Advance Design 2019 packages

 

 

Available functionalitiesStandardProfessional ConcreteProfessional SteelProfessional TimberPremiumPremium + Advance BIM Designers Bundle

MODELING ELEMENTS

2D and 3D structures
Linear elements: beam, S beam, variable beam, cable, tie, strut, bar
Planar elements: shell, plate, membrane, plane strain, steel decks
Punctual, linear and surface supports; rigid, elastic and tension/ compression-only supports
Punctual, linear and surface loads, mass, liquid and soil pressure loads, imposed displacements
Load area elements
Libraries with predefined elements: portal frames, trusses, linear vaults, planar vaults
Load case families: Self Weight, Live Loads, Snow, Wind, Seismic, Thermal, Accidental Loads, Dynamic Temporal Loads, Traffic Loads
Links between degrees of freedom (DOF’s)
Fast definition of haunches for linear elements
Semi-rigid links between linear elements with user-defined nonlinear behavior
Boundary conditions on planar element's edges
Compound cross sections

CROSS SECTION LIBRARIES

Parametric cross sections: concrete, wood, steel
Cross section libraries: European Profiles, OTUA Profiles, UK Profiles, AISC/CISC Profiles
The "Cross Sections" module for sectional characteristics calculation, including warping constants (Iw) and shear areas
Autodesk Advance Steel cross sections (also available for Steel Design – used for steel elements calculation and verification)

MATERIALS LIBRARIES

Concrete (EN-206; NFB; STAS 10107/0-90; ACI318M-08; ACI318-08; CSA A23.3-04); NTC2008
Steel (EN 10025-2 - 6; EN 10210 -1; EN 10219-1; ASTM; CSA G40.21)
Wood (EN14374/14279; EN338; NP005)

MESHING ENGINES

Automatic Mesh: Delaunay and Grid
Mesh refining: progressive, local and parametric refining
Mesh using geometric entities
T6-Q9 finite elements

ANALYSIS TYPES

Static analysis
Modal analysis
Seismic analysis (Eurocode 8; P100/2013; PS 92; PS 92/2010; NTC2008; RPS2011; RPA99-2003; P100-1/2006)
Nonlinear 2nd order static analysis
Generalized buckling
Transient dynamic analysis
Finite elements calculation which can be performed in several steps
Multithread and multicore finite element engine

CLIMATIC GENERATORS

Snow and Wind – EN 1991-1-3 and 1-4 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania), NV2009, CR 1-1-3/2012, CR 1-1-4/2012, NTC2008 and NTC2018, NBC2010 and NBC2015, ASCE7-10
Automatic climatic generator for 3D structures and 2D frames

AUTOMATIC GENERATOR OF LOADS COMBINATIONS

Defined combinations (user models can be post-processed)
EN1990 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Romania, Poland, Slovakia)
CR 0-2012
BAEL91
CM66
NTC2008 and NTC2018
ACI/AISC
CAN/CSA
Newmark combinations
Complete management of concomitance between load cases and load families (rules for exclusion or forced combination)

REINFORCED CONCRETE CALCULATION

Theoretical reinforcement area for linear and planar elements, longitudinal reinforcement, transverse reinforcement and minimal reinforcement area
Real reinforcement calculation for beams, according to EC2
Concrete columns verification using the interaction curves
Verification of crack openings on linear and planar elements
Punching verification on planar elements, according to EC2
Capacity Design for beams and columns, according to EC2 and EC8
Implemented regulations: EN1992-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania), BAEL91, ACI, CAN/CSA, NTC2008, NTC2018
Theoretical reinforcement area due to torsion effect
Real deflection calculation for linear and planar elements
Fire design according to Section 5 of EN 1992-1-2

REINFORCED CONCRETE BIM DESIGNERS MODULES

Design-driven reinforcement calculation for concrete beams
Design-driven reinforcement calculation for concrete columns
Design-driven reinforcement calculation for concrete footings

CALCULATION AND VERIFICATION OF STEEL ELEMENTS

Buckling length & lateral-torsional buckling length, deflections verification & calculation
Steel members strength and stability verification
Steel cross sections optimization
Steel Connection Design (BIM Designers Steel Connection module)
Implemented regulations: EN1993-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania); CM66; AISC; CAN/CSA; NTC2008; NTC2018
Fire design according to EN 1993-1-2
Structure Designer

TIMBER DESIGN

Buckling lengths & lateral-torsional buckling lengths, deflections verification & calculation
Timber members strength and stability verification
Timber cross sections optimization
Available standards: EN1995-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania), NTC2008 and NTC2018
Fire verification according to EN 1995-1-2 (§4.2.2 and §4.2.3)

IMPORT AND EXPORT

Import: Effel, IFC, SDNF, PSS, CIS2, DXF files
BIM synchronization with GRAITEC-compatible software and Revit©
Import/Export/Synchronization with Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Advance Steel
Export to DWG

REPORTS GENERATOR

Predefined calculation reports
Parametric calculation reports
User-defined calculation reports
Image insertion
Automatic update of calculation reports
Detailed design reports for concrete, steel and timber design
Export of calculation reports in Word, Excel, PDF file formats

POST-PROCESSING

Saving post-processing views
Display results using a set of predefined parameters, to analyze the performance of your design
Automatic updates of calculation reports and saved views
Result curves
Interactive Iso-regions graphical results representation
Modal analysis with mode shape components (eigenvectors) and design response spectra seismic analysis
Nonlinear analysis with step-by-step results
Time-History analysis computed at a number of subsequent time instants
Resultant forces on walls and groups of walls
Resultant forces on linear supports
Automatic peak smoothing zones on planar elements
FEM results displayed along user-defined linear element length (“clipping” functionality)

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