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March 2001 * The Indian Concrete Journal 205

5nItware: An update
Software for structural analysis, designs and drafting from
SERC, Madras
SlrucluraI Lnginccring Rcscarch Ccnlrc
(SLRC), Madras offcrs scvcraI gcncraI pur-
posc soflwarc packagcs for anaIysis and
dcsign of slruclurcs. Thc fcalurcs of lhcsc
packagcs arc bricfIy oulIincd bcIow.
INFRAN (INteractive FRame
ANalysis)
This soflwarc packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo
inlcraclivcIy anaIysc lwo-dimcnsionaI
rigid-joinlcd pIanc framc syslcms undcr
diffcrcnl slalic Ioad condilions. Il pcrforms
anaIysis for nodaI forccs and momcnls in
addilion lo mcmbcr Ioads in lhc form of
conccnlralcd, uniformIy dislribulcd and
lrapczoidaI Ioad condilions. Inlcraclivc
scssions arc possibIc lo changc mcmbcr
propcrlics of co-ordinalcs of lhc nodcs.
INTRAN (Interactive TRuss
ANalysis)
This packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy anaIysc lwo and lhrcc dimcnsionaI
pin-joinlcd lruss syslcm for slalic nodaI
Ioad condilions. Inlcraclivc scssions arc
possibIc lo changc boundary condilions,
conncclivily, mcmbcr propcrlics and co-
ordinalcs of lhc nodcs.
INGRID (INteractive GRID analysis)
This soflwarc packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo
inlcraclivcIy anaIysc rigid-joinlcd grid sys-
lcm subjcclcd lo IalcraI Ioads. Inlcraclivc
scssions arc possibIc lo changc connccliv-
ily, mcmbcr propcrlics and co-ordinalcs
of lhc nodcs.
INSPACE (INteractive SPACE
frame analysis)
This soflwarc packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo
inlcraclivcIy anaIysc lhrcc-dimcnsionaI
rigid-joinlcd spacc framc syslcms undcr
slalic Ioad condilions pcrforming anaIysis
for nodaI forccs and momcnls in addilion
lo mcmbcr Ioads in lhc form of conccn-
lralcd, uniformIy dislribulcd and
lrapczodiaI Ioad condilions.
INCYSHELL (INteractive
CYlindrical SHELL analysis)
This soflwarc packagc hcIps lo anaIysc cir-
cuIar shcII roofs (barrcI shcIIs) wilh or wilh-
oul cdgc bcams for givcn uniformIy dis-
lribulcd Ioads bascd on lhc proccdurc dc-
vcIopcd by Gibson.
INFOLD (INteractive FOLDed
plate analysis)
This soflwarc packagc aids lhc anaIysis
of simpIy supporlcd foIdcd pIalc slruc-
lurcs undcr uniformIy dislribulcd Ioad,
Iinc Ioads and momcnls using lhc finilc
slrip mclhod.
RC SLABS (G) (Reinforced
Concrete SLABS design)
This packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy dcsign RC sIabs wilh diffcrcnl
boundary condilions. Thc dcsign by Iimil-
slalc approach foIIows lhc provisions of
IS 456 : 2000. In addilion lo lhc dcsign, il
aIso gcncralcs lhc rcinforccmcnl dclaiIs on
lhc scrccn which can bc pIollcd on a pIol-
lcr/dol malrix prinlcr. Inlcraclivc scssion
is avaiIabIc lo changc lhc dcsign variabIcs.
RC SLABS
Il is a non-graphic vcrsion of RC SIA8S
(G).
RC FLAT SLABS (G) (Reinforced
Concrete FLAT SLABS design)
Thc program aIIows lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy dcsign RC fIal sIabs foIIowing lhc
dcsign provisions of IS 456 : 2000. In ad-
dilion lo lhc dcsign, il gcncralcs lhc rcin-
forccmcnl dclaiIs on lhc scrccn which can
bc pIollcd on a pIollcr/dol malrix prinlcr.
RC FLAT SLABS
Il is a non-graphic vcrsion of RC IIA1
SIA8S (G).
RC BEAMS (G) (Reinforced
Concrete BEAMS design)
This soflwarc aIIows lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy dcsign rcinforccd concrclc bcams of
rcclanguIar, T and I shapc foIIowing lhc
dcsign provisions of Iimil-slalc approach
of IS 456 : 2000. In addilion il aIso gcncr-
alcs lhc rcinforccmcnl dclaiIs which can bc
dispIaycd on lhc scrccn and subscqucnlIy
pIollcd. Inlcraclivc scssion is avaiIabIc lo
changc lhc dcsign variabIcs
RC BEAMS
Il is a non-graphic vcrsion of RC 8|AMS
(G).
RC COLUMNS (G) (Reinforced
Concrete COLUMNS design)
This soflwarc cnabIcs lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy dcsign rcinforccd coIumns foIIowing
lhc dcsign provisions of IS 456 : 2000. Dc-
sign can bc carricd oul for coIumns of
squarc and rcclanguIar scclions wilh axiaI
Ioad and unaxiaI or bixiaI momcnls. In
addilion, il aIso gcncralcs lhc rcinforcc-
mcnl dclaiIs on lhc scrccn which can bc
pIollcd on a pIollcr/dol malrix prinlcr.
Inlcraclivc scssion is avaiIabIc lo changc
lhc dcsign variabIcs.
RC FOOTINGS (G) (Reinforced
Concrete FOOTINGS design)
Thc program aIIows lhc uscr lo inlcrac-
livcIy dcsign RC IsoIalcd foolings as pcr
lhc dcsign provisions by Iimil slalc ap-
proach of IS 456 : 2000. In addilion lo
dcsign, lhis gcncralcs lhc rcinforccmcnl
dclaiIs on lhc scrccn which can bc pIollcd
on a pIollcd on a pIollcr of malrix prinlcr.
RC FOOTINGS
Il is a non-graphic vcrsion of RC IOO1|NGS
(G).
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RC COMBINED FOOTINGS (G)
(Reinforced Concrete COMBINED
FOOTINGS design)
Thc program packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo
inlcraclivcIy dcsign RC combincd fooling
as pcr lhc dcsign provisions of IS 456 :
2000. Il gcncralcs lhc rcinforccmcnl dclaiIs
on lhc scrccn which can bc pIollcd on a
pIollcr/dol malrix prinlcr.
RC COMBINED FOOTINGS
Il is a non-graphic vcrsion of RC COM-
8|N|D IOO1|NGS (G).
RC STRIP FOOTINGS (Reinforced
Concrete STRIP/Continous
Footings design)
Thc program packagc aIIows lhc uscr lo
inlcraclivcIy dcsign RC Slrip foolings.
Bolh axiaI Ioad and unaxiaI/biaxiaI coI-
umn momcnls can bc considcrcd for anaIy-
sis. Thc dcsign by Iimil- slalc approach
foIIows lhc provisions of IS 456 : 2000.
WINFRAN (WINdows based
FRame ANalysis system)
This packagc hcIps lhc uscr lo inlcraclivcIy
gcncralc lhc gcomclry of lwo-dimcnsionaI
rigid-joinlcd pIanc framc syslcms and carry
oul lhcir anaIysis undcr diffcrcnl Ioad con-
dilions. This has bccn dcvcIopcd in C,C++
and lhc graphics is supporlcd by MS W|N-
DOWS. Thc packagc is Icascd as Ioad mod-
uIc and can bc inslaIIcd in IBM IC AT 386
and morc advanccd InlcI-bascd syslcms,
wilh LGA/VGA/SVGA monilor and
mousc.
RC INTZE TANK (Design of RC
INTZE water tank)
This packagc hcIps lhc uscr lo inlcraclivcIy
dcsign RC Inlzc lypc walcr lanks foIIow-
ing lhc provisions of rcIcvanl IS codcs of
praclicc for concrclc slruclurc for sloragc
of Iiquids. Thc program aIso gcncralcs lhc
rcinforccmcnl dclaiIs which can bc vicwcd
on lhc scrccn or can bc pIollcd on a pIol-
lcr/ dol malrix prinlcr
INDROOS (analysis of INDustrial
ROOf Systems)
This packagc hcIps lhc uscr lo inlcraclivcIy
anaIysc induslriaI lrusscd roof syslcms.
Thc roof lusscs such as King Iosl, Howc,
Irall, Ian, Norlh Iighl and Iink arc avaiI-
abIc in lhc program Iibrary. Thc anaIysis is
mcnu drivcn wilh graphic supporl.
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