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MultiSTEEL Video Tutor


Contents Page

0. Getting Started

0.1 MultiSUITE Preferences

0.2 Drawing Setup - Advantages

0.3 Arranging the Toolbars

0.4 What is MultiDRAFT?

0.5 Resetting the system to its default status

1. Tutorial One: 2D Framing Plan

 
1.1. Drawing Setup  
1.2 Creating our Plan Grid  
1.3 Drawing Steel End Views  
1.4 Forming Grid Lines into Steel  
1.5 Drawing Steel with Members Method  
1.6 Using the Run Command  
1.7 Show Labels  
1.8 Edit Steel  
  1.9 Notching Steel  
  1.10 Annotation  
  1.11 Adding Connection Detail  
  1.12 Adding Material List  
  1.13 Exporting Data and Importing into Excel  
2. Tutorial Two: 3D Model  
2.1 Using Set View and Show 3D  
2.2 Inserting Steel Datum Symbol  
2.3 Exporting Frame to 3D Model  
2.4 Starting 3D Drawing  
2.5 Creating 3D Grid  
2.6 Importing 2D Frame and Show Symbol  
  2.7 Form Top Floor Gridlines into Steel  
  2.8 Form Bottom Beams and Columns  
  2.9 Centre of Gravity calculation  
  2.10 Adding Stair  
  2.11 Adding Ladder  
  2.12 Adding Handrails  
  2.13 3D Viewing Methods  
  2.14 Exporting the Model to a Link File  
  2.15 Sectioning Model to create 2D Drawings  
3. Tutorial Three: Portal Frame Example  
3.1 Main Portal Structure  
3.2 Purlins, Sheeting Rails, and Cladding  
3.3 Plans and Elevations  
4. Tutorial Four: Tubular Frame Example  
4.1 Setting out frame  
4.2 Adding Main Steel and Simple Editing  
4.3 Adding Bracing and Cutting Back  
4.4 Naming Steel and building Material List  
  4.5 Applying an Offset in the X and Y directions  
  4.6 Displaying the drawing in 3D  
  4.7 Creating Bracing Sketch, Template and Data  
  4.8 Creating a CNC File  
5. Tutorial Five: MultiSTEEL Objects  
5.1. Stick Lines  
5.2. Steel 2D Outlines  
5.3. Symbol Style  
5.4. 3D Steel Objects  
5.5. Steel Labels  
  5.6. Connection Symbol  
  5.7. Stair Objects  
  ____5.7.1. Introduction and Configuration  
  ____5.7.2. Creating a Stair Style  
  5.8. Ladder Objects  
  5.9. Handrailing  
  ____5.9.1. Introduction and Configuration  
  ____5.9.2. Using SHS Handrailing  
  ____5.9.3. Using CHS Handrailing  
6. Tutorial Six: Plate Commands and Advanced Features  
6.1. Advanced Plates  
7. Tutorial Seven: Editing Commands and Techniques  
7.1. Editing Dialog and MATCHSTEEL  
8. Tutorial Eight: Material List: Advanced Commands  
  8.1. Customising the Connection Tags  
9. Tutorial Nine: Advanced Features  
  9.1. Curved and Castellated Steel  
  9.2. Cladding Commands: 2D and 3D  
10. Tutorial Ten: MultiSTEEL 3D - Using Model Manager  
  10.1. More on using the Model Manager  
11. Tutorial Eleven: Importing and Exporting MultiSTEEL Data  
  11.1. Overview of MultiSTEEL Integrator  
  11.2. Importing a STAAD file  
  11.3. Exporting MultiSTEEL Model to Aveva PDMS  
  11.4. Exporting to SDNF format  
  11.5. Displaying a MultiSTEEL Model in Navisworks  
  11.6. Further explanation of Mapping Files  
12. Tutorial Twelve:Creating Scale Details  
  12.1. Model Space Method  
 

____12.1.1. Initial Drawing Setup

 
 

____12.1.2. Using Clip Scale

 
 

____12.1.3. Rescaling Details

 
 

12.2. Paper Space Method

 
  ____12.2.1. Initial Paper Space Setup  
 

____12.2.2. The Paperspace Manager and Clip Scale

 
13. Tutorial Thirteen: Configuring MultiSUITE  
  13.1. Drawing Borders :Quick Methods  
  ____13.1.1. Modifying the Default Border and Titles  
  ____13.1.2. Substituting your own Border  
  13.2. Drawing Borders :Advanced Methods  
  ____13.2.1. Modifying Default Title Block fields  
  ____13.2.2. Using Multiple Drawing Border Styles  
  ____13.2.3. Using the Xref feature in larger companies  
  13.3. Switching Off Auto Drawing Setup  
  13.4. Understanding the Steel Databases  
  13.5. Making Changes to Steel Databases (Excel)  
  13.6. Setting the Configuration on MULTI.DWT  
  13.7. Configuring Layer Colours  
  13.8. Modifying Layer Names to Company Standard  
  13.9. Understanding Dimension Styles  
  13.10. Configuring MultiSUITE Text and Text Styles  
  13.11. Customising MultiSUITE Symbols  
  13.12. Configuring Pen Widths for Plotting  
  13.13. Networking Considerations  
14. Tutorial Fourteen: Drafting and Detailing a Mezzanine Floor  
  14.1 Initial Setup and Grid Layout  
  14.2 Adding the Main Beams and Columns  
  14.3. Adding the Top Plates and Base Plates  
  14.4. Adding the Floor Joists  
  14.5. Naming the Joists  
  14.6. Adding the Stair and Handrails  
  14.7. Detailing the Main Beams  
  14.8. Detailing the Joists  
  14.9. Detailing the Columns  
  14.10. AutoDetailing the Members  
  14.11. Detailing the Stairs  
  14.12. Converting an existing 2D Drawing  
  14.13. Dimension Styles  
  14.14. Presentation of Final Layout Drawing  
  ____14.14.1. Converting 3D Model to 2D  
  ____14.14.2. Labelling the Layout Drawing  
  ____14.14.3. Stairs, Layers and Text  
  ____14.14.4. Using MultiSCALE for the Final Layout  
  14.15. Using the Alternative Gap Method for Joists  
  14.16. Mezzanine Utility Menu  
15. Tutorial Fifteen: Customising the Mezzanine Libraries 96:00
  15.1 Introduction and Setting up DETAILER menu  
 

15.2. Overview of DETAILER Menu and Connections

 
 

15.3. Understanding CONNEC.DBF and DETAILS.DWG

 
  15.4. Simple Editing and Library Updating  
 

15.5. Adding new items into CONNEC.DBF

 
 

15.6. Creating new page in CONNEC.DBF

 
 

15.7. Additional Commands and Techniques

 
16. Tutorial Fifteen: Offshore Jacket Modelling and Detailing 96:00
  16.1. Getting Started  
  16.2. Adding New Circular/Pipe Sections  
  16.3. Developing a 3D Grid for a 4 Leg Jacket  
  16.4. Defining 3 Leg and 4 Leg Jacket Geometry  
  16.5. Drawing Main Jacket Legs  
  16.6. Drawing Bracing and Coping Back Connections  
  16.7. Creating and Editing 2D G.A. Drawings  
  16.8. Import and Export of Model to Analysis  
  16.9. Project Example  
  16.10. CNC Links in MultiSTEEL Offshore  

 

 

 

 

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