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MODELING ELEMENTS

2D and 3D structures
Linear elements: Members 12 DOF, Cables, Released in Tension or Compression, Rigid
Surface Elements: Shell, Plate, Membrane, Stress or Plane Strain 6 DOF/Node
1-way or 2-ways Floors, Floor Joists, Rigid or Flexible (Diaphragm)
1-way or 2-way walls, Timber Studs, with or without Diaphragm Effects
Adjustable Rigid Support, Elastic or Blocked (Released Non-Linear Supports)
Point, Linear and Surface Loads, Imposed Masses, Restraints
Structure Generators: Frames, Arches, Trusses, Roof or Bridge Trusses, 3D Roofs
Load Cases: Self Weight and Permanent Loads, Live, Snow, Wind, Seismic, and Temperature Loads
Master-Slave Node Link
Semi-Rigid Link Between Linear Elements
Composite Sections
Metric or Imperial Units
Multilingual (English, French & Spanish)
Online Help and Thorough Manual
Spring Element Behavior for a Member
Accidental, Time-Dependent and Vibrational Loads

SECTIONS LIBRARIES

Sections: Concrete, steel, timber
Steel Catalogues: AISI, AISC
I-Shaped Timber Floor joist
Open-Web Timber Floor Joists
Mechanical Properties Section Calculator (Including St-Venant Torsion)

MATERIALS SELECTION

Concrete (A23, ACI, S6, AASHTO, NEBT)
Steel (AISI, AISC, General Cold Formed Sections)
Timber (O86, NDS, Nordic, Generic Open-Web Floor Joists)
Concrete Reinforcement (G30.18, A615)
Cables (Grade1760 and 1860)
Studs (Neilson)
Steel Deck (Canam)
Plywood (DFP, CSP, OSB)

MESH GEOMETRY

Automatically Generated Mesh: Delaunay
Mesh Created According to Members

TYPES OF ANALYSIS

Static analysis
Modal analysis
Seismic Analysis (CNBC, UBC, IBC)
Linear Analysis with Released Members and/or Supports
Non-Linear 2nd Order Analysis
Multi-Processor Solver
Influence Line Analysis (Mobile Loads 2D and 3D)
Linear Time History Analysis
Non-Linear Time History Analysis Including Pall Friction Dampers (linear elastic - perfectly plastic)
Multi-Stage Analysis (Composite Beams and Pre-stressed Concrete)
Pushover Analysis

AUTOMATIC LOAD COMBINATION GENERATOR

Available Standards: CNBC 1995-2005-2010, ASCE-7 ASD and LRFD
User-Defined Combinations

REINFORCED CONCRETE CALCULATION

Reinforcement of Linear and Planar Elements, Longitudinal and Transverse Reinforcement
Rebar Placement of Beams, Columns, Shear Wall, Slabs and Slab-on-Grade
Shallow Foundation Rebar Placement Calculations
Concrete Columns Verification Using the 3D Interaction Curves
Crack Opening Check
Available Standards: A23, ACI-318
Consideration of Torsion
Verification of Capacity for Pre-Stressed Systems at Each Stage of Construction
Generator and Design of Retaining Walls

STEEL CALCULATION

Buckling Lengths, Lateral-Torsional Buckling Calculation and Verification of Deflection
Member Resistance and Stability
Steel Cross Section Optimization
Available Standards: S16, S136, AISC
Capacity Calculation of Metallic Diaphragms
Capacity of Propped Composite Steel-Concrete Beams
Capacity of Composite Steel-Concrete Beams with Construction Stages
Ductile Design (S16 Ch. 27) - Capacity Design

TIMBER CALCULATIONS

Buckling & Lateral-Torsional Buckling Length, Deflections Calculation and Verification
Member Resistance and Stability
Steel Cross-Section Optimization
Available Standards: O86, NDS
Calculation of Floor and Light-Frame Capacity with or without Diaphragm Effects
Import: IFC, SDNF, PSS, CIS2, DXF, Excel (via spreadsheets)
Compatibility Amongst all GRAITEC Advance BIM Software

REPORTS GENERATOR

Powerful Results Spreadsheet Display, Compatible with Excel
Pre-defined Calculation Report for Steel and Timber
Interactive Display of Reinforcement Placement Results (Walls, Beams, Columns)

RESULTS

Deformation and Force Results Curves
Adjustable Amplitude Result Display
Interactive ISO Value Regions
Quantity Take-off Spreadsheet (Member Length and Section, Steel Volume)
Inter-Storey Drift
Management of Envelopes Combinations
Reinforcing Bar List for Concrete Sections
Time History Analysis with Results vs. Time
Torsion in Shear Walls
Stress in Composite Beam
Losses in Pre-Stressed Cables due to Shrinkage and Creep
Design Load Rate Display

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