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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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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 almost 2 years ago in  1 Future consideration

Calculate section properties when adding new shape to database

Two things here:Have the ability for STAAD (in the physical modeler) to calculate the section properties when entering a new shape into an existing database. For example, I'm adding a new hat channel into the AISI cold formed Profiles database. In...
Ryan Freund almost 2 years ago in  2 Future consideration


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 about 1 year 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 over 1 year ago in  6 Future consideration

Auto wind load generation for roof/purlins..

Frequently used for design of all steel structure with shed/roof CONCERN CODE(ALL) especially IS 875 part 3: 1-Sir, staad CE has support the auto wind load as for clad/unclad buildings, this wind load is applied on the surfaces/periphery of buildi...
Sahil Shaikh almost 2 years ago in  3 Future consideration

Create an OpenSTAAD method that can do pictures

I was really hoping that OpenSTAAD had a method that would be able to take pictures of my model for me. I can't seem to find anything that suggest this is possible. We create reports that are being submitted, and generally we snap pictures of the ...
Dallin STRONG 9 months ago in  3 Future consideration

Immediate Steel Take Off

Add function to produce a steel take off immediately without having to run the full analysis.
Randy Killian 10 months ago in  5 Planned

New staad module for all types of tank design

All professional, practicing engineers would benefitted. One click analysis and one click reinforcements design of any types of tank UG/elevated of any shapes like RCDC.
Sahil Shaikh almost 2 years ago in  4 Already exists

Add the ability to add wind loads to plate elements

It would be nice to be able to apply wind loads on plate elements. Especially given that there is a wind load definition specifically for tanks, but no way to model that tank other than plate elements. The alternatives are a cumbersome to implemen...
Dallin STRONG over 2 years ago in  2 Future consideration

Staad Pro does not include Seismic load NBCC 2015

Dear All, I highly recommend to include calculation of seismic load using NBCC 2015. I see it as a big gap in Staad Pro not to include Seismic loading using NBCC 2015 Thanks a lot
Guest over 3 years ago in  1 Future consideration