Presentation on theme: "MACC Conference Soup up your Structural Production!"— Presentation transcript:
1 MACC Conference 2013 - Soup up your Structural Production! Paul Wagner, Senior BIM Consultant, Bentley LEARNservices
2 Structural Modeling Practices Organize models as needed for the projectMain FramingSecondary FramingFoundationsImported – Updated analysis modelsCopingLarge to smallTypical connectionsAECOsim Ss4 - Modify Structural Attributes Tools
3 Grid SystemsThe following Grid Systems features are provided to extend the capabilities for creating, modifying and managing grid systems:Create multiple gridsCreate orthographic and radial gridsSupported by Building Dynamic ViewsSupported by Structural Building Designer’s Automated Structural Drawings functionalityGrids can be rotated and offset from the originGrid intersections are snappable
4 Grid Systems Offset grid lines and grid labels Insert or remove grid lines at any timePreview grids by selecting floorsCreate and update grid system models at each floor elevation with a single clickSymbology settings changes are globally appliedThe ability to override global offsets for individual grid lines
5 Grid SystemsAutomatically regenerates legacy grid systems created with the existing Column Grid toolAutomatically generates grid systems from grid data imported with Bentley Structural Synchronizer (ISM) repositoriesSupports grid systems created in RAM Structural System including round tripping of changes via Bentley Structural Synchronizer (ISM)
6 Structural Modeling Practices AECOsim Ss4 - Modify Structural Attributes ToolsA new variant of the existing Modify Structural Attributes tool improves modifications to Structural members by allowing explicit modifications to be applied to multiple elements. That is, the new variant of Modify Structural Attributes acts as an explicit Change Structural Attributes tool.
7 Structural Modeling Practices AECOsim Ss4 – Key-in Only Modify Structural Attributes Tool VariantA new Modify Structural Attributes variant populates its settings by persisting the user defined settings rather than populating them with values taken from the selected members. It increases productivity by “remembering” previously applied changes that can be repeatedly applied until changed explicitly.
8 Structural Modeling Practices Place Deck ToolNatively construct and place fully modeled steel decks and composite decksComposite decks contain both steel decking and concrete slab componentsImport detailed steel and composite deck information and elementsNew steel/composite decks and changes to existing (imported or native) composite decks can be exported
12 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic Views is a general name that encompasses several related technologies which share a common goal of making model analysis and documentation more interactive and intuitive. Gone are the days when designs were just static views. They are replaced by the ability to create live, intelligent plans and sections of a design composition that update automatically as the design evolves.Dynamic ViewsSteel Framing PlansWe will use the delivered AECOsim Building Designer Project called BuildingSample_US to generate Structural Steel Plans using a variety of Drawing Composition methods.Access the delivered project by selecting the “BuildingSample_US” Project in the Microstation Manager. This will place you in the project Designs folder.
13 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansOpen the file S_Steel-LoRise.dgnTurn off the Concrete Slabs in all views (S-SLAB-CONC).Turn on the “Annotation Scale” LockSelect the Drawings and Composition Task from the task based menu.There are many options that you can use to generate Dynamic Views, or Plans, from your models. Let’s explore the different options available in AECOsim Building Designer.
14 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansFrom the Drawing Composition Task, select the first option on row “R”, Place Plan Callout.This option will allow a “User Defined” cut location in the model.Change the “Drawing Seed” in the Place Callout tool settings to: Struct – Framing Plan.Note that there are many different Structural plan options for users to choose from, like Concrete Framing Plans and more robust Analytical Framing plans for analytical models coming from ISM, or RAM imports.
15 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansEnsure the “Create Drawing” option is checked.Defining the Cut LocationWorking in View 4 (Front View), left click above the third floor framing and drag the cursor across the floor and left click to define the cut location.Move the cursor down to define the depth of the cut.Note: Using the Left, or Right views when generating the callouts will automatically rotate the Drawing Plan 90 degrees on your sheet file.
16 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansEnter the name THIRD FLOOR FRAMING PLAN.This will be the named of the Dynamic View, or Saved View that will be used to generate our steel framing plan.Generating the Drawing and Sheet ModelsCheck the box next to “Filename” under Create Drawing ModelClick on the “Create New Drawing File” IconDefine the Name of the “Drawing” file, matching the name of the Dynamic View above, set the scale to 1/8”=1’-0”This will automatically generate the Drawing file in the “Drawings” folder in the Project Dataset.
17 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansCheck the box next to “Filename” under Create Sheet ModelClick on the “Create New Sheet File” IconDefine the Name of the “Sheet” file, S1.03This will automatically generate the Sheet file in the “Sheets” folder in the Project Dataset.Set the sheet Annotation Scale to “Full Size” and Details Scale: to 1/8”=1’-0”.Check the “Open Model” checkboxClick OK.
18 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansYour Drawing and Sheet have been created using the Dynamic View “Place Plan Callout Method”.Note how your “Drawing Title” was automatically created for the framing plan and placed in the drawing. Now we need to change the Sheet Properties to reflect the sheet number.Select the “Models” Icon from Main Menu.
19 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansChange the “Sheet Name” to S1.03Click OKThe Sheet number is now changed in the Drawing Title
20 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansYou have just created a Dynamic View and Sheet of the Third Floor Framing in just a matter of a couple of minutes.Now let’s navigate back to the 3D model via Bentley’s Hypermodel technology.Hover your cursor over the Drawing TitleSelect the Open Design Model Icon from the pop-up menuThis will navigate you back to the Design Model where the Drawing was derived fromThere are also two additional icons on the pop-up menu. Open the Drawing Model to navigate to the Drawing, or Show Callouts, which will display all Callouts from other models that intersect the cutting plane of the drawing.
21 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansNow that we are back in the Design Model we can look closer at Bentley’s Hypermodel technologyHypermodel Design ReviewChange the view to IsometricNote how the model was “clipped” at your framing plan location and the Drawing Rules along with the section sizes and Drawing Title are Displayed.Let’s change a few settings and see how we can use this feature to aid in modeling of objects, or reviewing of additional annotation in our sheet files.
22 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansHover over the Yellow Floor Plan “Marker” and uncheck the last icon “Display Sheet Annotation” from the pop- up menu.Note the other icons in the pop-up menu, apply Clip Model by Callout, Show Callouts, Apply Options and Open Target (File). We will discuss these later in this lecture.Clear the Clip Volume using the Clear Active Clip Volume tool found on the Window Tool bar.This will remove the Drawing Styles that came from your sheet file.Change the Display Style to “Illustration”
23 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansNow that we have returned to our structural model and set our display style to our standard we can now explore another method to create Dynamic Views, specifically Steel Framing PlansCreate Plan View(s) OptionSelect the Create Plan View(s) option from the Drawing Composition task based menu.There are Three methods in the Create Plan tool settings. Floor Plan User Defined, Floor Plan by Floor, Floor Plan by Set. We will review our options for each, but utilize the Floor Plan by Set method.
24 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansSelect the first icon on the tool settings, Place Plan User Defined.Explore the Tool Settings for this method.Drawing Seed: Defines the Dynamic View Drawing seed filePlan Cut Elevation: User defined valueView Range: Can be either user Defined or Model Range, with Back, Forward and Cut distances defined by the user.
25 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansSelect the second icon on the tool settings, Place Floor Plan By FloorExplore the Tool Settings for this method.Drawing Seed: Defines the Dynamic View Drawing seed fileFloor Selector:Building Floors: Enables Floor ManagerView Range: Model Range, or Drawing Template with Back, Forward and Cut distances defined by the user.
26 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansSelect the Third icon on the tool settings, Floor Plan By Floor SetDrawing Seed: Struct – Framing PlanExpand Building Floors under the Reference Planes headingExpand the Lo-Rise Building FloorCheck the Create Plan for the following Floors:RoofFloor 4Floor 2Click NextYou have now selected the floors that you want to create your drawings from.
27 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansThis Tool Settings box allows you to change elevation of the cut, the forward, cut and back distances on the fly. It also allows you to add additional elevations not held in the floor manager like a catwalk, or mezzanine.Click CreateThe Create Drawing Dialog isdisplayed
28 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansChange the Name: ROOF FRAMING PLANCreate the Drawing Model following the settings shownCreate the Sheet Model following the settings shownClick OK to create the drawing and sheet for the Roof Framing PlanContinue by creating the rest of the plans in similar fashion.Note the display in View 4 is showing you the cut location of the drawing prior to creating them.
29 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansClick Cancel when finished to end the commandExpand View 1 (Isometric)
30 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansNow that we have our Drawings and Sheets created we will use the Hypermodel technology to open the sheet model directly from our 3D model.Hover over the Second Floor Plan Callout MarkerSelect the open Target Icon from the pop-up menuThis will automatically open the sheet model you just created without the need to use the Project Explorer, or File > Open.
31 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansChanging Drawing Settings/SymbologyIf you see a drawing that needs changes to structural rules, or symbology, via display styles it is to make changes in the Drawing model.Open the Drawing, SECOND FLOOR FRAMING PLAN.dgnSelect the Set Reference Presentation icon from the Drawing Composition task menuSelect the Reference File (Steel graphics) and accept.The View Attributes dialog is displayed
32 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansRemove the Columns Rules, or Un-CheckChange the Forward Clip Volume to *Project Forward – DrawingClick the Accept Changes and Push to Saved View Icon, this will update the Saved View
33 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing PlansThe Drawing now takes on a project setting that turned all of the line work to Black and our Column marks have been removed
35 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsNow that we are in our sheet file we can continue with generating Steel Elevations, but first we need to change our Sheet name like we did in a previous exercise.From the Models Icon, select the Sheet and change the Sheet Name to S1.02Select the Place Elevation Callout from the task based menu
36 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsMatch the Tool Settings in the Place Elevation CalloutDrawing Seed: Struc – Framing ElevationHeight: From ModelCreate Drawing CheckedBy setting the Height from the Model, you are going set the elevation boundary to use the full model height from the first floor to the roof.Place the Elevation Callout just above the drawing title and define the view forward (up) direction
37 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsThe Create Drawing Dialog box opensMatch all the settings show in the imageClick OK when finished
38 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsNow that we have one of our elevations placed we will go through the process of re-defining the depth of the elevation.Select the Second Floor Plan Marker and Click the Open Target Icon
39 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsSelect the Elevation Callout with your Element SelectorAdjust the Forward Clipping Plane (Top Blue T) to the column line above the Elevation Callout.
40 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsOpen the Elevation Drawing S2.01 to see the changes.Additional changes to levels and presentation can be adjusted in the Drawing Model. Levels, On or Off, Moving of Labels, etc.Now we can explore creating additional elevations and adding them to our existing elevation sheet as needed.
41 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsCreating Additional ElevationsOpen Sheet S1.02, Second Floor Framing PlanUse either your Hypermodel Link, or your back button.Select the Place Elevation Callout from the task based menuMatch the Tool Settings in the Place Elevation CalloutDrawing Seed: Struc – Framing ElevationHeight: From ModelCreate Drawing UncheckedBy Un-checking the Create Drawing option you will be allowed to adjust the forward view and then place the drawing on an existing drawing
42 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsPlace the Elevation Callout on the right side of the building and drag your cursor to the left to define the forward viewClick on the newly created Elevation Callout and adjust the forward clipping plane like the last exerciseMove the clipping plane to the first column line
43 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsNow that we adjusted the elevations Forward Clipping Plane it is time to create a DrawingCreating a Drawing from a CalloutSelect the Elevation Marker and then select the Create Drawing IconMatch the tool settings in the Create Drawing DialogName: ELEVATION ALONG COL LINE 8Create Drawing Model checkedCreate Filename (same as name above)Uncheck Create Sheet ModelUncheck Open Model.Click OK
44 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsNow we need to add our newly created elevation to our existing drawingAdding Dynamic Views to Existing SheetsOpen the file S2.01Open the Project Explorer, File > Project ExplorerExpand Building Views > Structural > Framing ElevationsBy “Default” the Project Explorer is configured to automatically harvest you project data. Take a few moments to explore the default folders delivered in AECOsim Building Designer. Users can modify folder locations and content and even link items like specifications to objects.
45 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsDrag and Drop the ELEVATION ALONG COL LINE 8 View into the sheetSelect the Attachment method of RecommendedClick OKDefine the location on the sheet and placeNote that the section sizes do not appear. This can be adjusted by going into the Drawing Model
46 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsOpen the Elevation Drawing Model by selecting the Yellow Marker and changing the Open Target to the Drawing Model and clicking the folder icon.
47 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsBy default the automatic labels will generate when you enter this model. This is done to enhance performance.To Refresh the Labels select the Refresh Automatic Annotation Icon on the Drawing Composition task menu.Note: You can also Activate the drawing in the sheet model and the Annotations will appear.
48 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel Framing ElevationsAdding Callouts to other PlansOpen the Sheet file S1.03 from the Project Explorer.Click on the Drawing Title and Select the Show Callouts buttonThe callouts that intersect, or involve the model are shown
50 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsSteel Details are easy to create in AECOsim Building Designer. The details created from the models will leverage the Hypermodel technology seen in previous exercises.Open the file S1.03, Third Floor Framing PlanWindow an area near a beam and column connectionSelect Place Section Callout from the Drawing Composition task based menu
51 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsChange the Place Section Callout tool settingsDrawing Seed: Struct – Detail SectionHeight: From ViewCreate Drawing: UncheckedPlace the section cut as shownAdjust the Clip location and the Forward and Back Clipping close to the connection of the beam and column
52 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsHover over the Section Callout and select the Create Drawing IconMatch the settings shown in the Create Drawing DialogNote: We will not open the model at this time.Click OKHover over the Section Callout and use the Open Target Icon to open the Drawing Model
53 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsNow that we are in the Drawing of our detail we can now adjust the display and draw in additional items like clip angles, bolts and annotationChanging the Reference PresentationSelect the Change Reference Presentation Icon in the Drawing Composition task menuSelect the graphics in the model and accept
54 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsUncheck the Apply Patterns optionClick the Accept Changes and Apply to Saved View IconThe patterns in our steel detail are removed
55 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsMasking Reference FilesNow we need to draw in a clip angle for the connection. Once we have that we can Mask the reference so we can draw in a hidden line.Apply a Fence around the line of the beam under the clip angle.Select References > Mask ReferenceAccept the View, then clear the fence.Draw a hidden line as needed.
56 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsComplete the detail as necessary. Text and dimensions can also be added in the drawing, but we will add to the sheet for this example.Navigate to sheet S4.01Move the detail as neededApply Annotations as needed
57 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Steel DetailsHypermodel ReviewNow that we have Plans, Elevation and a Detail we can use the Hypermodel technology to explore the context of the 3D model along with our 2D drawingsOpen S_Steel-LoRise.dgnExpand the Isometric ViewHover over the Detail MarkerSelect the Display Sheet Annotation and Clip Model by Callout options.Change the View Clip Volume Settings (View Attributes) as needed. Try it on Plans and Elevations too !
59 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsWhile AECOsim Building Designer provides a robust amount of Structural Dynamic View Seeds, many companies may wish to develop their own to match their specific workflows and standards. The following example will take you through the basics steps needed to generate a Dynamic View Seed.Open DrawingSeed_Structural.dgnlib located in C:\ProgramData\ Bentley\ AECOsimBuildingDesigner V8i\WorkSpace\BuildingDatasets\Dataset_US\dgnlibSelect the Saved Views IconFrom the Saved Views Dialog Click on the Struct-Framing Plan Saved View and Apply to the active view
60 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsSelect the View Attributes icon or CTRL+BSelect the Building category Structural TabDetach (Remove) all of the Column, Concrete, just leaving the Beams Top rules in place.At this point you can remove any other rules and add your own rules in their place to adhere to your company or project standards
61 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsContinuing in View Attributes Review the Clip Volume SettingsYou can use your own Display Styles in this option to better suite drawing needs, like a schematic look being all one color and weight.Review the View Seed Options, General Tab, setting the Discipline and Purpose as shownReview the View Seed Options, Building Designer Tab. Review the Forward, Cut and Back distances
62 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsTo make sure we do not overwrite the Delivered Seed we will now Save this View Seed as our own Seed.Select the Create Saved View iconMatch the tool settings as shown in the Create Saved View dialogView Type: Plan ViewName: MY STEEL SEEDCreate Drawing: Checked
63 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsIn the Create Drawing dialog ensure that the Discipline and Purpose are setMatch all other options as shown.Restart AECOsim Building Designer to refresh the Cache
64 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Dynamic View SeedsApplying the new Dynamic View SeedOpen S_Steel-LoRise.dgnFrom the Drawing Composition Task, select the first option on row “R”, Place Plan Callout.Select the Drawing Seed: MY STEEL SEED, the newly created seed.Create your plan at any floorOpen the file for reviewNote the new plan that has no columns, which matches our new seed.
66 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsGeometry Maps combine two fundamental capabilities, Area Patterning and (Material) Pattern Maps, to provide an efficient and convenient method for applying patterns to 3D surfaces. A Geometry Map is a 2D cell associated with an element´s material and mapped to the surface in the same manner that image files are used for pattern maps.To demonstrate this feature we will place two different floor slab types and assign Geometry Maps to them for us in our Floor Finish drawing.Open S_Foundation-LoRise.dgnOpen the Dataset ExplorerNavigate to the Project Level Structural_parts.xml file, Concrete FamilyWe will now make two specific parts to control our symbology
67 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsCopy the Part “Slabs” and paste in the ExplorerChange the name to Slabs_BroomChange the symbology to color 9Copy “Slabs” again and change the name to Slabs_DiamondChange the color to 25 and Commit your Changes
68 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsChange the Parts View Tab to Rendering PropertiesChange the Slabs_Broom part Render Material to Concrete_2Change the Slabs_Diamond part Render Material to Concrete_1Commit ChangesClose Explorer
69 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsOkay, we have a couple of parts, now we need to change the rendering materials and add our maps.Select Define Materials from the Visualization task menuExpand the Concrete&Pavers.pal palletHighlight the Concrete_1 MaterialToggle Geometry Map to On
70 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsClick the Geometry Map Icon to assign the cellAttach the cell library, GeometryMaps_sketchy.cel from the Workspace\Systme\Cell directorySelect the Concrete0005_sketchy_gClick OK
71 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsChange the Unites: FeetSize X: 1 with lock onRepeat the steps for Concrete_2 Material, changing the cell to OLDWOOD01_sketchy_g, set the scale to X=12 and set the lockYou can create any cell to use with Geometry Maps, we just used delivered cells for our example.
72 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsPlacing SlabsSelect the Place Floor Slab command from the Structural Design task menuPlace From: BottomPlace By: BoundaryThickness: 0:6On the Properties Tab, change the Materials (Family/Part) to Slabs_DiamondPlace the Diamond Finish slab in your foundation model where you likeChange the Material to Slabs_Broom finish and place in the model where you likeNote: You can save these as Catalog Items for future use
73 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsGenerating a Floor Finish PlanFrom the Drawing Composition Task, select Place Plan Callout.Select the Struct-Foundation Drawing SeedDefine the location of your cut above the floor lineCreate the drawing Name: FLOOR FINISH PLANMatch the settings shownThis model and sheet will be generated in this file.
74 Dynamic Views – Structural Discipline Geometry MapsReview the drawing to see the patterns.Additional scaling of patterns can be done in the material settings
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