When choosing software, structural engineers first turn to general-purpose software. MkaPEB does not give you the opportunity to model all kinds of steel structures. But with MkaPEB, you can design single-storey structures that make up more than 70% of steel structures at least 20 times faster.
You increase your competitive power by using the time that MkaPEB saves you in searching for more economical solutions.
The diagram below describes the work that needs to be done during the design of a steel structure project.
There are very advanced software in the world for the creation of the static model. They cannot come close to our speed with our widely used ready-made steel structure templates. because Mkapeb is fully parametric.
Load analysis takes a lot of time. It needs to be refreshed when the build model changes. It is very difficult to accurately calculate complex loadings such as wind in general purpose software.
MkaPEB recognizes the structure. It does not leave the analysis of complex loads to the user. It calculates and assigns itself to the relevant building elements. Thus, it prevents the user from making mistakes.
MkaPEB performs static analyzes with the FEM method like advanced softwares.
It has many actual building design codes.
It has its own design engine for steel connections. MkaPEB can design connections according to EN-1993-1-8 or AISC-360-16 and AISC design guides.
A structure with wrong foundation calculations will eventually collapse. Especially in structures with high, high-capacity cranes, the soil bearing capacity is checked for the correct determination of the foundation dimensions. The field of geotechnical engineering was entered and the Meyerhof formula, which was also found in EN-1997, was used.
Many calculations may have been made. Unlike advanced software, the results are not given only in tables. Detailed account reports have been prepared. These reports are almost like a school project.
The most important of the unique features of MkaPEB is that it can switch from the static model to the 3D building model.
It has a very strong CAD infrastructure. It does not cause problems even in very large building models.
2D drawings required for the approval and fabrication project are obtained from the 3D model.
DSTV-NC files required to produce the steel structure with CNC machines can be produced with MkaPEB.
Almost all steel structure manufacturers prepare their fabrication projects with Tekla Structures. We understand that they do not use our drawings as there is no tolerance for error. We have developed the export to Tekla feature with original Tekla macros so that they do not waste time in remodeling with Tekla.
The customer's greatest curiosity is the cost of the steel structure to be built. With MkaPEB, a quick but approximate cost can be calculated. After creating the 3D model, it is possible to calculate the net cost.