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Basic Training

Course Outline

1. Project Setup

2. Modeling (3D): Member Input

  • Columns
  • Beams
  • Vertical Braces
  • Horizontal Braces
  • Joists
  • Stairs and Other Miscellaneous Members

3. Connection Design

  • Connection Input Type
    • Clip Angles
    • Shear Plates
    • End Plates
    • Moments
    • Bent Plates
    • Seated
    • Splice Plates
    • Base and Cap Plates
    • Brace Gusset Plates
  • Auto Standard Connections
  • User Defined Connections
  • Forcing and Modeling Connections
  • Design Calculations

4. Modeling (3D): Material Input

  • Adding and Modifying Secondary Material
    • Lintels
    • Concrete Stops

5. Status, Search Options and Sequences

6. Drawing Editor (2D)

  • Generating Details
  • Generating Submaterial Details
  • Generating Erection Views
  • Creating Sheet Outlines / Sheet Loading Operations
  • Placing Bill of Materials
  • Addition and Manipulation of 2D Entitites

7. Reports

  • Extracting Information from SDS/2

8. BIM

  • Importing and Exporting 3D Model Information

9. Introduction and Advanced Features

  • Parametrics
  • Report Writer
  • Advanced Selection

Register to Attend Basic Training

To sign up for Basic Training classes, please contact SDS/2 at 402.441.4000, or email Kay Ashley or Kealey Snyder. For the latest training schedule, click here.