ETABS to spColumn Plugin

ETABS to spColumn Plugin

 
 
Description of Plug-in
This plugin extracts the column properties, material properties and factored loads of selected frame object in ETABS and transfers to spColumn software. A design file will be created with file name corresponding to its frame ID in ETABS. The plugin supports the following features:
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

1. Automatically extracts the column shape and dimension (circular, rectangular, width, depth, and diameter). This can be overwritten within the plugin.
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

2. Extracts concrete strengths. This can be overwritten within the plugin.
3. Filename are saved intelligently for every column (Column ID - Story Level - Unique ID).
4. General information input for spColumn can be accessed directly within the plugin (Project name, column name, engineer's name and design code).
5. Supports ACI and CSA concrete codes
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

6. Supports four rebar sets (ASTM A615, CSA G30.18, prEN 10080, ASTM A615M)
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

7. Allows for selection of specific load combinations
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

8. Allows for convenient rebar configuration and clear spacing check
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

9. Checks reinforcement content
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

10. Initial axial stress check
ETABS to spColumn Plugin
 

Requires ETABS 2016 or higher and internet connection to initialise the plug-in.
 
 


See how it works from the following video.
 

You might want to learn how to install ETABS plug-in.