UK office of IDEA StatiCa s.r.o.
Email: info@ideastatica.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 20 3579 9397

About IDEA StatiCa

We develop software for structural engineers and detailers. Our development team researches, tests, and applies new methods of analyzing the behaviour of structures and their members. Based on this, we created IDEA StatiCa – software that enables engineers to work faster, evaluate requirements of the national code thoroughly, and use the optimal amount of material. For us, creating software is a way to contribute to making every new construction around the world safer and cheaper.

TEKLA connects to IDEA StatiCa

Linking your Tekla creations to the world's most powerful connection design software.
Tekla Structures
IDEA StatiCa works with your Tekla Structures.
You can select any number of steel connections and members in Tekla Structures and export it to IDEA StatiCa for structural design. All the beams, cross-sections, and operations (bolts, holes, welds & cuts) are not just exported, but they are also synchronized when the Tekla Structures model changes.

Saving you time + Minimising errors

IDEA StatiCa and Tekla Structures give you an efficient workflow for your structural steel design that
saves time, minimizes errors, and opens up optimization possibilities.
IDEA StatiCa UK - Structural Engineers

Benefits for Structural Engineers

IDEA StatiCa Steel allows you to design and check welded or bolted connections, 2D or 3D joints, anchoring of ANY topology.
You get clear pass/fail checks according to AISC, Eurocode, and other national standards in a complete report with drawings.

Complete connection code-checks, no compromise

IDEA StatiCa UK - Stress & Strain Analysis
Stress / Strain analysis

Stress / Strain analysis provides the resistance of each connection component in terms of strength. Von-mises stress and strain contours are displayed along with detailed checks.

Buckling analysis

Buckling analysis is a tool for investigating if stability requirements are met. The software calculates the critical factors and displays the deformed shape of the connection no matter how complex this is

Stiffness analysis

Stiffness analysis classifies each connected member in terms of stiffness. A connected member can be classified as rigid, pinned, or semi-rigid. Moment-rotation curves are displayed, and the designer can also estimate the initial or secant stiffness of the member, in order to account for its influence in the global analysis model according to the code requirements.

IDEA StatiCa UK - Seismic capacity design
Seismic capacity design

Capacity design is indispensable for steel structures located in seismic regions. Designers can verify, that plastic hinges will be formed where they are expected with the visualization of plastic strain concentration.

Joint resistance analysis

How much can I increase the applied load without failure? Easy… our joint resistance analysis will calculate how much can you increase the applied stress vector (N, Vy, Vz ,Mx, My, Mz) to reach the ultimate connection capacity.

Overall code checks

Check results are reflected on the 3D connection model with colors that denote how much is the component in question utilized, or even if it fails. The designer can spot the weak parts in his design with a single glance.

How do Tekla and IDEA StatiCa connect?

IDEA StatiCa Checkbot is an application for the management of BIM workflows – importing and synchronizing connections and members. In summary, the Checkbot gives you:


Implementing the BIM link

You do not need anything special to get started – just download and install both applications on the same PC, IDEA StatiCa will automatically detect the Tekla Structures installation and activate the plugin.


Start exporting and calculating steel connections right away!

Tekla Structures BIM link


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