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Dynamic Component Modeling Software (DCMS)
Dynamic Component Modeling Software (DCMS)


 
Our Price: $749.00

Product Code: SD-9


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Description
 
Dynamic Component Modeling Software (DCMS) assists engineers in the analysis and design of building structures (walls, roofs, frames, window frames, etc.) subjected to dynamic loads with a focus on blast analysis. DCMS includes robust Single-Degree-Of-Freedom (SDOF) and Two-Degree-Of-Freedom (TDOF) solvers and a range of build in modeling tools that allow engineers to quickly develop and evaluate a wide range of structural building components. Models include concrete beams, one and two-way concrete slabs, build-up metal beams, and masonry construction for a wide range of load and support conditions.

Improvements on ARA’s prior SDOF tool include additional built-in models, additional SDOF boundary conditions and load condition, additional analysis options, a more robust units system, additional time step and analysis duration options, and a built-in calculator allowing basic math to occur in any input cell.

Specific Features:

  • The ability to develop reusable libraries of load functions, PI curve criteria sets, material properties, and beam cross sections.
    • Built-in material library containing common steel and aluminum properties.
    • Built-in shapes database containing common wide flanges, channels, angles, structural tees, HSS sections, SSMA studs and tracks, Joist, and CMD shapes.
  • Many Built-in SDOF models
    • Several Component Types
      • Metal Beams
      • Reinforced concrete beams and slabs, including Type I, Type II, and Type III sections. Precast steel options are also included.
      • Masonry Walls
    • Boundary Conditions
      • One-way - Simple, Fixed, Pinned-Fixed, and Cantilever options
      • Two-way - All Simple, All Fixed, Short-Simple Long-Fixed, Long-Simple Short-Fixed, Three-Fixed Long-Free, Three-Fixed Short-Free
    • Loading Condition
      • Uniform, Triangular, and Point Load options
      • Color coded results based on user selected ductility and rotation limits.
      • Analysis Options including Singe Run, Capacity Run, Variation Charts, PI Curves, and a Design Tool allowing simultaneous evaluation of up to three input parameters.
      • Calculator feature allowing basic calculations to be performed in any input cell
      • A robust unit system allowing mixed unit input and on the fly unit conversions
      • The ability to run multiple SDOF systems simultaneously within a single project
        • Organization tools allowing models to be grouped and edited in tandem
        • The ability to prepare an automated report appendix taking advantage of groupings
  • Robust SDOF and TDOF solvers
  • Color coded results based on user selected ductility and rotation limits.
  • Analysis Options including Singe Run, Capacity Run, Variation Charts, PI Curves, and a Design Tool allowing simultaneous evaluation of up to three input parameters.
  • Calculator feature allowing basic calculations to be performed in any input cell
  • A robust unit system allowing mixed unit input and on the fly unit conversions
  • The ability to run multiple SDOF systems simultaneously within a single project
    • Organization tools allowing models to be grouped and edited in tandem
    • The ability to prepare an automated report appendix taking advantage of groupings
  • The ability to interact with graphs (zoom, scale)
  • The ability to copy and print all output
  • The ability to save graphs in DPLOT format or save them to the loads library for use in other models

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