Aveva Bocad TOWER

Bocad Tower Basic & Advanced Course




Duration: 2 weeks (40 Hrs Theory + 40Hrs Practice)

Prerequisites / Eligibility:

The person should be qualified in Diploma / B.Tech of Civil or Mechanical disciplines. Also should have a prior experience in Transmission & Distribution (Tower) industry will help them understanding the terminology and Tower modeling concepts.

Course Structure:

Training will consist of oral and visual presentations, demonstrations and set exercises. Each workstation will have a training project, populated with model objects. This will be used by the trainees to practice their methods, and to complete the set exercises.



Course Content:

AVEVA Bocad Tower Basics

 

Chapter

Description

Day 1

1

Introduction

2

The Structure and Environment of AvevaBocad

3

Tower Project Organization

4

Starting a New Project

5

User Interface

6

Backup Procedure

7

Tower Module - Grid Creation

8

Views

9

Creating Pick-Points and Dimensions

10

Dimensions

Day 2

11

Using Pick-Modes

12

Grid modification

13

Leg creating / Tower Module

14

1 Line Points Creating / Tower module

15

Diagonal and Redundant / CAT Module

16

Additional Views

17

2 Lines Points Creating / Tower Module

18

Central Gusset On Belt : Tower Module

 Day 3

19

Gusset Plate on Leg

20

Connections - CAT Module

21

Detailing Operations

22

Splices – Creation On The Legs

23

Base Creation

24

Object / Connection Properties and Other Information

25

Phases and Member Family

26

Members: Edit Member Properties

27

Search / filter

28

Copy, Move

Day 4

29

Plan Bracing

30

Hip Bracing

31

Search menu - Checking Tools

32

Marking

33

Creating Bill of Material – BOM

34

Automatic Drawings

Day 5

35

Creating and Modifying GA / Erection Drawings

36

Opening and Graphically Modifying a Nested Drawing

37

2D Graphics created with 3 CAT macros Tools

38

BoView

AVEVA Bocad Tower Advanced

 

Chapter

Description

Day 6

1

Checking Model

2

Starting A New Project

3

Creating Grid and Legs – Use of Tower Macros

4

Panels Creations – MATBRACE

5

Splice Creation: Grid1_side1– Use of Tower Macro – A Worked Example

6

Base plate creation - Use of Tower Macro

7

Gusset Connections - Use of Tower Macros

Day 7

8

Bolts + Checking Collision – Grid1_side1 - Use of Tower Macros

9

Step Bolts - Use of Tower Macro – A Worked Example

10

Cap Plate

11

Library

12

Advanced Marking

13

Advance Marking and Revision Index

14

Automatic Shop Drawings

Day 8

15

BoView

16

Create Bill of Material (BOM

17

Add BOM in a drawing

18

New Title block – Carcli

Day 9

19

Client data

20

Project management

21

Database profiles and bolts

22

Add materials

23

Cross – Arm Model Creation – A Worked Example

Day 10

23

Cross – Arm Model Creation – A Worked Example

24

NC-DSTV Standard

25

Interfaces ( DXF3D,VRML MechaniCAD, IFC)

26

Rendering (OBJ,VRML)

Outcome:

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of Tower Basics.
  • Be familiar with making Transmission Towers, Communication Towers & Monopole Structures. Etc.
  • Be confident working with detailing drawings and processes documents
  • Know the fundamentals around detailing Leg Extensions, Body, X-arms & peak connections. Etc.
  • Take the knowledge you have acquired to the detailing shop and be more confident and comfortable addressing detailing issues
  • Be familiar with International standards and know how to use them
  • Be confident enough to operate Bocad Tower module.