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Canadian Design Tools

Please limit usage to 6 design tools at a given time for maximum performance.

Vulcraft Joist Design Tools  

Vibration Analysis - Walking

Analyze floor system for Vibration based on Walking criteria using SJI TD5 and AISC DG11. Tool is for Joist floor with several Girder options.

Joist Analysis Aid

Analyze your joist for combined uniform and concentrated loading. Tool will suggest where webs will see a stress reversal and a designation and bridging.

Shear Diagram Assistant

Please use Internet Explorer to access this tool. Calculate shear and moment for combination of uniform and concentrated loads.

SJI Design Tools

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Open Web Steel Joist Depth Selector – Canadian Design

Determine the least weight open web steel joist depth based on span, spacing and applied loading.

Vulcraft Roof Deck Design Tools 

Roof Deck Diaphragm

Calculate your unfilled deck diaphragm shear and stiffness for your exact condition based on the American Iron and Steel Institute AISI S310-16.

Steel Deck Uniform Load

Determine the uniform gravity and wind-uplift load for steel deck based on strength, deflection, and attachment to supporting members.

Steel Deck Roving Load

Calculate the concentrated roving load that may be applied to any rib of the selected roof deck, in addition to the defined uniform loads.

Vulcraft Floor Deck Design Tools  

Unshored Span Calculator

Calculate your maximum unshored span for thick slabs based on your design criteria.

Deck-Slab Diaphragm Strength

Calculate your deck-slab diaphragm strength and stiffness for selected deck profiles based on AISI S310-16.

Composite Deck-Slab Strength

Create your custom composite deck-slab strength and maximum unshored span tables for selected composite deck profiles.

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