Steel Frame Design

  • Automatic member sizing – No preliminary design required
  • Virtual work based optimization for lateral deflections
  • Grouping of members for member sizing
  • Design for static and dynamic loads
  • Code dependent or user defined loading combinations
  • Automatic calculation of K-factors and P-delta effects
  • Integrated section designer for composite & built-up sections
  • Interactive options for design and review
  • Design for Effects of Torsion
  • Codes include:
    • American (AISC360-05/IBC2006, AISC LRFD99, AISC LRFD93, AISC ASD01, AIS ASD99, ASCE 10-97, UBC 97-ASD, UBC 97-LRFD)
    • American Petroleum Institute (API RP2A-WSD2000, API RP2A-LRFD97)
    • Australian AS 4100-1998
    • British (BS 5950-2000, BS 5950-1990)
    • Canadian (S16-09, S16-01, CISC 95)
    • Eurocode 3-2005, Eurocode 3-1993
    • Indian (IS 800:2007, IS 800:1998)
    • Italian UNI 10011
    • New Zealand (NZS 3404-1997)
    • Norway (Norsok N-004)

Concrete Frame Design

  • American (ACI 318-08/IBC2009, ACI 318-05/IBC2003, ACI 318-02, ACI 318-99, UBC 97)
  • British (BS 8110-1997, BS 811-1989)
  • Canadian (CSA A23.3-04, CSA A23.3-94)
  • Eurocode 2-2004, Eurocode 2-1992
  • Hong Kong CP 2004 (R2007)
  • Indian IS 456:2000
  • Italian DM 14-2-92
  • Korean KCI-1999
  • Mexican RCDF 2001
  • New Zealand 3101-1995
  • Singapore CP 65:99
  • Design for static and dynamic loads
  • Grouping for design envelopes
  • Automatic or user defined loading combinations and design groups
  • Automatic calculations of live load reduction factors
  • Design for biaxial-moment/axial-load interaction & shear
  • Automatic calculation of moment magnification factors
  • Magnification override option with the evaluation of P-delta effects
  • Integrated section designer for complex concrete sections
  • Interactive options for design and review
  • Design for effects of torsion
  • Virtual work based optimization for lateral deflection control

Aluminum Frame Design

  • Design for static and dynamic loads
  • Straight and curved girder design
  • Automatic calculation of moment magnification factors
  • Automatic calculation of K-Factors and P-Delta effects
  • Autoamtic calculation of axial and biaxial moment and shear design
  • Supported aluminum frame design codes:
    • AA-ASD 2000
    • AA-LRFD 2000
       
       

Cold Formed Frame Design

  • Design for static and dynamic loads
  • Straight & curved girder design
  • Automatic calculation of moment magnification factors
  • Automatic calculation of K-Factors and P-delta effects
  • Effective area and effective major/minor moment of inertia calcualtion
  • Supported cold form frame design codes:
    • AISI-ASD 96
    • AISI-LRFD 96