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STAAD.Pro Ideas Portal

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Add the design parameters for plate design as a member. In stairs the plate design is very frequently using.

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Guest 6 months ago in  1 Already exists

Add Feature to Customize & Save Preferred Workspace Settings/ GUI View Management

Engineering work flow requires quick visual assessments of results and modification of structural models until a satisfactory solution is achieved. Hence, as part of the time saving ideas for reviewing structural models, May I suggest that the Wor...
Ola Joda 6 months ago in  4 Planned

Add live load reduction factor as design parameter

There is currently no efficient way to consider the live load reduction factor in STAAD.Pro. It would be fantastic to add a parameter to the design section (e.g., under CSA S16-19 or AISC 360-16) to consider a live load reduction on an element by ...
Guest 7 months ago in  4 Future consideration

Function to Apply Hydrostatic Pressure using OpenSTAAD

It will be helpful if a function for applying the hydrostatic forces on plate elements either by selecting a group of plates or a selecting a single plate e.g., the PlateID and the pressure at four corners of the plate. Many a times applying the p...
Srinivasa Rao Masanam 8 months ago in  2 Already exists

Stress Ratio Results for Multiple Load Cases

Show code check results for more than just the worst case. Should be able to see what the next worst, and next worse after that and so on. It's been over 10 years since I used it but I believe SACS does this. If so, could take a look at it.
Randy Killian 9 months ago in  3 Future consideration

OpenSTAAD function to extract plate corner stresses.

Anyone who perform post-processing/detailed analysis on plated structures will benefit from this. The function could take a plate ID and loadcase as input, and give plate corner stresses for all corners as output.
Nikolai Aasprong 9 months ago in  1 Already exists

Insert node in members having built-up I-Section property.

Hi, When inserting a node into a beam having a tapered I-section property, the software automatically generates the properties for the new section and places it at the end of the property section. This poses significant challenges during the optim...
Kanagarasu Kandasamy 10 months ago in  3 Future consideration

JIS/TIS c-light lip section database for coldform steel design

Too many requirement for design the JIS/TIS c-light lip section as cold formed steel using STAAD. So, is it possible to have an JIS/TIS c-light lip section properties included in the database. If there are these section database in STAAD, it's can...
Support REI 10 months ago in  1 Planned

There sholud be a Way to Create a Physical Model from a working Analytical Model!

I know there is a way to use Copy/Paste Nodes, Members, Properties, Materials, etc.Not Talking about the hard way of doing things- which involves trial and error and a lot of clean up. Since the new recommended Workflow is promoting a Physical Mod...
Guest 11 months ago in  2 Future consideration

expand decimal numbers from 2 to 3+ in Property dialog box

currently, only 2 decimal numbers are displayed for plate thickness. when there are different plate thickness are input, and the thickness differences is on the 3rd decimal number, it will be hard to figure out which one is which, since they are d...
Guest about 1 year ago in  1 Planned