SCIA ENGINEER EDITIONS COMPARISON CHART

Standard SCIA Engineer Editions cover all engineering tasks and include tools for structural BIM, preparation of project documentation and drawings. The chart shows what is included in each edition. (not all functions are shown, contact us for more information).

MODELLER Concept Professional Expert
Geometry modelling in 3D: straight or curved beams, columns, walls, slabs, shells including intersections
Productivity toolbox: table input, storeys, project templates, etc.
Engineering Report
General cross-section editor  
Parametric modelling  
INTEROPERABILITY Concept Professional Expert
BIM Toolbox: conversion from structural model to analysis model, revision management, etc.
Revit link
Tekla link
Etabs link  
LOADS Concept Professional Expert
Load panels
Climatic loads: generator of wind and snow loads
Mobile loads: influence lines, critical position, one group of mobile load, code-defined load groups  
Advanced mobile loads: support for multiple load groups,    
Train loads: generation of load positions along a track    
ANALYSIS Concept Professional Expert
Linear analysis
Material non-linear analysis: ties, soil supports, non-linear springs, gaps
Geometrical non-linear analysis: 2nd order, large displacements
Stability analysis
Advanced non-linear analysis: surface elements resisting only pressure, friction springs, general plasticity  
Analysis of cables, membranes    
Non-linear stability analysis    
Soil interaction, nonlinear soil supports in frames    
Material nonlinearity in concrete frames    
Dynamics: eigenmodes analysis
Dynamics: earthquake, harmonic load, time-history  
Construction Stages    
Sequential analysis    
Modelling and analysis of prestressing    
DESIGN Concept Professional Expert
Design of reinforced concrete members; Calculation of long-term deflections
Fire resistance design of concrete members  
Design of prestressed concrete    
Design of steel members
Fire resistance design of steel members  
Cold-formed steel design  
Analysis of plastic hinges in steel frames  
Steel connections design  
Design of timber members
Foundation pad design
Open Design  
Load combinations and special checks for bridges    
DRAWINGS Concept Professional Expert
Picture gallery, paperspace, import & export of DXF/DWG
General arrangement drawings  
Steel connection drawings  
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