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Bispec Feature Comparison by Edition

Bispec is available in three different editions: Standard, Professional, and Advanced. Please see the description below for the various features supported by each edition.
 

 

Trial Edition

Bispec Student

Bispec Professional

Bispec Advanced

 Open/Save Functionality

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Single Dynamic Analysis

Yes

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Linear Spectra

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Nonlinear Spectra

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Maximum Number of Records in Spectral Analysis

3

7

100 

Unlimited* 

Number of Available Hysteretic Models

6

6

10 

10 

Supported Hysteretic Models

1. Linear

2. Bilnear

3. 2D Bilinear Coupled

4. Clough

5. Modified Clough

6. Bilinear Elastic

1. Linear

2. Bilnear

3. 2D Bilinear Coupled

4. Clough

5. Modified Clough

6. Bilinear Elastic

1. Linear

2. Bilnear

3. 2D Bilinear Coupled

4. Clough

5. Modified Clough

6. Bilinear Elastic

7. Origin-Oriented

8. Peak-Oriented

9. Bilinear Flag

10. Bilinear Slip

1. Linear

2. Bilnear

3. 2D Bilinear Coupled

4. Clough

5. Modified Clough

6. Bilinear Elastic

7. Origin-Oriented

8. Peak-Oriented

9. Bilinear Flag

10. Bilinear Slip

Parallel Processing

Number of Processors

4

4

8

Unlimited*

Parametric Analysis Capability

Fair

Good

Better

Excellent 

 Export Resutls for Processing

 No

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Ground Motion Formats

7

7

Export of Results to Text File

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

 Export all spectral analysis results to a single file (database-like format) NoNoNo Yes

Constant Strength Spectra

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Constant Normalized Strength Spectra

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Constant R Spectra

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Constant Ductility Spectra

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Constant Damage Spectra

Yes

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Bidirectional Spectra (Maximum Rotated Spectra)

-Compute Resultant

-Compute Resultant Angle

-Compute SRSS

-Compute Geomean


Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No


Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No


Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Supported Spectral Quantities

61

61

61

61






Interactive Hysteretic 

Model Testing

2

5

10

10

P-Delta Effects

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

2D & 3D Dispaly of Spectral Results

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Animation of Dynamic Analysis Results

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

New Detailed Help Documentation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 
*Number of stored spectral values is limited by available system memory. Maximum number of records depends on number of analysis points per record.