Release notes IDEA StatiCa Steel & Concrete 21.0

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The new IDEA StatiCa version 21.0 aspires to further streamline the engineering design process. We have improved the analytical model for more accurate results. We are speeding up designs by adjusting the position of members relative to each other. Engineers can now slash the time of defining simple and moderate connections because IDEA StatiCa will propose them automatically – a new design proposal feature. Release notes 21 also describe major AISC update with explanations and tips.  

The new 21.0 version of IDEA StatiCa brings another batch of enhancements in Concrete to the engineering community as well. Starting with IDEA StatiCa Member application to be thoroughly verified and taken from BETA, accompanied by a set of improvements to the RCS application, such as fire resistance, or the Detail application, where the main attention has been paid to the CSFM solver. This all helps our application to provide faster calculations while improving stability and reliability.

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News for Steel

Updated CBFEM solver

  • 30 % faster calculation times
  • More accurate modeling of hollow sections connection 
  • A new set of verifications and guidelines to interpret results between versions
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Connection design improvements

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Steel member design without limits 

  • New application IDEA StatiCa Member is going LIVE: It designs general steel members including connections (the application Connection is embedded in it)
  • Structural engineer no longer has to estimate the effects of the boundary conditions and can analyze and check members of any topology and loading 
  • Ability to analyze imperfections, large deformations (2nd order), non-linearities, torsion and warping
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News for Concrete and Prestressing

Design enhancements in RCS and Detail

New concrete workflows with IDEA StatiCa Member

  • The new application IDEA StatiCa Member is going LIVE: It designs concrete members with complex cross-sections and has the application RCS embedded in it
  • All ULS and SLS checks for critical beams and frames of varying topologies, including capacity, shear, torsion, interaction, stress limitation, and crack width
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BIM links

User portal and Licensing 

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