Gen-Col is a reinforced concrete column design program based on NZS 3101 (1997):

  • circular, square and rectangular sections
  • axial plus uni- or bi-axial flexure
  • defined moment or full interaction curve analysis

V1.3.6 Date 17/7/2023
Minor visual updates

V1.3.5 Date 10/8/2021    MD5: d2af2a4a54cfc93a944c877b15c20f17
Allow choice of printer when printing results

V1.3.4 Date 28/7/2021    MD5: 935a9f62737733f6a031be48c842facd
Update loader to ameliorate stability issues on some PCs

V1.3.3 Date 7/4/2021    MD5: c0c7a23bbc3fcad5d1ec1771afe17442
New loader configuration
Minor display updates

While V1.3.3 has a new loader that should improve acceptability in some secure environments, some virus checkers may still detect issues with this Gen-Col download.  Download and use at your own discretion

V1.3.2 Date 18/11/2019    MD5: 72989ac1b1a20b8ea5e2aa84300a9f11
Improved uninstall
Minor bug fixes

Please note that some virus checkers are detecting issues with this Gen-Col download. We believe this is due to Gen-Col being based on VERY old code, and that it relies on some very old Microsoft library code. Download and use at your own discretion

V1.3.1 Date 2/5/2019
Updated main software loader

V1.3 Date 14/6/2018
Improve the range of input options for circular columns
Reduce minimum allowable axial load for biaxial analysis
Allow filename as a command-line parameter

V1.2.2 Date 26/2/2018
Update licence form and expiry conditions 

V1.2.1  Date 4/5/2017
Fixed incorrect dimension check for circular sections

V1.2S  Date 8/4/2016

This version fixes several user interface bugs, provides additional file input/output options, and has improved interaction diagram operation.  Changes include: flexible data file locations, improved screen navigation, import/export of reinforcing bar coordinates and diameters, output analysis to Word document, additional options for interaction diagram data input, option to save interaction diagram points to text or spreadsheet file, fixed bugs in input file loading, data entry and interaction diagram analysis.

V1.1S  Date: 29/10/2014
First SESOC-branded version, with standard SESOC registration process.
In October 2014, with agreement of the original authors, Pacific Steel transferred Gen-Col to SESOC, and it is now available from SESOC for its members’ use.

V1.0L  Date: 20/4/2001
Gen-Col was originally developed by Khalid Al-Sayegh with support from Richard Fenwick, University of Auckland.  From approximately 1999 the program was provided via the Pacific Steel website.


Gen-Col v1.3.6 5.1 MB 384 downloads

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