AutoCAD Structural Detailing – Steel Fabrication Drawings Tutorial

Link to YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efRgPC_FWuY

Many of you have probably had a dabble with AutoCAD Structural Detailing and placed a few 3D connections on a steel structure using the automated macros and not really taken it any further! The process of creating fabrication drawings is surprisingly fast and efficient providing you have a good set of templates and a basic understanding of the workflow.

In this tutorial I thought I would share the process of going from a 3D ASD model to finished fabrication drawings. We will be looking at the following features:

  • Element Positioning – The process of assigning unique marks to each object.
  • Grouping – Organising objects into assemblies
  • Using Templates
  • Creating Printouts

Enjoy!

Link to YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efRgPC_FWuY

LawrenceH