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STAAD.Pro Ideas Portal

Welcome to the STAAD.Pro Ideas portal. The purpose of this site is to post ideas for enhancements and new features. We value your feedback and our team regularly reviews your suggestions for consideration in future releases.

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Automatic effective length calculation

Sahil Shaikh about 1 year ago in  7 Planned

Add latest US Aluminum Design Code

STAAD.Pro has offered aluminum design and ASD code checking for many years based on the 1994 Aluminum Design Manual. Since that publication was issued 26 years ago, there have been five subsequent versions released in 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2...
Steve Haymore about 1 year ago in  4 Future consideration

Make it easier to see the full design of individually selected steel members

Create a default way to see the design of one or multiple selected steel beams. Once I select code and "design all". I would like to be able to click on one or more beams and instantly have a button to view the full design input and output. I beli...
R Freund about 1 year ago in  3 Future consideration

Automatically generate Image Reports

Please add an option to generate an image report for every load case. The image report are showing how the forces are affecting the structure (see attached screenshots). Currently it is only possible to manually create a screenshot for each load c...
Michael Kikinzon 10 months ago in  1 Needs review

Wind Loading on Tapered Sections

Dear Colleagues, // STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition - Version // there was a situation where we had to find out the lateral forces due to wind on a light pole (tapered profile) and provide suitable support for the same. Wind was applied usi...
Dani Paul 7 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Automate an option of effective length and effective length factors for Steel as well as RCC structures

For steel structures, when we are going to assign the Design parameters especially Ly, Ly, Lz and kx, ky, kz , we have to give much manual efforts ,like first we have to identify member length, it's end conditions etc.. then we apply effective len...
Sahil Shaikh 8 months ago in  4 Planned


it might also be helpful, if we can add the MERGE NODE tool in the "popup" Node tools when many nodes are selected (just like MERGE BEAM tool is included in the "popup" Beam tools) and the CONNECT BEAMS and COLLINEAR BEAMS tool also (to generate b...
Dani Paul 3 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Steel AutoDrafter: Customized Offset Distance

Steel Auto-Drafter draws member releases with a 20mm offset by default. The user would like to set this offset distance to an arbitrary distance. Additionally, the user would like to set separate distances for each of the following members: ...
Abhisek Mandal 10 months ago in  6 Future consideration

Make Staad Multi Processor (Multi-Threaded)

This would cut down the analysis time required by STAAD significantly. If it is too much work to change the solver code to benefit from multi-threads, can at least each basic load or each load combination be run at a different thread? There's no r...
Rafael Salgado 12 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Auto Wind load for roofing

Implement a method to generate loading on roof structures as per the IS 875 part 3 wind load code using the Cpe method using the values in Table 8 / 9
Sahil Shaikh about 1 year ago in  5 Future consideration