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What are the differences between 1 2 Build, ConCrete and Diamonds?

Geometry

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
Modelling
1D continuous beams
2D frames:

  • Vertical
  • Horizontal (ex. frame of beams)
3D frames
2D floors 1 2 3*
2D walls *
3D structures *
Input
Input panel
Draw directly on the screen
Draw using coordinates
Draw using the structure wizard
Import DXF-file
Import PowerPlate-file
Import PowerFrame-file
Import Diamonds-file
Import Tekla Structures-file
Drawing tools: move, rotate, copy, mirror, extrude, …
Supports
2D : displacement  XY + moment Z
3D : displacement  XYZ + moment XYZ
Spring supports
Input soil layers
End conditions
Eccentricities
Rigid links
Bar ends: disconnection of

  • Tie rods
  • Fixed or free
  • Value
  • Function
Plate borders: disconnection of moment, shear or normal force

  • Fixed or free
  • Value
  • Special conditions for masonry walls
Material library

  • Steel
  • ConCrete
  • Timber
  • Editable by the user/ expandable
Profiles/ Cross sections
Section library

  • Default
  • Editable by the user/ expandable
Default shapes

  • Basic (rectangle)
  • Random (hollow tubes, trapezoid, (ir)regular I,…)
Random section generator (Section Utility)
Sections with variable dimensions (height and width)
Table
Adaptable data in table
Overview volume timber, concrete and steel
Overview weight reinforcement

1. Plates bearing in one direction, no hollow core slabs

2. Plates bearing in one direction, including hollow core slabs

3. Plates bearing in one direction, plates bearing in two directions, préslabs, slabs with ribs in one or two directions, unfilled multicelular slabs, hollow core slabs, plates based on stiffnessmatrix

* Available as an additional module

Loads

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
Load groups
Unlimited bumber of load groups
2D directions: XY
3D directions: XYZ
Loads descents
Wind generator
Snow generator
Thermal load (global or gradient)

  • On bars
  • On surfaces
 ✔
 ✔
Seismic spectrum
Dynamic load
Moving loads
Combinations
Automatically generate load combinations
Manually make load combinations
Combinations over time

Results

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
Analysis
1th order static analysis
2nd order static analysis (+ global imperfections) *
Modal analysis (seismic and dynamic analysis included) *
Fire analysis *
Representation
Results for each load group
Results for each combination
Envelope results
Detailed window with results
Table
Results on different bars
Detailed results for each bar

Design

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
Standards
Eurocodes with nation annex 4
National standards
Concrete
Buckling lengths

  • Defining groups for the buckling lengths
  • Calculation of the buckling lengths
  • Manually adjusting the buckling lengths
Theoretical calculation of the required reinforcement
Punching shear check
Practical reinforcement proposal / sketch
Determine optimal section automatically
Calculation of cracking (cracked deformation and cracking width)
Calculation of the deformation over time
Steel
Haunch
Buckling lengths

  • Defining groups for the buckling lengths
  • Calculation of the buckling lengths
  • Manually adjusting the buckling lengths
Lateral Torsional Buckling lengths

  • Defining LTB supports
  • Manually adjusting the LTB lengths
Resistance and stability check (unity check)
Determine optimal section automatically
Steel connections: link with PowerConnect
Timber
Buckling lengths

  • Defining groups for the buckling lengths
  • Calculation of the buckling lengths
  • Manually adjusting the buckling lengths
Lateral Torsional Buckling lengths

  • Defining LTB supports
  • Manually adjusting the LTB lengths
Resistance and stability check (unity check)
Take the effect of creep into account using kdef
Determine optimal section automatically

4. A list with implemented standard in Diamonds can be found here

Report Manager

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
Simple report
Sub reports

General

1•2•Build ConCrete Diamonds
General
Expandable via additional modules
Integrated help function
Export DXF
Export Diamonds
Export BIM Expert/Tekla Structures
Export ConCrete Plus
Language
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