ETABS to Prokon Plugin

ETABS to Prokon GenCol 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 Prokon GenCol module. A design file will be created with file name corresponding to its frame ID in ETABS. The plugin supports the following features:
ETABS to Prokon GenCol
 

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

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. Supports different concrete design codes (ACI 318, AS3600, BS8110, CSA, Eurocode 2, HK Code, Indian Standard, New Zealand Code, and SABS 0100)
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 2
 

5. Supports five rebar sets (ASTM A615, CSA G30.18, prEN 10080, ASTM A615M, SABS)
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 3
 

6. Allows for selection of specific load combinations
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 4
 

7. Allows for convenient rebar configuration and clear spacing check
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 5
 

8. Checks reinforcement content
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 6
 

9. Initial axial stress check.
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 7
 

10. Option to design column as braced or unbraced and section can have rain water down pipe.
ETABS to Prokon GenCol 8
 

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.