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AceCAD Software, Inc.
Phone: 610-280-9840 “StrucCad” 3D
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Adapt Corporation sioned. Directly import model and loads from STAAD.pro or ETABS. Advanced rebar and

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Phone: 650-306-2400 P/T detailing capabilities.
Email: info@adaptsoft.com Easy-to-learn, fast software for design of post-tensioned floor systems – beams, beam frames,

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Web: www.adaptsoft.com steps, one-way, and two-way slabs – using Equivalent Frame Method. Rapidly generates opti-
ADAPT-PT
mized designs with tendon profile and required additional reinforcement. Great for training x x x x
engineers new to P/T.

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Easy-to-learn, fast software for design of reinforced concrete floor systems - beams, beam frames,

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one-way, and two-way slabs – using Equivalent Frame Method. Models steps, drop caps/
ADAPT-RC
panels, transverse beams, and multiple beam cross sections. Includes investigation mode and x x x x
cracked section deflections.

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ATIR Engineering STRAP for Building
Engineering x x x x x
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Phone: 847-677-1945 x X

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Engineering
Email: strap@atir.com
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Autodesk Autodesk Revit Increase efficiency, accuracy, and design flexibility with Autodesk® Revit® Structure engineering/
Phone: 415-507-5000 Structure documentation software. Using a single building information model, proven parametric change
management technology, and dynamic linking to industry-leading analysis applications, Autodesk x x x x x x x
Email: olimpio.demarco@autodesk.com
Revit Structure integrates and coordinates structural design and documentation.

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Web: www.autodesk.com/structure

AXIUM Ajera x
Phone: 503-626-4935
Email: sales@axiumae.com

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Web: www.axiumae.com
Protrax x

Beaufort Analysis, Inc. Strand7 Strand7 – a sensibly priced finite element analysis system used extensively for civil, structural,
Phone: 252-504-2282 mechanical and transportation engineering. It’s Windows® native and comprises fully integrated
pre-processing (including CAD import and auto-meshing), solvers (static, dynamic, heat transfer, x x x x x x x
Email: anne@beaufort-analysis.com
linear, non-linear) and post-processing functionality.
Web: www.beaufort-analysis.com

MicroStation x x x
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Phone: 610-458-5000
Email: jennifer.basilio@bentley.com Bentley Architecture x x x x x x x
Web: www.bentley.com

Bentley ProjectWise x x x

CADRE Analytic CADRE Flow Finite element flow analyhsis x x
Phone: 425-392-4309
CADRE Geo Finite element flow analysis x x
Email: sales@cadreanalytic.com
Web: www.cadreanalytic.com CADRE Pro 5 Finite element structral analysis x x x
ETABS – FEM package for designing buildings with Moment Resisting Frames, Braced
Frames, Shear Wall Systems, Sloped Roofs, Ramps and Parking Structures, Multiple Tower
ETABS
Buildings, or Stepped Diaphragm Systems with Concrete Floors, Composite Steel Decks or Steel x x x x x x x
Computers & Joist Floor Framing Systems.

Structures, Inc. SAFE is an FEM package for the Analysis and Design of Simple and Complex Concrete Flat
Phone: 510-845-2177 SAFE Plates and Foundations of arbitrary shapes and varying thickness. Foundations can be combi- x x x x x x x
nations of Mats, Strip Footings or Isolated Spread Footings.
Email: info@CSIberkeley.com
Web: www.csiberkeley.com SAP2000 – FEM package for designing Bridges, Industrial Structures, Transmission Tow-
ers, Machine Foundations, Power Facilities, Cable Structures, Sports Facilities, Performance
SAP2000 Venues and Special Structures. The intuitive graphical interface allows you to create structural x x x x x x x x x
models rapidly and intuitively without learning curve delays.

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Concrete Reinforcing CRSI Advanced
Makes choices in column sizes, materials, reinforcing on one screen instantly. Displays P/M
Interaction diagram to scale when checking preliminary sizes or reinforcing. Uniquely dis-
Steel Institute Column Program plays moment magnification for slender columns and reflects it in the applied loads. One x x
Phone: 847-517-1200 page output.
Email: jprentice@crsi.org CRSI Advanced See graphically to scale, on one screen instantly, effect of input items on stability and design of

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Web: www.crsi.org Retaining Wall wall including changes in dimensions, soil properties, rebar splices. Set own parameters for soil, x x
Program or use defaults. One page output for design notes.
Major upgrade of slab design analysis software for steel reinforced concrete slab bridge de-

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Slab Bridge signer. Provides analysis based upon materials, bridge geometry, Load Resistant Design Factor
Designer 2.0 (LRDF) that meets new AASHTO bridge durability specifications. Navigates through bridge x x
Email: atalley@crsi.org design and resulting analysis.

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Decon USA, Inc. ST Design ST Design – free Studrail Design software. Studrails are commonly used in concrete slabs
Phone: 866-DECON US with direct loading on the column, eliminating drop panels, beams and column capitals. The x x
Email: neil@decon.ca software calculates the size and quantities of Studrails needed to resist the load.

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For the steel industry’s fabrication, detailing and engineering sectors. SDS/2 software family

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SDS/2 products provide automatic details, CNC data, inventory control, multed reports, shipping
Phone: 800-443-0782 x
Email: info@sds2.com tickets, cut lists and more. Reduce time spent to produce drawings, order material, fabricate
Web: www.sds2.com and erect steel.

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Shapes Chart x
Email: david@detailcad.com
Web: www.detailcad.com

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Devco Software, Inc. LGBEAMER v6 Pro LGBEAMER v6 Pro provides modeling of cold-formed cee’s, channels and zee’s with uniform,
Phone: 541-426-5713 concentrated, partial span, sloping and axial loads. Single, boxed, back-to-back and built-up
members can be designed. Modules for framed openings, shearwalls, x-braces and general x x
Email: robg@devcosoftware.com
Web: www.devcosoftware.com interactions are included.

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DSAnchor completes anchor design in accordance with Appendix D, ACI 318 in seconds, pro-
DSAnchor
viding individual and group anchor capacities for various tensile and shear failure models. x x
Dimensional Solutions, Inc.
Phone: 281-497-5991 Mat3D completes rigid analysis of soil/pile-supported mats in minutes, offering an integrated,
Mat3D
single program solution from design to construction drawings in popular CAD engines. x x
Email: support@dimsoln.com
Web: www.dimsoln.com Shaft3D is a windows-based shaft (caisson) design solution that completes axial capacity analy-
Shaft3D
sis, lateral analysis, and concrete design in seconds. x x

DSi Digital LLC IntelliModel IntelliModel is a parametric computer software application that allows rapid production of 3D
building models within the AutoCAD® environment. IntelliModel automates the produc-
Phone: 770-446-3334
tion of architectural isometrics, plans and elevations, as well as producing automated building x x x
Email: sales@difsol.com framing and analysis. For more informations or to see a demo visit www.difsol.com or call
Web: www.difsol.com 1-877-220-1430

Eagle Point
Phone: 800-678-6565
RoadCalc x x
Email: info@eaglepoint.com
Web: www.eaglepoint.com

Enercalc Engineering
Software Structural
Phone: 949-645-0151 Engineering Library x x x x x x x
Email: info@enercalc.com
Web: www.enercalc.com

Georgia Tech - CASE Center GT STRUDL is a database driven structural analysis & design software system with in-
Phone: 404-894-2260 GT STRUDL tegrated features for linear and nonlinear analysis, static and dynamic frame and finite
element analysis, steel and reinforced concrete frame design, and offshore jacket analysis x x x x x
Email: casec@ce.gatech.edu
Web: www.gtstrudl.gatech.edu and design.

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Hilti Hilti PROFIS Anchor The most complete anchor design program available, PROFIS provides 3-D anchor de-
Phone: 918-252-6265 Design Software sign and a Hilti expertise-packed database. It features the only tested and ICC-approved
anchors for cracked concrete use in North America. PROFIS helps keep you up-to-date x x x x x
Email: carla.biggs@hilti.com
Web: www.us.hilti.com on design codes.

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Phone: 800-707-0816 VisualAnalysis 5.5 Package x x x x x x

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Web: www.iesweb.com
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KeyBuild x x x x
Email: aguyot@keymark.com
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Phone: 888-844-9608 SPACE GASS Structural
Engineering Software x x x x x x x
Email: use@spacegass.com

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The most advanced design software for precast/reinforced and prestressed columns and
wall panels in accordance with ACI and CSA building codes. AXSYS is fully integrated

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with Tekla Structures, the first truly integrated 3D software for the structural engineer-
Leap Software ing industry.
Phone: 800-451-5327

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The only bridge integrated software package that parametrically adjusts to changes in
Email: sales@leapsoft.com component design and populates those changes throughout the geometry, substructure

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Web: www.leapsoft.com LEAP Bridge
and superstructure. Reduce errors and redundant data entry and spend more time doing x
what you do best.

The leading design program for prestressed or mildly reinforced concrete beams in ac-

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PRESTO cordance with the ACI or CSA building codes. PRESTO is fully integrated with Tekla x x
Structures, the first truly integrated 3D software for the structural engineering industry.

LECPress Precast/
Losch Software, Ltd. Prestressed Beam and Slab x x x

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Phone: 847-705-1396 Design
Email: info@LoschEng.com LECWall Precast/
Web: www.LoschSoft.com Prestressed Sandwich Wall x x x
& Column Design

LUSAS LUSAS Bridge x x x x
Phone: 212-295-2197
Email: info@lusas.com
Web: www.lusas.com
LUSAS Civil & Structural x x x

MDX Software
Phone: 573-446-3221 Curved & Straight Steel
Bridge Design & Rating x x
Email: info@mdxsoftware.com
Web: www.mdxsoftware.com
MIDAS/Civil (Bridge) analyzes/designs all types of 3-D Bridges. Covers curved steel & PC
composite girder, segmental post-tensioning, Suspension, Cable-Stayed, skewed Slab, Frame
MIDASoft, Inc. MIDAS/Civil
and Culvert bridges, Heat of Hydration analysis. Generates comprehensive traffic loads to x x x x
Phone: 281-920-9958 AASHTO/CSA through influence lines and surfaces.
Email: midasoft@MidasUser.com
MIDAS/Gen (Building) analyzes/designs buildings to ACI, AISC, CSA, Euro, BS &
Web: www.MidasUser.com
SSRC. Lateral design load generation, Building construction sequence analysis with
MIDAS/Gen
column shortening, Building model generation wizard, P-Delta & Large displacement x x x x
(cable) analyses, Linear & Nonlinear dynamic analyses, and much more.
MIDAS/Set designs structural components of steel, concrete & composite construction. It
MIDAS/Set covers beams, irregular columns, shear walls, retaining walls, base plates, combined footings x x x x x
and beams/slabs to ACI, AISC & BS.
Annotated Design &
Construction Details for x
National Concrete Concrete Masonry
Masonry Association
Design for Segmental
Phone: 703-713-1900
Retaining Walls, SRWall x
Email: ncma@ncma.org
Web: www.ncma.org NCMA Masonry Design
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Oasys GSA is the structural analysis program developed for Arup, one of the world’s lead-
GSA ing firms of international consulting engineers. GSA performs a broad range of analysis x x x x x x x
and design of structural models composed of skeletal frames and 2D finite elements.
Oasys
Oasys Mail Manager is a project-orientated and general purpose e-mail filing tool that
Phone: +44-191-238-7559

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Email: oasys@arup.com mating filing and notifying team members of incoming and outgoing e-mails.
Web: www.oasys-software.com
The Oasys GEO suite includes programs for the analysis of flexible retaining walls, pre-
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Walls, as well as conventional Reinforced Concrete Tilt-up Walls in a fast, No nonsense x x
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Email: sales@postensoft.com Post-Tensioned & Reinforced Concrete Software with Advanced Design Capabilities like
Web: www.postensoft.com no other. No guessing Tendon Profiles, POSTEN fully designs them for you even with
POSTEN MULTISTORY
non-prismatic members of virtually any shape. Designs Beams, Joists, Slabs, Flat Plates, x x x x
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CONCRET Waffle Slabs and Columns in Multistory Structures, with Powerful Design Capabilities x x x x
(i.e. truly variable section properties across each span) not found in any other software.

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RAM International
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Research Engineers STAAD.Pro 2005
advanced dynamics (seismic, wind, vibrations), automatic load generators (wind, floor, x x x x x x x x x x
International seismic, offshore), soil-structure interaction and multi-material design.
Phone: 714-974-2500

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Email: araceli@ca.reiusa.com
arrangements, and analysis and design of mats and pile caps. It also creates reinforcement
Web: www.reiworld.com STAAD.foundation
layouts for complex mat foundations. All calculations and schematics are automatically x x x x x x
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STAAD.beam can analyze and design single steel composite and non-composite beams
with various loadings and takes into consideration camber, web openings and vibrations.
STAAD.beam
It provides shear stud layout, full HTML calculation sheets and allows for pre construc- x x x x x
tion dead loading.

Retain Pro Software
Design nearly any retaining wall easily, accurately and code compliant. Handles can-
Phone: 800-422-2251
Retain Pro 2005 tilevered, restrained, gravity walls. Any loading condition, including seismic. Graphics x
Email: hbrooks@retainpro.com include .DXF file creation. Free demo available. From $295. Upgrade discounts.
Web: www.retainpro.com
RISA-3D is a productive, time-tested general analysis and design program with total
RISA-3D integration for small and large projects. Automatic physical modeling allows definition x x x x x x x x
of members as they exist in the field rather than as multiple segments.
RISA Technologies
Phone: 949-951-5815 RISAFloor – the only floor software that integrates with a general analysis package -
RISA-3D. Designing both gravity and lateral systems on one model, add anything, any-
Email: info@risatech.com RISAFloor
where, including moving loads, one-way members and springs, tapered wide flanges and x x x x x x
Web: www.risatech.com plate/shell components.
Designed specifically for the telecommunications industry, RISATower, formerly ERI
Tower, can analyze and design 3- and 4-sided guyed and self-supporting towers using
RISATower
the TIA-222-G (2005) standard or any of the previous TIA/EIA standards back to x x
RS-222 (1959).

Simpson Strong-Tie
Simpson Anchor Designer Using Simpson’s Anchor Designer, enter performance criteria and receive recommended
Anchor Systems anchor solutions based on test data. Load reductions for spacing and edge distance, base
Phone: 800-999-5099 material thickness and temperature are automatically calculated. Saves results and cal- x x x
Email: tkingsfather@strongtie.com culations, or prints them out.
Web: www.strongtieanchors.com
Strong-Tie Connector Simpson Strong-Tie’s Connector Selector software finds lowest cost connector for solid
Selector sawn lumber, I-joists, SCL, Glulam and trusses. It considers wood species and masonry
Simpson Strong-Tie type, automatically applies connector load adjustment factors for modifications, and x x x
Company specifies model numbers. Generates material lists.
Phone: 800-999-5099
ATS Tiedown Systems For high capacity tie down systems in multistory holdown applications, Simpson’s ATS
Email: mbugbee@strongtie.com
software calculates tension and compression members; creates customized AutoCAD el-
Web: www.strongtie.com evations for each run; easy to follow, printable, calculations; and lumber summary for x x x
the installer. ATS is code listed.

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Blast Resistant Glazing Design enables users to size rectangular laminated glass and
Blast Resistant insulating glass constructed with at least one laminated glass lite to resist user-specified
Standards Design Glazing 2003 explosive threats. Operates in a Windows™ environment. User-friendly input and out- x x x
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Wind Loads on Structure 2004 performs all wind load computations (ASCE 7-02 and
Email: info@standardsdesign.com
Wind Loads on ASCE 7-98, Section 6). “Build” structures within the system (buildings, signs, chimneys,
Web: www.standardsdesign.com Structures 2004 tanks, etc). Utilize built-in wind speeds, user entered wind speed, and different exposures x x x

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Window Glass Design 2004 performs all required calculations per ASTM E 1300-
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hsbCAD, object oriented technology based on AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop. Cre-
ate fabrication drawings and details quickly and efficiently in ACAD for automated
StrucSoft Solutions HsbCAD
and non-automated manufacturing of Timber & Lite Gage Steel design, Post & Beam, x x x x x x
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Web: www.strucsoft.ca ProSteel 3D, a complete solution built on ARX technology within AutoCAD. ProSteel
3D facilitates 3D modeling for ACAD. Automates production drawings, shop drawings,
ProSteel 3D
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Phone: 905-681-2166 ROBOT Millennium v18 x x x x x x x x x x x
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Structural Desktop, Inc.
Structural Desktop Structural Desktop integrates the structural-analytical modeling process with AutoCAD,
Phone: 479-471-5227
Material listings, plans, elevations, sections. Solid models are extracted from this model
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in seconds. Reduced costs and improved accuracy permit Structural Desktop to pay for
support@structuraldesktop.com itself in a single project.
Web: www.structuraldesktop.com
Structural Engineers, Inc.
Phone: 540-731-3330
FloorVibe x
Email: tmmurray@floorvibe.com
Web: www.floorvibe.com
Fully integrated engineering analysis & design solution; successfully combines physical
Tekla Structures - models with analytical models. Loaded design models are integrally analyzed via the
Tekla, Inc. Engineering integrated STAAD.Pro analysis engine. Contract drawings are automatically created x x x x x x x x x x x x
Phone: 770-426-5105 and maintained by the model.
Email: stacy.scopano@tekla.com
Web: www.tekla.com Tekla Structures - Standard Design is Tekla’s intuitive multi-material load & connection
Tekla Structures -
Standard Design
modeling solution for visual design. Models can be exported to the analysis engine of x x x x x x x x x x x x
choice. Analyzed models can be re-imported for automated design drawing creation.
Tekla Structures - Full Detailing is the evolution of Xsteel. The ability to create compre-
Tekla Structures - hensive production models & design/detail/shop drawings for structural steel, pre-cast
Full Detailing concrete, CIP reinforced concrete elements. Tekla also offers modeling solutions for each x x x x x x x x x x x x
construction material separately.

Woodworks®
Phone: 800-844-1275 Woodworks® Design WoodWorks® - produced with technical guidance from the American Wood Council of
Email: Office Software the American Forest & Paper Association. Quickly design light-frame or heavy timber
structures based on (latest) 2001 edition of the AF&PA’s National Design Specifica- x x x
sales@woodworks-software.com
Web: tion® (NDS®) for Wood Construction.
www.woodworks-software.com

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