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FEATURES STANDARD PREMIUM ULTIMATE REBAR DESIGN & DETAILING MODULE

MODELING

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2D and 3D structures done done done
Linear elements: beam, S beam, variable beam, cable, tie, strut, bar done done done
Planar elements: shell, plate, membrane, plane strain, steel decks done done done
Punctual, linear and surface supports; rigid, elastic and tension/ compression-only supports done done done
Punctual, linear and surface loads, mass, liquid and soil pressure loads, imposed displacements done done done
Load area elements done done done
Libraries with predefined elements: portal frames, trusses, linear vaults, planar vaults done done done
Load case families: Self Weight, Live Loads, Snow, Wind, Seismic, Thermal, Accidental Loads, Dynamic Temporal Loads, Traffic Loads done done done
Links between degrees of freedom (DOF’s) done done done
Fast definition of haunches for linear elements done done done
Semi-rigid links between linear elements with user-defined nonlinear behavior done done done
Boundary conditions on planar element’s edges done done done
Compound cross sections done done done

CROSS SECTION LIBRARIES

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Parametric cross sections: Concrete, Steel, Timber done done done
Cross section libraries: European profiles, UK profiles, AISC/CISC profiles done done done
Module for sectional characteristics calculation, including warping constants (Iw) and shear areas done done done
Autodesk Advance Steel cross sections (also available for Steel Design) done done done

MATERIAL LIBRARIES

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Concrete (EN-206, NFB, STAS 10107/0-90, ACI318M, ACI318, CSA A23.3-04, NTC2008) done done done
Steel (EN 10025-2 – 6, EN 10210 -1, EN 10219-1, ASTM, CSA G40.21) done done done
Timber (EN14374/14279, EN14080, EN338, NP005) done done done

MESHING ENGINES

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Automatic Mesh: Delaunay and Grid done done done
Mesh refining: progressive, local and parametric refining done done done
Mesh using geometric entities done done done
T3 – Q4 and T6 – Q9 finite elements done done done

ANALYSIS TYPES

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Static analysis done done done
Modal analysis (including RITZ method) done done done
Seismic analysis (EC8, P100/2006, P100/2013, PS92, PS92/2010, NTC2008, NTC2018, RPS2011, RPA99-2003, NBC2010, NBC2015, IBC2012, ASCE 7-16) done done done
Nonlinear 2nd order static analysis done done done
Generalized buckling done done done
Transient dynamic analysis done done done
Finite elements calculation which can be performed in several steps done done done
Multithread and multicore finite element engine done done done
Pushover analysis done done done

CLIMATIC GENERATORS

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Snow and Wind loads according to EN1991-3 & EN1991-4 (NA for France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Spain and Portugal) done done done
Snow and Wind loads according to NV2009, CR 1-1-3/2012 & CR1-1-4/2012, NTC 2008, NTC2018 done done done
Snow and Wind loads according to NBC2010, NBC2015, ASCE 7-10, ASCE 7-16 done done done

MOVING LOADS GENERATORS

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Traffic loads according to EN 1991-2 done done done
Crane loads according to EN 1991-3, ASCE 7-16 and NBCC 2015 done done done

AUTOMATIC GENERATOR OF LOADS COMBINATIONS

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Defined combinations (user models can be post-processed) done done done
EN1990 (NA for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Romania, Poland, Slovakia,Spain and Portugal) done done done
NBC2010, NBC2015, ASCE 7-10, ASCE 7-16 done done done
CR 0-2012, BAEL91, CM66, NTC2008, NTC2018 done done done
Newmark combinations done done done
Complete management of concomitance between load cases and load families (rules for exclusion or forced combination) done done done

POST PROCESSING

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Saving post-processing views done done done
Display results using a set of predefined parameters, to analyze the performance of your design done done done
Automatic updates of calculation reports and saved views done done done
Result curves done done done
Interactive Iso-regions graphical results representation done done done
Modal analysis with mode shape components (eigenvectors) and design response spectra seismic analysis done done done
Nonlinear analysis with step-by-step results done done done
Time-History analysis computed at a number of subsequent time instants done done done
Resultant forces on walls and groups of walls done done done
Resultant forces on linear supports done done done
Automatic peak smoothing zones on planar elements done done done
FEM results displayed along user-defined linear element length (clipping functionality) done done done

REPORTS GENERATION

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

IMPORT / EXPORT / BIM LINKS

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Import and Export: Effel, IFC, SDNF, PSS, CIS2, DXF files done done done
BIM synchronization with GRAITEC-compatible software and Revit© done done done
Export data to IDEA StatiCa Connection done done done
Results packages for Revit done done done
Export to DWG done done done

REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN

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Real reinforcement calculation for beams, according to EC2 done done
Concrete columns verification using the interaction curves done done
Verification of crack openings on linear and planar elements done done
Detailed Punching verification on planar elements, according to EC2 done done
Capacity Design for beams and columns, according to EC2 and EC8 done done
Implemented regulations: EN1992-1-1 (NA for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania, Spain and Portugal), BAEL91, ACI 318-14, CAN/CSA A23.3-14, NTC2008, NTC2018 done done
Theoretical reinforcement area due to torsion effect done done
Real deflection calculation for linear and planar elements done done
Fire design according to Section 5 of EN 1992-1-2 done done

STEEL MEMBERS DESIGN

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Buckling length & lateral-torsional buckling length, deflections verification & calculation done done
Super element concept done done
Steel members strength and stability verification done done
Steel cross sections optimization done done
Implemented regulations: EN1993-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania, Spain and Portugal); CM66; AISC; CAN/CSA; NTC2008; NTC2018 done done
Fire design according to EN 1993-1-2 done done
Cold-formed sections design according to EN 1993-1-3 and EN 1993-1-5 done done
Structure Designer done done

STEEL CONNECTIONS DESIGN

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Steel Connection Design  (Steel Connection module) done done
Graphical Postprocessing done done
Detailed reports with code checks done done
Automatic drawings done done

TIMBER DESIGN

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Buckling lengths & lateral-torsional buckling lengths, deflections verification & calculation done done
Timber members strength and stability verification done done
Timber cross sections optimization done done
Available standards: EN1995-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania), NTC2008 and NTC2018 done done
Fire verification according to EN 1995-1-2 done done

REINFORCED CONCRETE BIM DESIGNERS MODULES

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Reinforced Concrete Beams design and detailing module done done
Reinforced Concrete Columns design and detailing module done done
Reinforced Concrete Bearing Walls design and detailing module done done
Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls & groups of Shear Walls design and detailing module done done
Reinforced Concrete isolated and continuous footings design and detailing module done done
Reinforced Concrete Slabs design and detailing module done done
Interaction curves, diagrams and stability graphics done done
Detailed graphical results for performed checks done done
Automatic 3D parametric rebar cages designed according Eurocodes and North American codes done done
Detailed design reports for reinforced concrete code checks done done
Strip design method for RC Slabs done done
Automatic drawings done done
Automatic schedules for bars and fabrics done done
Design and detailing modules available as standalone apps done done
Design and Detailing tools for Autodesk Revit done done
3D rebar cages export to Autodesk Revit done done