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|GSA Analysis||GSA Building||GSA Bridge||GSA Suite|
Text, graphical and automatic creation of geometry and loads
|2D and 3D Elements|
Covers all element types in GSA such as 1D, 2D, 3D, and spring elements.
|Linear and Nonlinear Static Analysis|
Compression-only struts, tension-only ties, non-linear springs, and cable
|Linear and Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis|
Analyse for geometric and material non-linearity over large deflections
Elastic-Orthotropic and Elastic-Plastic Isotropic materials
1st order static analysis
Add, remove, and change elements and constraints within analyses
Analyse for the changes in stiffness caused by load
|Dynamic Analysis & Response|
Modal and Ritz analysis, including P-Delta effects with Seismic, Harmonic, Linear Timer History, and Periodic analyses
Modal buckling of 1D & 2D elements, Non-linear buckling of 1D elements
Generate wave and current loads on submerged structures
Combine structural models with non-linear soil for foundation design
Lane and vehicle load optimisation for highway and railway bridges
Calculate accelerations, velocities and response factors from pedestrian loading
Design of reinforced concrete slabs and walls to international standard
Design of steel beams, columns, and braces to international design codes
Geometry generation for tension and compression only structures
Analysis of fabric non-linear materials
GSA Bridge has proved its worth as a key piece of bridge engineering software on award-winning projects such as the Infinity Footbridge, the Falkirk Wheel, and the Gatwick Air Bridge.
Part of the GSA suite of programs, GSA Bridge is the perfect bridge design software for busy bridge designers. This easy-to-use bridge analysis software automatically sifts through the multiplicity of possible moving loads to find the crucial loads for your structure.
GSA Bridge will also design the steel beams and slab rebar for you to a variety of national and international codes, determining what is needed to carry the load.
As designs become more efficient, the resulting structures get lighter and more responsive to human induced vibrations. GSA Bridge thus includes the advanced footfall module and is the leading program available for vertical footfall analysis on any structure.
Input: Create structural finite element analysis models using CAD and BIM links, directly in the table or graphical views, or using your own scripts via the Application Programming Interface. Assign linear and nonlinear materials to a variety of element types, whether beams from catalogues, standard shapes, profiled slabs, or your own special requirements. Add static, dynamic, prestress, or thermal loads and analyse the effect.
Analysis and Design: GSA includes several solvers, including:
GSA will find the lightest, shallowest, cheapest, or most environmentally friendly steel beam section to carry the load, and work out the ideal quantity of reinforcement in your concrete slabs and walls.
Output: Output forces, moments, deformed geometry, and other results in graphical views, tables, and graphs. Export analysis models to LS DYNA, model changes to Revit, or text and numbers to Office documents.
Redesigned and streamlined user interface – Quick access to popular tasks with customisable panes and toolbars.
New beam section – Improve interoperability by allowing you to define any section once and then being able to reuse it within any Oasys software program.
Materials – Define design grade materials at the analysis and model building stage. Build user-defined materials.
Grid loading – Work with 1D or 2D elements, allowing patch, line, and bridge loads on meshes.
IFC import & export with GsRevit – Interchange data between a variety of BIM friendly platforms with GSA 9.0’s new IFC import and export. As well as new Revit integrations allowing you to map entities with ease.
Explicit solver – A new analysis solver for dealing with short time-span, high frequency dynamic non-linear situations has been implemented along with improved load curves functionality.
Seismic analysis – New advanced seismic analysis features include response spectrum analysis with improved display, tools and combinations.
3D solid elements & soil structure interaction – Now includes 3D solid (brick) elements allowing a wide range of structural properties to be simulated. New Contact and Damper element types have been introduced to model dynamic problems such as modelling contact between different elements.
Raft Analysis – The Raft Analysis feature is now available in all GSA variations. This analysis type is perfect for busy foundation designers. This easy-to-use feature combines non-linear structural and geotechnical models to calculate accurate settlements, soil pressures, bending moments and other structural stresses in a fraction of the time.
Design improvements – Design materials have improved functionality and create more consistent models.
Steel member design – Improved member design that provides analysis releases along with in-depth functionality options with instant results in report view.
New chart views, reporting and graphics – In addition to the instant report view results, chart view functionality is improved with easy updating and exporting of curves. Graphics have been improved making your 3D model and 2d graphic look even better.
New Chart Views
API improvements – New features include direct objects for Members that lead to faster access and productive code development, expansion of existing objects, and the ability to run automated design from the API using the new Design Task functionality.
Automated bridge loading to:
Path and vehicle loading to
As designs become more efficient, the resulting structures get lighter and more responsive to human induced vibrations. This means that footfall induced vibration is becoming an important serviceability design requirement for office and residential buildings, foot bridges and staircases: it is an essential requirement for demanding situations such as hospitals, footbridges and laboratories.
GSA enables you to find the footfall response over the whole structure, with full contour plots and detailed graphs showing exactly where the satisfactory and problem areas are. You can thus explore cost-effective design solutions and advise you client on how their structure will respond to human induced vibration.
Sensitivity to vibration is becoming increasingly significant as advances in structural design result in lighter structures; the lighter the structure the more sensitive it is to induced vibration.
Footfall analysis methods
GSA combines GSA structural model with a 3D brick or Pdisp soil model to calculate the soil structure interaction.
Find how your structure interacts with the ground for the optimum foundation design
Raft is perfect for busy foundation designers. This easy-to-use software combines non-linear structural and geotechnical models to calculate accurate settlements, soil pressures, bending moments and other structural stresses in a fraction of the time.
Design of reinforced concrete slabs and walls to:
Design of steel members to:
Steel member design features include:
Analyse structures with large and very large deflections, plastic yielding of materials, snap-through, sway effects, and more. GSA Analysis uses the dynamic relaxation method to analyse structures that are too large and complex for other programmes.
GSA Analysis enables you to calculate the buckling load factors on a range of structures, from complex frames to shell structures and lateral torsional buckling of plate girders. It also includes non-linear buckling effects so you can plot the deflections of columns and struts against load to accurately assess safety factors.
Dynamic analysis and response
GSA Analysis includes both modal analysis for calculation of the natural dynamic frequencies of your structure and Ritz analysis specially designed for seismic response calculations. You can choose to include axial load effects to change stiffnesses in both these methods.
Following on from the modal or Ritz analysis, GSA Analysis enables you to calculate the structural response using a number of dynamic post processors, including seismic response to multiple international codes, linear time history, harmonic loads for vibrating machinery, and more.
With staged analysis you can assess the model at any stage in construction, remove elements, and change sections and restraints, coordinated in a single model.
GSA offers a wide range of structural analysis types
Analysis stage specification:
When an analysis is requested the data are checked for inter-module consistency. If errors are detected, a report is prepared and the program returns to the data editing options; if not, the program proceeds with the analysis with progress being reported to the screen throughout
For regular structures, a Data Generation wizard will allow the user to specify the structure in terms of few key parameters and automatically generate the model data. For more complex structures structural geometry and loading data may be input through either the graphical data generator (“Sculpt”) or a more traditional spreadsheet format
Sculpt enables all structural geometry to be rapidly generated and edited on the screen using a cursor controlled by a mouse. Dynamic viewing makes it possible to adjust the model as required
When the structure is complete, all loading may be similarly generated and displayed diagrammatically. Structures of complexity varying from simple to large skeletal frame models can be generated and complex 2D element meshes can be generated using the automatic mesh generation facilities
The alternative spreadsheet method incorporates many useful features for the generation and copying of numerical data. Text input is normally specified by selection from a list of available items rather than by entering numeric codes.
The API enables GSA to be driven from a spreadsheet macro or other external program. In addition, the command line interface enables GSA to be driven from batch files.
GSA includes a bi-directional link between GSA & Revit 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019, Revit Structure 2013 & Revit Structure 2012. With this Revit users can transfer model information between Revit and GSA with minimal loss of data.
Data from tables can be transferred to and from spreadsheets using the standard cut and paste facilities. The GWA file (ASCII data file) is written as a tab-separated file to facilitate input into spreadsheet programs
Hong Kong engineers get go ahead to use GSA 10
Oasys GSA 10 has been pre-approved for use in calculations for steel member design used to support applications for submissions to the Hong Kong government authorities.
As with all such pre-approvals, it still leaves the onus on engineers to check that the program is applicable, that its assumptions are valid for each project and that it is correctly configured. So the pre-approval of software developed by the trusted Oasys team will be welcome to engineers working throughout the Territory.
See the list of pre-accepted computer programs for full details.
Following several requests from customers we have developed a small utility to allow those customers who have multiple variants of GSA shared licences to easily swap between them.
5. Select the variant you wish to run and then open GSA. Each time you open GSA after this, it will run the last activated variant until you run Oasys Key Switcher again and select another variant.
Structural engineers designing buildings, bridges and tensile structures need comprehensive software to get robust results. Tackle any structural engineering challenge with this complete structure design and analysis software package. GSA Suite gathers the benefits of all the GSA variants into one single offering.Find out more »
GSA Building is part of the Oasys General Structural Engineering suite and combines steel and concrete design, footfall, and soil-structure interaction analysis in the same building design software package. With this intuitive software, you can design structural models with skeletal frames and two-dimensional finite elements, enabling you to design and analyse even the most complex buildings.Find out more »
USD $3,611.79 – USD $8,871.46
The perfect tool for busy bridge designers, GSA Bridge automates the optimisation of bridge loads (such as vehicle and lane loading) to a variety of international codes and checks for pedestrian footfall vibration. With a wide range of structural analysis types and 3D and 2D graphics for post-processing, bridge design analysis has never been easier.
Standalone licenses are locked to an individual machine, but transferable by the user to another machine manually. Ideal for single users. Restricted to use within the country stated in the End User address submitted by Licensee to Oasys at the time of purchase.
Network Floating licenses can be activated on any number of machines, however you can only concurrently use the number of licences that you have purchased. Ideal for users requiring more flexibility or when working as part of a team. Restricted to use within the country stated in the End User address submitted by Licensee to Oasys at the time of purchase.
Network Floating International licenses can be activated on any number of machines, however you can only concurrently use the number of licences that you have purchased. Ideal for users requiring more flexibility or when working as part of a global team. Eligible for deployment world-wide at the Licensees leisure.
*Prices shown are per year cost
Both Subscription options will allow you the right to use the software for the defined term, with the full maintenance and support service included for the duration. The price will be fixed for the duration of the agreed term after which it will automatically renew for the same duration at the then current price.
12 month pay annually – Single payment for the full term at the commencement of the Subscription period
36 month pay annually – Three annual payments split the cost over the Subscription period. All payments are fixed at the time of purchase and are not subject to variance over time. Lower annual cost in comparison to 12 month option.
Keeping your software licences maintained gives you full access to technical support (telephone, email and web based) and ensures that your software is kept up-to-date with free downloadable updates. Maintenance is only available to existing licences and lasts 12 months. It is highly recommended that you keep your software licences maintained. Maintenance duration will be calculated from the date of expiry of the previous maintenance/initial warranty. If you are purchasing maintenance for licences that have been unmaintained for longer than 12 months please contact us in order to renew.
"GSA has a highly responsive interface which facilitates an intuitive understanding of model behavior. For example, it allows for smooth rotation and magnification of the model while viewing enveloped results, allowing for effective post processing within the program itself. Many other structural analysis programs move sluggishly or not at all when results are displayed, and full post-processing of results must be done in other programs to be effective"
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