What is SDS 2 software?

SDS2 is the first and only all-in-one steel detailing software designed to automate and streamline your operations from the office, shop and field.

How much does SDS2 cost?

SDS/2 – A family member uses it in the US and raves about it (also Blue Beam?). SDS/2 offers a 35 hour video tutorial with a 30 day trial for $500 which gets deducted if you buy it. It costs $22k USD to purchase + a $3,500 annual fee, or otherwise its $6,500 annually.

What is Autodesk Advance Steel?

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.

Which software is best for steel connection design?

One of the powerful software in structure engineering for design steel structures is Etabs or Sap2000. Hello Amiu, There are number of softwares like ETABS, SAP 2000, etc but among them I believe SAP 2000 will be best to use in designing steel structure. Dedicated softwares as SAP 2000 should offer better results.

Is Tekla easy?

Tekla Structures is one of the most capable and advanced systems in its field, but one downside to this is that it takes a little longer to learn as it has more tools, settings, possibilities, and opportunities for customization. But don’t worry – you’re not alone!

Do you need AutoCAD to run Advance Steel?

Advance Steel is a CAD software application for 3D modeling and detailing of steel structures and automatic creation of fabrication drawings, bill of materials and NC files. It was initially developed by GRAITEC, but was acquired by Autodesk in 2013. The software runs on AutoCAD.

Does Advance Steel come with AutoCAD?

Software for 2D and 3D CAD. Subscription includes AutoCAD, specialised toolsets and apps.