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Calculating the shear connection of a composite beam to Eurocode 4
Posted on in Composite design
Properly bonded steel beam and concrete slab, acting compositely, can be significantly stronger and stiffer which can result in significant savings in steel and/or structural floor depth. But how can we provide the necessary joint between the two components and how can we calculate it?
Design of composite structures in MasterFrame 2019 [WEBINAR]
Posted on in Webinar
Join us for our next Webinar and learn how to analyse and design a complex, 3D composite multi-story structure using the high level of integrated design and optimisation solutions of MasterSeries.
Calculate the moment capacity of a composite beam to Eurocode 4
Posted on in Composite design
Thanks to the many benefits of composite construction, this construction type has been dominating the multi-storey building sector for over twenty years. But how actually does composite construction work?
Standard and user-defined cross-section import
Posted on in MasterFrame
MasterSeries provides extensive in-built steel cross-section libraries and built-up and parametric cross-section creation possibilities to empower engineers to be able to create any kind of structural solution. But sometimes you need to import a new cross-section library or user-defined sections.
Raise awareness of your company and get international attention
Posted on in Customer Project
In the last number of years, many marvellous projects were realized worldwide with the use of our structural analysis and design software. To present and share success stories, submit your project to us!
Free Beam Designer has been upgraded!
Posted on in Beam Designer
We know that sometimes all you need to do is a quick and easy beam design without the need for a robust 3D structural analysis software – with our upgraded Free Beam Designer you will deliver outstanding beam design with a detailed report.
Utilising the stiffness of nominally pinned bases in frame design
Posted on in MasterFrame
Typically a four-bolt column base is usually considered to be a nominally pinned support in structural analysis. However, benefit can be taken from the stiffness of nominally pinned bases to reduce frame deflections and to reduce the effects of the deformed geometry.
Integrated structural steel design using MasterFrame 2019 [WEBINAR RECORDING]
Posted on in Webinar
Watch the recording of our latest Webinar and learn how to analyse and design a complex 3D steel structure using the high level of integrated design and optimisation solutions of MasterSeries.
Gain a competitive edge in structural design using cellular beams
Posted on in Steel Design
The popularity of cellular beams has been rapidly increasing in recent decades for many building types. Beyond the aesthetic fashion for cellular beams, they have many advantages for a building project.
MasterFrame: Vibration design for composite floors and stairs - Webinar
Posted on in Webinar
Join us for our next Webinar and learn how to design composite floors and stairs for vibrations using state-of-the-art and accurate finite element based vibration analysis and design.