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    LEAP Bridge Steel

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Steel Bridge Design and Analysis Software

Streamline the design of straight and curved I-girder and tub-girder bridges with LEAP Bridge Steel’s computational 3D design and modeling. Benefit from the software’s advanced load rating and analysis capabilities, such as line-girder, grillage, and finite element analysis, which will enable you to evaluate steel bridges faster and deliver your projects on time and under budget.
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    • Analyze and rate traffic loading_EDITED
    • Capture roadway geometry and topography_EDITED
    • Coordinate multi-discipline bridge teams_EDITED
    • Design and analyze steel bridges_EDITED
    • Design and analyze superstructures and substructures_SUBSTRUCTURE_EDIT
    • Design and analyze superstructures and substructures_SUPERSTRUCTURE_EDITED
    • Generate bridge project deliverables_EDITED
    • Sequence construction and phasing_LEAP SPECIFIC_EDITED
    • Visualize bridge designs
Capabilities
  • Analyze and rate traffic loading

    • Streamline bridge modeling, analysis, and load-rating for both existing and new bridges with an integrated toolset. Leverage various international design code specifications and rating methodologies for verification.
  • Capture roadway geometry and topography

    • Reuse civil data obtained directly from Bentley road products such as GEOPAK, Bentley InRoads, or MXROAD, and import roadway information and ground data from LandXML files.
  • Coordinate multi-discipline bridge teams

    • Exchange project information including bridge geometry, materials, loads, prestressing strand pattern, and shear reinforcement to improve decision making. Streamline engineering content management with real-time collaboration and share, reuse, and repurpose data throughout the bridge lifecycle to minimize risk of design error and construction issues.
  • Design and analyze steel bridges

    • Model, design, analyze, and load-rate steel I-girder and tub-girder bridges using powerful analysis such as Finite Element Modeling (FEM), and following several international design standards (RM Bridge) and AASHTO LRFD standards specifications (LEAP Bridge Steel).
  • Design and analyze superstructures and substructures

    • Use a synthesis of geometric modeling, substructure and superstructure analysis, and design in a single information-rich environment to benefit from a comprehensive bridge model.
  • Generate bridge project deliverables

    • Generate detailed reports. Create 3D models and 2D drawings for sections, elevations, and framing plans.
  • Sequence construction and phasing

    • Investigate the different stages in stage-wise construction – comparing results, detecting the relevant states, and producing result envelopes for proof checking. Account for creep, shrinkage, and relaxation and solve problems before construction begins.
  • Visualize bridge designs

    • Experience instantaneous 3D visualization of the bridge superstructure and substructure. Visualize designs and rapidly verify modeling input as you work. View in-profile, elevation, and cross-section views with solid and transparent view options to help explore areas with complex geometry.
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Tech Talk: Bridge Enterprise – Beginning to End with Bentley

Oct. 26, 2017
2 p.m. EDT

Learn how Bridge Enterprise combines the capabilities of OpenBridge Modeler and LEAP to contribute to the efficiency of bridge analysis and design by using the same physical model for the lifecycle of a structure. 

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