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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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Combined profile of a wide flange and channel as a single object

For Inclusion of built up section in standard I section combination with Channel section on top flange, which is widely used for gantry girder.
Guest 7 months ago in  5 Already exists

Immediate Steel Take Off

Add function to produce a steel take off immediately without having to run the full analysis.
Randy Killian 7 months ago in  5 Planned

Add tapered rectangular tube section r2

Extend the current tapered tube definition to allow for the specification and analysis of tapered rectangular tube profiles (i..e where the length of the two side dimensions differs). Currently STAAD.Pro supports the definition and analysis of tap...
Guest 9 months ago in  1 Already exists

Direct Analysis Method with Tension-Only members

Just as the title. To be able to analyze a structure with Tension-Only members using the Direct Analysis Method.
Guest 10 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Moving Load Moving in Global Vertical Direction

The ability to apply horizontal moving loads that move in the vertical direction (up a column) (e.g. elevator loads on a column).
Jeremy Jacobs about 1 year ago in  3 Future consideration

Moving Loads Acting in Horizontal Directions

Provide the ability to have horizontal moving loads in addition to the vertical loads. For example, ASCE 7 requires cranes to be designed for vertical loads and horizontal loads. It would be great if STAAD had the ability to have both the vertical...
Jeremy Jacobs about 1 year ago in  3 Future consideration


Kindly make provision for Hat section with Lips( straight lip and inclined lip) in the section database. Please make it such a way that if we enter the depth, width, thickness and give "generate" and all the properties gets generated automatically...
browin david over 1 year ago in  4 Future consideration

update Australian AS 4100 design to the latest version

Currently the code version is 1998 and for the design check based on the latest version , Staad pro can not be used.
Guest over 1 year ago in  1 Future consideration

Waffle /Grid slab and flat slab

Heavy loaded structures...
Sahil Shaikh over 1 year ago in  3 Future consideration


As we know in R.C structures we may need to provide holes in beam for service purposes. I am here attaching a book showing examples on the design of beams with holes. [View:/cfs-file/__key/telligent-ideas/03d5f738-7ee6-4ff2-9384-201f3d5dd0d9/Concr...
Joseph Lucas Magare over 2 years ago in  1 Future consideration