Orion Structural Design Software
A reinforced concrete structural software with analysis, design and drawings bundled into one integrated
Orion Structural Software is very good for multi-storey building design as the floors are
repetitive and modelling of one floor can be repeated to many storeys.
Imagine the speed of modelling, loadings, analysis and designs for such repetitive structures,
and most importantly, for output of Drawings, Building Quantiies and Costs.
Orion Structural Software is an ideal structural software for those involved extensively in the
design of reinforced Concrete Building Structures. It has 2D/3D modelling environment from which automatic
analysis, design and drafting is provided for the engineer.
Orion is perfect for any size concrete building project and caters for a wide range of concrete
structural systems. The design engineer will input everything into the software from modelling to loadings,
analysis, codes used, and output drawing requirements.
Multiple tender schemes can be assessed in a fraction of the time taken by conventional software.
Once the project is secure, detailed design and drafting time is dramatically reduced. Project changes are handled
automatically by simply amending the central model or loading. Orion updates the rest, enabling your company to
provide a responsive service to demanding clients.
Detailed calculations, material quantities, structural layout plans, beam and slab elevations and
column schedules are all produced automatically from one central model.
Cons - the software is pricy and thus not many Firms will have it. The
learning curve is steep, and unless you do it everyday, and guided by experienced user, you would not easily
remember how to do it the next time around. Only handle reinforced concrete structures, does not do steel members.
In the hands of inexperienced or junior engineers can poise dangers as with all intergrated softwares.
Pros - a good software for the experienced structural engineer in reinforced
concrete as you can model everything on one platform, even complex structures. Fast, accurate and
efficient software. Even automate drawings output will save on drafting costs. Basically a one-man
Our Recommendations - Orion Structural Software is recommended for very experienced
Structural Engineers specialised in Reinforced Concrete Buildings and Structures. Recommended to buy
for personal use so you can obtain full technical support from the software vendor CSC (UK) Ltd, which also
produce a suite of related softwares, TEEDS, FASTRAK, BREVe3, S-FRAME.
We will provide several tutorials and worked examples on how to use the Oion Software. You can check out the
software vendors website for more details : CSC Orion Reinforced Concrete Analysis & Design Software.
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