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SOFTWARE :VAConnect
DEVELOPER :IES
VERSION :3.0
PLATFORM :Windows
FILE SIZE :23.52 MB
LICENSE :Trial
DOWNLOADS :UserDownloads:102
VAConnect Description

VAConnect is a set of two steel connection design utilities. Run these stand-alone, or use integrated with VisualAnalysis.

Base Plates

Follows AISC Design Guide #1. Easy input, hand-calculation-like reporting.

  • Axial and moments
  • All limit states checked
  • Anchorage design checks

Shear Tabs

Design beam-to-column single-plate shear tab connections per AISC 360.

  • Welded to supporting element
  • Bolted beam connection
  • All limit states checked

VAConnect Specifications

Base Plate Benefits

  • AISC Design Guide 1 (DG1)
  • Base plate per AISC 360-10
  • Concrete per ACI 318-14
  • Anchorage per ACI 318-14
  • Anchorage breakout graphics
  • Specify reinforcing to prevent breakout
  • Concrete bearing
  • Steel plate bending
  • Base plate detailing
  • Bolt tension
  • Single anchor tension breakout
  • Anchor group tension breakout
  • Tension pullout
  • Single anchor side blowout
  • Anchor group side blowout
  • Bolt shear
  • Anchor group shear breakout
  • Single anchor shear pryout
  • Anchor group shear pryout
  • Anchorage tension and shear interaction
  • Anchorage detailing

Shear Tab Benefits

  • Steel design per AISC 360-10
  • Eccentric bolt group shear
  • Eccentric bolt group bearing
  • Eccentric fillet weld shear
  • Weld base metal shear rupture
  • Shear tab plate shear yielding
  • Shear tab plate shear rupture
  • Shear tab plate block shear
  • Beam web block shear (axial loads only)
  • Shear tab plate combined tension rupture
  • Shear tab shear, bending, and axial interaction
  • Shear tab plate local buckling
  • Shear tab stabilizer plate limit
  • Detailing Checks

* VAConnect download link provides trial version of the software.

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