The update fees listed above are the fees required to update from the previous version.  PS3 Initial License and Update Fees

Last revised: February 14, 2019

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To analyze, design and rate a simple span pre‑tensioned prestressed concrete beam of known cross section (box, plank or I beam) used in a highway bridge.  The program will design a beam for a required prestressing force and eccentricity.  The program will also design a beam for required debonded lengths for a given strand pattern and a prestressing force.  Beams with straight, draped, or debonded strands are considered.  The criteria used for design are in accordance with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Design Manual Part 4.


Span and load data, stress criteria, stirrup details (optional), strand details, debonded strand details and beam dimensions or beam properties.


A complete design or analysis with section properties, maximum moments, ultimate moment capacity, prestress losses, stresses, shears and ratings at different loading stages, deflections, camber and principal stresses.

PS3 User's Manual

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

PS3 Version Released Fee Private Fee Gov/Edu Federal and StateTransportation Agencies
Initial 3.0 Aug-93 --- --- ---
Update 3.1 Nov-94 Free Free Free
Update 3.2 Mar-95 Free Free Free
Update 3.3 Dec-95 Free Free Free
Update 3.4 Nov-96 $50.00 $50.00 Free
Update 3.5 Jun-02 $50.00 $50.00 Free
Update Feb-04 Free Free Free
Update Sep-13 $50.00 $50.00 Free
Update Feb-15 Free Free Free
Update Aug-17 Free Free 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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