South African Standards (SANS)

SANS Standards

South African standards

The following South African standards are implemented in the programs by Dlubal Software:

  • SANS 10162‑1
    (Steel structures)
  • SANS 10163‑1
    (Timber structures)
  • SANS 10163‑2
    (Timber structures)
  • SANS 10160‑4
    (Earthquake resistance)


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Structural Analysis & Design According to South African Standards

Implemented South African Standards

  1. Design results of RF-/STEEL SANS in 3D rendering

    Steel Design According to SANS 10162-1

    RF-/STEEL SANSe performs the ultimate and the serviceability limit state designs of members and sets of members as well as stability and buckling analysis according to the South African standard SANS 10162‑1:2011.

  2. Design results of RF-/TIMBER SANS in 3D rendering

    Timber Design According to SANS 10163

    RF-/TIMBER SANS performs the ultimate and the serviceability limit state designs according to the South African timber standards SANS 10163‑1:2003 and SANS 10163‑2:2001, including the design methods of Limit State Design (LSD) and Allowable Stress Design (ASD).

  3. Natural vibrations of housing complex (C)

    Earthquake Resistance Design According to SANS 10160‑4

    RF-/DYNAM Pro - Natural Vibrations determines natural frequencies and mode shapes.

    RF-/DYNAM Pro - Equivalent Loads generates equivalent lateral loads for earthquakes using multimodal response spectrum analysis according to the South African standard SANS 10160‑4 2010.

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