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COMOSYS: NEW GENERATION CONSTRUCTION MODELING SYSTEM WITH DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Are you using different software for different disciplines and different types of structures? With COMOSYS, you can model and detail all kinds of structures in a single integrated environment.

You may be designing and detailing a steel building. Maybe you are going to model and detail a retaining wall, or a preheater tower for a cement plant, a concrete or steel silo, a conveyor bridge, or even foundations for a continuous casting machine of an iron and steel plant. It makes no difference… You can model, detail, and produce shop drawings of all these structures with COMOSYS. In addition to modeling and detailing, you can also perform structural analyses for static and dynamic loads. You do all of these in a single environment, without switching programs. As an additional benefit of an integrated environment, you do not suffer data and time losses resulting from modeling the same structure again and again, in different software. COMOSYS also provides solutions for modeling, detailing, and drafting of cable trays and raceways, various mechanical equipment, tanks, and cladding of industrial buildings.

 

COMOSYS Overview

 

 

Basic Workflow in COMOSYS


 

What is the goal of the development of  COMOSYS?

 

1. To make the Design and Detailing of Structures Enjoyable for Structural Engineers through Disruptive Technology

2. Save Time & Money for organisations through the most efficient Software system developed by Engineers with decades of engineering design and detailing experience. To develop a system  which is “At least twice as fast as existing solutions… if not more”.

3. To provide single model for FEA, Design Optimisation and Detailing of Structures to avoid loss of data when the models are exchanged between FEA software and Detailing software.

4. InteliConnect, IntliClone, Inteliclash and AutoAdjust are first of its kind in steel detailing industry. These revolutionary features will make Engineer’s life better.

5. To make the finest solution in the industry affordable.

 

 


Why we are better?

Just Click and Connect – Do in days what others do in months

 

IntelliConnect :  Don’t just Connect – Intelli-Connect

 

IntelliClone – Years Ahead!

 


Projects done on COMOSYS

No matter how big the project – it’s never too big for COMOSYS! | Real Projects 1

 

You are not limited by the software – the software is limited by you! | Real Projects 2

 

Stop Laboring – Start Enjoying | Real Projects 3

 

From Buildings to Bridges, from Power Plants to Stadiums – COMOSYS can! | Real Projects 4

 

Engineered for Excellence | Real Projects 5

 

Buy COMOSYS and Never work again | REAL PROJECTS 6

 

COMOSYS – How can you not love it! | Real projects 7

 

COMOSY – It’s time for change | Real Projects 8

 


COMOSYS Features

Structural Analysis & Design

Structural Analysis
COMOSYS is a general-purpose structural analysis, design, and detailing software that integrates modeling, analysis and design, detailing, and drafting phases in a single environment. All kinds of structures with arbitrary complexity can be modeled using advanced modeling capabilities of COMOSYS. A powerful finite element engine working behind the scenes ensures exact results while structural steel members can be designed according to American, European, and Turkish codes.

 

Watch Analysis and Design features of COMOSYS

 

 

 

Design
COMOSYS provides the user with the ability to design steel structures in accordance with many international design codes. These include the Turkish code, both the American Allowable stress design code AISC-ASD, the Load Resistance Factor Design code AISC-LRFD, the EuroCode EC3 etc.

 

 

Steel Modeling and Detailing

COMOSYS Steel Detailer is a general-purpose modeling software for steel structures. COMOSYS Steel Detailer allows you to model structures ranging from roof trusses to most complex industrial structures, from silos to power plants, pipe racks to multi-storey buildings down to the tiniest details in 3D. Shop and part drawings, material take off tables are generated automatically by the COMOSYS.

With COMOSYS you are not limited to structures which fit a certain template. Whether you are in the housing business, or you design industrial plants, complicated plate work, skyscrapers or even bridges, you will be pleasantly surprised that COMOSYS never lags and is always there to provide the necessary framework needed to facilitate your work. You can even develop your own specialized macros or ask us to do it for you which will give you the edge over all your competitors.

 

Watch 3D Steel Modeling features of COMOSYS

 

 

 

Concrete Modeling and Detailing

Formwork and Rebar modeling is a unique challenge in itself. While steel modeling is complicated in its own right, the modeling of industrial plants in concrete with their non-building like geometries along with the placement of 3D rebar in these complex shapes requires a novel approach. Many programs claim to be successful, but COMOSYS delivers the goods. Several state-of-the-art technologies have gone into the preparation of these modules, and we invite the user to spend a few minutes reading about them. Thoroughly integrated with the rest of COMOSYS these two modules will once again save you man hours and win you prestige with their beautiful drawings and detailed models.

 

Watch 3D Rebar Modeling features of COMOSYS

 

 

 

Drawing Module

COMOSYS comes with a very powerful standalone drawing module. While COMOSYS automatically produces many types of drawings, it also provides tools that significantly reduce the amount of time necessary for the drawings that have to be produced manually. As a bonus of 3D modeling, material take-off tables are immediately ready and the user can create sections at any point or views from any point of view. In addition to this, for editing and revising drawings, no other general purpose CAD program is required because COMOSYS provides all the tools necessary for editing 2D drawings.

COMOSYS offers a completely standalone drawing module which doesn’t require the user to install any AutoCAD or Microstation for it to work. Thus, a major portion of the CAD related investment is saved making the cost benefit ratio of investing in COMOSYS even more attractive.

 

 

Tank Modeling
COMOSYS Tank Design module is built on general purpose structure of COMOSYS but provides specialized commands for modeling of tanks. COMOSYS Tank Design module can increase the productivity of the user by a significant amount. You will find that the after setting up the system you will be able to detail tanks which normally took up to a week to detail in a matter of hours. These savings in man-hours translate into profits while also giving the user a lot of space to accommodate minor revisions.

 

 


COMOSYS Distinctive Features

 

EXTENSIVE CONNECTION LIBRARY

COMOSYS provides an extensive steel connection library which can work with or without analysis results. If no analysis results are available, the user can choose to design the connection according to a certain percentage of the capacity of the section or if analysis results are available these can be used directly. Some of the main connections available are listed below.
Some of the main connection types are:

• Beam to Beam simple connections
• Beam to Beam fixed connections
• Beam to Beam seating connections
• Beam to Column simple connections
• Beam to Column fixed connections
• Beam to Column seating connections
• Column on Column seating connections
• Base plate connections
• Vertical bracing connections
• Horizontal bracing connections
• Purlin and Girt connections
• Wind column connections
• Splice connections
• Truss connections
• Truss seating connections
• Crane Girder connections
• Monorail connections
• Sag Rod connections
• Stair and ladder connections
• Handrail modeling
• Grating & Chequered plate modeling

 

COMCLASH TECHNOLOGY

Clash Checking is fully integrated with the basic work environment of COMOSYS. Find out about possible clashes before the person at site gives you a call to tell you about it. This will not only save valuable design man-hours but also reduce the problems for the construction team. COMOSYS will not only provide you with clash reports within a discipline but also give inter-disciplinary clash reports. These reports also allow the user to zoom in to the objects which are clashing and manage the clashes. Many a times you get a model from somewhere which you need to incorporate into your own to see any possible clashes. But to your horror you find that the model which has been sent to you has its own internal clashes as well which clutter up your clash reports. COMOSYS allows you to overlook these clashes and focus entirely on where the other discipline is clashing with yours.

 

AUTO ADJUST

Companies will be able to save a considerable amount of time & money using this unique feature of COMOSYS. Typically during the analysis stage the engineer is not concerned about the exact placement of members according to detailing requirements. In particular trusses aren’t modeled according to the centre of gravity of the profiles, horizontal bracings aren’t located at their correct elevations and with the right orientations and the girts and purlins aren’t modeled in their actual positions. Splice Positions are not really a consideration and similarly other such factors which don’t affect the analysis are left for the detailer to worry about. However, this also means that the model prepared by the Engineer is not directly usable and needs a lot of remodeling. The unique AUTO ADJUST technology present in COMOSYS provides practical and useful solutions to many of these problems and with a press of a single button the ugly analysis model is converted into a model ready for detailing!

 

IntelliConnect

Follow the advantage created by AUTO ADJUST with IntelliConnect. This unique feature of COMOSYS will help hat many simple connections and some advanced ones like floor beams with horizontal bracing spanning into them are handled easily leaving the modeler with only the complicated areas to deal with.  IntelliConnect will connect your girts and purlins, most of your trusses, floor beams with and without horizontal bracing and even put the batten plates in all your twin profiles automatically with a single click. Simple vertical bracing connections too will be handled. The intelligence of this feature has been made customizable to a large extent. Try it and save time. Whenever it will work it will save you precious man-hours.

 

 

Intelliclone

Intelliclone is another revolutionary advanced command which is one step beyond Intelliconnect. Intelliconnect and Intellliclone are like sister commands, and they work together hand in hand. Intelliconnect is working in the cases where the pre-programmed template-based Intelligence inside COMOSYS. Wherever the connections made by Intelliconnect needs to be shifted to some other parent frames or some other locations in the model with similar situations, there we can use the more revolutionary Intelliclone command. It offers a very similar solution like Intelliconnect, but this time the user is the one who directs the modeling. If the user models only one joint, Intelliclone allows the user to truly propagate and clone that joint without any clashes to wherever location needed in the model

 


COMOSYS Technical Capabilities

 

Structural Analysis
• Analyses
• Element Library
• Supershell & Automatic Meshing
• Loading
• Foundations Analyses
• General Purpose Finite Element Analysis
• Post Processing

Design
• International Design Codes
• Flexible Design Scenarios
• Design Parameter Overrides
• Intelligent Design Combo Generation
• Design Evaluation
• Correct Calculation of K-Factors
• Deflection Checks
• Special Design Checks
• Color Coded Design Output and Easy to Use Output Files
• Response Spectrum Analysis Combinations

Steel Detailing
• General Modeling Capabilities
• Extensive Connection Library
• Complex Details
• Comclash Technology
• Auto Adjust
• IntelliConnect & Intelliclone
• Ancillary Steelwork
• Automatic Drawings & Lists

Concrete Detailing
• General Modeling Capabilities
• Modeling of Formwork Elements
• Secondary Concrete Modeling
• Embedded Steel Modeling
• Generalized Anchor Bolt Modeling
• Concrete and Formwork Material Take-Off
• Embedded Steel Drawings
• Formwork Drawings
• Surface Rebar-Tracer Technology
• Specific Template Macros
• Automatic Numbering
• Operations on Surface Bars
• Template Rebar Drawings
• General Rebar Drawings

 

Tank Modeling and Detailing
• Shell Plates Modeling
• Base Plates Modeling
• Roof Plates Modeling
• Nozzle and Manhole Modeling
• Ladder Modeling
• Foundation Modeling
• Manual Modeling
• Production of Shop Drawings
• Automatic Material Take-Off

Drawings
• Adding Views
• Taking Sections
• Dimensions
• Frame, Plate, Bolt, and Weld Annotations
• REBAR Annotaions
• Material Take-Off
• Insertion of Special CAD Details
• Export to Popular CAD Formats

 


COMOSYS Resources

Modeling of Staircase

 

Manual Modeling of Haunch Connection

 

Manual Modeling of Skewed Fin Plate