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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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The STAAD.Pro model import to SACS

Now we can calculate the upstructure in STAAD.Pro for ocean engineer; But the pile will be designed in SACS for sea ice load and wave load. when the model is imported to SACS, the load will loss and need to apply load again in SACS. The workload i...
Guest 10 days ago in  0 Needs review

Turkish Building Earthquake Code 2018 and TS 500

Türkiye de yaşayan mühendislerin programlarınızı kendi ülke standart ve kurallarına göre daha rahat kullanabilmeleri ve bunun paralelinde programlarınızın kullanım oranlarının artması doğrultusunda eklenmesi yaralı olacaktır.
Yahya Karadede 14 days ago in  4 Future consideration

Turkish Building Earthquake Code 2018 for steel structures

Betonarme binaların projelendirmesi ile birlikte çelik binaların projelendirilmesinde de kendi ülke standart ve kurallarını kullanmak, mühendislerimiz için kolaylık ve rahatlık sağlayacak, programlarınızın ülkemiz içerisinde kullanımının yaygınlaş...
Yahya Karadede 14 days ago in  0 Needs review

NSCP 2022 Philippines Seismic Load(similar to ASCE 7-10) addition

Requesting to add NSCP 2022 Philippines Seismic Load(similar to ASCE 7-10) addition to STAAD.Pro. Xstructures can provide all formula and technical documentation
Guest 7 months ago in  4 Future consideration

The name of the load can be modified

When there are many types of load definitions, it is difficult to distinguish which one each load is. If you can customize the name, it will be easier to distinguish and verify
Guest 23 days ago in  2 Needs review

Automatic Plate Meshing

Set parameters and have the program create a plate mesh automatically for finite element analysis.
Guest about 2 months ago in  5 Already exists

Modify design parameter "PROFILE"

Design Parameter "PROFILE" seems to check only first 3 characters. If I understand correctly, STAAD already selects the lightest section only for the same kind of section as the current one, and the limit on the height can be set by variables DMAX...
Guest about 1 month ago in  3 Planned

Calculation of Stability index Q as per annex E of IS456

To determine whether a column is a no sway or a sway column, stability index Q may be computed as given in annex-e of IS456. It's a very time consuming and cumbersome calculation while we are freezing the column sizes. if Q is directly calculated ...
Guest about 1 month ago in  4 Future consideration

Add fire calculation in

according to GB 51249-2017, steel structure needs to do the fire calculation and corresponding design. There are more and more security reviews about fire calculation, therefore it's necessary to add these content in
Guest 23 days ago in  0 Needs review


There should be a way to convert STAAD model to 3D pdf. It will become easy for designers to hover over the model and get clear view of the geometry while modelling in 3D softwares. Inspite of inputs provided, they will have access to 3D pdf where...
Guest 2 months ago in  4 Already exists