S-STEEL Feature List

 

S-STEEL Available Design Input Data 
Effective lengths for member in compression
Unsupported flange lengths for member in bending
Torsional end conditions for member in torsion
Steel grades and strengths
Connection types
Bending coefficients
Cost factors
Design constraints
Deflection limits with options to assign on member or load case basis

S-STEEL Analysis Considerations
Linear and Nonlinear Static analysis
P-Delta Static analysis
AISC's Direct Analysis Method
Equivalent Static Force Procedure (NBCC)
Equivalent Lateral Force Procedure (ASCE 7)
Response Spectrum analysis
Linear and Nonlinear Time History analysis
Linear and Nonlinear Moving Load analysis
Staged Construction analysis
Physical member modelling
Notional loads

S-STEEL Design Considerations 
Section classification checks
Individual and combined forces, moments and torsion checks
Slenderness checks
Deflection checks with options to consider camber, interior and cantilever beam

S-STEEL Sections 
W Shapes
Channels
Angles
Tees
Hollow structural sections
Double angles

S-STEEL Design Codes and Guides 
CSA S16-14, S16-09
AISC 360-16 LRFD/ASD, 360-10 LRFD/ASD
AISC Design Guide 9: Torsional Analysis of Structural Steel Members
AISC Design Guide 25: Frame Design using Web-Tapered Members
EN 1993-1:2005
EN 1993-1:2005/ UK Annex
SCI Publication P385: Design of Steel Beams in Torsion
BS 5950:2000
EN 1993-1:2005/ Singapore Annex
Hong Kong Structural Use of Steel-2011
AS 4100-1998
NZS 3404-1997

S-STEEL Design-aid Tools 
Built-in force, moment and deflection diagrams
Section bending and compression capacities charts
Code check override
User section override
Member selection by results
Design groups
Iterative design

S-STEEL Report Generation 
Customizable, company-branded reports in graphical or tabular format
Each and every design check accompanied by code equation in both symbolic and numeric formats with intermediate design values and clause reference
Associated force or moment diagram for each check
Flagged governing load case/combination and clause for each member
Reported Utilization Ratios with a Fail flag when exceeding a prescribed design threshold
Design summary for each Design Group

S-STEEL Composite beam design 
CISC S16 and AISC 360 codes
Partial or full composite section
Metal deck configurations
Multiple concrete strengths and densities
Positive and negative moments
Parallel and perpendicular ribs
Accounts for shrinkage and creep

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