Geometry
1•2•Build  ConCrete  Diamonds  
Modelling 

1D continuous beams  ✔  ✔  ✔ 
2D frames:


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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 DXFfile  ✔  ✔  
Import PowerPlatefile  ✔  
Import PowerFramefile  ✔  
Import Diamondsfile  ✔  
Import Tekla Structuresfile  ✔  
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


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Plate borders: disconnection of moment, shear or normal force


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Material library


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Profiles/ Cross sections 

Section library


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Default shapes


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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)


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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


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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


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Lateral Torsional Buckling lengths


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Resistance and stability check (unity check)  ✔  ✔  
Determine optimal section automatically  ✔  ✔  
Steel connections: link with PowerConnect  ✔  
Timber 

Buckling lengths


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Lateral Torsional Buckling lengths


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Resistance and stability check (unity check)  ✔  ✔  
Take the effect of creep into account using k_{def}  ✔  
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 

Dutch  ✔  ✔  ✔ 
French  ✔  ✔  ✔ 
English  ✔  ✔  ✔ 
German  ✔  ✔  
Spanish  ✔  
Polish  ✔  
Italian  ✔ 