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Foundations software in the frame

S-Frame Software has launched a program for the foundations market to supplement the software it already offers for the concrete construction market.

S-Frame says S-Foundation is a complete analysis, design and detailing solution for both complex and simple foundation configurations.

Using interactive pick and drop tools, the engineer can quickly define isolated, combined, continuous, wall, and strap footings, as well as mat and pile foundations, with or without pile supports. The program also automatically generates and manages the underlying finite element analysis model using the proven S-Frame Software meshing and solver technology.

S-Foundation is designed to be used as a standalone program, but it also includes a two-way S-Frame Analysis link that automatically applies foundation loading conditions and integrates the optimised foundation model with the S-Frame superstructure model for more detailed soil structureinteraction analysis.

In addition, S-Foundation features workflow automation tools via the toolbox extension library and macro creation tools that allow companies to extend S-Foundation’s functionality, either by downloading, modifying or creating customised processes to save and distribute throughout an organisation.

According to S-Frame, S-Foundation includes powerful BIM links, advanced 3D model visualisation, and comprehensive PDF and MS Excel reporting.

S-Foundation supports ACI 318-11 & CSA A23.3-04 concrete design codes and Eurocode support is in development.

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