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KeramS
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Freecad Structural BIM

Postby KeramS » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:10 am

Hello,
I am structural engineer, but beginer in Freecad but the product seems very well.I have a question for people who develloped Freecad.
In actual version is possible to create "Paper documentation in TECHdraw" for reinforcement concrete structures wih bill of reinforcements and anotations and label of bar reinforcemens? Everything placed in the paper and print to pdf. Thank you of your response.
PS: The problem for export DXf to 3D,2D structure good free aplication NANOCAD 5.0.
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Re: Freecad Structural BIM

Postby Kunda1 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:56 am

Moved to TechDraw subforum since the question is related to that and not the title.
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Re: Freecad Structural BIM

Postby wandererfan » Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:51 pm

Kunda1 wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:56 am
Moved to TechDraw subforum since the question is related to that and not the title.
Somebody in the Arch/BIM world did a lot of work on concrete reinforcement (GSOC maybe, Amrit?)? That might be a better starting point.

If OP can get the desired information into a spreadsheet then the spreadsheet can be displayed in TD.

Other than that, I'm lost. I don't know enough about Arch/BIM to even begin to answer the question.
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Re: Freecad Structural BIM

Postby Kunda1 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:16 pm

amrit3701 wrote::bell:
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Re: Freecad Structural BIM

Postby vocx » Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:27 pm

wandererfan wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:51 pm
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If OP can get the desired information into a spreadsheet then the spreadsheet can be displayed in TD.
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I guess it's equally possibly to write the information in rich text annotations, right? It's manual work, but it should function the same.
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Re: Freecad Structural BIM

Postby amrit3701 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:28 pm

KeramS wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:10 am
Hello,
I am structural engineer, but beginer in Freecad but the product seems very well.I have a question for people who develloped Freecad.
In actual version is possible to create "Paper documentation in TECHdraw" for reinforcement concrete structures wih bill of reinforcements and anotations and label of bar reinforcemens? Everything placed in the paper and print to pdf. Thank you of your response.
PS: The problem for export DXf to 3D,2D structure good free aplication NANOCAD 5.0.
Hi, there is a lot of automation present in rebar addon (https://freecadweb.org/wiki/Arch_CompRebarStraight) to create reinforcement in the structural element but the work to translate all this information (bill of material, drawings) to PDF is still pending. However you can produce PDF from tech draw workbench but have to do manual works (like, create sections of a structural element, then create dimension and create PDF).

Thanks,