Nemetschek Releases SCIA Engineer 18.1 for Concrete Design, Structural Analysis

Nemetschek Releases SCIA Engineer 18.1 for Concrete Design, Structural Analysis
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Germany and Belgium, Oct 5, 2018 – The Nemetschek Group, one of the largest software providers for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry, announced the release of SCIA Engineer 18.1, the latest version of the structural analysis and design software, developed by its brand SCIA. The innovative solution is helping structural engineers to use an advanced concrete material in their designs.




This latest version further extends the functionalities presented in SCIA Engineer 18 with the aim to help structural engineers increase their productivity in multi-material design, in BIM workflows as well as in their common, day-to-day tasks.

Version 18.1 delivers a host of enhancements in the areas of concrete, steel and composite design, BIM, evaluation of results and overall usability:

  1. calculation of long-term deflection of slabs with ribs according to EN 1992-1-1,
  2. support for composite beams with multiple openings following the SCI publications and better prediction of floor vibration issues,
  3. calculation of required reinforcement in beams and columns in compliance with the SIA 262:2013 code,
  4. an output of mathematical formulas for the design of steel members,
  5. redesigned bill of material,
  6. import of IFC4 files,
  7. and more…

About SCIA and SCIA Engineer

Founded in 1974, SCIA has become one of the world’s leading developers of structural design and analysis software that supports the Open BIM process. SCIA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the globally operating Nemetschek Group, a leading global software provider for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction market (AEC). SCIA’s core purpose is to help users to create their best structural designs. To do so, the company provides powerful, cutting-edge software through a continual process of improvement, innovation and customer input.

SCIA Engineer is an integrated, multi-material structural analysis and design software for all kinds of structures. Its wide range of functionality makes it the ideal partner for the design of office buildings, industrial plants, bridges or any other project, all within the same easy-to-use environment. The software is powered by SCIA’s dedicated and passionate team of structural engineering devotees. It supports Open BIM and is IFC certified for import and export. For more information, visit

About Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is driving the digitalization of the building industry. With our software, architects, engineers, construction companies, and facility managers can plan ahead, seamlessly share information and work together more closely. Building and infrastructure projects can thus be conducted more efficiently and sustainably. The unique holding structure provides our 15 strong brands with the flexibility to innovate in an entrepreneurial way while closely engaging with their 2.7 million customers worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the company today employs more than 2,000 experts. For more information, visit

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