If you are a structural engineer and detail multistory concrete structures, analyze and design structures with CSI products such as SAP2000, ETABS, or SAFE, and have already installed and used AutoCAD to do your detailing tasks, Spider is for you.
Spider is a software package that details multistory concrete structures consisting of beams, columns, shear walls, foundations, slabs, joists, stairs, and much more. Spider also checks code ductility provisions as well as splice and hook requirements, prepares list of materials and cut orders to minimize rebar waste, manages detailing elements in sheets and much more. Having detailed the elements of the structure, Spider presents you with the required engineering information in easy-to-follow sheets.
Spider runs in previously installed AutoCAD, a known and friendly environment for structural engineers around the globe. As you are working within this software, the features of both Spider and AutoCAD are available to you.
All required data for detailing structural elements with Spider are imported from well-known CSI products. In short, Spider connects the analysis and design results of SAP2000, ETABS, and/or SAFE to AutoCAD for detailing.