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11/19/2007

Graitec France was met with great success at the latest edition of the Batimat tradeshow, held in Paris from November 5th to 10th 2007.

Batimat tradeshow 2007

GRAITEC France was met with great success at the latest edition of the Batimat tradeshow, held in Paris from November 5th to 10th 2007.
GRAITEC presented the latest software versions of Arche 16.1, Effel 16.1, Melody 16.1, Advance Design 3.1, Advance Steel 8.1 and Advance Concrete 8.1 to over 500 visitors.

Recognized as one of the most important and internationally renowned tradeshows in the construction domain, Batimat had approximately 2700 exhibitors from 49 countries. In only one week, the tradeshow received over 400 000 visitors from 141 countries, 80 000 of those were international visitors.

GRAITEC at the Batimat tradeshow 2007

GRAITEC at the Batimat tradeshow 2007

GRAITEC at the Batimat tradeshow 2007

GRAITEC at the Batimat tradeshow 2007
Main developments in the latest versions :
Advance Design : Professional Finite Element Analysis Software with Concrete / Steel structures presizing and automatic reports generation Advance Design GRAITEC Products : CAD and Analysis Software for the Construction Industry

Calculation of steel and concrete structures and automatic creation of calculation reports.

What is new in version 3.1:
Compliancy with Windows Vista
Connection design for steel profiles
New modules for creating and calculating mechanical features for all sections
Several improvements regarding the design of calculation reports
IFC 2.x3 Import / Export
GRAITEC's GTC technology for import / export / synchronization of models created with GRAITEC's CAD software
Many additional features requested by users

Advance Steel : Professional Steel Detailing Software Solution for AutoCAD Advance Steel GRAITEC Products : CAD and Analysis Software for the Construction Industry

Automatic drawings, connections with AutoCAD. DSTV lists and files.

What is new in version 8.1:
Compliancy with Windows Vista and AutoCAD 2008/32 and 64-bit
New module for sheet metal work for modeling and design of cones (with circular, square and oval bases), pyramids, quadrangles … and a new function for the creation of folded plates (mainly used for construction of bridges)
A number of modifications in the Stairs and Railings Module (straight, spiral, railing stairs) and in the main assemblies
Several modifications meant to improve the automatic creation and the quality of fabrication drawings
IFC 2.x3 Import / Export
GRAITEC's GTC technology for import / export / synchronization of models created with GRAITEC's structural analysis software
Several additional features requested by users

Advance Concrete : Professional Reinforced Concrete Design Software Solution for AutoCAD Advance Concrete GRAITEC Products : CAD and Analysis Software for the Construction Industry

Automatic drawings. Construction/Reinforcement drawings with AutoCAD.

What is new in version 8.1:
Compliancy with Windows Vista and AutoCAD 2008/32 and 64-bit
Parametric technology for "RBS" reinforcement (ReBar Solution)
The Material Manager allows the user to create a summary of reinforcements using different criteria (by drawings, element groups, floors, for the entire structure) and to place orders. After the orders are placed, the corresponding reinforcements are "frozen" on the drawings.
Automatic collision detection between reinforcements with 3D visualization of collisions

Arche : Structural Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Buildings and Automatic Production of Reinforcement Drawings Arche : Structural Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Buildings and Automatic Production of Reinforcement Drawings

Analysis, calculation of reinforced concrete buildings and automatic creation of reinforcement drawings.

What is new in version 16.1:
Arche Building Structure: implementation of the Arche Beam method for the calculation of moments, load distributions at the bottom of the walls and columns (and not only on the top), and loads on slabs, suspended loads during exportation to Arche Beam.
Arche Reinforcement: several improvements regarding the reinforcement options available in the reinforcement modules
Ability to perform several iterations between Arche Building structure and the reinforcement modules preserving all the information entered in the reinforcement modules.
IFC 2.x3 Import / Export

Effel : Professional Finite Element Analysis Software for Steel, Concrete and Timber Structures Effel : Professional Finite Element Analysis Software for Steel, Concrete and Timber Structures

Presizing, finite elements calculation, standard regulation analyses for reinforced concrete, steel and timber.

What is new in version 16.1:
New "Concrete Tools" module according to Eurocodes 2
Several improvements regarding software ergonomics
IFC 2.x3 Import / Export

Melody : logiciel de calcul de charpentes métalliques et de dimensionnement d'assemblages Melody : logiciel de calcul de charpentes métalliques et de dimensionnement d'assemblages

Steel structure optimization and connection design.

What is new in version 16.1:
New connection type: Tubular base plate
Major improvement of the new "Beam to Beam" connection
Several "expert" improvements in all the other modules and especially in the Melody Portal Frame