SPLRFD Initial License and Update Fees

Last revised: February 14, 2019

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To analyze or design a steel girder splice in accordance with the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Design Manual Part 4.  The program can design or analyze the following splice components: web splice plates, web splice bolts, top flange splice plates, bottom flange splice plates, and bottom flange splice bolts. The analysis and design are based on dead loads, live loads, pedestrian loads. The top and bottom flange configuration can consist of either one outer plate, two inner plates, or both one outer and two inner plates. The splice girder section can be composite, non-composite, homogeneous or hybrid.


Design loads (moments and shears at a girder splice section), material properties, girder section properties, splice pates, bolts and bolt pitches.


Echo print of input values, splice plates flexural stresses, shear forces fatigue stress range, splice bolt bearing forces, shear strengths, slip resistance, bolt spacings, block shear and other analysis and specifications checking results.

SPLRFD User's Manual

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

SPLRFD Version Released Fee Private Fee Gov/Edu Federal and StateTransportation Agencies
Initial 1.0a Oct-98 --- --- ---
Update Oct-05 $300.00 $50.00 Free
Update Jan-08 $300.00 $50.00 Free
Update May-10 $300.00 $50.00 Free
Update Oct-12 $300.00 $50.00 Free
Update Aug-14 $300.00 $50.00 Free
Update Jan-17 $300.00 $50.00 Free
New License --- $600.00 $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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