spBeam Features

Technical Features

  • Support for ACI 318-14/11/08/05/02/99 & CSA A23.3-14/04/94 design standards
  • Design Mode
  • Investigation Mode
  • Considers Torsional effects and Moment redistribution
  • Capability to add and remove self weight from both ultimate and service load combinations
  • Performs a complete design for flexure and shear
  • Computes the longitudinal and transverse reinforcement capacities of the entire system for a given reinforcement configuration
  • Outputs reinforcement schedules (including bar numbers, sizes, lengths, and spacing)
  • Interior or exterior frame location

Program Features

  • Integrate up to 20 spans and two cantilevers of multiple floor system types in each model
  • 6 load cases
  • 50 load combinations
  • 999 partial dead loads per case
  • 999 partial live loads per case
  • 2 top bar layers (Design mode)
  • 2 bottom bar layers (Design mode)
  • 15 bar sets per span
  • Auto-input wizard with instantaneous data checking
  • User can modify the proposed reinforcement configuration
  • Tabular or graphical output viewing
  • Graphical interfaces simplifies data input and clearly presents output using pull-down menus, dialog boxes, and icons
  • Graphical display of geometry and loads as they are input
  • Customizable results report

General Features

  • English (in.-lb) or SI (metric) units
  • Online help
  • User-controlled screen color settings
  • Ability to save defaults and settings for future input sessions