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MultiSTEEL Video Tutor
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Updated Nov 2006

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0. Getting Started

19 mins

 

0.1 MultiSUITE Preferences

3:00  

0.2 Drawing Setup - Advantages

4:00  

0.3 Arranging the Toolbars

4:00  

0.4 What is MultiDRAFT?

6:00  
0.5 Resetting the system to its default status 2:00 New !

1. Tutorial One: 2D Framing Plan

80 mins

 
1.1. Drawing Setup 7:00  
1.2 Creating our Plan Grid 7:30  
1.3 Drawing Steel End Views 7:00 New !
1.4 Forming Grid Lines into Steel 8:00  
1.5 Drawing Steel with Members Method 5:00  
1.6 Using the Run Command 3:00  
1.7 Show Labels 4:00  
1.8 Edit Steel 6:00  
1.9 Notching Steel 8:00  
1.10 Annotation 5:00  
1.11 Adding Connection Detail 6:00  
1.12 Adding Material List 8:00  
1.13 Exporting Data and Importing into Excel 3:00  
2. Tutorial Two: 3D Model 53 mins  
2.1 Using Set View and Show 3D 4:30  
2.2 Inserting Steel Datum Symbol 4:00  
2.3 Exporting Frame to 3D Model 2:00  
2.4 Starting 3D Drawing 1:30  
2.5 Creating 3D Grid 4:00  
2.6 Importing 2D Frame and Show Symbol 4:00  
2.7 Form Top Floor Gridlines into Steel 3:00  
2.8 Form Bottom Beams and Columns 4:00  
2.9 Centre of Gravity calculation 2:30  
2.10 Adding Stair 6:00  
2.11 Adding Ladder 3:00  
2.12 Adding Handrails 3:30  
2.13 3D Viewing Methods 2:20  
2.14 Exporting the Model to a Link File 3:30  
2.15 Sectioning Model to create 2D Drawings 8:00  
3. Tutorial Three: Portal Frame Example 26 mins  
3.1 Main Portal Structure 7:30  
3.2 Purlins, Sheeting Rails, and Cladding 7:00  
3.3 Plans and Elevations 12:00  
   
4. Tutorial Four: Tubular Frame Example 38 mins  

4.1 Setting out frame 2:20  
4.2 Adding Main Steel and Simple Editing 4:00  
4.3 Adding Bracing and Cutting Back 6:00  
4.4 Naming Steel and building Material List 3:30
4.5 Applying an Offset in the X and Y directions 6:20
4.6 Displaying the drawing in 3D 10:00  
4.7 Creating Bracing Sketch, Template and Data 5:30  
4.8 Creating a CNC File 2:30  
5. Tutorial Five: MultiSTEEL Objects 72 mins  

 

 

5.1 Stick Lines 10:00  
5.2 Steel 2D Outlines 2:00  
5.3 Symbol Style 2:00  
5.4 3D Steel Objects 2:30  
5.5 Steel Labels 5:00  
5.6 Connection Symbol 5:00  
5.7 Stair Objects    
____5.7.1 Introduction and Configuration 8:00  
____5.7.2 Creating a Stair Style 6:00  
5.8. Ladder Objects 6:00  
5.9. Handrailing    
____5.9.1 Introduction and Configuration 9:00  
____5.9.2 Using SHS Handrailing 10:00  
____5.9.3 Using CHS Handrailing 8:00  
6. Tutorial Six: Plate Commands and Advanced Features 4 mins  
  6.1 Advanced Plates 4:00  
7. Tutorial Seven: Editing Commands and Techniques 6:00  
  7.1 Editing Dialog and MATCHSTEEL 6:00
8. Tutorial Eight: Material List: Advanced Commands 5:00  
  8.1 Customising the Connection Tags 5:00
9. Tutorial Nine: Advanced Features 5 mins  
  9.1 Curved and Castellated Steel 2:30  
  9.2 Cladding Commands: 2D and 3D 3:00  
10. Tutorial Ten: MultiSTEEL 3D - Using Model Manager 6 mins  
  10.1 More on using the Model Manager 6:00  
11. Tutorial Eleven: Importing and Exporting MultiSTEEL Data 42 mins  
11.1 Overview of MultiSTEEL Integrator 2:00  
11.2 Importing a STAAD file 13:00  
11.3 Exporting MultiSTEEL Model to Aveva PDMS 14:00  
11.4 Exporting to SDNF format 5:00  
11.5 Displaying a MultiSTEEL Model in Navisworks 2:00  
11.6 Further explanation of Mapping Files 6:00
12. Tutorial Twelve:Creating Scale Details 28 mins  
12.1 Model Space Method    

____12.1.1 Initial Drawing Setup

4:00  

____12.1.2 Using Clip Scale

8:00  

____12.1.3 Rescaling Details

5:00  

12.2. Paper Space Method

   
____12.2.1 Initial Paper Space Setup 4:00  

____12.2.2 Paperspace Manager and ClipScale

6:00  
13. Tutorial Thirteen: Configuring MultiSUITE 96 mins  
13.1 Drawing Borders :Quick Methods    
____13.1.1 Modifying the Default Border and Titles 10:00  
____13.1.2 Substituting your own Border 3:00  
13.2 Drawing Borders :Advanced Methods    
____13.2.1 Modifying Default Title Block fields 8:00  
____13.2.2 Using Multiple Drawing Border Styles 5:00  
____13.2.3 Using the Xref feature 3:00
13.3 Switching Off Auto Drawing Setup 2:00  
13.4 Understanding the Steel Databases 11:00  
13.5 Making Changes to Steel Databases (Excel) 9:00  
13.6 Setting the Configuration on MULTI.DWT 6:00  
13.7 Configuring Layer Colours 5:00  
13.8 Modifying Layer Names to Company Standard 3:00  
13.9 Understanding Dimension Styles 9:00  
13.10 Configuring MultiSUITE Text and Text Styles 7:00  
13.11 Customising MultiSUITE Symbols 5:00  
13.12 Configuring Pen Widths for Plotting 6:00  
13.13 Networking Considerations 6:00  
14. Tutorial Fourteen: Drafting and Detailing a Mezzanine Floor 97 mins  
14.1 Initial Setup and Grid Layout 5:00  
14.2 Adding the Main Beams and Columns 8:00  
14.3. Adding the Top Plates and Base Plates 4:00  
14.4. Adding the Floor Joists 9:00  
14.5 Naming the Joists 1:30  
14.6 Adding the Stair and Handrails 4:00  
14.7 Detailing the Main Beams 5:00  
14.8 Detailing the Joists 2:30  
14.9 Detailing the Columns 2:00  
14.10 AutoDetailing the Members 2:00  
14.11 Detailing the Stairs 11:00  
14.12 Converting an existing 2D Drawing 12:00  
14.13 Dimension Styles 6:00  
14.14 Presentation of Final Layout Drawing    
____14.14.1 Converting 3D Model to 2D 5:00  
____14.14.2 Labelling the Layout Drawing 4:00  
____14.14.3 Stairs, Layers and Text 4:00  
____14.14.4 Using MultiSCALE for the Final Layout 6:00  
14.15 Using the Alternative Gap Method for Joists 2:30  
14.16 Mezzanine Utility Menu 5:00  
15. Tutorial Fifteen: Customising the Mezzanine Libraries 96 mins  
15.1 Introduction and Setting up DETAILER menu 2:00  

15.2 Overview of DETAILER Menu and Connections

8:00  

15.3 Understanding CONNEC.DBF/ DETAILS.DWG

6:00  
15.4 Simple Editing and Library Updating 2:30  

15.5 Adding new items into CONNEC.DBF

10:00  

15.6 Creating new page in CONNEC.DBF

9:00  

15.7 Additional Commands and Techniques

11:00  
16. Tutorial Fifteen: Offshore Jacket Modelling and Detailing 96 mins  
16.1 Getting Started 4:00  
16.2 Adding New Circular/Pipe Sections 4:00
16.3 Developing a 3D Grid for a 4 Leg Jacket 8:00  
16.4 Defining 3 Leg and 4 Leg Jacket Geometry 3:00  
16.5 Drawing Main Jacket Legs 8:00  
16.6 Drawing Bracing and Coping Back Connections 9:00  
16.7 Creating and Editing 2D G.A. Drawings 5:00  
16.8 Import and Export of Model to Analysis 2:00  
16.9 Project Example 1:00  
16.10 CNC Links in MultiSTEEL Offshore 2:00  

 

 

 

 

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