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SAP 2000 replacement, current company only uses bentley products

SAP 2000 replacement, current company only uses bentley products

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Hey All,

I'm looking for a Bentley product to replace SAP 2000 which I have been working with for the last 5 years. I need a program which I can model existing buildings and run structural analysis on them for a wide range of projects to these buildings. (ie. overhead cranes supported from trusses, new catwalks and platforms, building additions, new roof top HVAC systems) Most the building were built in the 60's, use steel farming with precast concrete panels and light weight concrete on steel deck for the roof.

Will RAM Steel be my best bet for this? Does Bentley offer other software that will make my transition from SAP 2000 easy?

Thanks

RE: SAP 2000 replacement, current company only uses bentley products

For that I would recommend STAAD.pro or Ram Elements. Staad pro has a few more design codes and features but either would work great for you.
Ram Steel is better suited to multi-story building type structures.
We do offer a Structural Enterprise license option for users who want to use a variety of our structural products periodically.

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