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Inc. plots of the structural geometry. deformed shapes and code checking information are available. The relationships among the programs comprising the system are schematically illustrated in the flow diagram below. SACS® consists of several compatible structural analysis programs which are interfaced to each other to eliminate the requirement. using this information.SACS Described Engineering Dynamics. has developed the SACS® system of software for both offshore structures and general civil engineering applications. All programs include a full complement of standard engineering defaults in both English and Metric units to simplify input. member dimensions. All structural data: geometry. material properties and environmental conditions are generated by the input generating programs and reside in the common input file. The post processing programs. complete dimensioned structural drawings. Additionally. Any structure not satisfying the code may be automatically redesigned. . for user interaction with the output of one program before input to another. bills of materials and lofting data are automatically produced. Finally. but not the ability. evaluate the performance of the structure with respect to any of several structural codes. The solution programs operate on this data and produce the common solution file which contains joint displacements and element internal forces.
Postvue interactive graphics post-processor and LDF large deflection. PSI non-linear soil/pile interaction. System includes automatic model generation. COMBINE utility and GAP element program modules are included. PSI non-linear soil/pile interaction. beam and finite element capability. DYNAMIC FATIGUE I: Basic Dynamic Fatigue Package The Basic Dynamic Fatigue package contains the modules required to determine the fatigue damage of a dynamic system. Pile. NON-LINEAR II: Plastic Non-Linear Add-on The Plastic Non-linear add-on includes non-linear foundation and non-linear gap element capabilities in addition to plastic collapse capabilities. COMBINE utility. vibration allowable curves. wharfs and dolphin structures. tubular connection check. COLLAPSE plastic non-linear and COLLAPSE VIEW interactive collapse results processor are included. The following prices apply to a single user system which allows execution only on the machine to which the security key is attached. COMBINE modal results combination module and a choice of either DYNAMIC RESPONSE seismic and vibration analysis module or WAVE RESPONSE dynamic wave load generator. The package includes the PrecedePro interactive graphics modeler with advanced 3D capabilities. SACS IV solver and post-processor and Postvue interactive graphics postprocessor. environmental load generation. This package contains all modules of the Dynamic I Add-on in addition to the FatiguePro module. as bundles or as individual modules. The package includes the PrecedePro interactive graphics modeler with advanced 3D capabilities. DYNAMIC I: Basic Dynamic Add-on The Basic Dynamic add-on includes DYNPAC dynamic characteristics module. Joint Can and LDF large deflection. vibration analysis including evaluation of results vs. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package.Analysis Packages The SACS® system is available for the PC environment using Windows NT/2000/XP. ice dynamics in addition to deterministic and random waves. DYNAMIC II: Advanced Dynamic Add-on The Advanced Dynamic analysis add-on contains DYNPAC dynamic characteristics module. STATIC I Pro: Professional Static Offshore Package The Professional Static Offshore package contains capabilities required for typical offshore jackets. SACS IV solver and post-processor. The package also includes Seastate. The system is modular and may be purchased or leased monthly as a complete package. NON-LINEAR I: Basic Non-Linear Add-on The Basic Non-linear add-on includes non-linear foundation and non-linear gap element capabilities. GAP element. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. large deflection and full output reporting and plotting capabilities. STATIC II Pro: Professional Static Package The Professional Static package contains capabilities required for typical topside decks and non-marine structures. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. System includes automatic model generation. large deflection and full output reporting and plotting capabilities. The add-on package includes response spectrum and time-history seismic analysis. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. COMBINE modal results combination module and both DYNAMIC RESPONSE seismic and vibration analysis module and WAVE RESPONSE dynamic wave load generator. steel code check and redesign. single pile and soil interaction. beam and finite element capability. including CQC and SRSS modal combination techniques. . steel code check and redesign.
Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. COMBINE and the GLOBAL LOAD program modules and requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package in addition to the Wamit diffraction wave package. FLOTATION upending sequence module and LAUNCH. The add-on package contains TIME DOMAIN DIFFRACTION. MARINE III: Advanced Marine Transportation and Installation Add-on The Advanced Marine Transportation and Installation add-on allows for transportation stability. GAP element. The add-on package contains the SACS/Wamit interface. DIFFRACTION INTERFACE II: Multi Body Wamit Interface Add-on The Multi-Body Wamit Interface add-on allows the SACS system to interface with the Wamit diffraction wave program for multi-body studies. The add-on package contains either SACS/Wamit or SACS/Mora interface. MARINE II: Marine Installation Add-on The Marine Installation add-on allows for upending and launch analyses. TOW inertia load generator. The add-on package contains LINEAR DIFFRACTION. COMBINE and the GLOBAL LOAD program modules and requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. motion. upending and launch analyses. COMBINE and the GLOBAL LOAD program modules and requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. DIFFRACTION INTERFACE I: Single Body Wamit/Mora Interface Add-on The Single-Body Wamit/Mora Interface add-on allows the SACS system to interface with either the Wamit or Mora diffraction wave program for single-body floating studies. This package contains all modules of the Dynamic II Add-on in addition to the FatiguePro program module.DYNAMIC FATIGUE II: Advanced Dynamic Fatigue Package The Advanced Dynamic Fatigue package includes the modules required to perform any dynamic deterministic or spectral fatigue analysis. The package contains FLOTATION upending sequence module and LAUNCH. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. DIFFRACTION WAVE I: Linear Diffraction Wave Add-on The Linear Diffraction Wave add-on allows for single body linear diffraction wave analyses. The package contains TOW inertia load generator. DIFFRACTION WAVE II: Time-Domain Diffraction Wave Add-on The Time Domain Diffraction Wave add-on allows for single body time history second order diffraction wave analyses. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. load out and lift analyses. Requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package. COMBINE and the GLOBAL LOAD program modules and requires either the Static I Pro or Static II Pro package in addition to either the Wamit or Mora diffraction wave packages. COMBINE utility. SUPERELEMENT. The package contains the MOTION/STABILITY and transportation analysis program. MARINE I: Basic Marine Add-on The Basic Marine add-on allows for transportation. GAP element and COMBINE utility. .
• Extensive plotting and reporting capabilities. • Automatic offshore jacket and deck generation. • Includes command line help and power buttons for the most commonly executed tasks. CADKey. Data Generator: Interactive data generation for all programs • Full screen editor which labels and highlights data fields. PrecedePro version also includes the following: • Allows SACS model files to be converted into 3D SAT file format compatible with AutoCAD. • Form-filling data input available as well as full screen mode. • Supports full 3D geometry and section properties. • Automatic Cartesian. TurboCAD Professional and other Acis enabled CAD packages. and provides help for data input.Program Details SACS Executive: Common interface to program suite • Controls and connects all elements of the SACS system. • Automatic data checking. • Code check parameter generation including K-factors and compression flange unbraced lengths. • Executes all batch program analyses. • Maintains data backup. • Beam and/or finite element modeling including plate and shell elements. including system file location and security key settings. • Seastate data generation capabilities. • Automatic input error detection. material and section properties and loading. Precede: Interactive full screen color graphics modeler • Model generation capabilities include geometry. . • Allows SACS model files to be ported directly to a PDMS macro file which creates the 3D model in PDMS. • Allows access to all SACS system configuration settings. cylindrical or spherical mesh generation. • Supports PDMS section libraries in addition to creating PDMS sections for sections defined in the SACS model. • Automatic load generation including gravity. pressure and skid mounted equipment loads. • Launches all SACS interactive programs.
Canadian. Norsok. and SACS NPF plot file formats. vectors. angles. German. gravity. • Discrete Kirchoff Theory (DKT) thin-plates. character size. • Weight load cases. • Supports HP-GL. • Current included or excluded. Post: Beam and finite element code check and redesign • Beam and plate element code check and redesign. • Member hydrodynamic modeling for static and dynamic analysis modeling. • Create meshes for ship hulls and semisubmersibles. deformed shapes. SACS IV: Static beam and finite element analysis • Beam elements including tubulars. • Supports codes from 1977 to present. Eurocode 3. • Supports five wave theories. • Sends viewed plots to printer/plotter devices. • Unlimited load cases. • Load combination capabilities. Seastate: Environmental loads generator • Full implementation of API 20th edition. • Isoparametric 6. UK. • Forces on non-structural bodies. flooded and non-flooded members. Joint Can: Tubular joint code check and redesign • Present and past codes including latest API WSD and LRFD. margins. • Specified support joint displacements. DS449 and Canadian. wide flanges. • Connection strength (50%) check. Windows Metafile (WMF). shell and solid finite elements. graphs and animations for plate. • Minimum & extreme seismic analysis. Norsok. • Overlapping joints analyzed. • Solid and plate elements (isotropic and stiffened). tees. channels. Reynolds number and wake encounter effects dependent drag and inertia coefficients. buoyancy and mud flow. to be set up.Prevue: Interactive plot view utility • Ability to view plot files on screen. • Generates load due to wind. • Elastic supports defined in global or reference joint coordinate system. • Allows plot size. • API earthquake and simplified fatigue analysis. • Creates updated model with redesigned elements. DNV. • Generate complex finite element models. European. • Member. • View detailed results contours. FEMGV: General Purpose Finite Element Data Modeler and Results Viewer • Produced by Femsys Ltd. • Detailed and summary reports. LRFD. . DXF. AISC. plate and shell local and global offsets. • Diameter. British Standards and Danish DS449 code check. • Beam and finite element thermal loads. • View post processor results in 3D. • Deterministic and random wave modeling for dynamic response. • RAO and acceleration loading including nonstructural weights. Chinese and Japanese cross sections. etc. Postscript. 8 and 9 node shell elements. plate and box girders and stiffened cylinders and boxes. cones. • Library of AISC. • API (incl. • Exchange model data with Precede. • Hydrostatic collapse analysis. 20th edition). • Marine growth. • P-delta effects • Modify code check parameters.
• Full plotting and graphical representation of soil data and results. including in-line connections and mouse. • Shifted P-Y curves for mudslides. HSE and Norsok thickness dependent recommended S-N curves. Pile: Isolated pile analysis • Beam column and pile batter effects included. T-Z. • Specified pilehead forces or displacements. • Non-uniform piles. • Recognizes all SCF and S-N options available • Auto redesign. • Uses PSI soil data. Circular. Superelement: Automated substructure creation and application • Superelements can contain other • Unlimited number of superelements. • Creates wave spectra from scatter diagram. • SCF calculations recommended by. • User defined stiffness matrices. stresses. T-Z curves. • Optional pilehead springs. • API P-Y. • Automated or user specified connection details. slab and wall elements supported. Norsok. • Pierson-Moskowitz. • API. Fatigue: Fatigue life evaluation and redesign • Spectral and deterministic fatigue analysis.Concrete I / Concrete II: Reinforced concrete code check and redesign • Rectangular. • Full structural analysis and pile code check API. • Automatic generation of linear equivalent pile stubs for dynamic or static analysis. • Full stress recovery. in the batch program. • Multiple reinforcement patterns can be specified. • Graphical representation of soil data. Tee and L cross sections. to calculate and display SCFs before viewing • Reports and plots can be displayed on the capacity or modifying properties. • Load path dependant joint classifications. superelements. AWS. • Shear reinforcement check and redesign. HSE. • Beam. Canadian and DNV. . • Second order/P-delta analysis capabilities. LRFD. • Reinforcement development length check. • Translation and rotation of superelements. DNV. PSI: Non-linear soil. DS449. • Includes wave spreading effects. curve fit and interpolation. • Pile stub superelements. • Pile fatigue analysis. • Auto redesign. • Reads connection defaults when joint and/or • Reports have been expanded and reworked to brace is/are selected. • Same plotting and code check features as PSI. • Up to 1000 interface joints per superelement. • Deflection and creep calculation. axial adhesion and springs. Interactive Fatigue: Interactive fatigue life evaluation • Shows the 3-D view of the connection and • Allows SCF theory to be changed for any type allows for braces to be selected with the connection. pile and structure interaction • Beam column effects included. P-Y. DS449 and Norsok Codes. HSE. JONSWAP. • P-Y and T-Z curves. thus eliminating the need make them easier to read. bi-axial beam-column. skin friction and adhesion data generated from soil properties per API. Ochi-Hubble double peaked and user defined spectra. incl. • Code check per ACI 318-89 (Revised 1992). screen and/or saved to a file. • Uses Paris equation to predict crack growth rate due to cyclic stresses. connections with user defined SCFs. API. • Cyclic stress range calculation procedures include wave search.
• Determine extreme wave loads from input spectra. plasticity can be viewed as the load is incrementally • DNV ship impact curves have also been added applied to show the collapse mechanism clearly. . • Superimposes mode shapes. formation of hinges. Collapse: Non-linear collapse analysis • Linear and non-linear material behavior. • User control of all code check parameters. • Includes geometric non-linearities. • Energy absorption functionality. • Non-linear springs. stresses and internal forces on elements. • Supports same codes as Post module. • Load cases may contain loading and/or specified displacements.Postvue: Interactive graphics postprocessor • Interactive member code check and redesign. • Color coded results and unity check plots. • Sequential load stacking capability. • Display deflected shapes for static and dynamic analyses. Collapse View: Interactive program for presentation and visualization of Collapse results • The program allows the user to display the to the program to determine the energy analysis procedure graphically including color absorbed by the ship during an impact with an coded plasticity. Combine: Common solution file utility • Combines dynamic and static results from one or multiple solution files. • Activate and deactivate elements. • Accounts for P-delta effects. • Labels UC ratio. offshore installation. • Solves plate membrane problems. • Display shear and bending moment diagrams. Large Deflection (LDF): Large deflection analysis • Iterative solution for geometric non-linearities. foundation axial capacity utilization and • The structural deformation and the progression of connection failures. • Includes piles with non-linear soils and plasticity. • Extensive reporting and plotting capabilities. • Plastic members and finite elements. • Code check and redesign by individual or group of elements. • Joint Flexibility options. • Color plate stress contour plots. • Formats solution files for transfer between different types of computers. • Creates updated input model file for reanalysis. • “Worst case” combination of dead loads with earthquake response.
• Elastic dynamic response of floating structures including stingers. • Wind spectral loading capability. • Fluid-structure relative velocity and acceleration accounted for. • Pierson-Moskowitz. Ochi-Hubble and user spectra. internal load. • User input distributed and concentrated mass. base shear and overturning moment transfer function plots available. • Input and output Power Spectral Densities with Probability Distributions. Wave Response: Dynamic wave response • Deterministic and random waves. . Fourier analysis (e.g. response spectrum or PSD base • Vibration analysis with multiple input points driven input. • All phases of launch included. • Engine/compressor vibration analysis. • Full coupling with Fatigue program. • Includes mooring lines. • Guyan reduction of non-essential degrees of freedom. • Complete Seastate hydrodynamic modeling. • Full 6 DOF modes available for forced response analysis.SACS/WAMIT and SACS/MORA: WAMIT and MORA diffraction wave analysis interface • Converts SACS model and wave information • Analyses multi-body problems with into wave diffraction program model (eg.. • Response spectrum output at any joint. • Non-structural weight modeling. • Closed form steady state response in the frequency domain. • Earthquake time history library. MORATM). • Launch sequence plot capability including barge and jacket silhouette for designated steps. • Unbalanced loads generated for any position. analysis. • Creates all input required for wave diffraction • Performs workability analyses. gas torques). • General periodic forces decomposed by • SRSS. • Converts frequency and wave direction • Transfer functions include real and imaginary dependent coefficients into SACS transfer portions for fatigue or extreme wave analysis. • Time history. Dynpac: Dynamic characteristics • Householder-Givens solution. • Buoyancy dynamic loads included. CQC and Peak modal combinations. • Time history of jacket and barge motions. • API response spectra library and user input • Ice dynamics and impact load analysis. • “Modal Acceleration” and non-linear fluid damping. • Stress. • Lumped or consistent structural mass generation. Launch: Jacket launch analysis • Full launch motion time history analysis including hydrodynamic forces in all directions.. with user specified frequencies and phasing. • Structural and fluid damping. • Time history and harmonic force driven input. spectra. • Zero crossing and RMS responses. JONSWAP. • Automatic virtual mass generation. connecting stiffnesses. functions. Dynamic Response: General dynamic response and earthquake analysis • Frequency domain analysis.
. user specified buoyancy and weights and hydrodynamic overrides. • Includes mooring forces. forces and positions plotted vs. MTO: Material take-off. • Upending forces including gravity. valves.G. • Surface area calculations by elevation. • Buoyancy tanks. Gap: Non-linear analysis with one-way elements • Accurate simulation of loadout or transportation analysis using one-way elements. • Upending steps can include multiple commands. cost estimate and weight control reports. mudline clearance etc. and yaw angles. • Non-linear ship motions. • Output location for selected points. • General non-linear elements. • Regular or Irregular waves. • Required protective anodes and cost. • Initial floating and on bottom positions provided. • Generates distributed member and plate loads. buoyancy. • Sea loads and hydrodynamic pressure • Nonlinear Froude-Krylov and restoring forces. • Dual hook capabilities. location. • Steel tonnage and C. Time-Domain Diffraction: Time History Second Order Wave Diffraction • Produced by Martec Ltd. roll. • Hydrodynamic pressure distribution on wetted hull of floating structures with/without steady forward speed or arbitrary headings. Tow: Transportation inertia load generator • Input motion for six degrees of freedom. • Time history.Flotation: Jacket flotation and upending analysis • Color coded snapshots of each upending step. weight control and cost estimation • Weld volume requirements and cost. • Upending phase summary reports including pitch. distribution. • Prediction of ship motions. and buoyancy tank loads generated for any step of the upending sequence. • Automatic weight calculation. sling loads. current and wind forces. • Converts user defined loads into inertias. displacements. Linear Diffraction: Linear Diffraction Analysis • Produced by Martec Ltd. • Properties. • Regular or Irregular seas. Motion/Stability: Ship Motion Analysis • Prediction of motions. • Stability and upending analyses. • Tension or compression gap elements. • Bretschneider wave spectral model. • Member lengths including cuts. step. • Material list. • User input member and joint weights. velocities and accelerations.
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