SOFiSTiK Advanced User Workshop | London


Stonebridge House
28-32 Bridge Street
Leatherhead, KT22 8BZ


CIEE Global Institute London
46-47 Russell Square
London WC1B 4JP


490 GBP


Intermediate to expert level and enthusiasts in SOFiSTiK FEA


03.12.2019, 09:00 - 17:00


In this workshop, you’ll get insights on advanced topics such as Construction Stages, Creep and Shrinkage, Non-Linear Material Analysis and Dynamics. The workshop is held by Jürgen Bellmann.

Costs: 490£/person + VAT Early Bird Offer: Book until 18.10.2019 and benefit from the early bird rate of 450£/person + VAT.


09:00 Opening

Part 1

  • Construction stages

Prestress, cable activation, temporary supports, hinges, precamber

  • Composite sections

Section stages, thin-walled sections, t-beam philosophy

  • Creep and Shrinkage

Beam, quad and bric elements, real creep including load history

Part 2

  • Incremental launching

Technique, moving springs, launching nose, precamber

  • Shape and force optimisation

CSM Optimization on the final system – in construction stages

Part 3

  • Quad design, Material non-linearities

Multilayer reinforcement, cracked quad analysis, springs, push over

  • Geometrical non-linearities

TH3, cable sagging, buckling eigenvalues, warping

  • Dynamics

Modal analysis, time step analysis, nonlinear effects, hysteresis

Part 4

  • CSM DESI Bridge design

Actions, superposition, crack design, decompression check, fatigue

  • Questions and Discussions

17:00 Closing

Due to the tightly-packed agenda, the topics are going to be presented and discussed. It isn’t required to bring your Laptop to go through the examples by yourself.

The minimum number of participants is 10.

First come, first serve. The workshop will be cancelled if the minimum number of participants will not be reached. You will be informed at least two weeks before the training course.

For further information, please send an email to

The workshop will also take place in Oslo. Find here more information.