- Automate offshore structural workflows
- Perform multi-linear elasto-plastic analysis
- Perform offshore collapse analysis
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What is SACS Collapse?
SACS Collapse is collapse analysis software that allows you to determine the structural operating limits of your offshore structures. The application’s easy-to-use, non-linear finite element analysis capabilities help users reduce the risk of structural failure caused by extreme loads from environmental conditions or accidental events. Conduct full plastic analysis for initial, recertification, and safety case design and expedite workflows using the standard SACS analysis input data. SACS Collapse is fully integrated with SACS Offshore Structure, so no new modeling is required, while data integrity is assured.
SACS Collapse software makes it easy to identify failure mechanisms from a range of dynamic events including pushover, ship impact, dropped object, and blast analysis. Save time and reduce errors because users can model both the structure and foundation in one environment. Coupling it with the SACS Dynamic Response module improves the accuracy of structure performance predictions.
- Automate offshore structural workflows
Customizable templates within a common structural model make it easier to manage multiple analyses. Automatically pass data from one analysis step to another using industry-standard methodologies. These automated workflows simplify managing large and complex models, which encourages the team to explore more collapse scenarios.
- Accelerate accurate predictions
SACS Collapse provides the ability to automate predictions with a high degree of certainty, whether analyzing non-linear structural behavior or large deflection elasto-plastic response for platforms or piles.
- Graphically display collapse results
This software makes it easy to visualize the outcome of full plastic analysis, including effects from impulse and time-based loading. Graphically show failure progression, gradual plastification, and collapse mechanisms.
Depending on project needs, choose from:
- SACS Collapse
Perform advanced plastic analysis to determine an accurate collapse design outcome for offshore structures.
- SACS Collapse Advanced
Adds to the functions of SACS Collapse to enable advanced, non-linear plastic analysis. The program supports large deflections, large rotations, arc length iterations, automatic sub-incrementations, and torsional buckling.
- Precede Graphical Modeler
- Datagen Intelligent Editor
- Gap Elements
- Seastate Wave, Wind, Current
- Buoyancy, Mud flow
- Gravity, Inertial
- Skid, Moving
- SACS IV Solver
- Large Deflection (LDF)
- PSI Pile/Structure Analysis
- Wind Turbine Analysis
- Dynpac Modal Analysis
- Collapse Advanced
- Combine Solution Files
- Post Offshore Code Design
- Concrete Design
- Postvue Graphical Redesign
- Joint Can
- Interactive Fatigue
- Dynamic Fatigue
- Wave Fatigue
Collapse (Unique to SACS Collapse Module)
- Nonlinear collapse analysis
- Linear and nonlinear material behavior
- Nonlinear springs
- Sequential load stacking capability
- Activate and deactivate elements
- Joint flexibility options
- Impact analysis with automatic unloading, built-in DNV ship indentation curves and energy absorption functionality
- Load cases may contain loading and/or specified displacements
- Includes geometric nonlinearities
- Plastic members and finite elements
- Includes piles with nonlinear soils and plasticity
- Soil liquefaction effects
- Plastic DKT plates
CPU: Pentium 4 or higher
Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10
RAM: Minimum 512 MB SACS performance is dependent on model size and resources available
Minimum 800 MB partition for SACS installation
Graphics card supporting Open GL 128 MB RAM or greater video card with 1280x1024 or higher video resolution
A network connection is required. 100 Base-T or greater Local Area Ethernet NetworkTCP/IP network protocol is supported
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SACS software and its tailor-made enhancements is a very useful tool for structural integrity engineers where a quick workable solution is required in the shortest possible time.Wilson John, Structural Integrity Engineer, Zakum Development Company
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