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STAAD.Pro Ideas Portal

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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 over 1 year ago in  1 Needs review

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

Slab deflection plots

Currently the only way to check the deflection of a slab is to review the deflected shape of the shells' mesh, or in the tabulated results. It would be very useful if the contour plots for shells included the option to contour deflections as well ...
Guest 4 months ago in  1 Future consideration

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

include MERGE NODE, CONNECT BEAMS & COLLINEAR BEAMS under Node Tools

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 9 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Canadian Seismic Load per 2015 NBC code parameters

Would like to get implemented NBC 2015 Code parameter.
Guest 3 months ago in  0 Needs review

Add code checks for AISC 370

There is a new code for Stainless Steel that has been published by AISC. It would be nice to incorporate the code checks for AISC 370 for materials that have been selected as stainless steel.
Dallin STRONG over 1 year ago in  10 Future consideration

Cold formed Member design to EN 1993-1-3

Many STAAD users in Singapore and Malaysia have requested to implement the cold formed member design to EN 1993-1-3. We have lost some prospects to competitors because of the absence of this code in STAAD.Pro. This may be a feature that is request...
Madhan Elumalai over 1 year ago in  2 Future consideration

Wind Loading on Tapered Sections

Dear Colleagues, // STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition - Version 22.12.00.142 // 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 about 1 year ago in  1 Future consideration

Table providing summary of slenderness ratio's of structural steel members

Helps in assessing the actual slenderness ratio of each member.Also, such table can be used to upgrade to next size for better load carrying capacity.
Sreekanth Nuthanapati 5 months ago in  1 Will not implement