Fire design of steel connections (22.1)

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Fire design is necessary for nearly every structure. Most often, designers use simple or tabulated methods and apply fire protection. However, performance fire design may save a lot of resources, time and protect the environment (fire protection is quite demanding).

Currently, you must calculate the temperature of the steel elements elsewhere and then set the temperatures for the steel plates. The temperature of welds and bolts is assumed as the highest of the connected parts.

Material degradation is selected in Shared settings according to design codes and load-deformation curves of all elements are modified based on the set temperature.


Available in the Enhanced edition of IDEA StatiCa Steel.

The fire design functionality has been enhanced in version 23.1 by automatic calculation of the temperature.

Download and try features of IDEA StatiCa 22.1


Release notes IDEA StatiCa 22.1

Fire design

Fire design – automatic temperature calculation (23.1)