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Installation & Protection/Licensing

Installation manual for cloud protection: English - French - Dutch - German - Czech - Portuguese 

Modelling

Basic manual for the new interface (since SCIA Engineer 21): English (SCIA21.1) - French (SCIA21.0) - Dutch (SCIA21.1)

Basic manual for the old interface: English - French - Dutch 

Modelling examples: French + Projects (SCIA21.1)

Tutorial Tracking: English (SCIA21.1)

Tutorial Input table: English (SCIA21.1)

Tutorial Modelling shells: English (SCIA21.0)

Tutorial User blocks: English (SCIA21.0)

Tutorial Tips & tricks: Dutch Projects (SCIA2013) *

Tutorial Commands & shortcuts: Czech (SCIA2011) *

Tutorial 2D elements: Czech (SCIA2011) *

Tutorial End+continu: English (SCIA2010) *

Tutorial Storeys: English (SCIA2010) *

Tutorial User defined attributes: English + Projects (SCIA2010) *

Tutorial Parametric input: English (SCIA2009) *

Tutorial Parameters: English (SCIA2008) *

Tutorial Shell example: English (SCIA2009) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Loads

Tutorial Combinations: English (SCIA21.1)

Documentation 3D wind: English

Tutorial Load generators: English + Projects (SCIA14) *

Manual Bridge combinations: English (SCIA2012) *

Tutorial Mobile loads: English + Projects (SCIA2008) * - Dutch (SCIA2007) *

Tutorial Train loads: English (SCIA2007) *

Tutorial 2D wind and snow: French (SCIA2012) *

Tutorial Free loads: Slovak (SCIA2009) * + Czech (SCIA2008) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Data exchange

Following manual and tutorials illustrate some of the BIM possibilities with SCIA Engineer:

  • Manual BIM: English (SCIA21.1)
  • Tutorial exchange SCIA-Revit - starters: English (SCIA15) *
  • Tutorial exchange SCIA-Revit - advanced: English + Projects (SCIA15) *
  • Tutorial Open BIM exchange exercise: English + Projects (SCIA2012) *
  • Tutorial BIM toolbox: English (SCIA2011) *
  • Tutorial roundtrip: English (SCIA2011) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Following tutorial describes the possibilities to work with the XML format in combination with SCIA Engineer:

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Following tutorial describes the open checks via SCIA Design Forms:

  • Tutorial Open checks: English (SCIA17) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Following tutorial describes the external application checks via Microsoft Excel:

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Click on following links to go to tutorials on the SCIA Engineer links with IDEA StatiCa:

Analysis

Nonlinear and stability analysis:

Dynamics:

  • Manual Dynamics: English Projects (SCIA15) * - French (SCIA2013) * - German (SCIA2010) *
  • Tutorial ELF procedure IBC: English (SCIA15) *
  • Tutorial Mass eccentricity for seismic analysis: English (SCIA2011) *

Construction stages:

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Results

Tutorial Integration member: English (SCIA21.1) - Dutch (SCIA21.1)

Design & Checks

Manual Aluminium: English + Projects (SCIA18) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Tutorial Composite floors: English + Projects (SCIA21.1)

Tutorial Composite AISC: English (SCIA16) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Concrete documentation:

  • Tutorial Concrete: English (SCIA21.1)
  • Manual Concrete: English (SCIA21.0)
  • Tutorial 2D reinforcement: English (SCIA21.1)
  • Tutorial 1D reinforcement: English (SCIA21.0)
  • Tutorial Integration member: English (SCIA21.1) - Dutch (SCIA21.1)
  • Manual Old concrete service (32-bit, 'v16 and older' post-processing environment): English (SCIA17) *

Post- and pre-tensioning documentation:

  • Tutorial Pre-tensioning: English + Projects (SCIA21.1) - Dutch (SCIA2011) *
  • Manual Parameters, stages and prestress: English (SCIA2008) *
  • Tutorial Post-tensioned concrete slab EN1992-1-1: English (SCIA2011) *
  • Tutorial Post-tensioning: English + Projects (SCIA2012) * - Dutch (SCIA2011) *
  • Tutorial Post-tensioning IBC: English (SCIA15) *
  • Tutorial Post-tensioned double-T bridge: English (SCIA2010) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Manual Foundations: English + Projects (SCIA15) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Steel documentation:

Steel connections documentation:

  • Manual Steel connections: English + Projects (SCIA21.0)
  • Tutorial Steel connection example: English (SCIA2013) *

Scaffolding documentation:

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Manual Timber: English + Projects (SCIA14) *

* This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

Output & Engineering report

Tutorial Dimension styles: English (SCIA2010) *

    * This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

    Manual Engineering report: English (SCIA17) *

      * This documentation was written for the old interface of SCIA Engineer

      IDEA StatiCa

      Following manual describes how to model an easy connection in IDEA StatiCa: French (IDEA StatiCa 20.1)

      Click on following links to go to tutorials on the SCIA Engineer links with IDEA StatiCa: