EBentley Institute Press, publisher of cutting-edge textbooks and professional reference works for the advancement of the engineering, architectural, construction, operations, geospatial and educational communities, has announced the availability of a new series of publications titled "Inside MicroStation CONNECT Edition" , now available in print here! and as an electronic book in www.ebook.bentley.com
The three-volume set focuses on developing a solid understanding of MicroStation basics and follows a step-by-step approach that includes exercises and real-world examples with illustrations. The publications instruct readers on how to use MicroStation's 2D design fundamentals and lay the foundation for advanced learning. The series can be found on Amazon Kindle (volumes I, II, and III) and Apple (volumes I, II, and III). The book series serves as a powerful learning tool and quick reference guide for students, beginners, and practitioners.
The book series reflects the benefits of using CONNECT Edition and discusses the features of MicroStation CONNECT Edition, including new CAD capabilities and its power and versatility to accurately view, model, document, and visualize information-rich designs of all types and scales. . MicroStation CONNECT Edition is for professionals working across disciplines on infrastructure projects of all kinds.
“We are pleased to offer this long-awaited Bentley Institute Press title, which will help engineers make a massive leap in productivity while working with MicroStation. Experts from Bentley, Samir Haque, Smrutirekha Mahapatra, and Shaylesh Lunawat have brought together their years of experience and lessons learned to write these three volumes. I anticipate that all readers of this series will be able to increase their mastery of MicroStation CONNECT Edition and enhance their careers with this set of books. ” Vinayak Trivedi, Vice President and Global Director, Bentley Institute
Volume I is aimed at users who need to know the basics of software and explains how to set up the drawing environment. Volume II guides readers through the process of creating items and modifying items using various capabilities. Volume III introduces advanced workflows such as cell creation and placement, drawing annotation, reference setting, sheet composition, and printing.
About the Author
Samir Haque is an engineer and scientist with degrees in biology, biochemistry, electrical and physical engineering. He started in CAD as a researcher at UCLA, where he used MicroStation to design 3D parts for experiments in space flight for the study of muscle physics and muscle enervation. Haque also used the software to map the brain in 3D at the Brain Research Institute. Over the past 23 years with Bentley, Haque has trained thousands of users in MicroStation and has written several manuals on the software. Haque currently oversees the development of PowerPlatform, leading the product management and quality assurance teams.
Shaylesh Lunawat earned a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Pune. She started a career in defense equipment manufacturing, before working at Bentley from 2008 to 2019 as technical writing manager. In this position, Lunawat was responsible for producing various manuals on MicroStation and other Bentley applications.
Smrutirekha Mahapatra joined Bentley in 2016 as a technical writer and leads the PowerPlatform documentation team. Before joining Bentley, Mahapatra was an architect with various firms in the design of industrial complexes, commercial buildings, and hospitals. Throughout his architectural career, he used various CAD tools for project delivery. Mahapatra earned an AA degree in energy management from the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies.