ADAPT-Builder

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November 21, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Efficient Design of Tendons with the Support Line Span Optimizer

ADAPT-Builder v22 includes a new Support Line Span Optimizer that allows users to optimize tendons within a support line span based on stress, pre-compression, and balanced loading percentages. Read More

November 21, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Model & Analyze Post-Tensioned Elements in Ramps

ADAPT-Builder provides the user with the ability to add post-tensioning to ramps modeled within the program. Read More

November 21, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Detailed Calculation Report for Minimum Required Reinforcement

Users can now generate an detailed Excel spreadsheet showing a summary of the design section properties, reinforcement, and moment demand/capacity for minimum required reinforcement. Read More

November 21, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Consideration of Drop Caps and Drop Panels for Punching Shear Design

ADAPT-Builder v22 now includes the ability to model a Drop Cap and a Drop Panel at the same support with punching shear checks performed at the critical sections for each. Read More

June 1, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

NEW RELEASE: ADAPT-Builder Version 21.0.1 now Available!

ADAPT-Builder Version 21.0.1 is now available and includes integration with RISA-3D, colorization of loading as well as other new features. Read More

May 24, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Integration between RISA-3D & ADAPT-Builder for Podium Buildings

ADAPT-Builder v21.0.1 includes the option to import reactions from a RISA-3D model making the design of podium buildings seamless. Read More

May 24, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Ability to Colorize Loads in ADAPT-Builder

ADAPT-Builder v21.0.1 includes an improvement to the Colorize Grid such that it now allows for the coloring of loads. Read More

May 24, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

User Defined Maximum DCR in ADAPT-Builder

ADAPT-Builder v21.0.1 includes the option to apply a user defined Maximum Demand/Capacity Ratio to design flexural reinforcement at a design section. Read More

December 17, 2021 | Tips & Tricks

Smart Tools for Tendon Entry and Modification in ADAPT-Builder

ADAPT-Builder v21 now includes new Smart Tools for tendon modeling that allow for more efficient modeling and modification of tendons. Read More

December 17, 2021 | Tips & Tricks

Automatic Calculation of Long-Term Load Factors in ADAPT-Builder

ADAPT-Builder v21 now includes the option to have the program automatically calculate long-term load factors using two different methodologies, the detailed calculations and ACI multiplier method. Read More