PRO_SAM is the PRO_SAP‘s plugin which connects PRO_SAP with the SAM II solver.
Promoted by Confindustria Ceramica Raggruppamento Laterizi and developed by Prof. Magenes and by Eng. Manzini and Morandi, PRO_SAM perform multimodal analysis, linear static and non linear static (pushover) through the equivalent frame method. It design reinforce concrete, unreinforced masonry, reinforce masonry or mixed buildings.
SAM II solver has a consolidated literature behind it, there are a good number of reference and applications in Italian and international technical literature.
PRO_SAM integrates perfectly in PRO_SAP allowing to manage many materials at the same time, use all the check modules available even foundations and local failure mechanisms. It also has automatic generation of plate-shell elements models for design of foundations or for linear analysis.
PRO_SAM free for scientific research
PRO_SAM available on PRO_SAP free version (Start Up) dedicated to students, educational purposes, scientific research or evalution purposes.