Connection types available include single plate (also called fin plate or web side plate), flexible end plate, angle cleat, welded beam/column, bolted moment end plate, haunched beam end plate, bracing cleat, bolted and welded splice, pinned column base plate, welded HSS truss connections, RHS bolted end plate, and AISC flush and extended end plate connections. Bolt and weld groups may also be checked.
For each connection type a specific dialog box shows a diagram of the connection and offers logically grouped data input. The connection diagram may be switched between a detail of the connection and an input parameter key diagram. All connection details including steel section, plate dimensions and grade, bolting configuration, and weld details are accessible through the connection dialog box. A virtual reality view of the connection may be displayed as an additional aid for checking input data. Results of capacity checks are displayed in the lower window of the dialog box. The dialog box also provides options to generate a CAD DXF detail and print a full report with results of checks for all possible failure modes.
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