Design & Analysis
Software for
Structural Engineering

Design & Analysis
Software for
Structural Engineering

FINITE ELEMENT
ANALYSIS

VersaFrame
Steel Module
Concrete Module
Timber Module

ADDITIONAL
MATERIALS
SOLUTIONS

Composite Steel Design
Steel Design
Aluminum Design
Timber Design
Cold Formed SteelCOMING SOON!

NEWS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cold Formed Steel Design

ALL NEW – COMING IN OCTOBER!

  • A completely new program with a very attractive and simple user interface created using WPF technology
  • Program will design Flexural and Axial members for standard shapes defined by AISI (American Iron and Steel Institute)
  • These members will be designed in compliance with Cold Formed Steel Design Manual 2017 and in conjunction with AISI S100-16 specifications
  • ASD, LRFD, and LSD methods of designs will be available along with the respective load combinations

Aluminum Upgrades

  • Compliance with Aluminum Design Manual (ADM) 2015 – ASD and LRFD Methods
  • Standard Load Combinations specific to ASD and LRFD methods now available
  • A new shape – ZEE is included with the database which can be used for member design and check
  • Shear results and capacities are calculated for both major axis and minor axis
  • Total of 4 alloys: 6005A-T6, 6061-T6, 6063-T5, and 6063-T6 are now included for member design and check

Pile Cap Upgrades

  • Compliance with ACI 318-14 design code – Minimum steel requirement and development length criteria
  • Updated examples in the manual. Also updated section references to code sections
  • Updated hand calculation for example 4 based on ACI 318-14
  • Implemented additional error checking features

Wind Analysis Upgrades

  • Implemented ASCE 7-16 wind provisions
  • Implemented External Pressure Coefficients and Design Wind Pressures for new zones (1′, 2e, 2n, 2r, 3e, 3r) for Gable and Hip Roofs – Components and Cladding
  • Revised tables of Chapter 30, Part 1 and Part 2 (Components and Cladding) have been implemented in the new Software
  • New wind maps are now available including for Hawaiian Islands
  • New wind maps for Risk Category IV are included
  • Relevant Figures and Table images taken directly from the ASCE 7-16 standard have been integrated and displayed in Software for reference

QuickWall Upgrades

  • Design concrete stem and foundation in compliance with ACI 318-14 Ultimate Strength Design
  • Design of masonry stem in compliance with IBC 2018 and TMS 402-16
  • Compressive strength of masonry based on the compressive strength of concrete masonry units of Type M mortar, updated to new specifications
  • Completely re-written using the latest advanced Microsoft technologies
    • Including to-scale graphics that update in real-time with every change in input values
    • Reports automatically display in Microsoft Word (or word processor of your choice)

Spread Footing Upgrades

  • Updated Design Code to ACI 2019
  • New load combinations as per ACI 2019
  • Better user control of load combinations including ability to delete multiple load combinations at once
  • RTF report has been reformatted for cleaner presentation and sharper print quality

Structural Engineering Design Software that has Stood the Test of Time

Are you happy with the current ROI on your structural engineering design software? Does your structural engineering software meet your needs? We understand companies need to do more with less today. At Digital Canal, our 30-year time-tested, proven software products ensure you have the professional quality that you need to fulfill the daily demands of your profession.

Structural Design Software that will Fit Your Needs

At Digital Canal, we offer 19 design software solutions for engineering firms. Here is a sampling of our most popular software products:
Retaining Wall – Steel Design – Wind Analysis – VersaFrame – Concrete Column Design – Pile Group Analysis software – And more.

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To increase our profits, we must increase your profits. It’s a simple formula, but one that we believe is paramount. With our structural engineering design software and industry leading post sale assistance you will soon agree. If you have questions, you can call Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST, and we will answer your questions one-on-one with a structural engineer.

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