STAAD Pro is one of the most widely used structural analysis and design software. It supports several steel, concrete and timber design codes . It is the structural engineer’s software choice for steel, concrete, timber, aluminum and cold-formed steel structure design of low and high-rise buildings, culverts, petrochemical plants, tunnels, bridges, piles, aquatic structures and much more!
It can make use of various forms of analysis from the traditional 1st order static analysis, 2nd order p-delta analysis, geometric nonlinear analysis or a buckling analysis. It can also make use of various forms of dynamic analysis from modal extraction to time history and response spectrum analysis.