Dimensional Solutions, Inc.
Our Premium version offers many more features in addition to those provided by Mat3D Professional version. This version offers a very rich user experience and unique features some of which are listed below.
Design Irregular-shaped footings
Design Irregular-shaped footings with different reinforcement in various footing strips
Create a Footing Group
Create a footing group consisting of many footings of one structure such as a building and design them all with a single click
Import support reactions on a footing group
Import support reactions as loads on a group of footings all at once
Import seamlessly from GT STRUDL & STAAD
Import GT STRUDL created structure support geometry and loads seamlessly and import support reactions from STAAD via Excel
Foundation Conflict Resolution
Displays foundation layout conflicts with warnings enabling you to resolve conflicts during design stage thus avoiding costly field rework.
Multiple Workspace Import
Imports multiple workspaces (foundations) from Microsoft Excel based on a known format.
Foundation 2D Layout (Foundation Location Plan)
Displays a 2D plot plan layout or view with foundation centerline coordinates of all workspaces in the selected project enabling you to view the foundation arrangement on site.
3D Layout or visualization of all foundations
Displays a 3D layout or model of all workspaces in the selected project with standard model movements such as pan, zoom and standard views such as top view, left and right views, and isometric view.
Multiple Workspace Calculate
Completes multiple foundation designs with a single click.
Multi Foundation Calculation Results
Displays key results of all the completed foundation designs in a single window with color-coded rows so you can quickly determine the pass/fail condition of each foundation.
Multi Foundation Reports
Generates reports of all the calculated workspaces with one click.
Existing Foundation Modeling
Allows modeling of existing foundations without actually designing them helping in conflict resolution and space availability in early project stages.
Line loads and Area loads
Apply line loads and area loads on load elements
Single Mat Design Mode
Complete a single mat foundation design with automatically determined pier and footing sizes
Footing Group Design Mode
Complete a footing group design with automatically determined pier and footing sizes under a structure’s support columns
Footing Size Determination
See automatically generated spread, combined or mat foundations based on applied loads and user specified options
Multiple Load Combination Sets
Create multiple load combination sets each with a specific “Use For” case such as bearing, stability, sliding, concrete design
Design Load Combination Selection
Selectively choose load combinations that must be used for design mode
Different Concrete and Reinforcing Steel Parameters for Piers and Footings
Specify different concrete and reinforcing steel parameters for piers and footings