Eurocode design is available in all design programs except MERLIN (use
quikEC3 instead). Note that it is only available to new and
customers should contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for updates and not download them from this
site. New versions require unlock codes or new
personalisation files available only to maintained customers.
Prospective customers can download the software via the DOWNLOADS
now been released to new customers and is being rolled out to
existing customers during the pre-Christmas period. Please bear with
us during this time as we're expecting to be very busy. Good job we
have the holiday period to recuperate.
features some radically new architecture giving super fast
solution on 64 bit computers with multiple cores*. Specific
improvements include a new non-linear combination feature, enhanced
sub-model facilities, improved wall option and enhanced bridge
loading module. There are numerous detailed improvements and many
program limits have been extended. Wherever possible, program
defaults have been updated to reflect contemporary UK practice**.
For full details please click
improvement only on 64 bit versions of Windows ** UK
version only - other versions available
v2013 has also been released to give full inter-operability with
STRAP v2013. It's very difficult to improve on such a productive
product but there are many detailed enhancements and program
defaults have been updated to reflect latest UK practice**. Don't
forget that it also works as a standalone RC beam design, detailing
and scheduling system of unbelievable productivity.
** UK version only - other versions available
QUIKSOFT programs are currently being updated with release expected
mid-late December 2013. The programs will feature a new faster
installation/ unlocking routine and a choice of 'legacy' QUIKSOFT or
new filing systems. The programs will, where possible, include other
improvements/suggestions/code changes listed at the end of November
email all customers once the new versions are released.
thanks to all those customers who made our 30th Anniversary
promotion in October so successful. Our customers benefited from
the best prices ever and we recorded record sales. Thanks and Thanks
QUIKPORT now takes
account of SCI guide P397 "Elastic design of single-span steel
portal frame buildings to Eurocode 3". Although QUIKPORT has had
EC3 design for FIVE years, few changes were needed to account for
this new guide and it makes negligible difference to existing
designs. In addition, the boundary fire checks are now in accordance
with P313 "Single Storey
Steel Framed Buildings in Fire Boundary Conditions" in addition to
the earlier BS5950 method.
**** UPDATED ****
STRAP 2012 has many new features including a REVIT link (see more details below). Note that new interface
languages have been introduced (Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and
Chinese). As standard, the UK version is supplied only in English
but multi-language support can be enabled if required.
Design of user-defined combined sections. These sections,
defined in STRAP geometry, can be arbitrary combinations of standard
steel sections, plates and user-defined sections.
Wall Elements. These can include openings and will automatically
connect to other walls of different cross-section.
Property reduction factors. A and I can be reduced by a factor -
useful for modelling cracked sections.
lines, Rigid links, tapered sections, section properties (32,000),
materials (32,000), global loads, wind loads, dynamic options.
Link **** Note: only REVIT > STRAP **** is currently available
two-way link is supplied free of charge as a standard STRAP utility.
Importation of REVIT models is via a SIX file. To produce these
files REVIT requires a 'plug-in' called SI Xchange from
http://structuralintegrators.com/. This is available as a free 'lite'
version and a $199 Professional version. Prospective users of the
link should download an evaluation copy from the above website to
ascertain which version best meets their needs.
Request Evaluation copy
QUIKJOINT to SCI P358
now complies with the new SCI 'Green Book' for simple
connections to EC3 - P358 "Simple joints to Eurocode3". You'll be pleased to know that it makes little
difference to connections designed with previous versions owing to QUIKJOINT's very solid Eurocode pedigree. Where QUIKSOFT leads,
More details about
7/8 64 bit compatibility
all programs run under Windows xp, VISTA and Windows 7/8 (32 and 64
bit) therefore we are dropping 'xp' from certain program names but
it will take a while for all promotional material to be updated.
GTS CADBUILD Ltd has
years at Woodbrook House, we moved to new premises in 2011. Please
ensure your records are updated as we ar STILL receiving mail to the
old address. Telephone numbers and email addresses are unchanged.
+44 (0)8456 250559
+44 (0)8456 250221