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  • Design ExpertActual version: Design Expert 3.3
  • Producer: ProektSoft
  • Basic description: Design Expert - Packgage of the programs for structural design and detailing ...
  • Language versions: EN, BG
  • PRODUCT IS NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE

Design Expert

Programs package Design Expert contains following modules:

  • Reinforcement Detailing Add-on for drawing of reinforcement bars and shear links
  • Steel structures Add-on for drawing of steel elements in 2D and 3D
  • Separate programs cooperating with CAD
    RC Expert (RC elements with rectangular, T and I shape, Steel Expert (steel elements with different shapes), Pad Expert (foundations pads with arbitrary shapes), Beam Expert (RC continuous beams), Column Expert (RC columns with arbitrary sections), Shear Wall Expert (RC shear walls), PMM Expert (RC columns with arbitrary shapes), Stair Expert (RC stair flight)
Minimal System Requirements for Design Expert:
  • Supported CAD Systems: AutoCAD, ZWCAD
  • Supported file format: DWG

Design Expert Licensing

Individual license

The licence is possible to install and to activate to one computer only.

License protection

ZWCAD Licensing SWBy software way

The license protection is solved by software way.

Design Expert - Download

Files:
Design Expert Setup EN HOT
v 3.3 File Size 19.88 MB Date 05-05-2017

The newest version of a powerful application package for analysis, design, detailing, drawing and scheduling of reinforced concrete and steel structures - English version.

Design Expert modules description:

Reinforcement Detailing

Design Expert - Reinforcement DetailingAdd-on for quick and easy drawing of reinforcement bars and shear links

  • Drawing of arbitrary bars using concrete edges.
  • insertion of many standard bar shapes and links;
  • automatic hooks and bends;
  • automatic labels, calculation of numbers and lengths;
  • automatic label update after drawing modification;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing for slabs with arbitrary shapes;
  • details around holes in concrete;
  • automatic bending schedule and BOM;
  • bending schedule to BS8666.

Steel structures

Design Expert - Steel StructiresAdd-on for drawing of steel elements in 2D and 3D

  • rich section library with a lot of standard steel shapes;
  • input of custom dimensions;
  • drawing in different views: section, top, side and 3D view;
  • instant rotation, mirror and selection of alignment point;
  • automatic 2D plans, sections and elevations out of the 3D model;
  • automatic labels;
  • automatic bill of materials.

RC Expert

Design Expert - RC ExpertDesign of reinforced concrete elements with rectangular, T and I shape for axial load, bending, shear, torsion (EC2 and BG code), crack widths and deflections (BG code):

  • parabolic-linear stress-strain curve for concrete and linear-plastic for steel;
  • calculation of symmetric and asymmetric top and bottom reinforcement;
  • capacity curve for bending with axial force, check for existing reinforcement;
  • initial imperfections and second order effects for columns;
  • buckling length calculation for columns in frames;
  • shear-axial force and shear-torsion interaction;
  • calculation of optimal angle θ for shear design;
  • professional calculation report in html format.

Steel Expert

Design Expert - Steel ExpertDesign of steel elements with different shapes for axial force, biaxial bending, shear forces and torsion. Section classification, section elastic and plastic design, element design for axial, lateral-torsional and combined buckling:

  • different types of shapes: L, T, H, I, C, rectangular, circular, hollow;
  • hot rolled, welded and cold formed steel;
  • rich section library with a lot of standard sections – IPE, HE, EA, UA, UPE, SHS, RHS, CHS;
  • multiple load cases and copy-paste import from external programs;
  • plastic design for sections class 1 and 2;
  • buckling length calculation for columns in frames;
  • advanced lateral-torsional buckling analysis for actual bending diagram and load position;
  • professional calculation report in html format.

Pad Expert

Design Expert - Pad ExpertDesign, detailing and drawing of single foundations pads with arbitrary shapes:

  • multiple columns and load cases;
  • calculation of base stress and uplift;
  • settlement for zero and infinite stiff foundations on infinite layered elastic half-space;
  • settlement for arbitrary location in plane and influence of neighbouring foundations;
  • internal forces, design checks for bending, shear and punching;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing;
  • bending schedule and bill of materials.

Beam Expert

Design Expert - Beam ExpertAnalysis, design, detailing and drawing of RC continuous beams:

  • multiple load cases;
  • design for bending, shear, cracks and deflections;
  • professional HTML report;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing;
  • standalone CAD environment;
  • bending schedule and BOM;
  • export to ZWCAD and AutoCAD.

Column Expert

Design Expert - Column ExpertDesign, detailing and drawing of RC columns with arbitrary sections:

  • quick and easy data input in tabular form;
  • advanced section editor and rich section library;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing;
  • automatic verification of code requirements;
  • standalone CAD environment;
  • bending schedule and BOM;
  • export to ZWCAD and AutoCAD.

Shear Wall Expert

Design Expert - Wall ExpertDesign, detailing and drawing of RC shear walls:

  • quick and easy data input in tabular form;
  • advanced section editor and rich section library;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing;
  • automatic verification of code requirements;
  • standalone CAD environment;
  • bending schedule and BOM;
  • export to ZWCAD and AutoCAD.

PMM Expert

Design Expert - PMM ExpertDesign of RC columns with arbitrary shapes for combined compression/tension and biaxial bending:

  • advanced section editor and section library (Column Expert)
  • design for exact locations of reinforcement bars;
  • multiple sections and multiple load cases in one session;
  • initial imperfections and second order effects;
  • parabolic-linear stress-strain curve for concrete and linear-plastic for steel;
  • fast and stable numerical algorithms;
  • pressure-bending (Pu-Mu) and bending-bending (Mux-Muy) interaction curves;
  • professional and compact HTML report.

Stair Expert

Design Expert - Stair ExpertCalculation, design, detailing and drawing of RC stair flight:

  • quick and easy data input;
  • dynamic drawing edit using grips;
  • automatic reinforcement detailing;
  • standalone CAD environment;
  • bending schedule and BOM;
  • export to ZWCAD and AutoCAD.
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