BSP Initial License and Update Fees

Last revised: February 14, 2019

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To compute the section properties of a steel or prestressed concrete beam or girder in accordance with the 1994 AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. Properties can be calculated for a steel wide flange beam, plate girder, built‑up section, composite or non composite, homogeneous or hybrid and for a prestressed concrete I beam, box beam, plank beam with or without circular voids. Properties can be calculated in either metric (SI) or U. S. Customary units.


Slab dimensions and properties, steel beam dimensions and properties, prestressed concrete beam dimensions, section loss/addition and rivet data.


Elastic properties such as moment of inertia, neutral axis location, section modulii, radii of gyration both for composite and non composite section subjected to either positive or negative flexure and plastic section properties as required for design of a steel or prestressed concrete beam by the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.

BSP User's Manual

Note: An Evaluation (demonstration) version of this software is not available.

BSP Version Released Fee Private Fee Gov/Edu Federal and StateTransportation Agencies
Initial 1.0 Feb-94 --- --- ---
Update 1.1 May-95 Free Free Free
Update 1.2 Dec-95 Free Free Free
Update 1.3 Apr-97 $50.00 $50.00 Free
Update Jun-15 $50.00 $50.00 Free
New License --- $500.00 $100.00 Free

Note: The update fees listed above are the fees required to update from the previous version.  Update fees are cumulative. Include all update fees for intermediate releases if you are updating from an older version, however the update fee should not exceed that charged for a new license.

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