Advance Design 2018 packages

 

 

Available functionalitiesISVStandardProfessional ConcreteProfessional SteelProfessional TimberPremium

MODELING ELEMENTS

2D and 3D structures
Linear elements: beam, S beam, cable, tie, strut, bar
Planar elements: shell, plate, membrane, plane strain
Punctual, linear and surface supports; rigid, elastic and T/C type
Punctual, linear and surface loads, mass, liquid pressure loads, supports displacements
Windwall elements for loads
Libraries with predefined elements: portal frames, trusses, linear vaults, planar vaults
Load case families: Self Weight, Live Loads, Snow, Wind, Seism, Temperatures, Accidental Loads
DOF's Master-slave link
Fast definition of haunches for linear elements
Semi-rigid links between linear elements with user defined nonlinear behavior
Boundary conditions on planar element's edges
Compound cross sections.

CROSS SECTIONS LIBRARIES

Defined cross sections: concrete, wood, steel
Cross section libraries: European Profiles, Otua Profiles, UK Profiles
The "Cross Sections" application for geometrical parameters calculation, including torsion properties (Iw) and shear areas.
Autodesk Advance Steel cross sections (also available for the "Steel Design" application - steel elements calculation and verification)

MATERIALS LIBRARIES

Concrete (EN-206; NFB; STAS 10107/0-90; ACI318M-08; ACI318-08; CSA A23.3-04); NTC2008
Steel (EN 10025-2 - 6; EN 10210 -1; EN 10219-1; ASTM; CSA G40.21)
Wood (EN14374/14279; EN338; NP005)

MESHING ENGINES

Automatic Mesh: Delaunay and Grid
Mesh refining: progressive, local and parametric refining
Meshing along geometric lines
T6-Q9 planar finite elemets

ANALYSIS TYPES

Static analysis
Modal analysis
Seismic analysis (Eurocode 8; P100/2013; PS 92; PS 92/2010; NTC2008; RPS2011; RPA99-2003; P100-1/2006)
Nonlinear static analysis 2nd order
Generalized buckling
Transient dynamic analysis
The finite elements calculation can be performed in several steps
Multithread and multicore finite element engine

CLIMATIC GENERATORS

Snow and Wind - EN1991-1-3 and 1-4 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania), NV2009, CR 1-1-3/2012, CR 1-1-4/2012, NTC2008

AUTOMATIC GENERATOR OF LOADS COMBINATIONS

Defined combinations (user models can be post-processed)
EN1990 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech)
CR 0-2012
BAEL91
CM66
NTC2008
ACI/AISC
CAN/CSA
Newmark
Complete management of concomitances between load cases and families (exclusive and forced concomitances)

REINFORCED CONCRETE CALCULATION

Theoretical reinforcement area for linear and planar elements, longitudinal reinforcement, transverse reinforcement and minimal reinforcement area
Real reinforcement calculation for beams, according EC2
Concrete columns verification using the interaction curves
Crack opening check on linear and planar elements
Punching verification on planar elements, according EC2
Capacity Design for beams and columns, according EC2 and EC8
Implemented regulations: EN1992-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania), BAEL91, STAS 10107, ACI, CAN/CSA, NTC2008
Theoretical reinforcement area due to torsion effect
Real deflection calculation for linear and planar elements
Fire design according EN 1992-1-2 / Section 5

CALCULATION AND VERIFICATION OF STEEL ELEMENTS

Buckling length, lateral-torsional buckling length and deflections calculation
Resistance, stability and deflections verification
Steel cross section optimization
Connection Design (module Advance Design Steel Connection / ADSC)
Implemented regulations: EN1993-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania); CM66; AISC; CAN/CSA; NTC2008
Fire design according EN 1993-1-2

TIMBER DESIGN

Buckling lengths, lateral-torsional buckling lengths, deflections design and verification.
Timber elements strength and stability.
Sections optimization.
Available standards: EN1995-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania).
Fire verification according to EN1995-1-2 (ยง4.2.2 and ยง4.2.3).

IMPORT AND EXPORT

Import: Effel, IFC, SDNF, PSS, CIS2, DXF
BIM synchronization with GRAITEC compatible software and Revit
Automatic creation and export of reinforcement drawings to Autodesk Advance Concrete accordingly EC2

REPORTS GENERATOR

Predefined calculation reports
Parametric calculation reports
User-defined calculation reports
Image insertion
Automatic update of calculation reports
Detailed design reports for concrete, steel and timber design
Export calculation reports to Word, Excel, PDF files

POST-PROCESSING

Advanced Technology "Result Memory"
Post-processing templates that can be used in other models
Automatic update of calculation reports and saved views
Result curves
Interactive Iso regions
Seismic analysis with eigen mode results
Nonlinear analysis with step by step results
Time-History analysis with results which fluctuate in time
Torsors on walls and groups of walls
Torsors on linear supports
Automatic peak smoothing on planar elements
FEM results clipping

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