SteelSmart System (SSS) provides construction professionals with an essential tool engineered for both fast an accurate design. SSS raises the bar for light steel framing analysis and design by seamlessly integrating the well-known analytic power of its predecessors with additional functionality and accessibility.
Available as a complete suite, SteelSmart System will streamline production through the design and detailing of members, connections, and fasteners. Available design modules include: Curtain Wall, Load Bearing Wall, X-Brace Shear Wall, Floor Framing, Roof Framing, Roof Truss, and Moment-Resisting Short Wall.
Basic Software Modules
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 from Standard sections or the optimal SigmaStud® section.
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.
Choose from TSN’s PrimeJoist® or Standard sections to quickly select a steel-framed floor system.
Design roof rafters and joists quickly and easily with SteelSmart® System’s Roof Module.
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”.
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.
Advanced Structural Analysis
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.