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THE STEEL DETAILER V 3.

0 2012 TUTORIAL 1 HOW TO DETAIL A CRUSHING STATION


Date 8/3/2013 Revision A Description INITIAL ISSUE

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CONTENTS
LESSON 1 - How to Install your Tutorial LESSON 2 - Project Log-In and Insert Driving Sketch Frame LESSON 3 - Insert Columns and Duplicate Members LESSON 4 - Insert Beams LESSON 5 - Copy Connections LESSON 6 - Copy Member LESSON 7 - Punch Holes LESSON 8 - Insert and Duplicate Bracing LESSON 9 - Insert Stairs LESSON 10 - Insert Handrails LESSON 11 - Insert Crusher LESSON 12 - Copy Project LESSON 13 - Lock Members LESSON 14 - Creating General Arrangements LESSON 15 - Update Drawing Revisions and Create PDFs LESSON 16 - Create Reports

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LESSON 1 HOW TO INSTALL THE TUTORIAL


PREREQUISITES SolidWorks 2012 or 2013 Installed. The Steel Detailer V3.0 Server or V4.0 Server Installed The Steel Detailer Member Library to be empty (Refer STEP 1)

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KXcSM75600 STEP 1 If you have already uploaded Library Members before otherwise jump to LESSON 2 Follow Step 1 and Backup Your Database Download and Install Microsoft SQL 2005 Management Studio SP3.0 For more information refer to The Steel Detailer Manual http://www.microsoft.com/en -au/download/details.aspx?id=14630

1.1 Start The Management Studio in Start/All Programs

Select the local instance to Which The Steel Detailer Database id installed. And then Select Connect.

1.2 Select Server objects and then Back Up a Database

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1.3 Select TheSteelDetailer for the Database. Then Select Add.

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Select Add then the . Button

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Select a file location that you will remember.

Name the Filename and place a date at the end. Select OK 3 times.

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1.6 Expand the Object Explorer out to see the MemberLibrary Table Right Mouse Click and Select Open Table

1.7 Select holding down the shift key 1 thru and the last record and delete the records. Once there are empty rows, close Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Management Studio. You are ready to install the Tutorial

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1.8 Backup Your Member Library Archives. You can find where the library archives are by selecting the link below C:\Windows\TSD Member Library Database Location.txt Browse to the folder that is called Member Library and rename it to Member Library2. This will also ensure that you keep a copy of the old Archives.

STEP 2 Download Tutorial 1 for your country. STEP 3 Right mouse Click and Select Run as Administrator

STEP 4 Select Next

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STEP 5 Accept the terms and then Select Next

STEP 6 Select the Local Install SQL Express Instance. In some situations it will have the name of your PC and then SQL Express. Select this if the other is not available. Leave the preset settings and Select Next.

STEP 7 Select Install

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The following File Structure and files have been installed for the tutorial C:\The Steel Detailer\TSD Australian Trial Tutorials Depending on Country Installed.

The following Members have been added to the Weldment Member Library

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LESSON 2 PROJECT LOGIN AND INSERT DRIVING SKETCH


PREREQUISITES LESSON 1 Completed Installed the TSD Tutorial for 2012 OR 2013

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ9XGy-wJZw STEP 1 Select TSDProjects TSD Login

STEP 2 Select Project 9999

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STEP 3 Select WBS Code AA, TUTORIAL PROJECT

STEP 4 Select LOG-IN

STEP 5 Ensure 9999-AA is open and Select Top Plane and Select Create Sketch

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STEP 6 Insert Sketch Point on Origin

You can rename the sketch to anything you like

STEP 7 Select TSDMembers menu, select FRAMES

STEP 8 Select the Model Picture of the Frame

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STEP 9 Select the Sketch Point Radial Button

STEP 10 *Select the Sketch Point in the Graphics Area

STEP 11

Select the Green Tick

STEP 12 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the frame has been inserted.

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LESSON 3 INSERT COLUMNS AND DUPLICATE MEMBERS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 2 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8XUKKsBPvg

STEP 1 Select TSDMembers menu, Select Columns

STEP 2 Select the Model Picture of the Column

STEP 3 Select Sketch Frame Vertical Sketch Segment

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STEP 4 Select Green Tick

STEP 5 Repeat step 2,3 &4 to insert the next column.

STEP 6 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the columns have been inserted. STEP 7 Rebuild and Save STEP 8 Select the 2 unrequired cleats on Column 001 BasePlate Connection and Suppress them

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STEP 9 Select the 4 sketches associated with the unrequired cleats and hide them

STEP 10 Edit The Member Sketch Next to Each Cleat in the COLUMN Weldment Member BasePlate Connection

STEP 11 Make the Member Sketch line PARALLEL to the frame layout sketch. The sketch will be fully defined. Do this for both brace cleats in the column.

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STEP 12 Repeat step 811 for Column 2. Your 2 columns will now look like this

STEP 13 Select TSDMembers Menu and Duplicate Member

STEP 14 Select the main Steel Section in the Model of the Weldment Member to Duplicate

STEP 15 Select the Member Sketch Frame Vertical Leg DIAGONALY in opposite corner.

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STEP 16 Select the Tick

STEP 17 Delete the duplicate mate that aligns the duplicated column

STEP 18 Rotate the duplicated column to the correct orientation by flipping the alignment of the Parallel mate

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STEP 19 Repeat Step 14. Thru 18. on the opposite column. Your model will look like this

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LESSON 4 INSERT AND DUPLICATE BEAMS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 3 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWB9pLsV8a8

STEP 1 Select TSDMembers menu, Select Beams

STEP 2 Select the 1st Model Picture of the Beam

STEP 3 Select Sketch Frame Horizontal Sketch Segment

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STEP 4 Select Green Tick

STEP 5 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the beam has been inserted.

STEP 6 Select The Beam Member Assembly 9999-AABE001 and the Frame Member Assembly holding ctrl down Right Mouse Click and select Isolate

STEP 7 In Beam 9999-AABE001 Right Mouse Select the CN05-CP02 Sketch and Edit Sketch from the flyout toolbar.

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STEP 8 On the Right end of the Beam select the sketch point and DELETE any existing relationships and place it over the intersecting point of the frame

STEP 9 Do this also for CN04-CP02

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STEP 10 And Also CN03BR01

STEP 11 Select TSDMembers menu and then Duplicate Member

STEP 12 Select the Main Selection on the Beam

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STEP 13 Then select the Sketch segment line on the far end

STEP 14 Select Green Tick

STEP 15 Select TSDMembers menu and Select Beams

STEP 16 Select the Second Beam Model type

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STEP 17 Select the Far Left top sketch segment

STEP 18 Select the Green Tick

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LESSON 5 COPY CONNECTIONS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 4 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TuZkfUJ1_s STEP 1 Select TSDConnections, Copy Connection

STEP 2 Select the Plate on the Bracing Connection on the Front Beam

STEP 3 Select the Intersection Point on the rear of the Sketch Frame

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STEP 4 Select the Main Section of the rear Beam

STEP 5 Select any other beam STEP 6 Select the Green Tick

STEP 7 Select The Perpendicular Mate and Edit the Feature

STEP 8 Change to a Coincident Mate

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STEP 9 Flip the mate alignment

STEP 10 We will now insert the centre beams. Select TSDMembers menu and Select Beams

STEP 11 Select the Third Beam Model type

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STEP 12 Select the sketch line as shown

STEP 13 Select the Green Tick

STEP 14 Repeat STEP 10 to STEP 13 for the next 2 sketch lines as shown

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STEP 15 Select TSDConnections, Copy Connection

STEP 16 On the first of the 3 new beam connections, select the face of the connection cleat

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STEP 17 Select the intersection point for the connection

STEP 18 Select the member that the new connection will be welded to

STEP 19 Select any other beam

STEP 20 Select the Green Tick

STEP 21 Suppress and Unsuppress the new connection.

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STEP 22 Rotate the new connection in Beam 9999AABE002 to align with the beam

STEP 23 The connection now looks like this

STEP 24 Open beam 9999-AABE002

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STEP 25 Edit the properties of the new fin plate and uncheck the exclude from bill of materials box

STEP 26 Suppress the fasteners.

STEP 27 Repeat step 30 to step 40 to copy connections from the other 2 internal beams STEP 28 At this stage we would recommend updating the drawing of the beam with the new connection and the drawings of the connections before copying the beam.

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STEP 29 Right mouse click on the beam assembly 9999-AABE002 to open the drawing

STEP 30 Select TSD Utilities, Hide Excluded Components in Drawings. If adding a view after using this function, you must run it again. STEP 31 Update the drawing, add dimensions and sections as required to locate the new fin plates and brace cleat.

STEP 32 Open the drawing of the beam by Right Mouse clicking on a face of the beam STEP 33 Adjust the views and dimensions to fit on the page. STEP 34 Open the Fin plate drawing and the Brace cleat drawing in the same way and update them as required. 33 | P a g e

LESSON 6 COPY MEMBER


PREREQUISITES LESSON 5 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kc6GfEfjKB8 STEP 1 To copy the rear beam you must delete all external references outside of the beam assembly. This will be on the first Member Sketch and some of the connection sketches at the bottom of the beam assembly. They will need to be redefined after the copy process is completed. STEP 2 Select TSDMembers and Copy Member

STEP 3 Select the Main Section of the rear beam

STEP 4 Select the front Sketch Frame Line Segment

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STEP 5 Select Green Tick

STEP 6 Redefine the sketch relations that were deleted to do the copy member.

STEP 7 Define the connection points in the new copied beam by isolating the new beam and the first frame member

STEP 8 Exit Isolate. STEP 9 The connections on the new beam need to be reversed to align with the fin plates on the intersecting beams.

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STEP 10 Suppress the existing fin plate in the connection of the new beam

STEP 11 Unsuppress the alternate fin plate

STEP 12 Repeat step 10to 11 for the remaining 2 fin plate connections on the new beam.

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LESSON 7 PUNCH HOLES


PREREQUISITES LESSON 6 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLlzDNGZdTc STEP 1 Select TSDUtilities Punch Holes

STEP 2 Select the back of the plate at the lower left corner

STEP 3 Select the far face of the Front Beam Web

STEP 4 Select Green Tick.

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LESSON 8 INSERT AND DUPLICATE BRACING


PREREQUISITES LESSON 7 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV30-EISC3g

STEP 1 Isolate Beam 9999-AABE001 and the frame sketch.

STEP 2 Expand the Feature tree down to the first connection. Edit Member Sketch2

STEP 3 Make the sketch line Parallel to the Bracing set out sketch line

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STEP 4 Exit the sketch.

STEP 5 Edit Member Sketch3

STEP 6 Make the sketch line parallel to the bracing set out sketch

STEP 7 Edit Assembly and exit Isolate. There is no need to do this on the opposite beam because its the same.

STEP 8 Repeat Step 1 to Step 7 for the other Beams 9999AABE002 and 9999AABE006

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STEP 9 Select TSDMembers menu, select Bracing

STEP 10 Select the 1st Model Picture of the bracing

STEP 11 Select the front left bracing sketch segment

STEP 12 Select the Green Tick

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STEP 13 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the brace has been inserted. STEP 14 Create a Parallel mate between the Front plane of the brace to the front plane of the assembly to fully define the brace.

STEP 15 Isolate the brace, column 1 and beam 1.

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STEP 16 Select the Left Cut Sketch in the brace and edit sketch

STEP 17 Delete the 400 dimension defining the end cut of the brace

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STEP 17 Make the top right sketch segment collinear to the set out line as shown

STEP 18 Exit the sketch and rebuild. The end cut and fasteners will be in the correct position.

STEP 19 Select the Right Cut Sketch in the brace and edit sketch

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STEP 20 Delete the dimension defining the end cut of the brace

STEP 21 Make the bottom left sketch segment collinear to the set out line as shown

STEP 22 Exit the sketch and rebuild. The end cut and fasteners will be in the correct position.

STEP 23 Select TSDMembers menu, select Bracing

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STEP 24 Select the 2nd Model Picture of the bracing

STEP 25 Select the front right bracing sketch segment

STEP 26 Select the Green Tick

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STEP 27 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the brace has been inserted.

STEP 28 Create a Parallel mate between the Front plane of the brace to the front plane of the assembly to fully define the brace.

STEP 29 Isolate the brace, column 2 and beam 1.

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STEP 30 Repeat step 16 to 23 to define the ends of brace 2.

NOTE! If a brace is on the wrong side of the set out line, flip the parallel mate

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STEP 31 Repeat Steps 9 to 31 to insert the 2 bracing members on the far left side.

STEP 32 Suppress the cope cut at the bottom of brace 3.

STEP 33 Suppress the cope cut at the bottom of brace 4.

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STEP 34 Your model will look like this

STEP 35 Following LESSON 2, Step 13 to 16 Duplicate the front bracing to the far side.

STEP 36 Then duplicate the bracing from the far left to the right hand side NOTE! Some Bracing will require a parallel mate to define it fully in the assembly.

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LESSON 9 INSERT STAIRS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 8 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wda25oE3aNI STEP 1 Select TSDMembers menu, select STAIRS

STEP 2 Select the Model Picture of the stair

STEP 3 Select the horizontal sketch segment in the stair layout sketch

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STEP 4 Select the diagonal sketch segment in the stair layout sketch

Step 5 Select the green tick

Step 6 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the stair has been inserted.

Step 7 Isolate the stair and the frame assembly.

STEP 8 In the driving sketch part 9999AAST001D01, Edit the Tread and Grating Sketch

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STEP 9 Select the top leg length dimension and make it driven

STEP 10 Select the end point of the top sketch line and make it coincident to the end point of the stair set out sketch

STEP 11 Exit the sketch and Isolation, then rebuild with CTRL Q,

STEP 12 Copy the fin plate connections from the stair to the beam. Refer to LESSON 5.

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LESSON 10 INSERT HANDRAILS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 9 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnOwT6-LcN4

STEP 1 Isolate the Frame assembly

STEP 2 Select TSDMembers menu, select HANDRAILS

STEP 3 Select the 1ST Model Picture of the Top Mounted handrail

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STEP 4 Select the sketch optio

STEP 5 Select the top sketch name Level 1 Beam Sketch

STEP 6 Select the green tick

STEP 7 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the stair has been inserted.

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STEP 8 Show the stair assembly also.

STEP 9 In the feature tree, expand the handrail above the stair (9999AAHA002) and edit Member Sketch

STEP 10 Delete the Equal Length relation

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STEP 11 Dimension the end point to the sketch point for the stair fin plate connection.

STEP 12 Exit the sketch and rebuild. STEP 13 Select TSDMembers menu, select HANDRAILS

STEP 14 Select the 2nd Model Picture of the Top Mounted handrail

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STEP 15 Select the horizontal sketch segment in the left hand stringer layout sketch

STEP 16 Select the left hand diagonal sketch segment in stringer layout sketch

STEP 17 Select the green tick

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STEP 18 Select the 3rd Model Picture of the Top Mounted handrail

STEP 19 Select the horizontal sketch segment in the right hand stringer layout sketch

STEP 20 Select the diagonal sketch segment in the right hand stringer layout sketch

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STEP 21 Select the green tick

STEP 22 Select the Red X or press Escape to close the Member window after the handrails have been inserted.

STEP 23 Adjust the Member sketch on Handrail 2 (9999AAHA002) to get the correct gap to the stair handrail

STEP 24 Edit the Handrail Setout Sketch for handrail 2

STEP 25 Adjust the kickplate offset dimension to bring to 2 kickplates together

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STEP 26 Exit the sketch and rebuild. STEP 27 Following LESSON 6, punch holes from the handrail base plates through the top flanges of the beams and stair stringers

STEP 28 Your model will look like this

And with sketches hidden-

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LESSON 11 INSERT CRUSHER


PREREQUISITES LESSON 10 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acAC0YLysQk STEP 1 Select TSDMembers menu, Select Vendor Equipment

STEP 2 Select CRUSHER for ModelType and TSD for Model Supplier, Select the ModelType, Select Sketch Point

STEP 3 Select Sketch Frame Sketch Point

STEP 4 Select Green Tick

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LESSON 12 COPY PROJECT


PREREQUISITES LESSON 11 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Yu9-lj2Tvo STEP 1 Close the Assembly and anything else, but leave SolidWorks open.

STEP 2 Select TSDProjects, Copy Project

STEP 3 Select Get SQL Servers

STEP 4 Select SQL Server Instance [(Local)/SQLExpress, is the default]. Select Project to Copy (9999,TUTORIAL PROJECT) Select Get Files Note: The picture is an example.

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STEP 5 Select SQL Server Instance [(Local)/SQLExpress, is the default]. Enter Data as per the image to the right. Select Update List Note: The picture to the right is an example only.

STEP 6 Select Create STEP 7 Select Exit

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STEP 8 Select TSDProjects, Project Login,

STEP 9 Select Project 9997, COPY TUTORIAL PROJECT 1, Select AA, TUTORIAL PROJECT for WBS Code Select LOG-IN

STEP 10 Save and Close

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LESSON 13 LOCK MEMBERS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 12 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51bgSPTX74A

STEP 1 Select TSDProjects TSD Login

STEP 2 Select Project 9999

STEP 3 Select WBS Code AA, TUTORIAL PROJECT

STEP 4 Select LOG-IN

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STEP 5 Select TSDMembers, Lock Member

STEP 6 Select the Main Section of the Column 001

STEP 7 Select the Bolted Connection for capturing the Bolts with the Member, I.e. BP01 is the connection that has the Bolts for the baseplate connection.

STEP 8 Hit Green Tick

STEP 9 After Lock has occurred, Hit Ctr Q and Ctr S STEP 10 Repeat STEPS 5 - 9 until all Members are completed

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The completed model should look like this, after all Members are locked.

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LESSON 14 CREATING GENERAL ARANGEMENTS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 13 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXsEUDIlBk0 STEP 1 Select File Menu, New

Any A3 Drawing Sheet is good.

STEP 2 Select Next

STEP 3 Insert a side Elevation of 9999-AA, Hit the Green Tick

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STEP 4 Select View Layout Tab in the Command Manager, then Project View Place 3 More Views, TOP, LEFT, ISOMETRIC

STEP 5 Change Scale to suit ie A3 (1:75) Right Mouse Click Drawing, Select Properties

STEP 6 Select the Annotation TAB on the Command Manager, Note

STEP 7 Select Column C001 Edge and Pick to the left of the Column, then select Link to Property.

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STEP 8 Select Component to which., then Select AssemblyDoc as field

STEP 9 Click of to the side to set the note STEP 10 Copy the annotation created in 7 from 1 Section to another and notice the updated section. If the note does not display anything it means the member has not been locked.

STEP 11 Save the General Arrangement in the WBS 9999-AA directory. C:\The Steel Detailer\<TSD Australian Trial Tutorials>\ Project\9999\9999-AA\ <TSD Australian Trial Tutorials> - Your Country.

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LESSON 15 UPDATING REVISIONS AND CREATE PDFs


PREREQUISITES LESSON 14 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T11ZfQHJpX8 STEP 1 Select TSDDrawings, Document Manager

STEP 2 Select Document Status Filter, Locked

STEP 3 Select the Select All Tick

STEP 4 Select Modify Revisions

STEP 5 Select Update Current Revision Radial Button, Enter in Data, Select Update,

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STEP 6 Select OK

STEP 7 Select Create PDFs

STEP 8 Select UPDATE

STEP 9 After PDFs are Complete, Check the PDF folder found C:\The Steel Detailer\<Country Tutorial\Project\9999\PDFs\

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LESSON 16 CREATE REPORTS


PREREQUISITES LESSON 15 Completed

VIDEO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-paxBEE1_Q STEP 1 Select TSDDrawings, Reports STEP 2 Select CUT LIST A Material Cut List is created STEP 3 Select Total Radial Button, then BOLT LIST A Total Bolt List is created STEP 4 Select By Member, Then BOLT LIST A By Member Bolt List is created STEP 5 VENDOR LIST A Vendor List is created STEP 6 Select FLAT BAR LIST A Flat Bar List is created STEP 7 Select PLATE LIST A Plate List is created

Note: All reports are place into respective folder in the Project Folder C:\The Steel Detailer\TSD Australian Trial Tutorials\Project\9999 <TSD Australian Trial Tutorials> - Your Country.

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