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MODELING (A, P, B):
Object Based Graphical Interface, Model Templates with Auto Meshing, Frame, Cable and Tendon Members, Area (Shell) and Solid Objects with Internal Meshing, Integrated Graphical Section Designer for Complex Frame Shapes, Editing with Move, Merge, Mirror and Replicate, Accurate Dimensioning with Guidelines and Snapping, Auto Edge Constraints for Mismatched Shell Meshes, Quick Draw Options for Object Creation, Tendons in Frame, Shell and Solid Objects, Support for Multiple Coordinate Systems, Powerful Grouping and Selection Options, Definition of Highway Layout Lines (A, P), Automatic Generation of Code Lateral Wind and Seismic Loads, Wind Loads on Open Structures, Transfer of Loads from Area Objects to Framing Systems, Cracked Properties Property Modification Factors, Gravity, Pressure and Thermal Loading, Line and Surface Multi-Linear Springs (A), Staged Construction Analysis (A, SC), Wave Generator (A, OS).

SAP2000 ANALYSIS:
Static Analysis with Frame and Shell Objects (A, P, B), Response Spectrum Analysis with Eigen or Ritz Vectors (A, P, B), P-Delta Analysis (A, P, B), Joint Constraints including Rigid Bodies & Diaphragms (A, P, B), Applied Force and Displacement Loading (A, P, B), Gravity, Pressure and Thermal Loading (A, P, B), Layered Shell Element (A, P, B), Post Tensioning in Frame, Area and Solid Objects (A, P, B), Relaxation & Anchorage Slip Losses in Tendons (A, SC), Plane, Asolid and Solid Objects (A, P), Time History Analysis, including Multiple Base Excitation (A, P), Frequency Domain Analysis Power Spectral Density (A, P), Moving Loads (A, P), Time Dependent Concrete Creep & Shrinkage Effects (A, SC), Frame Hinges for Axial, Flexural, Shear & Torsional Behavior (A), Nonlinear Static Pushover Analysis (A), Viscous Dampers (A), Fiber Hinges (A), Base Isolators (A), Gap Object for Structural Pounding (A), Time History with Wilson FNA or Direct Integration Methods (A), Dynamic Effects of Moving Loads (A, P), Segmental Construction Analysis (A, SC), API Simplified Fatigue Analysis (A, OS).

BUCKLING:
Buckling Analysis Around Any Nonlinear State (A), Element-Based P-Delta Effects for Local Buckling Instabilities (A).

LARGE DISPLACEMENTS:
Large Displacement/Small Strain Analysis (A), Nonlinear Large Rotations Cable Analysis (A).

FREQUENCY DOMAIN:
Steady State Analysis (A, P), Power Spectral Density (PSD) Analysis (A, P), Frequency Dependent Properties for Links/Supports (A, P).

NONLINEAR MATERIAL BEHAVIOR:
Pushover Analysis Using Fiber Models (A), Viscous Damper with Nonlinear Exponent on Velocity Term (A), Base Isolator with Biaxial Plasticity Behavior (A), Hinges offer P-M-M Interaction with Moment-Curvature (A), Section Designer Mander Model for Confined Concrete (A), Pivot-Hysteresis and Takeda Models for Plastic Link Behavior (A), Double-Acting Friction Pendulum Isolators (A).

DESIGN:
Steel Frame Design for AISC-ASD & LRFD, AASHTO, API, UBC, British, Canadian, Italian, Indian and Euro Codes, Concrete Frame Design for ACI, AASHTO, UBC, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Indian, Italian, Korean, Mexican and Euro Codes, Aluminum Frame Design for AA Codes, Cold-Formed Steel Frame Design for AISI Codes, Design for Static and Dynamic Loads, Straight & Curved Girder Design (A, P), Automatic Calculation of Moment Magnification Factors, Automatic Calculation of K-Factors & P-Delta Effects, Steel Frame Design Offers Automatic Member Selection, Virtual Work Based Optimization for Lateral Deflections, Grouping for Design Envelopes, Designed for Biaxial-Moment/Axial-Load Interaction, Seismic Check of Beam/Column Joints in Concrete Frames, Automated Effects of Panel-Zone Deformations on Lateral Drift, API Punching Shear Checks.

DATA EXCHANGE:
Interactive Database Editing for Model Creation/Editing, Import/Export Model to Access Database, Import/Export Model to Excel Spreadsheet, Cut & Paste Portions of Model to Excel Spreadsheet for Editing, Import/Export Model in CIS/2 STEP File Format, Data Exchange Using IFC Standard, Steel Buildings Detailed in ProSteel 3D using an Import/Export link, Export Steel Models in the Steel Detailing Neutral File Format, Import Files in the following program formats:
     AutoCAD
     FrameWorks Plus
     IGES
     NASTRAN
     STAAD
     STRUDL
Export Files in the following program formats:
     AutoCAD
     FrameWorks Plus
     IGES

MODELING & DESIGNING STEEL FRAMES:
Integrated Object Based Steel Frame Models, Lateral Displacement & Period Control, Automatic Generation of Code Lateral Wind and Seismic Loads, Automatic Transfer of Vertical Loads from Floor Decks to Frames, Steel Frames Interacting with Complex 2D and 3D Shear Walls.

STEEL FRAME DESIGN FEATURES:
Fully Integrated Steel Frame Design, Automatic Member Sizing No Preliminary Design Required, Virtual Work Based Optimization for Lateral Deflections, Grouping of Members for Member Sizing, AISC-ASD & LRFD, AASHTO, UBC, API, British, Canadian, Italian, Indian and Euro Codes, Design for Static and Dynamic Loads, Code Dependent or User Defined Loading Combinations, Automatic Calculation of K-Factors & P-Delta Effects, Integrated Section Designer for Composite & Built-Up Sections, Interactive Options for Design and Review, Design for Effects of Torsion.

STEEL SEISMIC FRAME DESIGN FEATURES:
Response Spectrum and Time History Based Structural Dynamics, Seismic Requirements for Special Moment-Resisting Frames, Design of Intermediate/Special Moment-Resisting Frames, Interactive Evaluation of Floor Diaphragm Shears Using Section Cuts.

STEEL FRAME DESIGN OUTPUT FEATURES:
Controlling Steel Member Sizes, Color Coded Controlling Steel Stress Ratios.

STEEL DETAILING FEATURES:
     IFC
     CIS/2
     TEKLA
     ProSteel 3D
     Steel Detailing Neutral File (SDNF)
     FrameWorks Plus.

ADVANCED FEATURES FOR STEEL STRUCTURES:
Effects of Construction Sequence Loading (A), Effects of Panel-Zone Deformations on Lateral Displacement, Eccentricities Due to Changes in Member Dimensions, Analytical Effects of Member Centerline Offsets In 3D, Effects of Beam-Column Partial Fixity, Three-Dimensional Pushover Analysis (A), Buildings/Bridges with Base Isolation and Dampers (A), Element-Based P-Delta Effects for Local Buckling Instabilities (A).

MODELING & DESIGNING CONCRETE FRAMES:
Integrated Object Based Concrete Models, Special Modeling of Concrete Frame Systems, Cracked Properties Property Modification Factors, Automatic Generation of Code Lateral Wind and Seismic Loads, Automatic Transfer of Vertical Loads to Framing Systems.

CONCRETE FRAME DESIGN FEATURES:
Fully Integrated Concrete Frame Design, ACI, UBC, AASHTO, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Indian, Italian, Korean, Mexican and Euro Codes, Design for Static and Dynamic Loads, Grouping for Design Envelopes, Automatic and User Defined Loading Combinations, Designed for Biaxial-Moment/Axial-Load Interaction & Shear, Automatic Calculation of Moment Magnification Factors, Magnification Override Option with the Evaluation of P-Delta Effects, Integrated Section Designer for Complex Concrete Sections, Generation of Biaxial-Moment/Axial-Load Interaction Diagrams, Interactive Options for Design and Review, Design for Effects of Torsion.

CONCRETE SEISMIC FRAME DESIGN FEATURE:
Dynamic Analysis Response Spectrum and Time History, Design of Intermediate/Special Moment-Resisting Frames, Seismic Check of Beam/Column Joints, Seismic Check for Strong-Column/Weak-Beam Design, Evaluation of Concrete Floor Diaphragm Shears Using Section Cuts.

CONCRETE SECTION DESIGNER FEATURES:
Integrated Section Designer for Creating Complex Concrete Sections, Rectangular, Circular or Cross Section of Any Arbitrary Geometry, Powerful Graphical Interface for Locating Reinforcement, Calculates Section Properties, Biaxial Moment & Interaction Curves, Calculated Section Moment-Curvature Relationships.

CONCRETE FRAME DESIGN OUTPUT FEATURES:
Biaxial-Moment/Axial-Load Interaction Diagrams, Longitudinal Reinforcing Requirements at User Defined Stations, Shear Reinforcing Requirements at User Defined Stations, Graphical Displays of Reinforcing Layouts, Design for Static and Dynamic Loads, Automatic and User Defined Loading Combinations, Reinforcing Steel Intensity Diagrams for Concrete Shells.

ADVANCED FEATURES FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES:
Effects of Construction Sequence Loading (A), Effects of Time Dependent Creep & Shrinkage (A), Automated Effects of Panel-Zone Deformations on Lateral Drift, Meshing Techniques for Shear Walls and Floors, Models Using Edge Constraints, Eccentricities Due to Changes in Member Dimensions, Analytical Effects of Member Centerline Offsets In 3D, Three-Dimensional Pushover Analysis (A), Buildings/Bridges with Base Isolation and Dampers (A), Element-Based P-Delta Effects for Local Instabilities (A).

MODELING & DESIGNING COLD-FORMED STEEL FRAMES:
Integrated Object Based Cold-Formed Steel Frame Models, Lateral Displacement & Period Control, Automatic Generation of Code Lateral Wind and Seismic Loads, Transfer of Vertical Loads from Area Objects to Framing Systems, Cold-Formed Steel Frames Interacting with 2D and 3D Shear Walls.

COLD-FORMED STEEL FRAME DESIGN FEATURES:
Fully Integrated Cold-Formed Steel Frame Design, Virtual Work Based Optimization for Lateral Deflections, AISI-ASD and AISI-LRFD Codes, Design for Static and Dynamic Loads, Code Dependent or User Defined Loading Combinations, Automatic Calculation of K-Factors & P-Delta Effects, Integrated Section Designer for Composite & Built-Up Sections, Interactive Options for Design and Review, Design for Effects of Torsion.

COLD-FORMED STEEL SEISMIC FRAME DESIGN FEATURES:
    Response Spectrum and Time History Based Structural Dynamics.

COLD-FORMED STEEL FRAME DESIGN OUTPUT FEATURES:
    Color Coded Controlling Cold-Formed Steel Stress Ratios.

COLD-FORMED STEEL DETAILING FEATURES:
    IFC
    CIS/2.

POWER FEATURES FOR COLD-FORMED STEEL STRUCTURES:
Eccentricities Due to Changes in Member Dimensions, Analytical Effects of Member Centerline Offsets In 3D, Effects of Beam-Column Partial Fixity, Element-Based P-Delta Effects for Local Buckling Instabilities.

STAGED CONSTRUCTION MODELING:
Model Templates with Auto Meshing, Frame, Cable, Tendon, Shell and Solid Object Libraries, Powerful Grouping and Selection Options, Gravity, Pressure and Thermal Loading, Automatic Generation of Code Defined Wind and Seismic Loads, Line and Surface Multi-Linear Springs (P-y curves), Combination of Static and Dynamic Analyses, including Time History, Post Tensioning.

STAGED CONSTRUCTION ANALYSIS:
Staged Construction Sequencing by Adding/Removing Objects, Staged Construction Sequencing by Adding/Removing Loads, Staged Construction Sequencing by Adding/Removing Supports, Time Dependent Concrete Age Effects, Time Dependent Creep and Shrinkage, Time Dependent Prestressing Steel Relaxation, Explicitly Model Time Dependent Effects using Tendon Objects, P-Delta Analysis, Nonlinear Large Displacement Cable Analysis.

STAGED CONSTRUCTION DESIGN:
Integrated Steel and Concrete Frame Design, AASHTO, LFD & LRFD Codes, ACI, UBC, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Indian, Italian, Korean, Mexican and Euro Concrete Codes, AISC-ASD & LRFD, UBC, API, British, Canadian, Italian, Indian and Euro Steel Codes, Integrated Section Designer for Complex Concrete Sections.

STAGED CONSTRUCTION RESULTS & OUTPUT:
3D Perspective Graphical Displays, Multiple Views with Different Stages Displayed, Force Diagrams and Stress Contours, Displacement Plots, Tabular Display of Model Input & Output, Analysis Case Tree.

OFFSHORE MODELING:
Integrated Object Based Models, Wave Load Generator, Frame, Cable, Tendon, Shell and Solid Object Libraries, Auto Edge Constraints for Mismatched Shell Meshes, Wind Loading on Open Structures, Line and Surface Multi-Linear Springs (P-y curves), Gravity, Pressure and Thermal Loading, Any Combination of Static and Dynamic Analyses.

OFFSHORE ANALYSIS & DESIGN:
API Punching Shear Checks, Applied Displacement Loading, Multiple Base Excitation, Nonlinear Hinges, Nonlinear Time History Analysis, API Steel Frame Design, Integrated Graphical Section Designer for Built-Up Sections.

OFFSHORE RESULTS & OUTPUT:
3D Perspective Graphical Displays, Graphical Wave Plots, Tabular Display of Wave Data, Force Diagrams and Stress Contours, Reinforcing Steel Intensity Diagrams for Concrete Shells, Displacement Plots.