soil, sheet pile, soldier pile, lagging
and frame databases.
excavations and different soils on the active and passive
sides of an excavation.
and editable pressure models (Rankine, Coulomb, Terzaghi)
give complete control over pressure values in calculations.
components (active side soil, passive side soil, hydrostatic,
etc) can be examined graphically or in tabular form for their effect
on a design. Different components can be switched on or off.
envelope can be used to enter your own pressure values.
minimum sheet or soldier pile penetration required for cantilever,
free earth support and fixed earth support. Also
calculates the embedment required for a specified factor of safety,
and models "no toe" designs.
Factor of safety
calculation (Net/Gross Pressure, Burland-Potts).
or irregular ground, with several pre-defined benches included.
Models surface loads
Models stepped excavations.
Calculates optimum support positions.
and/or soil anchors available.
includes cross bracing and knee braces.
or anchor loads, and provides graphical or tabular output of pressure,
bending moment, shear force and deflection in side
elevation and plan view.
construction stages with method statement for installing
designs using various methods (dig and push, pre-drive, etc).
Reports on design
safety. Unique Rules Of Thumb feature ensures safe designs.
Rowe's moment reduction option.
editing of designs and user-friendly data entry. Excavation depth,
soil layers, sheet pile, soldier pile, frame positions, etc are
defined by double-clicking the item and changing the relevant parameters.
options include superimposed scales, frames drawn to scale,
double sided excavations, hanging chains and concrete.
manual and Help file include tutorial and calculation methods. Note: Help
file unavailable in Windows 10.
Can be customised
with your logo and contact details.
Metric or imperial
units can be selected at any time. Users can work in metric and
produce imperial output, or vice-versa.
layouts available, including side elevation and plan view: