ETABS to Prokon GenCol Plugin
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:
1. Automatically extracts the column shape and dimension (circular, rectangular, width, depth, and diameter). This can be overwritten within the 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. Supports different concrete design codes (ACI 318, AS3600, BS8110, CSA, Eurocode 2, HK Code, Indian Standard, New Zealand Code, and SABS 0100)
5. Supports five rebar sets (ASTM A615, CSA G30.18, prEN 10080, ASTM A615M, SABS)
6. Allows for selection of specific load combinations
7. Allows for convenient rebar configuration and clear spacing check
8. Checks reinforcement content
9. Initial axial stress check.
10. Option to design column as braced or unbraced and section can have rain water down pipe.
11. The plugin has a feature to transfer activations to another computer by deactivating the key which can be done anytime by the user.
Requires ETABS 2016/17/18/19 and Prokon Gen Col v3.0 & above
20200822 - Version 188.8.131.52 - Fixed bug where sometimes end forces are not retrieved. License key can now be deactivated to use to another PC
20200514 - Version 184.108.40.206 - Implemented one license for all versions of ETABS
20200303 - Version 220.127.116.11 - Migration of license service
20191210 - Version 18.104.22.168 - Bugs fixed. New licensing system and options. Added menu bar.
20190420 - Version 0.1.0.0 - Initial release
Instant license delivery.
See Licensing FAQ for more information.
See how it works from the following video.
You might want to learn how to install ETABS plug-in.
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