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Design software

Design software

We have a comprehensive suite of free software programs dedicated to providing assistance in the design of steel intensive buildings.

The goal of our software development program is to grant easy access to a range of tools to assist in the selection or specification of our products.  

In addition to the software below we also have
The Blue Book App - a new Advance Sections app from the Apple iTunes Store providing access to the Blue Book
RoofDek Selector
- a quick selector for sizing Tata Steel structural roof decking
Acoustic Performance Prediction Tool
- for predicting the performance of steel wall and floor construction systems

The BCSA also have a useful suite of design software tools on their wikipedia style www.steelconstruction.info website which can be found by clicking www.steelconstruction.info/design software and tools

The software tools that can be found there include:-

Member Design Tools  
Compression resistance
Bending resistance 
Columns in simple construction
Combined axial compression and bending resistance
Resistance of beams at elevated temperature
Resistance of columns at elevated temperature 
Composite beam checking tool (to the Eurocodes)

Connection Design Tools
Base plate designer
Partial depth end plate designer
Wind load calculator

Bridge Tools
Preliminary bridge design charts
Bridges carbon calculator

        

Installed standalone Tata Steel sections interactive 'blue book' : Installed standalone Tata Steel sections interactive 'blue book'

Installed standalone Tata Steel sections interactive 'blue book' : Installed standalone Tata Steel sections interactive 'blue book'

The 'blue book' is an electronic version of the SCI Blue Book. It includes information on the Advance®, Celsius® and Hybox® range of sections in accordance with BS EN 1993-1-1 as well as BS 5950-1:2000.

SIDS2 - Slim Flor Integrated Design Software :

SIDS2 - Slim Flor Integrated Design Software : SIDS2 - Slim Flor Integrated Design Software

SlimFlor Integrated Design Software – ‘SIDS’ – designs and analyses flooring solutions utilising both SlimFlor® Fabricated Beams (SFB) and Asymmetric SlimFlor Beams (ASB) ®. The software improves, updates and replaces the ASB design software (most recently issued as ASB PCC version 4.2), the Slimflor design software (most recently issued as Slimflor version 2.0) and the RHS Slimflor design software (most recently issued as RHS Slimflor version 3.0.1.). Please note this software is not currently supported for use with 64 bit machines

BDES for Advance sections :

BDES for Advance sections : BDES for Advance sections

This program designs and analyses composite and non-composite beams under distributed and/or point loading. Both edge and internal beams are covered employing the new Advance range of sections. Shear connectors may be welded studs or Hilti HVB shear connectors.

ComFlor® Software version 9 :

ComFlor® Software version 9 : ComFlor® Software version 9

ComFlor® V9 Software analyses deep (SD225 and CF210) and shallow (CF46, CF51+, CF60, CF80 and CF100) decks in composite floor construction under a wide range of loading configurations.

TSLAB :

TSLAB : TSLAB

TSLAB is software to be used in conjunction with the Steel Construction Institute’s publications, Fire Safe Design: A New Approach to Multi-Storey Steel-Framed Buildings (Second edition), SCI P288 and TSLAB V3.0 User Guidance and Engineering Update SCI P390. The software calculates the load bearing capacity of composite slabs in fire. The use of the software is described in P390 and the use of the software without reference to this publication is not recommended.

RHS Slimflor :

RHS Slimflor : RHS Slimflor

RHS Slimflor has been superseded by SlimFlor Integrated Design Software (SIDS).

ASB Slimflor :

ASB Slimflor : ASB Slimflor

ASB Slimflor has been superseded by SlimFlor Integrated Design Software (SIDS).

Slimflor :

Slimflor : Slimflor

Slimflor has been superseded by SlimFlor Integrated Design Software (SIDS).

 

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