SCIA Engineer is a popular tool for structural design, incorporating building information modeling (BIM) workflows and including several handy features. Its newest release, SCIA Engineer 16, promises even more tools for structural engineers working with concrete and steel.

“This release comes with a long list of enhancements that streamline the entire engineering workflow,” said Hilde Sevens, CEO of SCIA. “Some of the new developments are aimed at solving specific problems for specialty projects; others will impact the day-to-day practice of every engineer. Most of these upgrades were made as a direct result of customer requests.”

New Features for Structural Design

So what are some of the new features that users can look forward to?

Concrete Design

The reinforced concrete Section Check is designed to let users design and validate code compliance on specific sections of a 1D member by selecting a section, transferring relevant data to a dialog box and sending…

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