spWall Features


Technical Features
  • Support for ACI 318-14/11/08/05/02/99 & CSA A23.3-14/04/94 design standards
  • Finite element analysis (including 2nd order effects) of flat wall panels with stiffeners
  • Arbitrary geometry of wall panels which may include openings
  • Rectangular, L, T, or circular cross sections of stiffeners
  • Arbitrary boundary conditions including spring supports
  • Point, line, and area load types to model any loading conditions
  • Design of wall elements for flexure with one or two reinforcement curtains
  • Design of stiffener elements flexure, shear, and torsion

Program Features
  • Six load cases
  • 255 X & Y grid lines
  • 255 Plate thickness & cracking coefficient definitions
  • 255 Stiffener section & cracking coefficient definitions
  • 255 Concrete definitions
  • 255 Steel definitions
  • 255 Plate & stiffener design criteria definitions
  • 255 Rigid & spring support definitions
  • 255 Point load definitions per load case
  • 255 Uniform area load definitions per load case
  • 255 Linear area load definitions per load case
  • 255 Uniform line load definitions per load case
  • 255 Service Load & Ultimate Load combinations
  • Approximately 10,000 nodes and 10,000 elements
  • Straightforward and effective graphical user interface
  • Graphical display of geometry and loads as they are input
  • Print preview of graphical screen
  • Import input data from pcaWall v2.0/3.0 and spWall v4.0
  • Customizable results report

General Features
  • English (in.-lb) or SI (metric) units
  • Online help
  • Checking of data as they are input
  • User-controlled screen color settings
  • Save defaults and settings for future input sessions