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Advance Steel software drives collaboration between engineers and detailers, improving coordination, clarifying design intent, and reducing rework. With Advance Steel, you can:
Achieve a seamless design and detailing workflow for projects in BIM
Move rapidly from design to fabrication
Streamline steel fabrication and installation
Share, refine, and sync design data with Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, Robot Structural Analysis, and Autodesk Docs. Connect steel detailing and design data to BIM and CAD workflows for efficient project delivery.
—Qichen Jiang, Director of the BIM Center, Steel Structure Engineering Company (SSEC)
—Michael Vogel, Principal, GRAEF
—Jim Kennett, Senior Drafts Person, Steel Precision Group
Autodesk Advance Steel is a 3D modeling software for steel detailing, fabrication, and construction. Use Advance Steel to connect design and fabrication when working in BIM to improve communication between steel engineers, designers, and detailers.
The software helps advance projects effectively from design to fabrication, with clearer design intent and less rework. Use Advance Steel with the AEC Collection to run structural analyses, automate design processes, create and solve for complex geometry, and detect and mitigate clashes in preconstruction.
Structural engineers, steel detailers, and fabricators use Advance Steel to design, detail, fabricate, and install steel structural systems. AEC professionals choose Advance Steel to automatically generate fabrication shop drawings and bills of material with ready-to-use templates, and to produce numerical control files to direct and automate CNC machines for fabrication.
Your Advance Steel subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.
With a subscription to Advance Steel software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement for more information.
Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Advance Steel here. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about converting a trial to a paid subscription.
The price of an annual Advance Steel subscription is
Better together for seamless integration
The AEC Collection provides designers, engineers, and contractors a set of useful tools that support projects from early-stage design all the way through to construction.