NISA DesignStudio (NDS) is a derivative of NISA/CIVIL and is specifically designed for Structural Engineers & Architects who predominantly analyze & design RCC & Steel Buildings. Allowing you to design Office Buildings, Apartment Complexes & Industrial Enclosures, NDS is extremely easy to learn and use. The software has excellent reporting and graphing features and automatically generates detailed AutoCAD® drawings.

Analysis Capabilities

  • Linear Static Analysis
  • Eigenvalue Analysis
  • Response Spectrum Analysis
  • P -  Delta  Analysis
  • Construction Sequence Analysis

Design Capabilities

  • Buildings – RCC & Steel
  • Space Frames
  • Pile Foundation
  • Retaining Wall
  • Automatic selection of design size for beams, columns & isolated footings
  • Flat Slabs (Equivalent Frame Method)
  • Rafts (Rigid Beam Theory – IS)
  • Staircases
  • Shear Walls
  • IS: 13920 Seismic ductile detailing design provisions

RC Detailing Capabilities

  • Rebar audit report
  • Facility to specify rebar’s as per requirements
  • Automatic check for adequacy & rebar index (ratio of Ast provided to required)
  • Reinforcement & layout drawing generation for 13 different types of generally shaped columns (T, L etc.) for IS
  • Rebar rationalization for beams & columns

Drawing Capabilities

  • Design-to-AutoCAD® drawings process automated
  • Detailed GA and structural drawings along with quantity take off


  • Seamless STAAD.Pro® interface for Geometry, Properties, Static Load Cases & Boundary Conditions

Codes of Practice

  • American, British & Indian 


Disclaimer: AutoCAD® is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc. STAAD.Pro® is a registered trademark of Bentley Systems, Inc.

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