extension for Advance Steel

    Create parametric complex structures with a visual programming tool.

  • Select and view parts of a model

    Isolate and display selected elements.

  • Intelligent structural objects

    Object library and wizards enable quicker modelling.

Detailing & documentation

  • New

    Create a call-out directly on drawing

    From a selected area in an existing drawing, create a call-out and assign it a specific scale.

  • General arrangement drawings

    Produce clearer drawings for erection on site.

  • Steel shop drawings

    Generate more accurate drawings for fabrication.

  • NC data

    Generate data for CNC workshop machines.

  • Create more accurate BOMs

    Automatically generate BOMs based on design data.

  • Document Manager

    Control and track your documentation.

Interoperability

  • Bi-directional link with Revit

    Faster time to fabrication with model synchronisation.

  • AutoCAD Plant 3D interoperability

    Integrate real-time workflow.

  • Robot Structural Analysis interoperability

    Optimise your structure with bi-directional links.

  • MIS software interoperability

    Export data via KISS, XML or IFC with MIS software.

  • New | BIM 360 Team interoperability

    Collaborate more efficiently across the design team.

  • New | Custom settings import

    Import your custom settings when moving to new versions.

  • Open and flexible API

    Extend and enhance the use of Advance Steel.

  • IFC abilities

    Import or export a 3D model to an IFC 2x3 file.

  • View native drawings in AutoCAD

    Object enabler lets you view Advance Steel drawings.

  • Navisworks interoperability

    Integrate data for quantification, simulation and review.

  • Work-sharing

    Several users can work on the same project at once.

  • Model-based approval workflow

    Colour code objects based on approval status.