soil, sheet pile and frame databases.
excavations and different soils on the active and passive
sides of an excavation.
pressure models (Rankine, Coulomb, Terzaghi)
control 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.
minimum sheet 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).
and/or soil anchors available.
or anchor loads, and provides graphical or tabular output of pressure,
bending moment, shear force and deflection.
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, 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.
file includes tutorial and calculation methods.
Manual in pdf format.
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.
designs. Files saved from the full SupportIT software are
displayed exactly the same as the original, but some aspects
of the design may not be edited.
Can be upgraded to
the full version of SupportIT
Various displays include: