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New Features with v10

As a result of 3 years of extensive R&D studies, ideCAD Structural IDS v10 version is available. In this process, the technological developments in the world as well as the progress in civil engineering and architecture departments have been followed and advanced modeling, analysis, design and drawing-creation interfaces, BIM, advanced analysis methods and current design codes were main headings that have been work in order to contribute to the development of civil engineering services in our country. 

 

Interface
Home Page

Sample projects, training webinars, training videos, frequently asked questions, announcements and updates can be easily accessed via our new opening screen.

Command Window

Command line and keyboard shortcuts in addition to data entry, with the new "command search" box, you can easily access the commands you need.

Analysis Settings

TBDY 2018 Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 provides easy follow-up of directives aimed at determining the building carrying capacity and ductility levels.

Examining the Results

The report preview allows you to examine the design results, regulatory compliance and inadequacies of your models in an interface.


Modelling of Structural System
Modelling of Polygon Shear Walls

Rectangular I, T, L, U, C and E reinforced concrete walls with cross-sectional shape can be modelled as orthotropic shell finite elements with containing degrees of freedom for both in-plane and out-of-plane displacements and can have different in-plane and out-of-plane effective cross-sectional stiffnesses as specified in TBDY 2018. 

Modelling of Shear Walls with Coupling Beams

It sets up a model compatible with TBDY 2018 by using shell and rod finite elements to ensure fully compatibility between shear walls and coupling beams.

Coupling Beam Continuity Degree Coefficient

In accordance with TBDY 2018, the degree of continuity is determined for the definition of shear walls with coupling beams.

Modelling of Basement Shear Walls

It is modeled according to the TBDY 2018 section 4.5.3.7 with shell finite elements.

Modelling of Slabs

Reinforced concrete slabs can be modeled in accordance with TBDY 2018 as fully rigid and semi-rigid diaphragm options.

Modelling of Slabs with Intermediate Landings

The structure is modeled with the shell behavior according to TBDY 2018 with the adoption of semi-rigid diaphragm in the modeling for the intermediate landings slabs which are required to transfer all or a large part of the inertia forces that occurr on the upper stories to the perimeter shear walls in the basement.

Modelling of Masses
Effective Sectional Stiffnesses

Effective cross-section stiffness multipliers are applied automatically according to TBDY 2018 Table 4.2 for calculations under the loads that fall within the earthquake combinations only.

Modelling of Additional Eccentricity

Horizontal seismic loads acts at the center of mass of the story are shifted by 5% of the story size in the direction perpendicular to the earthquake direction considered, and these earthquake calculations are made by dynamic method. Due to the dynamic method, four modal analyzes are carried out considering the (+) and (-) signs in both directions.


Analysis
Equilavent Lateral Load Method

It is used as indicated in TBDY 2018 Table 3.6 for controlling irregularities.

Modes Combining Method

With this method, which is one of the modal calculation methods, the earthquake calculation of the buildings is made in accordance with the rules specified in Annex 4B of TBDY 2018. This method allows to analyze the behavior of each mode shapes in multi degree of freedom systems. 

Modes Superposition Method

With this method, which is one of the modal calculation methods, the earthquake calculation of the buildings is made in accordance with the rules specified in Annex 4B of TBDY 2018.

Basement Structures

Rigid basement controls are performed according to TBDY 2018 3.3.1. 2 different stage calculation is made according to the regulations in the buildings that are in the definition of rigid basement. Separate analysis of the vibration of basement and superstructure is carried out in both higher and lower modes, while the single model is used for this analysis, for the basement the superstructure section is taken massless and for the superstructure the basement floors are taken massless. In both analyzes, the full rigidity of the structure is used.

Flat Slab Structures

Two stage calculations are takin into account with accordance to TBDY 2018 section 4.3.4.4. In the first stage, the lower and upper ends of the frame columns are articulated and in the second stage all connections are modeled monolithically. Whereas the most unfavorable result is used for internal forces, the values obtained from the second stage calculation are used for the relative floor drifts.

Internal Forces

According to TBDY 2018 4.10, the results obtained from the two-stage calculation of basement buildings using Modal Superposition Methods are combined according to the regulations according to ductile and non-ductile behavior. The combining process for the non-ductile internal forces of the lower section(basement) are increased with the coefficient D that is determined from Table 4.1.

Relative Story Drifts

According to the TBDY 2018 section 4.9.1.3 part (a) and (b) the limit values are determined and these values are compared with the ones obtained from the structural analysis.

Second Order Effects

The analysis specified in article 4.9.2 of TBDY 2018 is determined for the superstructure above the basement floors in accordance with the regulation.

Performance Analysis with TBDY 2018

Linear performance analysis is performed and reported in accordance with TBDY 2018. The usage limit values of linear performance analysis are reported in detail. If retrofitting is applied, the results are reported comparatively before and after retrofitting.

Structural Risk Analysis According to the Regulations 2019

The Regulation on Structural Risk Analysis on Buildings has been revised to comply with TBDY 2019. Buildings can be analyzed and the results are reported in accordance with the Regulation 2019.


Irregularities Control
Conditions for Irregularities on Buildings

A1 and B2 irregularity controls determine the application limits of the Equivalent Seismic Load Method of TBDY 2018 Table 4.4. If the A2 and A3 irregularities are present, the slab analysis model should be done with shell finite elements. Fully-rigid and Semi-rigid diaphragm selections should be made according to the presence of A2 and A3 type irregularities in the structure.

A1 Torsional Irregularities

The Equivalent Earthquake Load Method is used to control the ratio of the maximum relative displacement value calculated for any story to the average relative displacement for that story, considering the additional eccentricity effect as mentioned in Table 3.6.

A2 Slab Discontinuities

In areas where there are large voids, thickness changes and stiffness decreases in the slabs, control is carried out via a selected axis and line.

Existing Protrusions in A3 Plan

In building story plans, control based on the proportions of recess and protrusion areas is calculated and reported on the user-defined critical axis and line.

B1 Strength Irregularities between Adjacent Stories

In reinforced concrete buildings, the control which expresses the ratio of the total effective shear area at any floor to the total effective shear area at the upper floor for any earthquake direction is included in the earthquake regulation report.

B2 Stiffness Irregularity between Adjacent Stories

The control which expresses the ratio of the average relative displacement of any storey to a lower or upper storey relative storey displacement except for basement for both earthquake directions is determined according to the Equivalent Earthquake Load Method in which the additional eccentricity effect is taken into consideration in accordance with Table 3.6.

B3 Discontinuity of Vertical Elements

The results of the control performed in accordance with TBDY 2018 Table 3.6 are examined through the earthquake regulation report.


Loadings
Loading Cases

Loading states and combinates created can be examined in the reports for the loadings as dead, live, snow and vertical earthquakes, horizontal earthquakes etc.

TBDY 2018 Loading Combinations

With the design regulations chosen for Reinforced Concrete and Steel Structures, loading combinations specified in TBDY 2018 4.4.4 are created automatically. If different project-based loading combinations are needed, user-defined loading combinations can be created. In the report user can examine all the created combinations.

Basement Structures

Loading combinations for Reinforced Concrete and Steel Structures are specified in TBDY 2018 regulations and created automatically. For the structures with basement there is two stage analysis as specified in the TBDY 2018, the combinations used for this type of structures can be seen easily from the report.

Flat Slab Structures

Loading combinations for Reinforced Concrete are specified in TBDY 2018 regulations and created automatically. For the flat slab structures there is two stage analysis as specified in the TBDY 2018, the combinations used for this type of structures can be seen easily from the report.


Reinforced Concrete Design
High Ductility Shear Walls

In accordance with TBDY 2018 7.3.6 cross-section conditions, axial force controls, transverse and longitudinal reinforcement conditions, design bending and shear forces and joint shear safety checks are performed. All controls can be controlled via reports.

High Ductility Columns

Design based on strength and deformation based design methods are used to model concrete and reinforcing steel more realistically. As per TBDY 2018 7.3, determination of transverse and longitudinal reinforcement, shear safety and axial force capacity controls are performed in reinforced concrete columns. All controls can be accessed from the Reinforced Concrete Design tab and reports in the interface.

High Ductility Beams

In accordance with TBDY 2018 7.3.5, cross-section conditions, axial force controls, transverse and longitudinal reinforcement conditions checks are performed. All controls can be controlled via interface and reports.

Beam-Column Connection Area

The definitions of column - beam junctions (covered and uncovered) and shear safety calculated by reference to the articles 7.5.1 and 7.5.2 of TBDY 2018 can be examined in detail in the program interface and concrete column reports.

Slabs

More realistic modeling and analysis of slabs with shell finite elements is performed. The rules of regulation in the design of slabs can be easily followed with an interface that allows detailed of the analysis models and to follow the stress propagation under the chosen combinations. Slab tension checks are carried out in accordance with TBDY 2018 7.11.


Steel Design
High Ductility of Moment Resisting Frames

For the type of structural system in which steel columns and beams encounter the lateral loads with bending and shear effect by means of transferring moments, in compliance with TBDY 2018 9.3, earthquake strength effects are increased by using D and design is realized with increased internal forces. Cross-section condition, lateral buckling conditions and strong column weak beam controls are performed and reported.

Limited Ductility of Moment Resisting Frames

In accordance with TBDY 2018 9.4, steel design is carried out with internal forces obtained from the analysis. Cross-section condition and lateral buckling checks are performed and reported.

High Ductility Bracings

Steel columns, beams and braces acts as a truss system that can be designed according TBDY 2018 9.6. The internal forces obtained using the coefficient D, particularly cross-sectional condition, lateral buckling and slenderness and ductility checks are made for members.

Limited Ductility of Bracings

In accordance with TBDY 2018 9.7, design is carried out with internal forces obtained by using D, strength excess coefficient. Particularly cross-sectional condition, lateral buckling and slenderness and ductility checks are made for members.

Foundation Connection Details

The base plate assembly can be modeled as two different types, built-in and articulated. Calculation and Construction Principles of Steel Structures According to 2018 refers to make controls of anchor rods, base plate and concrete.

Beam-Column Connection Details

According to the TBDY 2018 Annex 9B connections can be modeled with end plate and flange bolted plate connections can be connected with full penetration welded connections. The designs and reports are in accordance with TBDY 2018 Steel Structures Regulation.


Reinforced Concrete Reports
Earthquake Parameters Report

TBDY 2018 allows you to report to the supervisory units the adjustments made in the Analysis Settings, which was developed to allow you to follow easily. Parameters of the earthquake level, BKS, BYS, DTS, and coefficients of R and D is accordance with the sections of TBDY 2018 1- 4. 

Column Axial Force Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 and that complies with the TS 498 is the maximum value of the axial compressive force determined using the movable load reduction coefficient defined, and it is used in column axial force control.

Column Shear Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018, the shear strengths of reinforced concrete columns shall be greater than the shear force value obtained by the combination of vertical loads multiplied by factors and earthquake loads. If the column does not provide control that you can examine through the column report of the reinforced concrete column in the interface, a warning will be given.

Strong Column Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 frames and shear wall systems should have sufficient amount of resistance, as the sum of the resisting moments of the columns connected to the joint should be 20% greater than the sum of the resisting moments of the beams on the column face. This control can be examined in detail from the concrete design tab and column reports.

Beam Shear Control

Calculations are carried out in compliance with TBDY 2018 for beam shear safety control in the reinforced concrete beam report. TBDY 2018 should meet both conditions that is mentioned in Equation 7.10. This control can be examined through reports.

Beam-Column Connection Shear Control

According to TBDY 2018, the shear force value should be greater than the limit shear force values determined according to the whether it is covered(with stirrups) and uncovered(without stirrups) conditions. If this condition is not met, warnings are given in the reinforced concrete column dialogue.

Shear Wall Axial Load Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018, shear walls are controlled with the maximum axial force value obtained by using the net cross-sectional area, which is obtained by subtracting the cavity areas and applying the live load reduction coefficient specified in TS 498. These results are detailed in the shear wall reports.

Shear Wall Bending Moment Design

For shear wall design bending moments is calculated according to the section 4 of the TBDY 2018 7.6.2.2. Critical shear wall height is automatically calculated and used in the curve in order to generate the design moment values. The details can be viewed in the reinforced concrete shear wall reports.

Shear Wall Shear Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018, the shear strengths of the shear walls are controlled by the mentioned equations in the regulation. Reinforced concrete design - shear wall tab can show the details of the reports, in order to examine them.

In-plane Stress Control in Slabs

In accordance with TBDY 2018 7.11.3, the slabs whose in-plane and out-plane stress distribution are determined by assuming the shell modelling. They are checked whether they have the required strength and it is detailed in the reports.

Balanced Reinforcement Ratio Control

According to TS 500 's reinforced concrete beam reports, balanced reinforcement ratio controls are given for the left and right support and the span.

Geotechnical Report

You can examine the base pressure values for base design values in combination with G + Q, 1.4G + 1.6Q and G + Q + E, for raft foundations and base shear force values used for pre-design. Shell results in the interface - the stress conditions that you can view from the raft base section are detailed in the report. This way, you can make detailed analysis in the interface and easily present your project to the inspection teams.


Steel Reports
Column Cross Section Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 of table 9.3, cross section control of steel elements is carried out for high and limited ductility levels.

Column Axial Force Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 section 9, High ductility level of moment resisting frames, tensile and compressive axial forces increased by the strength excess coefficient D and are compared and reported with the axial force capacities of the element.

Strong Column Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 moment resisting frame systems should have sufficient amount of resistance, as the sum of the resisting moments of the columns connected to the joint should be greater than the sum of the resisting moments of the beams on the column face.

Beam Cross Section Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 of table 9.3, cross section control of steel elements is carried out for high and limited ductility levels.

Lateral Support for Beam Flanges

In accordance with section 9 of TBDY 2018, it is determined whether steel beams are restrained from their upper and lower flanges in order to prevent buckling of their weak axis under bending moments and axial force. It is reported whether your steel beam spacing in the lateral direction is sufficient. In this way, it provides the possibility to organize your secondary beam system.

Bracing Cross Section Control

In accordance with TBDY 2018 of table 9.3, cross section control of steel elements is carried out for high and limited ductility levels.

Bracing Slenderness Control

According to the  TBDY 2018 Chapter 9, the bracing elements are intended to achieve a certain degree of slenderness. As the steel members are critical under compression and in the bracing system they are intended to dissipate energy, slenderness check should be done in order to guarantee sufficient axial capacity.

Ductility Control of Bracings

In accordance with section 9 of TBDY 2018, the bracing members are the most important element of the energy dissipating mechanism in Frame Braced Structures, it is requested that the rupture strength is higher than the yield strength. The control result is given in the bracing members report.

Bolted End-Plate Connection (Table 9B.1)

According to TBDY 2018 Annex9.B, End-Plate connections are classified as: Unstiffened 4 Bolted End-Plate, Stiffened 4 Bolted End-Plate, Stiffened 8 Bolted End-Plate, all these are modelled according to the Table 9B.1 based on their ductility levels, appropiate controls are done. At the same time, design controls of these combinations are carried out and reported in accordance with the Steel Structures Regulation and AISC 360-16.

 

Flanged Bolted Moment Resisting Connections (Table 9B.2)

According to TBDY 2018 Annex9.B, Flanged Bolted Moment Resisting Connection is modelled according to the Table 9B.2 based on its ductility levels, appropiate controls are done. At the same time, design controls of these combinations are carried out and reported in accordance with the Steel Structures Regulation and AISC 360-16. 

Full Penetration Groove Weld Connection (Table 9B.3)

According to TBDY 2018 Annex9.B, Full Penetration Groove Weld is modelled according to the Table 9B.3 based on its ductility levels, appropiate controls are done. At the same time, design controls of these combinations are carried out and reported in accordance with the Steel Structures Regulation and AISC 360-16. 


Reinforced Concrete Drawings
Shear Wall Detailed Drawings based on TBDY 2018

In TBDY 2018, the shear wall reinforcement drawing types can be adjusted from the shear wall section. There is two types: hooks from inside and hooks from outside. Shear wall drawings will be adjusted according to your choice.

Column Detailed Drawings according to TBDY 2018

In TBDY 2018, the most important change in terms of reinforced concrete drawings is the formation of a lapping zone, and column drawings are arranged accordingly. You can also find cross-sectional drawings and stirrup details in these drawings.

Retrofitting Drawings

Drawings have been updated and new features have been added to facilitate application such as mantle detail and anchorage placement for reinforcing columns and shear walls.


Steel Drawings
Connection and Additional Details

As stated in Section 9 of TBDY 2018, the details of each joint area are given in three dimensions and for the cross-sectional drawing under this joint should be pointed out with details. Similar combinations are grouped and elaborated.

Parameters Considered in Design

In accordance with TBDY 2018, there are templates that contains parameters such as environmental impact class, BMS, BKS and Soil type.