Structural steel detailing with StruBIM Steel


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  • Online in a group, approximately 15 students per course.
  • On-site in a group, approximately 15 students per course.


  • Engineers from CYPE’s technical department.


  • Learning through practical exercises on individual computers.


  • Certificate of achievement and course attendance. A minimum attendance of 75% is required.


This course focuses on steel detailing using the StruBIM Steel tool. The course will provide you with the essential skills for working with the program, focusing on the main workflows supported by the program, structural and connection modelling tools, generating detailing drawings, exporting for fabrication, and generating lists of materials.

General objectives

  • Learning the processes of data entry, analysis of results and processing of information to obtain the project’s graphical information and written information.
  • Acquiring the necessary skills for using the programs.

Target group

  • Architecture, engineering and construction professionals.
  • Students in their final years of technical studies who are interested in learning about this tool that is so widespread in firms and technical offices.
  • Companies, organisations and groups wishing to attend these courses from their offices.

Lesson plan

  • A brief overview of CYPE technology.
  • Multi-collaborative workflows and technology.
  • “CYPECAD – StruBIM Steel” workflow.
  • “CYPE 3D – StruBIM Steel” workflow.
  • Integrating IFC models into the workflow using IFC Uploader.
  • Defining material libraries.
  • Defining element libraries.
  • Entering reference grids.
  • Importing templates in DXG, DXF, etc. format.
  • Modelling sections.
  • Creating connections.
  • Entering reference planes.
  • “Section” operation.
  • Entering plates.
  • Adjusting sections.
  • Trimming sections.
  • “End plate” operation.
  • Trimming plates.
  • Entering bolts.
  • Entering welds.
  • Entering openings.
  • “Concrete” operation.
  • Entering anchors.
  • Entering stiffeners.
  • Scenes and views.
  • Dimensions and tags.
  • Element tables of sets.
  • Part and assembly numbering.
  • Sheet generation options.
  • Part sheets.
  • Connection sheets.
  • Sheets based on model views.
  • Compositions of model sheets.
  • Fabrication models (DSTV, STEP).
  • Drawings in DWG, DXF or PDF format.
  • Exporting the detailing of the model in IFC EM.11 (Exchange Model 11).
  • Project reports.
  • Quantities reports.
  • glTF file compatible with


  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic knowledge of architecture, engineering or construction.
  • Laptop with mouse, wifi connection and USB port.
  • Installing StruBIM Steel.

To optimise your training time, please bring your personal laptop with the programs already installed. To do so:

  1. Your system must meet the minimum requirements for running CYPE programs: Minimum requirements.
  2. Register on the free platform and download and install the latest version of StruBIM Steel. If you plan to use a “Temporary License Version”, choose this option in the installation process and enter the key provided.
  3. Installation information: How to register, download and install applications.
  4. Confirm that each program opens correctly and access any of the example jobs: How to access example jobs.

Should you experience any issues, please contact Technical Support prior to beginning the training.

Common issues:


The price of this course will vary depending on the number of participants and the type of training (online or on-site). Please ask our team for a quote.

Teaching material

  • Temporary internet license for private use during the course and training.
  • Course guide and exercise material.
  • Certificate of achievement and course attendance. A minimum attendance of 75% is required.


  • Based on the course approach and the methodology used, a maximum of 15 students is recommended.
  • The method of payment will be the one agreed upon in the accepted quote for the training course.
  • Taxes and fees are not included in the price. Please inquire about discounts when taking the course at CYPE’s offices or at the offices of its distributors.

Would you like to carry out this practical course in your company or organisation?

Our team will be in touch with you when a new session can be arranged.

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