• New Release of STAAD Foundation Advanced CONNECT Edition

    A new release of the CONNECT Edition of STAAD Foundation Advanced (SFA) is now available. The build number of this release is 9.0.0.9.

    The principal enhancements of this new release are:

    1. A new licensing system known as CONNECT Licensing. To know more about this new system, visit CONNECT Licensing Updates

    2. The ACI 318 code for nearly all major foundation types in the program has been updated to the 2014 edition…

    • Fri, Dec 28 2018
  • STAAD Advanced Concrete Design (SACD/RCDC) 8.0.0

    We pleased to announce a major release of STAAD Advance concrete design (RCDC) CONNECT edition. 

    The ACI 318M-2014 code is now available. Crack-width check as per ACI 224R-01 is being incorporated in this release.

    To find out more about the features added in this release, refer the attached release note.

    • Wed, Dec 26 2018
  • New Release - RCDC FE CONNECT EDITION version 3 (3.00.00.11)

    I am pleased to announce a new release of RCDC FE .

    Few important features are,

    1. Connect Licensing.

    2. Automatic identification of Long Term deflection zones for Flat slabs.

    3. Exciting new feature for reinforcement Mesh Coverage editing for optimization.

    4. Ductile detailing for Flat slabs as per ACI318M:2011.

    Please refer the attachment for release note on updated features and enhancements.

    • Sun, Dec 23 2018
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition version 22 (22.00.00.015)

    I am excited to announce a new major release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Version 22.

    As part of our commitment to you to deliver new builds more frequently, we are making available this version which adds great new functionality to improve efficiency for engineers around the world and has resolved numerous issues that have been reported and thus highly recommend that this version is adopted to improve your working experience…

    • Thu, Dec 20 2018
  • New Release – SSDD CE U3 (21.03.01.15)

    The new release of the STAAD SSDD application now better designed for interop with the new CONNECT Edition of STAAD.Pro.

    SSDD CONNECT Edition U3

    This new release provides steel design according to the much awaited 2017 edition of Chinese design code GB 50017 which has finally been formally published as well as significant updates on GB 51022-2015, the technical code for gabled framed light-weight steel building.

    GB50017 2017

    Additionally, there is a new…

    • Sat, Nov 10 2018
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 3 (21.03.00.146)

    I am excited to announce a new release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 3.

    As part of our commitment to you to deliver new builds more frequently, we are making available this version which adds great new functionality to improve efficiency for engineers around the world and has resolved numerous issues that have been reported and thus highly recommend that this version is adopted to improve your working experience…

    • Tue, Oct 2 2018
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 2 (21.00.02.43/44)

    I am pleased to announce a new updated posting of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 2.

    As part of our commitment to you to deliver new builds more frequently, we are making available this build which addresses a number of issues that have been reported and thus it is highly recommended that you adopt this new build, particularly if designing with to the ACI 318-14 code where the design and output format have been significantly…

    • Tue, Jun 12 2018
  • STAAD Advanced Concrete Design (SACD / RCDC) UPDATE 7.0

    We are happy to announce the release of STAAD Advanced Concrete Design (SACD / RCDC) UPDATE 7.0

    The new IS:13920-2016 is been incorporated in this release.

    To find out more about the features that are added in this update, refer the attached release note.

    • Wed, May 2 2018
  • Transitioning from STAAD.Pro V8i to STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition

    by Sabrina Tedeschi

    Updating to STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition? The Transitioning from STAAD.Pro V8i to STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition learning path will allow you to upgrade seamlessly as you explore the new, modern graphical user interface and learn how to use the latest program enhancements.

    Navigating the STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Graphical User Interface

    STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition includes a new Ribbon-Based Graphical User…

    • Mon, Apr 30 2018
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 2 (21.00.02.30)

    I am very happy to announce the launch of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 2.

    To find out more about the features that were added in the previous release click on this link.

    As part of our commitment to you to deliver new builds more frequently, we are making available this build which provides a number of updates and addresses a number of issues that have been recorded and thus highly recommended that you adopt this…

    • Thu, Mar 8 2018
  • STAAD Foundation Advanced CONNECT Edition Update 3 is now available

    Update 3 of the CONNECT Edition of STAAD Foundation Advanced with build number 8.3.0.20 is now available for download from the Bentley Software Downloads Center. Major enhancements include calculation of factors of safety in overturning and sliding for mat foundations, additional options for checking the safety of isolated footings, and, new validation examples in the verification manual. The machine foundation module…

    • Tue, Jan 9 2018
  • New Release – SSDD v12

    The new release of the STAAD SSDD application now better designed for Windows 10, provides steel design according to the Chinese design code GB 50017 has been published and now available on the Fulfilment Centre.

    This new release provides a technical preview for the revised design code GB 50010 that although it has not formally been published, you have the ability to see how your designs will fair when the code is formally…

    • Thu, Nov 30 2017
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 1 (21.00.01.12)

    I am very happy to announce the launch of the first update to the CONNECT Edition of the popular STAAD.Pro analysis and design application.

    To find out more about the features that were added in the previous release click on this link.

    As part of our commitment to you to deliver new builds more frequently, we are making available this build which provides a number of updates and addresses a number of issues that have…

    • Wed, Nov 15 2017
  • New Release STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition (21.00.00.57)

    I am very happy to announce the launch of the CONNECT Edition of the ever popular STAAD.Pro application. Building on the success of the V8i generations, the CONNECT Edition is a major step forward in analysis and design that provides the functionality existing users have come to expect in an interface that is becoming the standard across the most current leading Windows applications today. With the addition of a completely…

    • Sat, Jul 22 2017
  • QA Benchmarking Analytical Software

    We are developing a system to help you validate STAAD.Pro and improve the way you can authorise the newest versions for your projects.  To help us ensure we provide the best solution, we would appreciate your feedback in the form of a very short survey. Please click on the link to answer 10 simple questions.

    • Mon, Jun 12 2017
  • New release STAAD Advanced Concrete Design (STAAD RCDC) V6.1

    I am excited to announce that the latest version of STAAD Advanced Concrete Design is now available on the Fulfilment Centre. Version 6.1 delivers improved efficiency for designers with the enhancements in all the key areas of the program and the most significant being:-

    General

    • Separation of permanent and reducible live loads.

    • Capability to create combinations from other combination cases.

    • Support of…

    • Fri, Jun 9 2017
  • Using OpenSTAAD in a simple VB.NET project

    From the outset let me be clear, I am not a programmer.  I am sure many of you will be able to look at the code I share and suggest better ways of achieving the same effect as demonstrated in this project.  Please feel free to add your comments and experience to help others produce their own solutions.

    However, saying that I hope you will be able to see the important points that I am trying to share and that are needed…

    • Tue, May 23 2017
  • New Release STAAD.Pro V8i SS6 (20.07.11.90)

    I am happy to announce that we have completed the publication of an updated build of STAAD.Pro V8i SS6 which has addressed a number of issues that have been recorded in recent versions of the program.

    These issues are fully documented in the Revision History Document, but are in the following categories

    The Analysis/Design engine (46)
    The Pre-Processing Mode (07)
    The Post-Processing Mode (03)
    The RAM Connection Mode…

    • Thu, Apr 13 2017
  • Recruitment for Scenario Services Usability lab

    Hello,

    I'm Jean-Philippe and I work for Bentley Systems on the User Experience (UX) team. I'm recruiting participants for a usability lab for Scenario Services.

    Scenario Services is a product that automates the process of analyzing structural models and lets you compare models to see which one perform the best according to specific performance indicators.

    The usability lab will consist of using the product while…

    • Fri, Jan 27 2017
  • Wishing you a happy STAAD.Pro festive seaon.

    As the end of the year approaches, many of us in the northern hemisphere are hoping for a White Christmas. 

    It might not be possible for STAAD to produce snow for you, but here is a STAAD.Pro model of a jolly snowman to wish you a very merry festive season and a prosperous 2017. 

    • Thu, Dec 15 2016
  • STAAD.Pro and AutoPIPE NUPIC Audit

    I am pleased to report that the Quality Assurance Program that is used to control the development and distribution of STAAD.Pro and AutoPIPE has successfully undergone our periodic NUPIC audit.  The procedures and processes that are an integral part of our program were evaluated in depth by the NUPIC team.

     

    We support more engagment from accounts who need more insight into our QA processes and regular reports with our…

    • Mon, Nov 14 2016
  • Happy Halloween

    For all of you who would like to add a little Halloween fun with STAAD.Pro, I have attached the file of the STAAD.Pro model that JohnPaul DelaRosa used in his blogpost to create this screenshot:-

    Have you got any fun models you would like to share?

    • Sun, Oct 30 2016
  • New STAAD Advanced Concrete Design

    I am excited to announce that we have just released a brand new offering that will vastly improve the process and reduce the time needed to get concrete designs to site, for engineers who are using STAAD.Pro as the analysis workhorse in their design process.

    The basic beam and concrete design facilities in STAAD.Pro are great for providing an initial design, but we recognise that what is needed is a tool that will take…

    • Fri, Sep 9 2016
  • New Release STAAD.Pro V8i SS6 (20.07.11.82)

    I am happy to announce that we have completed the publication of a new build of STAAD.Pro V8i SS6 which has addressed a number of issues that have been recorded in recent versions of the program. These issues are fully documented in the Revision History Document, but are in the following categories

    • The Analysis/Design Engine - 48 issues

    • The Pre-Processing Mode - 13 issues

    • The Post-Processing Mode - 2 issues

    • Wed, Aug 3 2016