GSA  Benefits

 

 

Advanced interface

Manage and interact with the model

 

Modelling tools

Text, graphical and automatic creation of geometry and loads

 

3rd party links

Integrate GSA with BIM and other 3rd party products

 

Nonlinear elements

Compression-only struts, tension-only ties, non-linear springs, and cables

 

Nonlinear materials

Elastic-Orthotropic and Elastic-Plastic Isotropic materials

 

2D elements

Plane Stress, Plane Strain, Flat Plate, Flat Shell elements

 

Linear analysis

1st order static analysis

 

Staged analysis

Add, remove, and change elements and constraints within analyses

 

P-Delta analysis

Analyse for the changes in stiffness caused by load

 

Non-linear analysis     

Analyse for geometric and material non-linearity over large deflections

 

Dynamic analysis

Modal and Ritz analysis, including P-Delta effects

 

Dynamic response     

Seismic, Harmonic, Linear Timer History, and Periodic analyses

 

Buckling analysis

Modal buckling of 1D & 2D elements, Non-linear buckling of 1D elements

 

Bridge loading      

Lane and vehicle load optimisation for highway and railway bridges

 

Footfall analysis        

Calculate accelerations, velocities and response factors from pedestrian loading

 

Soil structure interaction analysis  

Combine structural models with nonlinear soil for foundation design

 

RC slab design

Design of reinforced concrete slabs and walls to international standards

 

Steel design   

Design of steel beams, columns, and braces to international design codes

 

Form-finding  

Geometry generation for tension and compression only structures

 

Fabric analysis

Analysis of fabric non-linear materials

 

GSA SwitchKeys utility 

A small utility to allow those customers who have multiple variants of GSA shared licences to easily swap between them