S-LINE Feature List

 

S-LINE Beam Modeling CapabilitiesStandard
Continuous Beam modeling
- Multi-span continuous beam modeled as a frame
- Interior, exterior, simple and cantilever spans
- Rectangular Beams
- T-Beams
- L-Beams
Support modeling
- Circular column supports
- Wall supports
- Girder supports
- Pin supports
S-LINE Reinforement CapabilitiesStandard
International range of reinforcing bars
User defined custom reinforcing bars
Two layers of top and bottom reinforcement in beam sections
Three sets of bars per layer in longitudinal direction for each span
Skin reinforcement at beam side faces
Five sets of open or closed multi-leg stirrups for each span
Automatic arrangement of stirrup legs depending on bar layout
Automatic generation of reinforcement profile from predefined reinforcing styles
Capability to customize reinforcement extensions, bar or stirrup sizes, counts, and spacing
S-LINE Load CapabilitiesStandard
Concentrated and linearly varying distributed vertical loads
Concentrated and linearly varying distributed torsional loads
Automatically calculated self weight, optional
Percent sustained live loads
Pattern loading, automatically generated and user defined
Strength load combinations, automatically generated and user defined
Automatically generated service load combinations for deflection calculations
S-LINE Design ConsiderationsStandard
Calculation of bending moments, shear forces, and torsional moments at several stations over each span
Redistribution of negative bending moments over supports, optional
Capacity envelopes for moment, shear, and torsion over each span
Short and long term service load deflection, ultimate load deflection
Short and long term service load deflection, ultimate load deflection
Simplified and General methods of shear design to CSA codes
Longitudinal steel requirements for shear and torsion
Slab band consideration for shear design
Flexural checks at several stations over each span
Shear and Torsion checks at several stations over each span
Short and long term deflection checks
Crack control checks
Minimum and maximum steel area checks for top and bottom reinforcement
Stirrup spacing checks
Bar spacing checks
S-LINE Design CodesStandard
ACI 318-08
ACI 318-05
ACI 318-02
CSA A23.3-04
BS 8110:1997
CP 65:1999
S-LINE Input and Output CapabilitiesStandard
Visual Editor, a graphics screen with hot spots that can be used to change input data directly and get feedback
on results on the same screen
Beam elevation view and beam section view
View of structural analysis model
Loading diagrams, bending moment, shear force, and torsion diagrams
Short and long term service load deflection diagrams, ultimate load deflection diagrams
Moment, shear, and torsion capacity envelopes for each span
Detailed report of results for each code check including intermediate calculated values
Section utilization ratios (demand-to capacity ratios)
Governing load cases
Governing section location within span
Status of code checks: not applicable, acceptable, warning, or unacceptable
List of messages for unsatisfied checks including design code clause references
Export cross section with reinforcement layout to an AutoCAD DXF file
Export drawings and numerical results to Microsoft Word
S-LINE Automation and IntegrationStandard
Interactive design: User controlled interactive iterations for checking and updating the design using the Visual
Editor
Automated design: Automatic iterations for checking and updating the design subject to design constraints
Integrated Concrete Design Module (ICD): S-LINE integrated within S-FRAME Analysis program