IDEA StatiCa Prestressing

Complete design of prestressed structural members and details

Beams, columns, frames with straight/ curved, prismatic/ tapered members. General/ predefined/ concrete-concrete composite cross-sectional shapes. Pre/ post tensioned members, prestressing of 3D structures, construction stages. Prestressing loses, equivalent loads, load balancing. EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2 plus National Annexes, SIA 262. Flexure, shear, torsion, interaction of N, Vy, Vz, Mx, My, Mz, fatigue.

software calcolo precompresso

IDEA StatiCa Prestressing is used by engineers dealing with members/details of prestressed concrete structures and bridges. Designing is based on internal forces model created either in IDEA StatiCa or imported from FEA programs like Midas, Axis VM, SCIA Engineer and others.

  • Complete design of structural members and details
  • Beams, columns, frames with straight/ curved, prismatic/ tapered members
  • General/ predefined/ concrete-concrete composite cross-sectional shapes
  • Reinforcement layout in zones along member, predefined templates
  • Pre/ post tensioned members, prestressing of 3D structures, construction stages
  • General shape of tendon, prestressing loses, equivalent loads, load balancing
  • EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2 plus National Annexes, SIA 262
  • Comprehensive ULS/ SLS code checks
  • Non-linear deflections with long-term effects, 2nd order effects
  • Cross-section capacity – plain/ reinforced/ prestressed concrete
  • Flexure, shear, torsion, interaction of N, Vy, Vz, Mx, My, Mz, fatigue
  • Serviceability – stress limitations, crack width/ decompression condition, brittle failure
  • Detailing
  • Response N-M-M, M-N kappa, short/ long-term stiffness
  • BIM compliant – interface to various 3D FEA software including MIDAS Civil

 

Prestressed cross-section

calcolo sezione precompressa

  • Complete design of plain/ reinforced/ prestressed concrete cross-sections
  • General/ predefined cross-sectional shapes of beams, columns, one-way and two-way slabs, walls, deep beams
  • Predefined reinforcement templates/ general reinforcement layout, DXF export
  • Pre/ post tensioned/ composite concrete-concrete cross-sections
  • Prestressing loss due to elastic strain, long-term loses
  • EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2 plus National Annexes, SIA 262
  • Comprehensive ULS/ SLS code checks
  • Cross-section capacity in flexure, shear, torsion, interaction of N, Vy, Vz, Mx, My, Mz, fatigue
  • Serviceability – stress limitations, crack width/ decompression condition, brittle failure
  • Detailing
  • Stress-strain response N-M-M, M-N kappa, short/ long-term stiffness
  • Quick sectional check and/or detailed analysis where necessary
  • Eurocode supportive – references to EN provisions, tooltips, explanations, warnings, error messages
  • Brief output overview or detailed protocol

 

CSS – cross-sectional analysis

analisi sezione precompressa

  • Massive, thin-walled or mixed cross-section of any shape
  • Import of the shape from DXF
  • More cross-section components, each of different material
  • Number of openings in cross-section is not limited
  • Relative references between components, easy corrections and design
  • FE analysis of cross-sectional properties and stress distribution
  • Unique calculation of stress caused by shear and torsion
  • Graphical presentation of shear flow
  • Input of design matrices representing extreme sets of internal forces
  • More cross-sections can be checked for different design matrixes
  • Analysis of normal, shear and HMH stress
  • Envelopes of shear stress for the whole design matrix

 

Prestressed concrete beam

Trave in calcestruzzo precompresso

  • Single span or continuous beam, cantilevers
  • Straight or curved in plane
  • Elevation in vertical plane
  • Standard or general cross-sections
  • Tapered beams in any span
  • Point, moment and line loads
  • Complete ULS and SLS combinations according to EN 1990
  • Design according to EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2, SIA 262
  • Predefined construction stages
  • Pre and post tensioned tendons
  • Design of tendon shape and prestressing force
  • Calculation of equivalent loads
  • Balancing of external loads
  • Calculation of prestressing loses
  • Complete ULS and SLS checks for specific sections

 

Composite beam

trave precompressa

  • Reinforced concrete, pre- or post-tensioned beams with cast-in place composite slab
  • 2D/3D geometry of beams, curved in elevation and plan, tapered beams
  • Database cross-sections or cross-sections of general shape
  • Predefined construction stages
  • Time-dependent analysis of creep and shrinkage (TDA)
  • Detailed design of Eurocode including the National Annexes
  • Optional protocol range including brief summary
  • DXF export and import of tendons, cross-section outline and reinforcement

 

Prestressed concrete frame

Telaio in cemento armato precompresso

  • Plane frame or truss of arbitrary shape
  • Import of the shape from DXF
  • Standard or general cross-sections
  • Tapered beams and haunches
  • Point, moment, and line loads
  • Complete ULS a SLS combinations according to EN 1990
  • Design according to EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2, SIA 262
  • Predefined construction stages
  • Pre and post tensioned tendons
  • Design of tendon shape and prestressing force
  • Calculation of equivalent loads
  • Balancing of external loads
  • Calculation of prestressing loses
  • Complete ULS and SLS checks for specific sections

 

Concrete column – bridge pier

Pilastro in cemento armato – pianta pila da ponte

  • Column with one or two corbels
  • Free, fixed or flexible supports
  • Standard or general cross-sections of any shape
  • Forces and moments at the end or on corbels
  • Complete ULS a SLS combinations according to EN 1990
  • Design according to EN 1992-1-1, EN 1992-2, SIA 262
  • Reinforcement layout in zones along member, predefined templates
  • Complete ULS and SLS checks for zones and specific sections
  • Proper analysis of 2nd order effects
  • Overall interaction diagram
  • Bill of material
  • 1xA4 or more detailed output report

 

VIDEO IDEA StatiCa Prestress

Example about the calculation of a bridge beam with IDEA StatiCa Prestress

Trave da ponte continua

Example about the calculation of a composite beam with IDEA StatiCa Prestress

Trave a struttura mista

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