Autodesk BIM for Structural Engineering 2011 Curriculum

This curriculum helps aspiring civil and structural engineers master engineering design and analysis, and structural modeling while promoting new ways of working to create sustainable design and construction. Students can learn how to model structural components, use BIM for structural analysis and design, create construction documents, and coordinate with other disciplines.

Promote success by utilizing the complete kit of professionally developed instructor tools, student workbooks, and datasets that may be seamlessly integrated into your curriculum.

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Instructor Guide

This curriculum contains an Instructor Guide that outlines concepts, learning objectives, and questions and answers, and is also accompanied by presentation teaching tools.

Instructor Guides

Instructor Resources

Student Workbook

Each unit is mirrored by a student workbook unit that provides project-based exercises that support the concepts introduced in the Instructor Guide.


Included in the curriculum are video tutorials demonstrating structural engineering concepts within the Autodesk® portfolio.


The datasets are used in conjunction with the student workbook to work through the provided exercises.

Unit 2 Dataset Files

Unit 3 Dataset Files

Unit 4 Dataset Files

Unit 5 Dataset Files

Unit 6 Dataset Files

Autodesk software highlighted in this curriculum:

  • Autodesk® Revit® Structure 2011 software
  • Autodesk® Navisworks® Manage 2011 software
  • Autodesk® Design Review 2011 software
  • Autodesk® Robot™ Structural Analysis 2011 software

Additional Resources

To help support the concepts introduced in the curriculum, you will find additional resources such as white papers, reports, and articles.

Author Bios

Read about the authors who created these interactive teaching tools that support the fundamentals of structural engineering.

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BIM Curriculum

Learn how to fluidly design, communicate, analyze and plan using BIM models in an IPD framework. Use Autodesk Revit 2014 to access the functionality of all the Revit disciplines in one interface.  

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Sustainability Workshop

Learn the principles of designing a net-zero energy building and simulate your work digitally to evaluate its economic and ecological viability.

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