Geometry

How to model one bolt connection

How to create and use custom cross-section

Why to use build-up steel cross-section

Equilibrium and supporting member.

How to define load position

How to import load effects from Excel spreadsheet

Bolts are too close to plate edge or outside of the connected plate

Load import from FEA programs

Where is the definition of member length

Design

How does IDEA StatiCa work with CAD applications

Tips and limitations for exporting from Tekla Structures

Tips and limitations for exporting from Advance Steel

Opening older models in current version

How to extend members by a cut

When to use a stiffening member

How to save time by copying manufacturing operations

How to edit the shape of a plate with Plate editor

How to import plate from DXF

How to define pre-loaded bolts

How to model footing with connecting plate

How to model both side splice plates

How to manage Project Items efficiently

Code setup – Stop at limit strain function.

Initial rotational stiffness of a beam with a long haunch

How are welds modeled in IDEA StatiCa

Weld size differences between EC and AISC (CISC) codes

User defined material, bolt grade or something else

Bolt position tips - end plate connection

Check and report

Thin-walled members

How to change analysis type

Equivalent stress above acceptable levels, but check remains OK. Why?

Why there are tension forces in bolt in fin plate connection

How to make Stiffness analysis for complex joints efficiently

Distance between plates when using Bolt or Contact.

What is the correct length of the weld

Why do I get high bolt forces in end plates

Why is 5% strain limit used in material diagram for AISC

Why is 5% strain limit used in material diagram for EC

How do checks in IDEA StatiCa Connection align with the code

How to evaluate the buckling results

Concrete cone failure in accordance with ETAG 001 Annex C

How to export report to MS Word, DXF or PDF files

What is the Singularity?

First impressions

I already have a connection design tool, why to bother with IDEA Connection?

How fast is it to learn IDEA Connection

How do I know that IDEA Connection is safe

Do I have to be a finite element expert to use IDEA Connection?

Who is behind the software and the method

Why is IDEA Connection more expensive than standard tools for connection design?

What is the difference in using IDEA Connection and programs like Abaqus or ANSYS?