Getting Started


This chapter serves as a guide to effectively setting up and managing your projects in Advance Design. It includes essential steps from initiating a new project to saving your work, along with setting up general project parameters. Additionally, a basic workflow overview is presented to improve your understanding of the software's capabilities.


Navigating the Advance Design Interface

Advance Design offers an intuitive interface, segmented into four distinct working modes, each designed to simplify different phases of your project:

  1. Model mode

This is where your project takes shape. Generate structure elements like beams, slabs, foundations and walls, apply various types of loads (point, linear, planar loads), and organize your model elements in systems and subsystems. Here, you also set up the necessary analysis assumptions.


  1. Analysis mode

After your model is set, this mode allows to perform the model meshing, launch calculation and post-processing the results.


  1. Design mode

Post-analysis, this mode provides access to a suite of advanced tools from the Advance Design modules for further refinement of your project. Note: This mode is only available after the FEM analysis is completed.


  1. Document mode

The final phase focuses on documentation. Generate and view calculation reports and images containing the main results, solidifying the outcomes of your design process.


Overview of Advance Design project steps

Advance Design working modes



By getting to know these modes and how to manage your projects, you'll be ready to make the most of Advance Design in your engineering and design work.



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