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Use these videos and tutorial documents to gain familiarity with the concepts of Structural Toolkit and Analysis by Structural Toolkit.

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General Introduction Description Date Media
What's Structural Toolkit? A brief overview of the Structural Toolkit software 28 Mar 22 YouTube
Getting Started The first tutorial to view as a new user 28 Mar 22 YouTube
Useful Features Several useful features to help increase design efficiency 28 Mar 22 YouTube
Updating Designs Updating designs to newer versions 4 Jul 22 YouTube
Updating Designs Updating designs to newer versions 31 Jun 17 Document
Network Checkout Checking out a project from the VPN network 18 Sep 20 Document
Printing Documents Printing documents and printables 18 May 21 Document
Member Presets Member Presets 10 Sep 21 Document

Designing Description Date Media
Beam Design Different ways of designing beams 11 Apr 22 YouTube
ARR 2019 Rainfall intensity to ARR 2019 (ARI & AEP) 10 Sep 21 Document
AS1170.2-2021 Wind AS1720.2-2021 Wind Actions 10 Sep 21 Document
Wind Analysis Introduction to the Wind Loads module 18 Jul 22 YouTube
AS2327-2017 Composite AS2327-2017 Composite structures (Simple beams) 10 Sep 21 Document
AS3600-2018 Concrete Discussion about AS 3600-2018 (Rev 1) 22 Aug 19 Document
AS3600-2018 Concrete amndt 2 Updated AS3600-2018 Concrete Structures amendment 2 (Rev 1) 10 Sep 21 Document
Concrete One-way Slab Examples of single and double span concrete slab design 1 Oct 20 Document
Two-way Slab Design Designing a two-way concrete slab 29 Aug 22 YouTube
Piered Beam Design Designing a piered beam of a concrete raft slab or strip footing 1 Aug 22 YouTube
Concrete Sleeper Wall Designing a concrete sleeper retaining wall 23 May 22 YouTube
Concrete Sleeper Wall Designing a concrete sleeper retaining wall 4 Mar 22 Document
Concrete Column FRP Determining the Fire Resitance Period (FRP) of a concrete column 22 Aug 19 Document
Steel End Plate Design New Designing steel end plate for a brace frame 16 Jan 23 YouTube
Steel Column Design Designing a residential steel column 5 Dec 22 YouTube
Timber Roof Beam Become familar with the basics by designing a timber roof beam 13 Nov 14 Video
Timber Column Design New Designing a residential timber column 27 Feb 23 YouTube
Post Footing Design Designing a cantilever steel post and footing 10 Oct 22 YouTube
Hosking Discussion Hosking - Column type foundations 15 Jun 23 Document
Masonry Retaining Wall Design Designing a cantilever masonry retaining wall 7 Nov 22 YouTube
Masonry Wall & Footing Design Designing a cantilever masonry wall and eccentric footing 26 Sep 22 YouTube
Residential Raft Slab Design Designing a residential raft slab to AS2870 24 Oct 22 YouTube
AS2870 Residential Slabs Matching the Deemed-to-Comply slabs of AS2870 24 May 21 Document

Advanced Description Date Media
Using Reactions Using Member and Analysis reactions (V5.4.3 and later) 6 Dec 21 Document
Exporting Results Exporting Results 12 May 22 Document
Linking Analysis Linking Analysis and Member design 4 Feb 16 Document
Custom Steel Sections Creating and using Custom Steel sections 26 Apr 22 YouTube
Custom Steel Sections Creating and using Custom Steel sections 21 Jan 16 Document
Custom Timber Grades How to create a custom timber grade 20 Jun 22 YouTube
Custom Timber Grades How to create a custom timber grade 7 Jun 21 Document
Custom Concrete Column Creating a custom concrete column bar setout 23 Jul 20 Document

Analysis by Structural Toolkit Description Date Media
Analysis Lite vs. Standard New Compares the differences between Analysis Lite and Standard 6 Jun 23 YouTube
Analysis Lite Goes through the basics of the Analysis Lite package 4 Apr 22 YouTube
Analysis Standard Additional features that come with Analysis Standard 26 Apr 22 YouTube
Brace Frame Introduces you to the concepts of the Analysis 2 Apr 15 Video
Propped Beam Design a propped beam (backspan with a cantilever) 15 May 15 Video
Analysing a two span slab Analysing a two span slab (with RAPT comparison) 21 Jan 16 Document
Analysis Print Views Creating Analysis Print Views 6 Jun 22 YouTube
Analysis Print Views Creating Analysis Print Views 10 Sep 21 Document
Creating Groups Analysis Groups 23 Jul 20 Document
Creating a Haunch Creating a Haunch 2 Aug 21 Document
Importing CAD Into Analysis Importing CAD .DXF files into Analysis to create a model 12 Sep 22 YouTube

Updating and Licensing


For information about licensing options, updating your version, or using or diagnosing the network license, refer to these articles and videos.

Licensing Description Date Media
Licensing Options New Learn about the licensing options for Structural Toolkit 27 Mar 23 YouTube

Updates Description Date Media
Updates Updating Structural Toolkit 31 Jun 17 Document
Single USB License New How to update a single user blue USB License 19 Jun 23 YouTube
Network USB License New How to update a network red USB License 3 Jul 23 YouTube
Updating the Server Lock Updating the Network lock for a service 31 Jun 17 Document

Networking Description Date Media
Setting up a Network License New How to setup a network red USB License on a server 26 Apr 23 YouTube
Network Quickstart Network License Quick Start 11 Mar 20 Document
Moving the Service Moving the License Service 31 May 21 Document
License Monitor Using the License Monitor 11 Mar 20 Document
Troubleshooting Network License Troubleshooting 31 Jun 17 Document
Cloud License New Connecting to a cloud license 11 Apr 23 YouTube
Cloud License New Connecting to a cloud license 28 Feb 22 Document
On-Demand Analysis Enabling On-Demand Analysis 20 Feb 20 Document
On-Demand Analysis (Cloud) Enabling On-Demand Analysis (Cloud) 19 Jun 23 Document
User Logging Logging Usage using the License Manager or Service 7 Jul 17 Document
User Timeout Setting the User Idle timeout 1 Oct 18 Document
Silent Installation Installing Structural Toolkit silently 18 Sep 20 Document
Firewall Diagnosing the Firewall 31 Jun 17 Document
Setting up a static IP Static IP 29 Aug 19 Document
Softether VPN Creating a VPN using Softether 30 Apr 20 Document
Hamachi VPN Creating a VPN using Hamachi 1 Nov 21 Document

Prerequisites Description Date Media
Lock Not Detecting? Change ports, License Manager stopped? Missing prerequisite? 29 Jun 18 Document

Troubleshooting


When things go wrong, this may help.

What's Wrong Description Date Media
Project Repair Repairing a Project 12 Jul 21 Document
Fixing Analysis Graphical Issues New How to fix common Analysis graphical issues 4 Sep 23 YouTube
High DPI Settings Adjusting DPI settings to make analysis menus visible 29 Mar 23 Document
Fixing Graphics Issues Fixing Graphics issues (Application scaling, crashes, speed) 19 Feb 20 Document
STK Writer Diagnosing the PDF Writer 10 Mar 20 Document