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    AutoCADStructuralDetailing2011

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    Steelmodule

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    Contents

    GettingStartedGuide...................................................................................................................... 1

    GettingStarted............................................................................................................................. 1

    ExploringtheUserInterface......................................................................................................... 1

    ProgramPreferences.................................................................................................................... 3

    CreatingaSteel

    Structure

    .............................................................................................................

    4

    CreatingaNewProject............................................................................................................. 5

    AddingWorkframes.................................................................................................................. 5

    AddingColumns........................................................................................................................ 9

    AddingBeams......................................................................................................................... 12

    AddingConnections................................................................................................................ 15

    AddingBracing........................................................................................................................ 27

    AddingPurlins

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    32

    CreatingAssemblies.................................................................................................................... 35

    Autopositioning.......................................................................................................................... 37

    GeneratingDrawings.................................................................................................................. 38

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    GettingStartedGuide

    ThankyouforchoosingAutoCADStructuralDetailing.TheSteelmoduleisatoolforgenerating

    fabricationworkshop

    documentation,

    including

    drawings

    and

    bills

    of

    materials.

    The

    exercises

    in

    thisguidegiveyouastartingpointforpreparationofyourownprojects.

    GettingStarted

    Before beginning the exercises, you need to install and register the software.

    AutoCADStructuralDetailing software comeswith theAutoCADRevitStructure

    Suite.Thissoftwareisavailablefor32bitand64bitWindowssystems.

    ExploringtheUserInterface

    OpenAutoCAD StructuralDetailing, Steelmodule, and take aminute to view the

    differentareasoftheinterface.

    Ribbon

    At the topof the interface is the standardMicrosoftWindowselement ribbon.

    The ribbon isanelementof theuser interfacewhich replaces the traditionalmenu

    and toolbars and allows easymanaging and adjusting theworkspace. The ribbon

    consistsof severalpanels,groupedon tabs thatarenamedby taskor subject.The

    ribbonpanelsincludemanyAutoCADStructuralDetailingcommandsthathavebeen

    ontoolbarsandindialogssofar,suchasicons,dropdownlists,sliders,textfieldsand

    otherelementscharacteristicofagiventab.

    NOTEItispossibletoswitchbetweenworkspaces(suchastheclassicworkspacewithoutthe

    ribbon).Todoitfollowoneofthegivenmethods:

    1ClickManagehCustomizationh (UserInterface)hintheCustomizeUserInterface

    dialog

    box

    select

    the

    Customize

    tab

    and

    in

    ASD/Workspaces

    select

    ASD

    Steel

    ClassichrightclickandselectSetcurrentfromthecontextmenuhclickApply

    2Click (atthebottomrightcornerofthescreen)andselectASDSteelClassic.

    1

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    ObjectInspector

    On the left is the Object Inspector,where you canmanage AutoCAD Structural

    Detailing elements or objects. Object Inspector displays different lists of project

    elementsaccording to thedesignstage (modeling,positions,orprintouts).Youcan

    selectanelementorgroupofelements,modifytheirproperties,orfiltertheelements

    thatdisplay

    in

    the

    Inspector.

    Filters

    also

    enable

    you

    to

    decrease

    the

    number

    of

    model

    elementsdisplayedinthedrawingarea.

    Model/LayoutTabBar

    AtthebottomofthedrawingareaisthestandardAutoCADModel/LayoutTabBar.

    Thereare2additional tabsdefinedEditionLayoutandTemplatesLayout.On the

    Edition Layout tab, you can modify the drawings (documents) generated for the

    structure elements or group of elements. The Templates Layout tab displays the

    drawingtemplatesdefinedintheproject.

    Ribbon

    Model/DrawingAreaModel/LayoutTabBarObjectInspector

    2

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    ProgramPreferences

    Preferences

    ThePreferencesarelocatedinAutoCADsOptionsdialog.TheStructuralDetailingtab

    letsyouselectthedefaultstarttemplateandworkspacenamefortheSteelmodule.

    Thesoftwarehascountryspecifictemplatesdefined(French RBCS033.dwt,English

    RBCS044.dwt,Polish RBCS048.dwt,andRussian RBCS070.dwt).

    Whenyouinstallthesoftwareandthedefaultdrawingtemplatesettingsareadjusted

    automaticallytomatchtheregionalsettingsofyouroperatingsystem.

    IntheOptionsdialog,youcanalsochangedisplaysettings,suchasthelevelofdetail

    todisplay inadrawing.Thiscan improvetheperformanceofthesoftwareonmany

    computers.

    Projectpreferences

    Thesepreferences(material/profiledatabasesandstylesofdescriptions,dimensions,

    andtables)arerelatedtoaparticulartemplateandproject.Usingthisdialog,youcan

    adddatabasesorstylesatanytimeduringprojectdefinition.

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    CreatingaSteelStructure

    Inthislesson,youwillcreatethefollowingsteelstructuremodelusingthetools

    availableintheSteelmoduleofAutoCADStructuralDetailing.

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    CreatingaNewProject

    Inthisexercise,youwillcreateandnameaprojectinwhichyouwilldefineasteel

    structure.

    1 StarttheSteelmoduleofAutoCADStructuralDetailing:ClickASD Starth (Steel).

    2 Click hNew.3 IntheSelecttemplatedialog,selectRBCS044.dwt(Englishtemplate),andclickOpen.

    4 Click hSave.5 IntheSaveDrawingAsdialog:

    Navigatetothedesiredlocation. ForFilename,enterGetting_Started_Steel. ClickSave.

    6 Proceedtothenextexercise,AddingWorkframes.

    AddingWorkframes

    Inthisexercise,youwillcreate3Dworkframesforthemainpartofthestructureand

    fortheroof.

    1 CreateWorkframe1forthemainpartofthestructure: ClickASD ModelhElementsh (Workframes).Alternatively,(forASDSteelClassicworkspace)clickSteelmenuh

    WorkframeshCreateWorkframe.

    Ont

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