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As you know, we are forced to convert the ETABS results to executive drawings. This is a time consuming job. Is there any software that accept ETABS outputs and generate drawings? Specially for a reinforced concrete structure.

 

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ETABS has a built in detailing feature. 

https://www.csiamerica.com/products/etabs/features

Here are a few others.

https://www.s-cube.in/ProductRCDC.aspx

http://www.farasaeg.ir/etabsmate_en.htm

http://zaxises.com/rcbeamdetailer.htm

I have personally tried none of these so can't give you any expert advise about specific softwares.

 

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On 1/7/2017 at 1:44 AM, Mehdi_ said:

As you know, we are forced to convert the ETABS results to executive drawings. This is a time consuming job. Is there any software that accept ETABS outputs and generate drawings? Specially for a reinforced concrete structure.

 

I think with Autocad Structure Detailing(now discontinued by autodesk last version was 2015) you can save a lot of time. I don't know if it accepts ETABS results but yes you can easily draw structural details and also get quantity of reinforcement. Also you can use Revit if you have already created your model in it. Hope that helps.

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On 1/7/2017 at 0:59 AM, Mehdi_ said:

As you know, we are forced to convert the ETABS results to executive drawings. This is a time consuming job. Is there any software that accept ETABS outputs and generate drawings? Specially for a reinforced concrete structure.

CSI SAFE also has a Detailer. You may export ETABS results to SAFE and using the commands available under its 'Detailing' menu option, it will prepare structural drawings for you. You may give it a try to see whether it fulfills your requirements or not.

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