Brussels, May 17, 2022 @ 09:00 - 17:00

Join us for a 3 day Diamonds - PowerConnect - BIM Expert training!


During this 3 day training you will become an expert in your favorite Buildsoft software.   You will learn the ins and outs of Diamonds, BIM Expert and PowerConnect.  We go over each step of the Geometry - Loads - Results - Design workflow and share points of attention, good practices as well as reference to Eurocodes.  We will go over analysis methods and critical interpretation of results, on the basis of practical examples. The goal is use the programs as optimal as possible as become even more productive. 

Target audience

English speaking structural engineers and structural designers looking to profound their Diamonds-BIM Expert - PowerConnect knowledge.

Date & time

17-19th of May, from 9 to 17h.


Diamonds (2/3 of training)

  • Geometry -  Schematization - Groups - Types - Good practices
  • Materials - Supports - Cross-sections
  • Load groups - Load combinations - Wind & Snow loads
  • 1st and 2nd order analysis - Global imperfections - Global buckling
  • Steel Design: resistance and stability verification (buckling & lateral torsional buckling settings)
  • Concrete Design: reinforcement calculation, practical reinforcement, cracked deformation, creep, over time
  • Timber Design: k_def, k_mod, creep
  • Reporting


Analysis of moment connection, shear connection, base plate connections and tubular connections according to the component method of Eurocode 3-1-8, by means of practical examples.

BIM Expert

Understanding the time-saving workflow possibilities and benefits of BIM Expert

Participation fee

Free for BuildSoft customer (Diamonds and/or PowerConnect and/or BIM Expert). Use your dongle number to have free access.

Number of participants

Maximum 20 participants.


All participants must bring their own laptop! The required licenses are provided at the training by BuildSoft.

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