• 2022 Bentley Bash

    The 2022 Bentley Bash, hosted by the Southern California Bentley Users Group, is taking place on Friday, January 21 and Saturday, January 22. This is a free, virtual event. Classes include lectures and hands-on workshops, on Bentley software including MicroStation, ProjectWise, Synchro, OpenBuildings Designer, and more. Of notable interest to Structural Engineers there will be two classes on Saturday taught by Allen Adams…

    • Wed, Dec 22 2021
  • Coffee Corner - Design Structures with Custom, Built-Up Sections in STAAD.Pro

    Join us on Thursday (11/18/2021, 1:00 pm Eastern) for a STAAD Coffee Corner (Special Interest Group) virtual workshop. During this session, we will discuss the following topics:

    • Creating Custom Sections for your Analysis and Design
    • Leveraging Custom Sections for Future Use
    • Extending Custom Sections into Integrated Structural Modeling

    This complimentary one-hour session is open to all Bentley users and includes a technology…

    • Mon, Nov 15 2021
  • New Release - RCDC (SACD) Connect Edition V11 Update1 (11.01.00.180)

    We are pleased to announce a release of RCDC (STAAD Advanced Concrete Design / SACD) 11.01.00.180 version. This is a Minor release which consist of following features,

    1. Addition of Soil and Fluid load in the load case list

    2. Addition of load type for Earthquake and Wind loads in Euro code

    3. Addition of Tapered and Stepped type wall in the Tank structure module

    4. Exporting Tank geometry and reinforcement data to i…

    • Thu, Oct 28 2021
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 8 (22.08.00)

    I am pleased to announce a new incremental release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22.

    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 you look to adopt this version and improve your working…

    • Thu, Oct 14 2021
  • Coffee Corner - Understanding the Relationship between Load Combinations and Analysis Commands (STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler)

    Join us on Thursday (9/23/2021, 1:00 pm Eastern) for a STAAD Coffee Corner (Special Interest Group) virtual workshop. During this session, we will discuss the following topics:

    • Generating Load Combinations in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler
    • Specifying Analysis Commands in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler
    • Performing a Multi-Run P-Delta Analysis using the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler

    This complimentary one-hour session is…

    • Mon, Sep 20 2021
  • Training Opportunity - RAM Connection Standalone Training now on YouTube

    Training videos to learn how to use RAM Connection Standalone are now available on the BentleyStructural YouTube channel. Subscribe today to get the latest updates on RAM Connection training on YouTube.

    • Wed, Aug 25 2021
  • Training Opportunity - RAM Elements Training now on YouTube

    Training videos to learn how to use RAM Elements are now available on the BentleyStructural YouTube channel. Subscribe today to get the latest updates on RAM Elements training on YouTube.

    • Wed, Aug 25 2021
  • Training Opportunity - RAM Structural System Modeling now on YouTube

    Training videos to learn how to model building structures in RAM Structural System are now available on the BentleyStructural YouTube channel. Subscribe today to get the latest updates on RAM Structural System training on YouTube.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/BentleyStructuralAnalysis/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=4

    • Wed, Aug 25 2021
  • Training Opportunity - STAAD.Pro Modeling now on YouTube

    Training videos to learn how to model in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler and STAAD.Pro Analytical Modeler are now available on the BentleyStructural YouTube channel. Subscribe today to get the latest updates on STAAD.Pro training on YouTube.

    • Wed, Aug 25 2021
  • New Release - RCDC (SACD) Connect Edition V11

    We are pleased to announce a release of RCDC (STAAD Advanced Concrete Design / SACD) 11.00.00.143 version. This is a major release which consist of addition of Australian code and Belgium Annex for BS EN Code.

    • AS 3600:2018 (Australian Standard – Concrete Structures) is added in RCDC. With this addition, all the structural elements can now be designed using AS 3600:2018. Pile-cap module is available as ‘tech-preview…

    • Fri, Jul 16 2021
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 7 (22.07.00)

    I am pleased to announce a new incremental release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22.

    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 you look to adopt this version and improve your working…

    • Wed, Jul 7 2021
  • Training Opportunity - Generating Wind Loads in RAM Elements

    A new training course has been created to show you how to generate wind loads for building structures in RAM Elements according to the ASCE 7 Main Wind Force Resisting System. All of the course details, including on-demand videos, can be found in this learning path: View Learning Path (bentley.com)

    • Tue, Jun 15 2021
  • OpenTower Designer Imperial Update 2.0 Features

     Monopole Reinforcement and Connections

              

    MTO Page

    • Tue, Mar 23 2021
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 6 (22.06.00)

    I am pleased to announce a new incremental release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22.

    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 you look to adopt this version and improve your working…

    • Tue, Mar 9 2021
  • New Release- RCDC (SACD) Connect Edition V10

    RCDC (SACD) Connect Edition V10 (10.00.00.278)

    We are pleased to announce a release of RCDC (STAAD Advanced Concrete Design / SACD) 10.00.00.278 version. This is a major release which consist of addition of new code and all new tank structures design module.

    NSCP – 2015 – (National Structural Code of the Philippines) is added in RCDC. With the addition of this code, all the structural elements can now be designed for NSCP…

    • Mon, Mar 1 2021
  • New Release - RCDC FE Connect Edition V4 update 1 (4.01.00.09)

    I am pleased to announce a new release of RCDC FE Connect Edition V4 update 1.

    The new features & enhancements developed in this new version of RCDC FE are,

    • Addition of Code

                ACI 318M-14, ACI 318-11 & ACI 318-14 codes are available for design of Elevated Slab & Foundations. 

    • UBM transfer for flexure design

                The proportion of unbalanced bending moment from Column/Wall is included in the flexure…

    • Sun, Jan 31 2021
  • STAAD and RAM - Instructor Led Live Virtual Training for Q1 2021

    We are offering Open Enrollment Training with timing suitable for ANZ and SEA regions.

    Please utilize the appropriate links listed below if you would like to register for instructor led training for STAAD and RAM.

    1. STAAD.Pro

        1.1 Modeling Structural Geometry in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler CONNECT Edition - English

              https://learn.bentley.com/app/Public/GetLiveCourseOfferings?CourseId=123627&lpId=112145

        1.…

    • Sun, Jan 24 2021
  • SIG Workshop - Understanding Loads in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler

    Join us on Thursday (1/21/2021, 1:00 pm Eastern) for a STAAD Special Interest Group virtual workshop. During this session, we will discuss the load options that are current available in the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler, including:

    • Load Cases and Load Groups (Reference Load Cases)
    • Load Items, including Self-Weight
    • Load Combinations
    • Load Definitions, including Wind and Seismic

    This complimentary one-hour session is open…

    • Tue, Jan 19 2021
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 5 (22.05.00)

    I am pleased to announce a new release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22.

    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 you look to adopt this version and improve your working experience…

    • Tue, Oct 20 2020
  • SIG Workshop - Generating Load Combinations in STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition

    Join us today (10/15/2020, 1:00 pm Eastern) for a STAAD Special Interest Group virtual workshop. During this session, we will discuss how to generate load combinations in the STAAD.Pro Analytical Modeler and the STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler. This one-hour session is open to all Bentley users and includes a technology presentation as well as time to share input and ask questions.communities.bentley.com/.../Oct-2020-SIG_5F00_Load…

    • Thu, Oct 15 2020
  • New Release- RCDC Connect Edition V9 Update-4

    RCDC (SACD) 09.04.00.128

    We are pleased to announce a release of RCDC (STAAD Advanced Concrete Design / SACD) 09.04.00.128 version

    RCDC will read the SRSS and ABS type load combinations available in STAAD. Load combination form would be like repeat load cases for SRSS & ABS load combinations

     Reinforcement detailing of Ductile Beam (clause 7.1.1 of IS 13920-2016 and 21.2.7.3 of ACI 318M-2011 ) as per column size for…

    • Wed, Sep 30 2020
  • New Release- RCDC Connect Edition V9 Update-3

    RCDC (SACD) 09.03.00.25

    We are pleased to announce a release of RCDC (STAAD Advanced Concrete Design / SACD) 09.03.00.25 version.

    RCDC will now read the member forces from STAAD file for Repeat Load Cases with much easier process.Two Methods are available for Column capacity calculation for Joint check as per IS 13920-2016.  Euro Code enhancement related to Shear reinforcement calculation for all modules available in RCDC…

    • Sat, Jul 18 2020
  • On Demand Training Opportunity - Designing Structural Components with RAM Elements Detailing Modules

    A series of on-demand training videos have been added to the Bentley LEARN Server to learn how to Design Structural Components with the RAM Elements Detailing Modules. The following topics are included in this on-demand training opportunity:

    • Designing Continuous Beams
    • Designing Concrete Beams
    • Designing Concrete Columns
    • Designing Masonry Walls
    • Designing Concrete Retaining Walls
    • Designing Combined Footings
    • Designing Spread…
    • Mon, Jun 1 2020
  • SIG Workshop - Integrated Connection Design using RAM Connection, RAM Structural System, and RAM Elements

    Join us today (4/30/2020, 1:00 pm Eastern) for a RAM Special Interest Group virtual workshop. During this session, we will discuss how to use RAM Connection to design steel connections for RAM Structural System models and RAM Elements models. This one-hour session is open to all Bentley users and includes a technology presentation as well as time to shear input and ask questions.

    REGISTER TODAY!

    • Thu, Apr 30 2020
  • New Release - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 4 (22.04.00)

    I am pleased to announce a new release of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22.

    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 you look to adopt this version and improve your working experience…

    • Fri, Apr 24 2020