ACAD floor

CAD planning of precast floor slabs with AutoCAD

Idat GmbH CAD has developed programs for planning precast concrete components for over 25 years. The AutoCAD basis software guarantees a maximum in innovation, compatibility and acceptance by the users. The following article describes the software modules for planning precast floor slabs in detail.

From the perspective of planning, the floor is a seemingly simple product, there being no complex and elaborate component geometries to deal with, as is the case with walls or façades. But there are other parameters to be considered that make even a floor a challenging task for the planning engineer.
The floor module, like all CAD modules from Idat GmbH, is fully integrated into the building model and, where expedient, makes use of the BIM functionality. For day-to-day practice, this means that floors can be planned directly in an existing building model and then interact with other parts of the building. For example, when generating a floor bay, the actual height of a story can be retrieved from the building model and the floor automatically positioned at the correct height.
The module provides the user with options for planning solid floors, lattice girder floor, ribbed floor and prestressed hollowcore floor slabs. Various reinforcement modules are available, depending on the floor type, which – apart from standard reinforcement – can also provide

Related articles:

03/2010

Company Idat GmbH

Company Idat GmbH will present its innovative CAD solutions for precast concrete components at booth B1.124. Based on the industrial standard AutoCAD, program modules are available for planning and...

more
10/2012 Dlubal

Design of precast RSTAB and RFEM

It is no more possible to consider construction sites without precast components made of reinforced concrete being applied in various versions due to the many advantages they provide. Precast...

more
05/2015 Elbe Decken

Jumbo concrete floors with unsupported spans of more than 16 m

At the beginning of 2015, a new construction project of the Dresden private all-day secondary school was completed by the owner/developer, the IBB Institute für Bildung und Beratung GmbH, completing...

more
11/2010 Implementing Modern 3D CAD Software for Precast Planning

Save Time and Reduce Costs

This often leads to valuable time being spent on planning that could be better used later on in the project. Self-developed macros offer some automation for planning work, but do not generally...

more
12/2018 FILIGRAN TRÄGERSYSTEME

Tried and tested for decades

The FILIGRAN® construction system has become firmly anchored in building construction – in particular, FILIGRAN® floor slabs as synonyms for a remarkable cost-efficient reinforced-concrete...

more