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Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2015

Whats new in
Robot Structural
Analysis Professional 2015

Autodesk

2014 Autodesk

Simulation and analysis

2014 Autodesk

Simulation and analysis


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Wind load simulation


Simulate a wind flow around
your structure
Generete wind loads
automatically

Better predict wind load effects early in


design
2014 Autodesk

Simulation and analysis


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Direct analysis method (DAM)


New AISC approach for stability
design
Notional forces to load
combinations
Reduction of member stiffness
P-Delta local effects for P-Delta
analysis
Designs consider all code-required
stability effects
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Simulation and analysis


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Block Lanczos algorithm


New algorithm for dynamic
calculations
Faster calculations

Work more easily with large models and


minimize time spent on analysis calculations
2014 Autodesk

Modeling and usability

2014 Autodesk

Modeling and usability


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Enhanced modeling
Creation of joist girders
Cut by plane feature

Efficient tools for modeling


structures
2014 Autodesk

Modeling and usability


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Structural Model eXchange


(SMX)
Improved and faster round-tripping
experience
Smaller file transfer
Compatibility with Structural Analysis
for Autodesk Revit service
Round-tripping is not limited to the
same machine anymore
Enhanced BIM workflow for structural engineering
2014 Autodesk

Modeling and usability


Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Other improvements
Access to the whole list of
design codes
Enhanced elastic instability
multipliers arc
Optimization of the dynamic update
Transmit loads from claddings to
nodes only
Set of new productive tools
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Code checking

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Code checking
Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Enhanced steel design


New splice connection
Steel design using DAM

More accurate design of steel


structures
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Code checking
Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

New codes for steel design


New French National Annex NF EN
1993-1-1/NA:2013
New American Standard ANSI/AISC
360-10
New Russian Standard SP
16.13330.2011

Wide range of international steel


design codes
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Code checking
Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Enhanced concrete design


Multiselection support
Extensions of reinforcement options
Beams, slabs, and spread footing
module improvements

More accurate design of concrete


structures
2014 Autodesk

Code checking
Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015

Eurocode National Annexes update

EC2 Belgian NA - NBN EN 1992-1-1 ANB:2010


EC2 Danish NA - DS/EN 1992-1-1 DK NA:2011
Dutch NA - NEN-EN 1992-1-1+C2:2011/NB:2011
EC2 Romanian NA - SR EN 1992-1-1:2004/NB:2008
EC2 Singapore NA - NA to SS EN 1992 - 1-1 : 2008
Swedish NA - EN 1992-1-1/BFS 2011:10 EKS8

New edition of the ACI 318 code


Wide range of international concrete design codes
2014 Autodesk

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