Advance Steel: Structural Steel Detailing

Autodesk Advanced Steel 2017

Advance Steel is the engine that accelerates every step of a project involving structural steel detailing, from design to construction. Improve the accuracy and timeliness of projects with a library of parametric structural elements, steel connections, and plates.

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

CPU Type

Multicore Xeon® or i-Series processor or AMD® equivalent with SSE2 technology (highest affordable CPU speed rating recommended)



Usually sufficient for a typical editing session on any model size. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.

Display Resolution

1360 x 768 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Microsoft Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card as recommended by Autodesk.

125% Desktop Scaling (120 DPI) or less recommended.

Disk Space

  • Autodesk Advance Steel 2017 requires 2.5 GB free disk space
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 with Advance Steel requires 8.5 GB free disk space
  • It is recommended 1 GB additional free disk space for disk cache

Note: The system temporary folder requires up to 12 GB of additional free space during download installation.

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant or 3Dconnexion®-compliant device


  • Web installation
  • Download
  • Installation from DVD
  • Installation from USB (only for Autodesk AutoCAD with Advance Steel)


Internet Explorer® 9.0 or later

Additional Requirement

Internet connectivity for license registration