SteelSmart System Light Steel Framing Design Made Easy:

SteelSmart® System (SSS) provides construction professionals with a structural design software tool engineered for both fast an accurate design of light steel framing studs and connectors. SSS raises the bar for the design and analysis of cold formed steel by seamlessly integrating the well-known analytic power of its predecessors with additional functionality and accessibility.

SteelSmart System Packages:

Available as a complete suite, SteelSmart System will streamline light steel framing design and shop drawing production through the design and detailing of members, connections, and fasteners. The following design software modules are available:

  • Basic Design Modules: Curtain Wall, Load Bearing Wall, X-Brace Shear Wall, Floor Framing, Roof Framing, Roof Truss, and Moment-Resisting Short Wall.
  • Advanced Design Modules: Lateral Load Generator/Distributor and Layout & Details Generator.
Basic Software Modules

Curtain Wall

Choose from a wide-variety of common curtain wall applications, such as bypass, infill, spandrel, parapet, and opening conditions. Complete the assembly with TSN's connections and Hilti's fasteners.

Load Bearing Wall

Optimize load bearing stud elements in low and mid-rise structures. Select fromStandard sections or the optimal SigmaStudsection.

X-Brace Shear Wall

Shear wall design is simplified with the power of SSS 7. Newly added special seismic design requirements provide clients with multiple design options.

Floor Framing

Choose from TSN'sPrimeJoistor Standard sections to quickly select a steel-framed floor system.

Roof Framing

Design roof rafters and joists quickly and easily with SteelSmartSystem's Roof Module.

Roof Truss

Select from a variety of common trusses, or create your own truss to design the members, connections, fasteners, and lateral bracing elements.

Moment Resisting Short Wall

Simplify and optimize the design and construction of a short wall or half wall in residential and commercial cold formed steel framing.

Advanced Software Modules

Lateral Load Generator/Distributor

The Lateral Load Generator/Distributor tool uses the dimensions and load specification for a building and calculates the total lateral wind and seismic loads according to ASCE 7 Standard “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures”.

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Layout & Details Generator

Plots framing layout of the wall and adds the connection design data (clip designation, number of fasteners, embedment, and screw pattern) to the typical connection detail. The drawing also includes framing members’ cross-sections and shapes. The drawing can be exported in AutoCAD;DXF format.

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BIM Framing Plugin for Revit

SteelSmart® Framer: Framing Plugin for Revit

The SteelSmart® Framer provides engineers and contractors with a powerful tool to better design, estimate, and communicate light steel framing on projects using Autodesk® Revit® Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Easily model every stud, track, shear walls, and connector. Export complete material take-off for better estimation and planning of your project.

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Advanced Structural Analysis

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Extreme Loading for Structures Software or ELS, is an advanced non-linear structural analysis software tool designed specifically for structural engineers. ELS allows structural engineers to study the 3D behavior of structures through both the continuum and discrete stages of loading.

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What’s New:

Introducing DriftTrak® Headed Stud PTS

The Steel Network, Inc. (TSN) has just released the newest product in our popular DriftTrak line. The goal of this product is to save labor while increasing design flexibility. Benefits of DriftTrak Headed Stud PTS: Easy Clip to Panel Alignment Drastically Reduce or...

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