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One Stop Solution for Building and General Structures

Midas Gen & Set

About MIDAS IT

Being a central distributor of leading technologies in the world, MIDAS IT has garnered global recognition through its continuous passion and devotion towards the philosophy of human welfare.

MIDAS IT (MIDAS Information Technology Co., Ltd.) provides engineering software development and distribution, structural engineering consulting services and web business integrated solutions. The company was officially incorporated in September 1, 2000, and consists of structural software developers and professional engineers with significant practical experience. Currently, over 300 developers and structural engineers with extensive experience support the company. MIDAS IT also has corporate offices in the U.S.A, China, Japan and India, and has grown to a world class company exporting engineering software over to more than 60 countries worldwide. MIDAS ITs vision is in becoming the world best engineering solution developer and distributor. MIDAS ITs faith is in promoting the happier lives both for employees and customers. MIDAS IT will relentlessly pursue to become the world best company which propagates the excellence of Korean engineering technologies.

MIDAS Family Program

Mechanical Eng.

Building Eng.

Civil Eng.

Geotechnical Eng.

Nastran FX NFX-Midas
midas FX+
(PMC in Japan)

midas Gen midas Building midas SET midas Modeler midas DShop

midas Civil midas FEA

midas GTS 3D midas GTS 2D

midas Abutment
midas Pier midas Deck

midas GeoXD

FEPartner

Soil+ (CTC in Japan)

Introduction to MIDAS Family Programs

Why midas Gen

Integrated Design System for buildings and General Structures

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Specialize for Practical Engineering Projects

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One-Stop Solution
(modeling > analysis & design > drawing)

One-Stop Solution

CAD Interface Direct Data Transfer with Takla Structure & Revit Structure

mdias Modeler
Automatic Generation of 3D Structural Analysis Model

midas Gen Integrated design system for building and general structures

midas Dshop Auto-drafting module for midas Gen

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Data Exchange

Tekla Interface

Tekla Structure

Direct Data Transfer with Tekla Structures, Revit Structure

Analysis & Design midas Gen

Import STAAD, MSC.Nastran,


and SAP2000
Revit Interface

Import/Export AutoCAD DXF


Revit Structure Analysis & Design midas Gen

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Diversity

Specialty Structures Applications

Stadiums Power Plants Hangar Airport


Beijing National Stadium Beijing National Aquatic Center Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium

Transmission Towers
Cranes Pressure Vessels Machine Structures Underground Structures
Seoul World Cup Stadium JeonJu World Cup Stadium DeaJeon World Cup Stadium

USA Pavilion

China Pavilion

German Pavilion

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User-friendly Interface and Usage

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Works Tree & Task Pane


Works Tree (Input summary with powerful modeling capabilities) Task Pane which enables the

Works Tree and Task Pane

Excel Compatible Tables

user to freely set optimal


menu system Excel compatible tables and multi-windows

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Useful Features
Building Related Features

Building Generation / Structure Wizard

Story Data and Floor Diaphragm

Story Related Results


Story Drift for static and dynamic seismic loads Story Shear for Response Spectrum and Time History Loads Mass center and Stiffness center by story Story Shear Force Ratio for the columns and shear walls Torsional Irregularity Check Stiffness Irregularity Check Weight Irregularity Check Capacity Irregularity Check Define Modules for multi-tower
Torsional Irregularity Story Drift Story Mass

Story Related Results

Define Module

Story Shear Force

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Various Elements & Boundary Conditions


Shear wall element Tension only element Beam End Release for modeling shear connection of steel members Beam End Offset and Panel Zone Effect for considering rigid zone in the connections of beams and columns

Available Element Type


Compression only Tension only Gap Hook Viscoelastic Damper Hysteretic System Lead Rubber Bearing Isolator Friction Pendulum System Isolator Cable General Beam Tapered Beam Plane Stress

Soil Stiffness

Plane Strain
Wall (In-plane, Out-of-plane Bending) Plate (Thick/Thin, In-plane/Out-of-plane Thickness, Orthotropic)

Axisymmetric
Solid Element (Hexagon, Wedge, Tetrahedron)

Node Local Axis for modeling


Applicable Boundary Conditions

inclined support
Supports Point Spring Supports General Spring Supports Surface Spring Supports Pile Spring Supports Elastic Link Nodal Coordinate System Beam End Release Linear Constraints Rigid Link Diaphragm Disconnection Panel Zone Effects

(Semi-rigid connection)
Beam End Offset Plate End Release

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Productivity
Fast Modeling, Analysis, and Design Process

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All-in-one Design Features


All-in-one analysis and design solution for beam, column, slab, wall, and footing

Beam / Column Design

Footing Design

Automatic load combination and design results

Optimal steep design and displacement optimal design

Slab / Wall Design

Steel Optimal Design

BOM (Bill Of Materials)

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International Building Code


Automatic design/checking of Concrete frame, shear wall, Steel frame and isolated footing

Available Design Code

RC Design
ACI318 Eurocode 2, Eurocode 8 BS8110 IS:456 & IS:13920 CSA-A23.3 GB50010 AIJ-WSD TWN-USD AIK-USD, WSD KSCE-USD KCI-USD

Steel Design
AISC-LRFD AISC-ASD AISI-CFSD Eurocode 3 BS5950 IS:800 CSA-S16-01 GBJ17, GB50017 AIJ-ASD TWN-ASD, LSD AIK-ASD, LSD, CFSD KSCE-ASD KSSC-ASD

SRC Design
SSRC79 JGJ138 CECS28 AIJ-SRC TWN-SRC AIK-SRC KSSC-CFT

Footing Design
ACI318 BS8110

Doubly-reinforced beam
design

Slab Design
Eurocode 2

Steel Optimal Design based on the strength check

Design Results

Optimal design based on the lateral displacement

Shear wall design considering boundary element

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Analysis Speed

Construction Stage Analysis

Boundary Nonlinear Analysis

Multi-Frontal Solver and latest analysis algorithms for accurate and practical analysis results

Intuitive user interface, contemporary computer graphics and substantially fast solver speed
Pre-tension Girder Analysis Pushover Analysis

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Powerful Graphics
Pre-Processing
Blending Effect to adjust the extent of transparency by material types, element types or other attributes

Transparency

Walk Through

Work through effect to check the model with various view point
Select Identity, Active Identity Node Information by Query Nodes

Dynamic views of the model in real time

Render View in conjunction with the dynamic views walkthrough effects

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Powerful Graphics
Post-Processing
Various forms of Graphic Output for examining reactions, displacements, member forces and stresses

Beam Displacement Contour

Von-mises Stress

Member Forces for weak and strong axes simultaneously in beam diagram
Solid Displacement Contour Stress Results

Iso Surface identifies the surfaces of equal stresses in solid elements

Top and bottom stresses of plate elements

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Powerful Graphics
Post-Processing
Various forms of Graphic Output for examining reactions, displacements, member forces and stresses

Member Forces for weak and strong axes simultaneously in beam diagram

Iso Surface identifies the surfaces of equal stresses in solid elements

Top and bottom stresses of plate elements

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Powerful Graphics
Post-Processing
Various forms of Graphic Output for examining reactions, displacements, member forces and stresses

Member Forces for weak and strong axes simultaneously in beam diagram

Iso Surface identifies the surfaces of equal stresses in solid elements

Top and bottom stresses of plate elements

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Dynamic Report Generation


Generation of a report by Drag & Drop from Report Tree using analysis and design results from midas program

Automatic re-generation of the report with updates in the model

Drag & Drop


Save a report in MS Word format
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Specialization
High-end Analysis Features

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Seismic Analysis and Design


Pushover Analysis
FEMA 273, Eurocode 8, Multilinear, Masonry & Userdefined hinge type

Pushover Analysis

Boundary Nonlinear Analysis

Base Isolators and


Dampers
Lead Rubber Bearing Isolator Friction Pendulum System Isolator Viscoelastic Damper Hysteretic System Damper

Fiber Analysis

Capacity Design

Fiber Analysis
Various type of Mass Seismic Design
Strong Column Weak Beam Design as per ACI318 Capacity Design as per EN1992-1-1:04

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Construction Stage Analysis


Construction Stage Analysis accounting for change in geometry, supports and loading
CS:1 CS:10

Column Shortening Graph

Time Dependent Material Properties

Time dependent material properties of concrete such as modulus of elasticity, creep and shrinkage
CS:20 CS:30

3D Column Shortening Graph


CS:70 CS:120 CS:166

CEB-FIP(1990) CEB-FIP(1978) ACI209(1982) PCA(1986) AASHTO(2006) INDIA(IRC:18-2000) EN1992-2:2004 User Defined

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Nonlinear Analysis

Plastic Analysis

Heat of Hydration

Material Nonlinear Analysis / Plastic Analysis

Von-Mises, Tresca, Mohr-

Coulomb & Drucker Prager

Structural Masonry Analysis


Masonry Nonlinear Analysis Large Displacement Analysis

Analysis for finding Unknown Forces by Optimization

Heat of Hydration Analysis

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Service
Midas On Demand Service

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Program
Release Note and Notice

Official upgrade every year Customization for each market New implementation of

design code, section &


material DB, and analysis improvements upon requests Release Note

New Implementation in the Latest Version

Pushover analysis improvement as per N2 method General Section Check Footing design, Combined Wall design as per EN1992-1-1:2004 .

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Online/Offline Training
Free Online Training (Twice a month) for basic introduction and advanced features

Online training Basic Introduction Advanced Applications Customized Sessions

Offline Training Regular training Company visit & training Customized training

Online Training

In-house courses with


specialized training programs

Offline Training

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Technical Support and Papers


Seminar and Workshop

Web based Q&A System

Seminar

Italy SAIE conference, Oct. 2009

UK Cable br. Seminar, 2008

Web base Q & A system


Technical Papers
Singapore, Introduction seminar, 2009

Technical papers and Trouble


Shooting Guide

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Various Project Applications Worldwide

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Various Project Applications

Buildings

50 countries, 6500 copies Partial List of Client URS Corp. Parsons Brinckerhoff TY LIN Ove Arup Gr. Jacobs Engineering RMJM Imbsen & Associates Michael Baker Jr. R.W. Armstrong and Associates Hewson Consulting Engineers Ltd Samsung Engg. & Construction POSCO Steel & Construction CALTRANS (California Dept. of Transportation) Oregon Dept. of Transportation Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation US Army

Plant Structures

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Various Project Applications

Spatial Structures

50 countries, 6500 copies Partial List of Client URS Corp. Parsons Brinckerhoff TY LIN Ove Arup Gr. Jacobs Engineering RMJM Imbsen & Associates Michael Baker Jr. R.W. Armstrong and Associates Hewson Consulting Engineers Ltd Samsung Engg. & Construction POSCO Steel & Construction CALTRANS (California Dept. of Transportation) Oregon Dept. of Transportation Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation US Army

Specialty Structures

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QA & QC System

MQC System

Bug Reporting System

MQC System (midas Quality Control System)

Bug Reporting System

Verification Examples
More than 100 Verification Examples

Design Verification Examples

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