AStrutTie – A powerful software for structural analysis and design

HanGil IT is the developer of AStrutTie, a powerful software for creating perfect structural design. It is primarily applied to make analysis and design a strut-tie model for concrete members which contain disturbed stress region(s).

It facilitates the users to create the design of corbel (bracket), abutment/pier footing, bridge pier coping (pier cap), frame corner, anchorage zone, deep beam, etc. The software is compatible with U.S (ACI 318, AASHTO LRFD) and Europe (EuroCode 2) codes and specifications.

A concrete member is categorized as B-region(s) and D-region(s). D-regions belong to parts of structure in which the strain distribution is extremely nonlinear. The design practices for D-regions are generally dependent on empirical approaches. The strut-tie model approach produces a superior concept concerning load transfer mechanisms as well as structural behavior and it empowers the designer to deal with unconventional situations including D-regions.

AStrutTie is a handy software for making analysis/design of concrete members having D-region(s). The most perfect strut-tie models are developed based on the principal stress flows and/or evolutionary structural optimization (ESO) results.

AStrutTie comprises of a specialized solver that can efficiently manage any sorts of internally/externally (in) determinate strut-tie models. The strut-tie model provisions of ACI 318-14 (2014), AASHTO LRFD (2014), and EC2 (2004) are employed.

In order to make quick and efficient strut-tie model designs, multirole templates are arranged for corbel (bracket), abutment footing, pier footing, bridge pier coping (pier cap), frame corner, anchorage zones with inclined and straight tendons, and deep beams with concentrated and distributed loads.

The shapes of concrete members and truss models are also formed by importing .dxf files. Advanced element sets illustrating truss mechanism, truss and arch mechanism, and fan action are arranged.

AStrutTie offers different automated design checks reclassifying the conditions for rebar necessity and strength validation of struts and nodal zones. Visual validations of strength conditions can also be done.

A structural design report is automatically created, and design results are evaluated by forecasting the report. The structural design report is printed as a .rtf or .xlsx file.

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AStrutTie – A powerful software for structural analysis and design