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  INTEGRATED SOFTWARE FOR ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF   SIMPLE AND COMPLEXREINFORCED CONCRETE COLUMNS
  Version: 8.4
  Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP & Vista
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MODELING:
Integrated Object Based Drawing Environment, Reinforced Concrete and Composite Columns, Drawing Tools for Rectangular and Circular Columns, Polygonal Shapes, Solid, Hollow and Flanged Parametric Shapes, Standard Steel Database Shapes, Merge Any Number of Shapes to Create Complex Sections, Add Reinforcing Bars Anywhere in the Cross-Section, ASTM, Metric, or Imperial Rebar Sets, Quick Design Wizard, No Limit on Number of Load Combinations, Sway and Non-Sway Conditions, Layout Multiple Columns Simultaneously, Alignment Tools for Accurate Shape Placement.

ANALYSIS:
Generates Capacity Interaction Surfaces, Moment-Curvature Curves for Any Arbitrary Shaped Column, Built-in Stress-Strain Curves for Concrete and Steel, Model Confinement of Concrete, Calculates Effective Length Factors, Moment Magnification, Axial and Moment Applied Loads, Rebar Stresses, Analysis includes Slenderness Effects, Cracked Section Stresses, Calculation of Neutral Axis for Specific Loading, Calculates Load Point Location for a Given Loading, Generates All Cross-Sectional Properties.

DISPLAY:
Cross-Sectional Plan Views with Dimensions, User Defined Material Colors, Capacity Interaction Surfaces and Diagrams, Load-Moment Curves, Moment-Moment Curves, Moment-Curvature Curves for Different Axial Loads, Plot Stress Contours for Combined Loading, Plot Stresses Along Any Arbitrary Line, Graphical Displays of the Neutral Axis and Load Point Location Overlay Multiple Data Plots, Color-Coded Rebar Stresses, Reports of the Analysis and Design Results.

DESIGN:
Concrete Column Design for American, British, and Canadian Codes, Capacity Curves, Automatically Sizes Member Based on User Specified Parameters, Slenderness Effects for Both Sway & Non-Sway Conditions, Moment Magnification, Regular or Irregular Rebar Patterns, Composite Design.

OUTPUT & DISPLAY :
Dimensioned Cross-Sectional Views with Reinforcing, User Defined Material Colors, Capacity Interaction Surfaces and Diagrams, Load-Moment Curves, Moment-Moment Curves, Moment-Curvature Curves for Different Axial Loads, Plot Stress Contours for Combined Loading, Plot Stresses Along Any Arbitrary Line, Graphical Displays of the Neutral Axis and Load Point Location, Overlay Multiple Data Plots, Color-Coded Rebar Stresses, Reports of the Analysis and Design Results, Send Current Column View or Report to Printer, Import Section Data from a Text File, Cut & Paste Data to/from Excel Spreadsheets, Import/Export Data in AutoCAD DXF Format.

CONCRETE COLUMN MODELING FEATURES:
Integrated Object Based Drawing Environment, Drawing Tools for Rectangular and Circular Columns, Polygon Tool for Drawing Arbitrary Shapes, Combine Simple and Complex Shapes to Create Any Cross-Section, Alignment Tools for Accurate Shape Placement, Place Individual Rebar or Patterns of Rebar, ASTM, Metric, or Imperial Rebar Sets.

CONCRETE COLUMN ANALYSIS & DESIGN FEATURES:
Capacity Interaction Surfaces and Diagrams, Moment-Curvature Curves for any Shape Column, Sway and Non-Sway Conditions, Calculates Effective Length Factors, Slenderness Effects, Moment Magnification, American, British & Canadian Codes, Rebar Stresses, Cracked Section Stresses, Neutral Axis Calculation, Regular or Irregular Rebar Patterns, Automatic Member Sizing Based on User Parameters, Calculates All Properties for Any Cross-Section.

CONCRETE COLUMN DISPLAY FEATURES:
Dimensioned Cross-Sectional Views with Reinforcing, Load-Moment Curves, Moment-Curvature Curves, 3D Display of Interaction Surfaces, Stress Contours, Color-Coded Rebar Stresses.

CONCRETE COLUMN DATA EXCHANGE FEATURES:
Send Current Column View or Report to Printer, Import Section Data from a Text File, Cut & Paste Data to/from Excel Spreadsheets, Import/Export Data in AutoCAD DXF Format.