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|Your Design Task||QF
|Design a spread footing under a column|
|Detail the rebar & pedestal|
|Work with pre-factored loads from a metal-building design|
|Handle an eccentric column|
|Design per CSA A23.3 (Canadian)|
|Design a combined footing (multiple columns on a pad)|
|Design a wall footing|
|Export to VisualAnalysis|
|Import from VisualAnalysis|
|Design a footing on piles|
|Circular or other irregular geometry?|
|Model holes in slabs, or multiple slabs|
|Variable or stepped thickness of foundation slab|
|Handle lateral loads on footing|
|Automatic stability calculations|
|Soil bearing pressures under any geometry|
|Punching shear for individual columns and groups|
|Slab shear checks|
|Slab steel reinforcement sizing|
|Design grade beams above or below the slab|
|Include pile supports with capacity limits and punching shear|
|Advanced automatic FEA meshing, with support for refinement|
|View a complete hand-calculation type report|
Best IES tool for the job.
Good tool, but limited configuration, features, or materials.
Possible, if you already own this product for other tasks.
Blank = Not Applicable.
* VisualAnalysis comes in three levels, not all features are in all the levels. Compare VisualAnalysis Levels.