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GRAITEC SA

10 bis, Burospace
91572 BIEVRES
FRANCE
Phone : 00 33 1 69 85 56 22

www.graitec.com

TRAINING GUIDE 1st Level

MODELLING

1) TOOLBARS and BASIC AUTOCAD FUNCTIONALITY
 Presentation of AdvanceSteel toolbars including Master Toolbar
 Osnap Points, Ortho Mode , zoom tools and 3D orbit
 Undo and redo functionality

2) GRID
 Creation of a Grid
 Specific functionality for Grids (add, delete., trim axis)
 Single axes and curved axes

3) CREATION OF BEAM
 Single beam
 Compound beam
 Welded beam
 Tapered beam
 Curved beam
 Poly beam
 Folded beam
 Convert lines to beams and polylines to polybeams
 Treatments on beams (extend, cut at object, element contour, notch, miter, …)
 Representation Type of Beams
 Model role (in Note tab)
 Split and merge beams
 Match properties
 User attributes

4) JOINTS
 Overview of all available Joints
 Joints for Purlins, Base Plate, Haunch
 Create Joint by template
 Save values in Table
 Explode Joints into individual elements

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5) MODEL VIEWS
 Creation and storage of views
 Get several view ports
 Re-display all
 Hide some elements with off/on icon

6) CREATION OF PLATES
 Rectangular plates
 Polygon plates
 Folded plate
 Circular plate
 Conical plate
 Twisted plate
 Chamfer at corner
 Weld preparation on plate
 Convert a rectangular plate to a polygon plate
 Convert a poly line to a plate

7) CONNECT OBJECTS
 Bolts
 Holes
 Welds
 Use of Advance Copy tools to copy interactive Joints
 Display connected objects
 Add / remove to a connection

8) STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS
 SE Portal Frame
 SE Purlins

9) FILTER TOOLS
 Filter selected objects
 Filter the database
 Search tool

10) VERIFICATION TOOLS
 Run the Clash detection / Visualise the results
 Verification of shop or site connections
 Run the Audit functionality

11) NUMBERING
 Use the prefixes
 Run the numbering

12) DWF FILE
 3DDWF Export icon
 DWF Viewer
 Advance Steel properties

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DRAWINGS

1) PROJECT DATA
 General infos on the project

2) OVERVIEW DRAWINGS
 2D views and nodes creation
 3D views and nodes creation

3) DRAWINGS FINISH
 Green frame around the detail
 Add dimensions (with Endpoint and Midpoint object snap points, in order to keep them after an update)
 Add / Remove dimension points
 Delete / Move a view
 Change the scale of a view
 Change the clipping of a view
 Modify objects appearance (colour, visible lines, …)
 Move existing labels and dimensions
 Add a label (position number, profile, …)
 Add a level symbol
 Display weld symbols

4) PROTOTYPES
 Location for prototypes
 Different types of prototypes (Single Part drawings, Assembly drawings, Erection drawings)
 Format and Title Block
 BOM inside
 Plot style modification

5) WORKSHOP DRAWINGS
 Creation of workshop drawings
 Single part drawings
 Assembly drawings

6) LISTS / BOMS
 Creation of Lists
 Export to Microsoft Excel

7) DSTV FILES
 NC-DSTV files creation
 DXF files creation
 Change the NC-DSTV and the NC-DXF settings

8) DOCUMENT MANAGER
 Centralisation of all derived documents
 Preview of documents
 Print several selected drawings
 Layer explode several selected drawings
 « Update » or « Update Revisions » (with Revision marks)
 Backup folder

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