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3D modeling software for steel detailing

Advance Steel detailing software is built on the familiar AutoCAD platform. Structural engineering professionals use the software to help accelerate design, steel detailing, steel fabrication, and steel construction.

Subscribe to Advance Steel alone, with AutoCAD, or as part of the Autodesk Structural Fabrication Suite. Designed to help you better connect structural design to detailing, the suite includes Advance Steel, AutoCAD, Revit, and Navisworks Simulate.

Note: To use Advance Steel 2017, you must subscribe to AutoCAD 2017.

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Advance Steel features

Parametric connections

Parametric connections

Model steel faster with a library of ready-to-use connections.

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High-quality steel shop drawings

Steel shop drawings

Use customizable templates to generate high-quality drawings.

Use a BIM process for steel fabrication and detailing

Revit interoperability

Use a BIM process from design to fabrication.

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Advance Steel extension

Connect Revit models to Advance Steel for detailing and fabrication.
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