ETABS 2016 Enhancements
ETABS 2016 now gives users the ability to perform slab design with post-tensioning.
Integrated Strip Moment and Shear Diagrams
Integrated moment, shear, and torsion for design strips displayed onscreen and reported in tables.
Modeling of PT Tendons
Model PT tendons and allow consideration of post-tensioning in the design of concrete slabs within ETABS.
Slab Design Based on Strips
Model slab design strips that can be used for concrete slab design, within ETABS. American, European, British, Canadian, along with several additional international codes are available.
Punching Shear Check
Punching-shear design checks in concrete slabs at columns and load locations specified by the user. Overwrites for punching perimeters can be added as well as specifiying openings which affect the perimeter but are not explicity modeled.
Design Reports for PT Stresses
Design Reports for Flexural and Shear
Slab Design Based on Area Finite Elements
Add Insertion Point Assignments to Slab or Wall Elements
Apply thickness overwrites on a joint-by-joint basis, allowing slabs and walls to have nonuniform thicknesses. Joint offsets can also be applied.
Interface added to define soil profile data for Soil Structure Interaction of Footings
Generate spring and dashpot properties under footings to model soil-structure interaction.
Parametric PMM Hinges for Frame Elements
Automated Wind and Seismic Loads added for NBCC 2015
Wind loads include torsional moment.
Automated Response-Spectrum Functon added for NBCC 2015 and Russian Code
Pure event-to-event stepping solution implemented as an option for nonlinear direct-integration time-history load cases.
Automated Floor Vibration Analysis for Heel Drop Effects for Long Spans
Define vibration analysis paths on floor slabs, along with parameters defining demand and capacity. Automated time-history analysis is performed for each case.
Energy Plots for Direct Integration Time History Analysis for Performance-based Design
Step-by-step energy plots and tabular results available for nonlinear direct-integration time-history load cases and for nonlinear static/staged-construction load cases.
Russian Concrete and Steel Frame Design Codes Added
Output and Display
Animated plot shows story accelerations, drifts, shears and overturning moments together on the same plot for time history and nonlinear static load cases.
CSI ETABS 2016 v16.0
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