FIN EC Software

Steel Connection

Program for design and verification of steel connections according to EN 1993-1-8. The program is based on analytical methods and supports variety of details like end plates, fin plates, truss joints and column bases.

This product is based on former programs Steel Connection and Steel Base.

Main features

  • National annexes for Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Bulgaria
  • Option for input of arbitrary values of partial safety factors
  • Variety of details: end plates, fin plates, truss joints, beam splices, column bases
  • Database of hot rolled and welded cross-sections
  • Database of steel grades including user-defined material
  • Import of loads from *.csv or *.txt file
  • Analytical analysis using components method
  • Classification of joints (rigid, semi-rigid, pinned)
  • Export of *.dxf drawing
  • Detailed text and brief graphical reports

The program has been developed in collaboration with a team of specialists from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of CTU in Prague. Technical guarantor of the project is Prof. Ing. Frantisek Wald, CSc.

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Associated Applications

The internal forces for steel connections design can be calculated with the following programs for structural analysis:

  • FIN 3D – Analysis of 3D trusses and frame structures
  • FIN 2D – Analysis of 2D trusses and frame structures

These program can be also used for design of steel structures:

  • Steel – Design of steel members according to EC3
  • Steel Fire – Verification of fire resistance of steel members

Output Report Samples

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Main Advantages of FIN EC Report

  • Clear one-page or comprehensive textual report
  • Possibility of custom report structures
  • Company profile with logo in the report header
  • Creation of custom report templates

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News & Features

  • Cloud Connection
  • Custom filtering of the cross-section database (Steel)
  • Effect of normal force in a rigid end plate connection (Steel Connection)

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