Bentley SACS is a specialized software for the design and analysis of offshore structures. It provides a comprehensive set of tools for analysis, including advanced analysis tools, 3D modelling and visualization, and data management and reporting capabilities. SACS integrates with other Bentley products and supports interoperability with other industry-standard software and file formats. The software is compliant with industry standards and regulations and is specifically designed for the offshore industry, providing specialized tools for the design and analysis of various types of offshore structures, such as fixed and floating platforms, wind turbine structures, and subsea structures.
SACS software can be used to design various types of offshore structures, including:
- Fixed and floating platforms
- Jack-up rigs
- Tension-leg platforms (TLPs)
- Spar platforms
- Tripod platforms
- Monopod platforms
- Subsea structures
- Wind turbine structures
- Docks and breakwaters.
The key features of Bentley SACS include:
- Structural analysis: SACS provides advanced tools for structural analysis, including linear and non-linear static and dynamic analysis. It supports a wide range of load cases and load combinations, and provides accurate results for the analysis of offshore structures.
- Geotechnical analysis: The software provides tools for geotechnical analysis, including soil-structure interaction analysis, pile design, and foundation design. It integrates geotechnical data from sources such as borings and laboratory tests, allowing for accurate soil and foundation analysis.
- 3D Modeling: SACS provides 3D modeling capabilities, allowing engineers to create, view, and analyze offshore structures in a 3D environment. It supports both surface and solid modeling, and provides visualization and collaboration tools for efficient design and analysis.
- Compliance with industry standards: SACS is compliant with industry standards and regulations, including API, DNV, and ISO, ensuring that offshore structures are designed and analyzed to meet the highest standards of safety and performance.
- Data management and reporting: The software provides tools for managing and reporting on offshore structure design data, including the ability to generate reports and charts. It also supports collaboration and data sharing among team members and stakeholders.
- Integration with other Bentley products: SACS integrates with other Bentley products, such as MicroStation and ProjectWise, to provide a streamlined workflow for offshore structure design and delivery.
- Interoperability: SACS supports interoperability with other industry-standard software and file formats, allowing for seamless integration with other engineering tools.
- Visualization and collaboration: SACS provides 3D modeling and visualization capabilities, allowing engineers and stakeholders to see and evaluate designs in a realistic and interactive environment, and collaborate effectively during the design process.