Advance Steel 2014 Packages

Advance Steel 2014 Packages

Available functionalities Standard Professional Premium
MODELING
• Create Structures over 10 tons*.
• Structural elements, e.g. portal frames, trusses and joists.
• Straight beams, curved beams, compound beams, welded beams.
• Plates, folded plates, gratings, folded beams.
• Miscellaneous steel (straight stairs, railings, cage ladders…).
• Shortening / Coping elements (shortening, cope, contour, miter cut ).
• Bolts, anchors, shear studs, holes.
• Advance modeling tools.
• Cladding.
• Concrete objects: beams, walls, slabs and footings.
• Timber objects: beams.
• Advance Steel API.
PREDEFINED CONNECTIONS
• Connections between structural elements: base plate joints, column-beam connections,
beam-to-beam connections, purlin connections, bracing joints.
• Steel connections checking according to EC3 and AISC standards.
• Quick-connections.
• Cold rolled connections.
• Custom Connections allowing the creation, storage and re-using of user specific connections.
LIBRARIES
• Cold and hot rolled profiles, folded beams.
• Materials: steel, concrete, timber and other materials, etc.
• Bolts, nuts, washers.
• Shear studs.
• Anchors.
• Possibility to create user sections.
MODEL CHECKING
• Collision check between elements, e.g. bolts and elements.
• Location check for connecting elements (welds or bolts).
• Construction tools access to check buildability.
• Consistency of elements numbering (fabrication, delivery and erection).
• Holes and bolts distance checking.
NUMBERING
• Numbering methods for parts, assemblies, bolts, anchors and studs.
• User-defined numbering prefixes.
• Preliminary marks.
AUTOMATIC DETAILING
• 3D and 2D views (plan and elevations).
• Node details.
• Assemblies: details styles for columns, beams, bracings, plates.
• Parts: specific views, dimensions, labels.
• Automatic dimensioning of necessary points.
• Automatic labeling.
• Automatic detection of necessary views for shop drawings.
• Intelligent manual dimensions.
• Intelligent weldinglines.
LISTS
• Lists on drawings: part lists, assembly lists.
• External lists: BOMs, assembly lists, saw cut lists, folded plate lists.
• List export to XLS, PDF, RDF…
NC FILES
• DSTV files.
• DXF files.
IMPORT / EXPORT
• SDNF, PSS, CIS/2, IFC, KISS, STAAD
• BIM synchronization with Advance Design and Revit.
MULTI USER
• Possibility for several users to work together at the same time to create a model.

* Weight limit is calculated based on standard object density per object (78.5 kN/m3 for steel; 21 kN/m3 for concrete; 30 kg/m2 for grating)

Download the list of functionalities for Advance Steel 2014 in pdf format.