May 01, 2019

STAAD.Pro Now Includes Integrated Concrete Design Workflows

STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition (Version Now Available

Purpose of the Release

A STAAD.Pro license now entitles users to many of the advanced concrete design features that were previously only offered in the STAAD.Pro Advanced license.

STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition V22 Update 3 (, released January 2020, now includes many aspects of the advanced concrete design workflow, including the basic design of columns, walls, and beams. Users can update to STAAD.Pro Update 3, to take advantage of these new features.

Key Capabilities

With these capabilities in the standard version of STAAD.Pro, you can sample some of the concrete design and analysis capabilities that are even more extensive in the STAAD.Pro Advanced license. Some key enhancements to the standard version of STAAD.Pro are:

  • Integrated design of concrete elements such as beams, columns, and walls
  • Design in accordance to US, UK, Indian, and European standards using a sampling of the advanced concrete design workflow
  • Improved modeling and loading of plates in the physical modeler, making it easier to model concrete structures

For a more comprehensive set of advanced concrete design, users should upgrade to the STAAD.Pro Advanced license, which includes foundation and slab design, the output of drawings to a CAD file, and several other advanced features.