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Part of the General Structural Engineering (GSE) software, GSE Steel allows to verify, design and optimize the steel members of a structure as well as composite steel-concrete beams.

GSE STEEL

Structural Analysis and Design Software for Steel Structures

Advanced Solution for Steel and Cold Formed Steel

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GSE Steel - Advanced Structural Engineering Software

Part of the GSE (General Structural Engineering) software, GSE steel allows to verify, design and optimize the steel members of a structure as well as composite steel-concrete beams. The unmatched graphical user interface of the GSE software allows to create, analyze and design large and complex models quickly and easily. The program designs or verifies the whole or a part of a structure using standard sections or parametric section shapes (over 40 shapes available).

The GSE Steel application allows to verify and optimize steel members with standard sections and non-standard sections according to the American AISC 360 (LRFD and ASD), the Canadian CSA 16, the European Eurocode 3 and 4 and the Indian IS 800 design codes. The GSE Steel application also supports the AISI S100-16 and CSA S136-16 for the design of cold-formed steel members.

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GSE Steel – Overview

GSE Steel Technical features
The GSE Steel application allows to verify and optimize steel members with standard sections and non-standard sections according to the:
American AISC 360 (LRFD and ASD)
Canadian CSA S16
European Eurocode 3 and 4
Indian IS 800

Additional Information:
• Design of steel sections or composite steel-concrete sections.
• Standard CISC, AISC, European, Russian and Indian sections or parametric section shapes (over 40 shapes available).
• All parameters required to calculate the resistance of the elements such as unbraced length, buckling lengths, buckling factors and others can be customized either graphically or from spreadsheets.
• Several design parameters can also be calculated by the program.
• Singly symmetric, asymmetric and built-up section shapes are covered for all design codes.
• Limit states (unity checks) can be displayed graphically on the 3D model by means of colors or numerically in spreadsheets and reports.
• All intermediate results required to verify the calculations are provided in spreadsheets.
• Comprehensive library of standard steel grades.
• Steel verification includes sections classification, resistance and stability checks according to the applicable standard.
• Calculation of the bending, compression, tension, shear, torsion/warping and combined resistance of steel and composite elements based on the results of a linear, P-Delta, non-linear, seismic or dynamic analysis. The program also verifies web yielding and web crippling at supports.
• The design of composite beams accounts for long term deflections, partial composite action, plain slab or slab cast on standard or user defined steel decks and user defined studs.
• The slab reinforcement can be considered in the calculation of the element resistance.
• It is possible to consider the analysis of composite beams with the full composite inertia or the effective inertia in positive moment regions or the steel beam inertia in negative moment regions.
• Complete check of deflection according to a comprehensive set of criterions.
Cold formed steel design
The GSE Steel application enables structural steel designers to design cold-formed steel members based on the North American specification for the design of cold-formed steel structural members covering Canada (CSA S136-16), the United States and Mexico (AISI S100-16).

Cold-formed steel sections can be mixed with regular steel shapes in a model allowing to design hybrid structures.

Supported section shapes:
•60° and 90° angles and 90° angles with lips
•Channel with or without lips
•Z sections with or without lips
•U (Hat) sections

Performed design checks:
•Tension resistance (Chapter D)
•Compression resistance including distortional buckling (Chapter E)
•Bending resistance including distortional buckling (Chapter F)
•Shear resistance (Chapter G)
•Combined forces (Chapter H)
•Web yielding and web crippling at supports (Chapter G)

When required by the steel design standard, slender sections of regular shapes are also calculated using CSA S136-16 or AISI S100-16. The program covers all standard shapes as well as parametric shapes.
Steel Calculator™ included
Receive the Steel Calculator™ for free when purchasing a GSE Steel license.

The Steel Calculator™ allows to quickly verify, design and optimize steel beams and columns. It is also an efficient validation tool to verify design results of specific elements of complex models. Design optimization and automatic section selection features make economic and quality steel structures a reality.

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The GSE (General Structural Engineering) software provides a powerful and flexible platform for structural engineers to streamline their design workflows and optimize design time.

The ability to run multiple material design simultaneously is a significant advantage offered by the GSE (General Structural Engineering) software. This feature provides structural engineers with enhanced flexibility and efficiency in their design processes. This means that engineers can work with different materials like steel, concrete, wood or aluminum within the same software environment. This flexibility allows for efficient design and analysis of structures that may involve various materials.

By integrating various design and analysis tools, GSE aims to help engineers optimize their design time. This efficiency is critical in today’s fast-paced engineering projects, allowing for quicker turnaround times and cost-effective designs.

GSE steel is a specialized software application integrated within the General Structural Engineering (GSE) software suite. GSE Steel is a powerful and versatile software tool for structural engineers and designers working with steel and composite steel-concrete structures. Its support for various design codes and parametric section shapes, along with its user-friendly interface and optimization capabilities, make it a valuable resource for efficient and accurate structural design and analysis.

GSE Steel supports multiple international design codes, including:

   – American AISC 360 (LRFD and ASD)

   – Canadian CSA 16

  – AISI S100-16 and CSA S136-16

   – European Eurocode 3 and 4

   – Indian IS 800

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The GSE (General Structural Engineering) software includes a powerful suite of tools for integrated structural concrete design, slab engineering, and slab generation.

GSE Concrete is a comprehensive module within the GSE software, enabling the design of concrete members under various conditions, including linear, P-Delta, non-linear, seismic, and dynamic analyses. This feature-rich component ensures precise concrete design for a wide range of structural scenarios.

GSE Concrete offers support for several international building codes, including the American ACI-318, the Canadian CSA-A23.3, and the Egyptian code ECCS 203. This ensures compliance with regional standards and regulations for concrete structural design.

The GSE Concrete software suite, with its comprehensive concrete design, slab engineering, and slab generation capabilities, empowers engineers to tackle diverse concrete-related projects efficiently and accurately, meeting industry standards and codes.

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Within the GSE (General Structural Engineering) software suite, GSE Wood is a specialized module that offers the capability to design and analyze timber structures, including light wood framing and engineered wood structures. It aligns with industry standards such as the 2018 National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction and the CAN/CSA O86-19 standards, ensuring compliance and precision in timber structural engineering.

GSE Wood provides the flexibility to work with two key types of timber structures: beam-column frames and light framing. The Light Framing package extends the Mass Timber features. This addition enhances the software’s ability to automate parametric generation, analysis, and design of bearing walls and shearwalls, streamlining the design process for these critical components.

GSE Wood, with its robust capabilities for timber and engineered wood structural design, empowers engineers to efficiently create and analyze timber-based structures, while maintaining compliance with the latest industry standards. This versatile tool is critical for timber engineering professionals working on a variety of projects.

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GSE Aluminum is a specialized software application integrated within the GSE (General Structural Engineering) software suite used for the design and verification of aluminum structures of various types.

GSE Aluminum supports industry-standard design codes, including:

– GSE Aluminum complies with the 2020 Edition of the Aluminum Design Manual published by the Aluminum Association (AA ADM-2020)

– The software also adheres to the CAN/CSA S157 design code

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Structural Engineering Training courses - 7 hours PDUs

Our training courses are available in both English and French. Please choose the language that best suits your needs when selecting your course.

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Structural Steel Design - Training course (online)

No date available  |  Virtual (online)   |   7 hours PDUs Certificate

USD $500 - CAD $650

Description

Mastering Structural Steel Design: Upon course completion, participants will be proficient in structural steel design compliant with CSA S16, as well as cold-formed steel design according to CSA S136 and AISI S136, within the GSE Steel Software and the Steel Calculator environment.

SKU : Course code 2.005 (fr)

Conception acier - Cours à
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March 26, 2024  |  Virtual (online)   |   7 hours PDUs Certificate

USD $500 - CAD $650

Description

Mastering Structural Steel Design: Upon course completion, participants will be proficient in structural steel design compliant with CSA S16, as well as cold-formed steel design according to CSA S136 and AISI S136, within the GSE Steel Software and the Steel Calculator environment.

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