SkyCiv Foundation Design Software

Concrete Foundation Design software for footings, piles,combined footings and more,
as per ACI 318, AS 3600

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SkyCiv Foundation Design Software

Design concrete foundations and piles with ease in minutes. Integrated with Structural 3D, import forces directly from your 3D model's analysis. Customize soil layers, column locations, foundation types and reinforcement to obtain the most efficient design. Communicate design results through detailed hand calculations with code references, all exportable as PDF, perfect for use as project deliverables or further investigation.

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Powerful Soil Analysis

  • In both our Isolated and Pile foundations, users can add multiple layers of soil

  • Analysis of soil layers and loads, with analytical diagrams

  • Isolated/ pad footings calculate effective soil capacity ratios as per ACI and AS design code requirements

  • Full soil pressure calculations in reporting

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Full Calculation

SkyCiv Concrete Foundation Design reports show the full step-by-step calculations made by the software in which structural engineers can review:

  • References to relevant chapters, checks and assumptions for all calculations for ACI 318 and AS 3600
  • Detailed calculations of soil analysis
  • Relevant assumptions and failure criteria
  • Clear pass/fail summary results
  • Custom company logo and model setup information
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Pile Design Software

SkyCiv Concrete Foundation Design Software is fully capable for pile design as well as isolated footings. Pile design checks include the following:
  • Bending Moment and Shear Force Analytical Diagrams
  • Minimum and maximum reinforcement limit checks
  • End bearing capacity checks
  • Shear, axial and flexure calculations
  • Lateral load ratio
  • Multiple load cases and load combinations
  • All checks come with full calculation reporting
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Full capabilities for everything you need in foundation design

Concrete Isolated Footings

  • Currently supports AS 3600 + AS 2159, ACI 318

  • Interactive graphics for reference
  • Edit column location, section shape, height and dimensions
  • Offset column from center
  • Full control over soil inputs (surcharge, thickness, soil bearing capacity, angle of friction, shear modulus, ground water height control)
  • Concrete and soil material controls
  • Add multiple load types including Dead, Load, Wind and Seismic for proper allocation
  • Add reinforcement directly from ASTM, N and PNS references
  • Full Report of all checks and calculations
  • Results for overturning, minimum dimension requirements, sliding, one way and two way shear, x an y flexure and soil pressure utility ratios

Concrete Pile Design

  • Currently supports pie design as per ACI 318 & AS 3600:2018

  • Circular and rectangular concrete sections

  • Add multiple soil layers and different soil profiles

  • Full control over soil inputs (surcharge, thickness, soil bearing capacity, angle of friction, shear modulus, ground water height control)

  • Minimum/Maximum Reinforcement Limit Checks

  • Axial, Shear and Flexural Checks

  • Lateral Load Ratio Checks

  • Bending Moment and Shear Force Analytical Diagrams

  • All checks come with full calculation reporting

  • Add multiple load cases (wind, dead, live, seismic) etc

More benefits from SkyCiv

100% cloud, no installations

SkyCiv structural design software is 100% cloud, giving you instant access through your web browsers. Simply log into your SkyCiv account and visit the software directly. You can now access your files from anywhere and at any time.

Faster modeling

SkyCiv software is built with a number of great modeling, editing, and reviewing features that help you achieve a much faster modeling workflow. These range from the pen tool, bulk editing, camera roll, and more.

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Customizable reports

SkyCiv software allows you to tailor your own analysis reports in PDF and CSV formats, with full step-by-step calculations made by the software.

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Easy collaboration & share

Share and collaborate in real-time with your team using our file sharing and permission control functionalities. They also allow the SkyCiv Support team to view your models so support can never be easier.

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Fully integrated

One account gives you access to all SkyCiv software, allowing you to make the most of our structural engineering software.

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Flexible pricing, no lock-in contracts required

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“The ease of use and the presentation of the results are both awesome. I have had ongoing interaction with the support team and everyone is excellent!”
Mitch Frumkin, CEO of Kipcon
SkyCiv TexasAM University Software Testomonial

It is used for various civil and mechanical engineering courses and the students love it. We are happy with the continuous updates to SkyCiv as well, highly recommended.

Dr Kenneth R. Leitch, Assoc. Prof. Texas A&M
SkyCiv StructSure testimonial

“It was easily the most intuitive package available to learn; it is particularly easy to build the 3D model and define nodes, members, supports, materials, sections, then apply loads & combinations.”

Stuart Agars, Managing Director of Struct-Sure Limited

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