S-STEEL Edition Comparison

 

 S-STEEL CapabilitiesStandardProfessional
Enterprise
Steel Design Input Data Options
Design CriteriaEffective lengths for member in compression
Design CriteriaUnsupported flange lengths for member in bending
Design CriteriaTorsional end conditions for member in torsion
Design CriteriaSteel grades and strengths
Design CriteriaConnection types
Design CriteriaBending coefficients
Design CriteriaCost factors
Design CriteriaDesign constraints
Design CriteriaDeflection limits with options to assign on member or load case basis
Design CriteriaAdvanced Lateral Torsional Buckling (LTB) member end conditions
Design CriteriaComposite Beam data
Design CriteriaSeismic Force Resisting System (SFRS) parameters
         
CategoryS-STEEL Analysis Considerations Standard Professional Enterprise
Analysis ConsiderationsLinear and Nonlinear Static analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsP-Delta Static analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsAISC's Direct Analysis Method
Analysis ConsiderationsEquivalent Static Force Procedure (NBCC)
Analysis ConsiderationsEquivalent Lateral Force Procedure (ASCE 7)
Analysis ConsiderationsResponse Spectrum analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsLinear and Nonlinear Time History analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsLinear and Nonlinear Moving Load analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsStaged Construction analysis
Analysis ConsiderationsPhysical member modelling
Analysis ConsiderationsNotional loads
         
CategoryS-STEEL Design ConsiderationsStandard
Professional
Enterprise
Design ConsiderationsSection classification checks
Design ConsiderationsIndividual and combined forces, moments and torsion checks
Design ConsiderationsSlenderness checks
Design ConsiderationsDeflection checks with options to consider camber, interior and cantilever beam
Design ConsiderationsAdvanced calculation of critical elastic moment in CSA S16 & EN 1993
         
CategoryS-STEEL SectionsStandard
Professional
Enterprise
Steel SectionsW Shapes
Steel SectionsChannels
Steel SectionsTees
Steel SectionsHollow structural sections
Steel SectionsAngles
Steel SectionsDouble angles
Steel SectionsRectangular bars and Rounds
         
CategoryS-STEEL Design Codes and GuidesStandard
Professional
Enterprise
Design Codes and GuidesCSA S16-14, S16-09
Design Codes and GuidesAISC 360-16 LRFD/ASD, 360-10 LRFD/ASD
Design Codes and GuidesAISC Design Guide 9: Torsional Analysis of Structural Steel Members

Design Codes and GuidesAISC Design Guide 25: Frame Design using Web-Tapered Members
Design Codes and GuidesEN 1993-1:2005
Design Codes and GuidesEN 1993-1:2005/ UK Annex
Design Codes and GuidesSCI Publication P385: Design of Steel Beams in Torsion
Design Codes and GuidesBS 5950:2000
Design Codes and GuidesEN 1993-1:2005/ Singapore Annex
Design Codes and GuidesHong Kong Structural Use of Steel-2011
Design Codes and GuidesEN 1993-1:2005/ Singapore Annex
Design Codes and GuidesAS 4100-1998
Design Codes and GuidesNZS 3404-1997
Design Codes and GuidesASCE 10-15: Design of Latticed Steel Transmission Structures
Design Codes and GuidesSeismic Design Provisions to CSA S16-14, S16-09
         
CategoryS-STEEL Design-aid ToolsStandard
Professional
Enterprise
Design-aid ToolsBuilt-in force, moment and deflection diagrams
Design-aid ToolsSection bending and compression capacities charts
Design-aid ToolsCode check override
Design-aid ToolsUser section override
Design-aid ToolsMember selection by results
Design-aid ToolsDesign groups
Design-aid ToolsIterative design
         
CategoryStaged-construction based Composite beam designStandard
Professional
Enterprise
Staged-construction based Composite beam designCISC S16 and AISC 360 codes
Staged-construction based Composite beam designPartial or full composite section
Staged-construction based Composite beam designMetal deck configurations
Staged-construction based Composite beam designMultiple concrete strengths and densities
Staged-construction based Composite beam designPositive and negative moments
Staged-construction based Composite beam designParallel and perpendicular ribs
Staged-construction based Composite beam designAccounts for shrinkage and creep
         
CategoryS-STEEL Design Reports Standard
Professional
Enterprise
Steel ReportsCustomizable, company-branded reports in graphical or tabular format
Steel ReportsEvery design check accompanied by the code equation in both symbolic and numeric formats with intermediate design values and clause reference
Steel ReportsAssociated force or moment diagram for each check
Steel ReportsFlagged governing load case/combination and clause for each member
Steel ReportsReported Utilization Ratios with a Fail flag when exceeding a prescribed design threshold
Steel ReportsDesign summary for each Design Group

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