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StructurePoint Concrete Design Software

StructurePoint Software Suite are utilized by engineers worldwide to provide structural solutions for wide range of concrete structures. These Software Programs are equipped with the latest American and Canadian concrete codes. The StructurePoint Software Suite is comprised of six programs for analysis, design and investigation of structural members such as reinforced concrete beams, columns, mats, walls, slab systems, and analysis of structural frame systems.


StructurePoint Suite Applications

The StructurePoint software is widely used for the analysis, design, and investigation of reinforced concrete buildings of various size and height. Applications cover gravity and lateral load resisting systems along with required foundations. Each StructurePoint software module is also used by engineers for the analysis, design and investigation of a wide variety of special concrete structures and individual concrete elements.


Equivalent Frame Method - Detailed Description

A detailed illustration of the procedures required to understand and utilize the Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) in the analysis and design of two-way concrete floor slab systems. A description of design, column, and middle strips is included.


Introduction to Equivalent Frame Method

An animated introduction to the basics of the Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) for the analysis and design of two-way concrete floor slab systems.


Two-Way Floor Systems

A detailed illustration of the two-way floor systems that can be analyzed and designed by spSlab including an introduction of the Equivalent Frame Method (EFM).


Boundary Condition for Continuous Beam Analysis

An animated review of commonly encountered boundary conditions for the analysis and design of continuous beams and one-way slab systems, and how to properly model them in reinforced concrete buildings.


How to Analyze and Design Simply Supported Reinforced Concrete Beam

This video demonstrates the analysis and design of a rectangular simply supported reinforced concrete beam using ACI 318-14 provisions. Steps of the structural analysis, flexural design, shear design, and deflection checks are presented using typical hand calculations and using the spBeam engineering software program by StructurePoint.


How to Analyze and Design Reinforced Concrete Cantilever Beam

This example demonstrates the analysis and design of a rectangular reinforced concrete cantilever beam using ACI 318-14 provisions. Steps of the structural analysis, flexural design, shear design, and deflection checks are presented using typical hand calculations and using the spBeam engineering software program by StructurePoint.


The Most Powerful spWall Is Here!

The most significant upgrade to spWall since its inception features a pioneering interface for intuitive modeling, fast results, logical reporting, and sophisticated tools all cleverly integrated into a simple and friendly workspace.


Creating and Editing Models Using spWall

Learn how to create and edit models, define and assign restraints and loads, and navigate existing models using spWall’s quick and simple tools for building shear walls, bearing walls, precast walls, tilt-up walls, tank walls, retaining walls, and deep beams.


spWall Solver Options, Mesh Optimization, Graphical Results and Tables

Tutorial video to demonstrate the new spWall solve options, Mesh optimization, output contours and tables.


spWall Reporting Results and Import/Export Options

Tutorial video shows how to report and print results using spWall new interface, and how to import/export inputs and outputs.


spWall Templates Module

Tutorial video shows a brief description of the new spWall templates module.


The Most Powerful spColumn is Here!

The most significant upgrade to spColumn since its inception features a pioneering interface for intuitive modeling, fast results, logical reporting, and sophisticated tools all cleverly integrated in a simple and friendly workspace.


Modeling Sections With Multiple Solids & Openings In spColumn

Learn how to create models with multiple solid shapes containing multiple openings using spColumn's quick and simple tools for building cores with elevator shafts and special bridge column and pile bent piers.


Slenderness Considerations In spColumn

Examine column slenderness and stability in sway and non-sway frames and the impact of second order (P-Delta) effects on moment magnification using spColumn's powerful slenderness module.


Design, Optimize, Trace And Compare Results In spColumn

Don't investigate! Design. spColumn design features are less well known. Explore this powerful option in a new interface and observe design optimization while tracing intermediate and final results proposed by spColumn.


Compare Strength And Capacity of Multiple Sections

Superimpose and compare interaction diagrams of different sections in a new simple interface. Investigate detailing options, design envelopes, requests for changes or contrast as-built over designed conditions and make informed decisions quickly with the Superimpose tool.


Evaluate Design Results And Interaction Diagrams With Print & Export Tool

Evaluate Design Results and Interaction Diagrams quickly and make model adjustments on the fly using Print & Export Tools. The design summary can be easily customized and displayed on one page. Final modeling decisions can be communicated to the reporter and made part of the final report including interaction diagrams at any angle, Mx-My diagrams at any axial load level, 3D failure surfaces at any orientation, and superimposed multiple interaction diagrams.


Batch Processing Of Column And Wall Pier Groups

Run and solve hundreds of columns or walls in groups using the powerful spColumn batch processing tool. Load model files into the batch processor, specify preferred report types and criteria and sit back and watch the processing complete as design results are tabulated live with a summary report ready for review.


spColumn Import Load Data From ETABS Models

Import load data from the ETABS building analysis files using one of two file formats EDB or XML. Coupled with batch processing, this import feature allows fast iteration analysis & design cycles leveraging interoperability with ETABS.


spColumn Import/Export to AutoCAD

Learn how to import column, wall or pier sections as DXF files from software such as AutoCad to spColumn, and how to export the final section as DXF files from spColumn back to AutoCad.


How to Check the Strength of a Building Elevator Concrete Core Wall

This video demonstrates the determination of design strength of a typical building elevator concrete core wall through the development of the axial - moment interaction diagram for the wall about the x-axis. Provisions of the American code (ACI 318-14) are used for hand calculations to determine seven control points on the interaction diagram along with a comparison with the results from the spColumn engineering software program by StructurePoint. Exact values from the complete interaction diagram are shown as generated by spColumn program.


How to Design a Reinforced Concrete Column

This video demonstrates the development of the interaction diagram for a square tied concrete column about the x-axis based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The Seven control points on the interaction diagram are determined and compared with the calculated values in the Reference and with exact values from the complete interaction diagram generated by spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint.


How to Design a Circular Spiral Reinforced Concrete Column

This video demonstrates the development of the interaction diagram for a circular spiral concrete column about the x-axis based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The Seven control points on the interaction diagram are determined and compared with the calculated values in the Reference and with exact values from the complete interaction diagram generated by spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint.


How to Design Concrete Columns with High Strength Steel Bars

This video demonstrates the development of the interaction diagram for a square tied concrete column about the x-axis with high strength reinforcing bars (HSRB) based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The Seven control points on the interaction diagram are determined and compared with exact values from the complete interaction diagram generated by spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint.


How to Design a Barbell Concrete Shear Wall

This video demonstrates the development of the P-M interaction diagram for a barbell concrete shear wall with unsymmetrical boundary elements based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The T-shaped formation comprises the basement retaining wall (Tee flange), the stem serving as the shear wall (Tee web), and the first building column. The differences between the interaction diagram for irregular and regular wall sections are highlighted. The results obtained from the hand calculations were compared with the complete interaction diagram generated by spColumn v10 engineering software program.


How to Design a Building Elevator Concrete Core Wall

This video demonstrates the strength calculations of a typical core wall based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The results obtained from the hand calculations were compared with the results obtained by spColumn v10 engineering software program.


How to Design a Slender Concrete Column in Sway Frames

This video demonstrates the evaluation of slenderness effect for columns in a sway frame based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19) by designing a first story exterior column in multistory reinforced concrete building (22" x 22" column section). The calculated results are compared with exact values from spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint.


How to Design a Slender Concrete Column in Sway Frames Using Moment Magnification

This video demonstrates the evaluation of slenderness effect for columns in a sway frame based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19) by designing a first story exterior column in multistory reinforced concrete building (18" x 18" column section). The calculated results are compared with exact values from spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint.


How to Design a Slender Concrete Column in Non-Sway Frames

This video demonstrates the evaluation of slenderness effects for columns in a non-sway multistory reinforced concrete frame based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19) by determining the adequacy of the square tied column, which is an exterior first floor column. The calculated results are compared with the values presented in the Reference and exact values from spColumn v10 engineering software program.


How to Design Square Concrete Column for Biaxial Bending

This video demonstrates the determination of the design axial strength and biaxial moment strengths for a specific neutral axis location and orientation based on the provisions of the American code (ACI 318-19). The calculated values are compared with the values from the reference and the exact values from spColumn v10 engineering software program from StructurePoint. The steps to develop the three-dimensional failure surface (interaction diagram) using spColumn v10 are shown in detail as well.


Capacity of a Square Column

This tutorial video shows how to calculate the load moment capacities for a square column using spColumn.


Investigation of a Concrete Shear Wall Capacity

This tutorial video shows how to check the adequacy of a dumbbell shear wall using spColumn.


Design of a Slender column in a Sway Frame

This tutorial video shows how to design a square column in a sway frame using spColumn.


Investigation of a Slender Column in a Nonsway Frame

This tutorial video shows how to check the adequacy of a slender column in a nonsway frame using spColumn.


Investigation of a Rectangle Short Column (CSA A23.3)

This tutorial video shows how to check the adequacy of a short column with rectangular section using spColumn.


Capacity of an Unsymmetrical Beam Section

This tutorial video shows how to calculate the load moment capacity for an irregular section using spColumn.


spColumn Model Editor Overview

An introduction to major features of the spColumn model editor (spSection) to create any type of regular or irregular sections.


Modeling a Concrete Bridge Pier Using spColumn

A tutorial video demonstration on how to create an irregular bridge pier section using spColumn model editor.


2D3D Viewer

An overview of the 2D3DView module in spColumn, with new features for viewing and navigating 2D diagrams and 3D surfaces.


Get to Know the New spMats

A brief description of spMats new interface, enhanced modeling and reporting features.


Creating Models, Boundary Conditions, and Loading

Tutorial video shows how to create models, define and assign boundary conditions and loading using spMats new interface.


Editing Models and Model Navigation

Tutorial video shows how to edit and navigate existing models using spMats new interface.


Solve Options, Mesh Optimization, Graphical Results and Tables

Tutorial video to demonstrate the new spMats solve options, Mesh optimization, graphical results and tables.


Reporting Results, Settings and Import/Export Options

Tutorial video shows how to report and print results using spMats new interface, demonstrates the program settings, and how to import/export inputs and outputs.


Templates Module

A brief description of spMats new templates module.


Exporting Column and Pile Data from spMats v10.00 to spColumn

This tutorial video shows how to export column and pile data from spMats model to spColumn.


spMats Overview (spMats v8.50)

This tutorial video describes and introduces the major features in spMats to model reinforced concrete foundation systems.


Square Spread Footing Analysis & Design

This tutorial video shows how to analyze & design a square spread footing using spMats.


Exporting Column and Pile Data from spMats v8.50 to spColumn

This tutorial video shows how to export column and pile data from spMats v8.50 model to spColumn.


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