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Auto-generate Wind Loading on 3D Buildings [WEBINAR RECORDING]
Posted on in MasterFrame
Watch the recording of our latest Webinar and learn how MasterKey: Wind Analysis module makes light work of the complex task of applying wind loading on 3D Buildings
An Introduction to PowerPad: The Essential A&D Suite for Small Building Projects [WEBINAR RECORDING]
Posted on in PowerPad
Sometimes a big 3D structural analysis software package is a little bit too complex or just excessive for the simple, straightforward engineering problems such as low rise buildings and simple beam design. MasterSeries PowerPad bundles together a wide range of essential structural analysis and design capabilities to be able to carry out a small building project from the bottom to the top.
MasterSeries 2019 has arrived!
Posted on in MasterFrame
The new MasterSeries 2019 offers many enhancements and new features to help you deliver more complex and sophisticated building design and boost your productivity.
MasterSeries 2019 Sneak Preview: Shop welded moment connection option
Posted on in PowerPad
The development of MasterSeries is always focused on the needs of our customers. We get a lot of enhancement ideas, from which we select the most popular. One of the enhancements, which is already implemented is the shop welded moment connection.
MasterSeries 2019 Sneak Preview: Column to Beam (above and/or below)
Posted on in PowerPad
We are only weeks away from the launch of MasterSeries 2019, and we want to share with you another exciting connection enhancement to look forward to. MasterKey: Moment Connections 2019 is coming with a new connection type.
MasterSeries 2019 Sneak Preview: Bracing connection
Posted on in PowerPad
On Tuesday, we held the sneak preview webinar of MasterSeries 2019, which is only weeks away, to share with you the upcoming main improvements. Now we would like to give you a deeper insight into the upcoming bracing connections.
Increase connection resistance with 4 bolts in a row joint configurations
Posted on in PowerPad
Bolted end-plate moment connections are widely used in steel structures. The most common joint arrangement has two bolts in each row, but what can we do if we require greater resistance and the lower bolt rows are not providing enough additional capacity?
Integrate your steel connection design checks within the 3D frame analysis
Posted on in PowerPad
Using MasterSeries Connection Design as an add-on module for MasterFrame or MasterPort has several great advantages.
Generate connection detail drawings with a simple click
Posted on in PowerPad
Automatic generation of connection detail drawings accelerates your design process, saving you time, and accurately conveys your design to the fabricator.
Domestic House Extension [Case Study]
Posted on in PowerPad
​Great Webinar, Case Study and Video on the design of a house extension using Only MasterSeries PowerPad Plus.