Steel Connection Design Software

For AISC 360: Integrated with S3D,
Easy Modelling, Clear Results
For AISC 360: Integrated with S3D, Easy Modelling, Clear Results
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Steel Connection Design Software

SkyCiv Connection Design software offers prescriptive design calculations and checks as per the AISC 360-10 design code, for both ASD and LRFD. The structural design software is completely cloud-based, so there's nothing to download or install, and is run right from within your browser.

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Powerful Structural Analysis And Design
Design Connections with AISC 360
Integrated Design
Integrated Section
Plates, Cables and

Design Connections with AISC 360

The SkyCiv steel connection design software has the following great features:

  • Range of connection types, including W-W and HSS-W standard connections
  • Full 3D rendering to show bolts, plates and sections
  • Prescriptive AISC 360 checks for Shear and Moment Calculations
  • Professional Drawings
  • Export file as CAD (STEP) 3D model
  • Clear summary of design results with green and red pass/fail results
  • Detailed documentation with videos and tutorials on how to use the software.
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Integrated with SkyCiv Structural 3D

All your connections forces and member properties are automatically imported into the SkyCiv Connection module - so you can view your model and connections at the same time.

  • Connections display on the graphical interface
  • Forces automatically imported from structural analysis model
  • Supports load combinations from ASCE 7-10, AS 1170, EN1 and CSA
  • Changes to your analysis model are auto-adjusted within the design module
  • Class and group steel connections together, to complete one design for multiple connections
  • Review all Connection Designs in 3D model with green/red/yellow result summaries
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Powerful Graphics

Review your 3D model so you can see the various parts of the model in 3D space. The Connection Design module will also generate a full CAD file for you to export or send off to the draftsperson for final drawings. Don't have CAD? You can produce drawings directly from within the SkyCiv Connection Design module!

  • Generate full CAD files (STEP) with bolt, plate and member connection assemblies
  • Produce clear drawings directly from the module
  • Clear and easy 2D references for user input
  • Full 3D rendering display with wireframe and viewing settings
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Full Calculation Reporting

SkyCiv Connection Design reports in the form of a summary report and a comprehensive calculations report. No more guesswork into what the software is calculating, these detailed professional reports show the step by step calculations including:




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100% Online

SkyCiv structural design software is all on the cloud, which means you can get instant access simply through a web browser. There is nothing to download, install or maintain. Simply login to your SkyCiv Account and visit the software directly. Online structural analysis software has a range of benefits over traditional software:

  • Instant access - there's nothing to download, no installation and no license keys
  • Updates are automatically rolled out to the user
  • Access your files and software from anywhere at anytime
  • Fully compatible on PC, MAC, tablets and mobile devices
  • Reduces the clutter on your computer
  • No IT requirements