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Building Design Suite

The MasterSeries Building Design Suite brings together the core MasterSeries analysis, design and drafting components to provide the ultimate building design solution for both BS & Eurocode design.


Its extreme versatility allows you to design almost any type of structure in one multi-material modelling environment. Proving the perfect balance between automation and engineering control, the MasterSeries Building Design suite has become the software of choice for thousands of Structural Engineering professionals.

The MasterSeries Building Design Suite is fully customisable to suit the range of materials that are relevant to your business. You may choose to include the design of steel, composite beams, concrete or timber; all highly integrated into one information rich, central structural model.  Full integration with Revit, Tekla, IFC ... give you a true BIM compliant environment.  

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Example Solutions

Here are just a few examples of how the MasterSeries Building Design Suite can be configured for different material types of structures.

Analysis

At the core of the MasterSeries Building Design Suite...

Is a state of the art modelling environment comprised of MasterFrame Pro, and MasterKey Wind Analysis. Here you have the flexibility to model anything from Multi-storey frames and portal frames to even the most complex sports stadia.


  • Quick and easy graphical area load application of floors, roofs and walls.
  • Completely automatic wind load assessment, with full coefficient of pressure calculations.
  • One multi-material modelling environment for steel, composite, concrete & timber.
  • Accurate 3D Structural Analysis including non-linear P-Delta, automatic Horizontal Notional Loads and Live Load Reduction.
  • BS/EuroCode specific loading case automatic generation.
  • Option for additional analysis modules for FE and dynamic analysis.
Design

Seamlessly integrating with the central structural model...

You may tailor your MasterSeries Building Design Suite by adding the necessary material design components. With over 20 years of pioneering development in the field of structural design software, you will benefit from a level of sophistication that you will not find anywhere else.


Drafting + BIM

The MasterSeries Building Design Suite allows you to complete...

Your design process with a vast array of drafting and R.C. detailing options. From quick and easy direct G.A. drawing generation to full bi-directional BIM links with Revit Structure, you are sure to find the tools fit in with your work flow.


  • Includes all the features of MasterCAD for General Frames.
  • Direct 2D G.A. and 3D Solid Model drawing production from the MasterSeries model
  • BIM Links with Revit Structure, featuring full round-trip bi-directional exchange of changes in each system, with complete revision control at each end.
  • Bi-directional links with Tekla, StruCAD, MultiSteel and the IFC format.
  • RC Details produced in DXF with Schedules to match.
  • Option to add the MasterRC AutoCAD Detailing module for a more complete stand-alone or integrating detailing system.