ASDIP STEEL Structural Engineering Software

Design Your Steel Members Quick and Easily


ASDIP STEEL is structural engineering software utilized by engineers for design of steel base plates, steel and composite beams, steel columns, and other structural steel members. ASDIP STEEL is based upon the latest AISC specifications (AISC 360).

ASDIP STEEL software is also utilized to design anchor rods and shear lugs per the latest ACI provisions. ASDIP STEEL substantially simplifies time-consuming calculations for structural engineering design.


Base Plate / Anchorage Design
Steel / Composite Beam Design
Steel Column Design


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Key benefits:

  • Quickly model your structure with the simple and efficient graphical user interface.
  • Confidently optimize your design and comply with design Code provisions.
  • Impress clients and plan-checkers with eye-catching condensed or detailed reports.
  • Extensive documentation, solved examples, and blog posts to guide you throughout the software.
  • Use your valuable time wisely while ASDIP does the hard work for you.


  • Any Windows® Operating System. No additional software required.
  • Full compliance with:
    • AISC 360-10 ASD/LRFD (14th Ed. Manual)
    • ACI 318-11 Appendix D
  • Base plate design for axial and bending loading including uplift.
  • Specify either ASD or LRFD design methodology.
  •  Customizable design criteria to specify camber, deflections, and shear studs.
  • Three different unit systems available:
    • US (in, ft, Kip, ksi)
    • SI (cm, m, N, MPa)
    • MKS (cm, m, Tn, Kg/cm2)
  • AISC built-in steel database including W, M, S, HP, C, MC, HSS, OHSS, Pipe, WT, MT, ST, L and 2L.
  • Rich user interface to model the geometry, materials, loads and rebars.
  • Uniformly distributed and concentrated loads in beams

Calculation results:

  • Graphic display of forces, moments, and pressures.
  • Automatic calculation of lateral bracing parameters.
  • Display limit states for every failure mode.
  • Design Manager will find all steel sections that meet the design criteria.
  • Detailed calculation of first-order amplified moments.
  • Detailed step-by-step reports with exposed formulas and Code references.
  • Graphic plot of moment and shear diagrams to optimize design.
  • Combined text-with-values output message updated with each design change.
  • Outstanding output with Print Preview.
  • Three ways to show the calculations: At-a-Glance, Condensed, and Detailed.
  • Graphic generated for tension and shear breakout areas.


  • Project Manager handles calculations and file management.
  • You are in complete control of every single aspect of the design.
  • Design your steel members within minutes (not hours).
  • Verify every design step quickly. Not a “black box”.
  • No silly assumptions or math shortcuts. Confident, accurate, and reliable results.
  • Focus your attention on engineering, and let ASDIP STEEL handle all the mathematical complexity.
  • Multiple calculations stored in a single project file.
  • Safely create, organize, manage, and store your electronic calculations.


The suite of design programs ASDIP is an excellent complement to the analysis of concrete and steel structures. We use them in most of our important structural projects such as tall buildings, industrial plants and special projects. The results are presented in a format that is useful to keep track of the calculations, and the software easily allows you to change the input and optimize the results.

Alberto Ordóñez Curotto
Msc Math, Ph.D MIT
Lima, Peru

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