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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Design Software

Our software products are designed to meet the needs of precast concrete engineers for high quality computer software for the analysis and the design of precast concrete. Our creative team of software development have practiced the design of precast concrete structures in both the United States and Canada for many years and fully aware of the needs of the engineers working in this field. Currently, we offer software for the design of precast presstressed concrete columns and precast connection design. You can request a fully functional 21 day trial copy of any of our software products.

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 can also automatically include live load reduction.

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New Announcements

- January 16, 2021: Version 2.00 of PPC Column Software has been released. The new version has several new features including checking shear capacity, analysing handling stresses including during stripping, storage, and erection, the ability to export column drawings into DXF format, faster analysis time, design status bars for each of the design elements, the ability to import reactions of a stacked column, and improved text report. Current active users will receive an email containing the download instructions. Please notify our sales depatment if instructions are not received.

Precast Conncection 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 different connection types.

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