PPC Column Software
PPC Column is the most advanced computer program for the design of precast/prestressed concrete columns based on the American ACI 318 Code/PCI Design Handbook and the Canadian CSA A23.3 Standard/CPCI Design Manual. It has also an interactive corbel design tool and many loading options. It can account for erection sequence and can handle special loading conditions such as floor thermal expansion/contraction. It accounts for both flexural and shear capacity and automatically include live load reduction.
- October 29, 2023: Version 2.30 of PPC Column Software has been released. The new version can deal with circular section columns in addition to rectangular ones. The program has several features including checking shear capacity, analyzing handling stresses including during stripping, storage, and erection, faster analysis time, design status bars for each of the design elements, the ability to import reactions of a stacked column, column drawing generation, and improved text report.
- January 31, 2022: You can now purchase any software license or download a free trial copy directly from our website. You can also submit a support ticket through the my account page.
Precast Connection Software
Precast Connection Software is the most comprehensive computer program for the design of precast connections. The program checks the capacity of each of the connection components including weld, rebar, plates, studs, and concrete. It is based on the PCI Handbook /ACI 318 Code. The program also produces both the cast-in and the field hardware drawings and generates a comprehensive calculation report. The current version of the program contains ten of the most commonly used connections in precast construction.
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