AEC Industry Software

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FieldView

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
Pricing: Paid
CFD Post-Processing, Visualization and Workflow Automation
Computational Fluid Design
Post Process

Oasys GSA

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Structural engineers designing buildings, bridges and tensile structures need comprehensive software to get robust results. Tackle any structural engineering challenge with this complete design and analysis package. GSA Suite wraps the benefits of all the GSA variants into one single offering.
FEA
Structural Analysis
API

GT STRUDL

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering
Pricing: Originally Academic, Now Corp
GT STRUDL includes all the tools necessary to analyze a broad range of structural engineering and finite element analysis problems, including linear and nonlinear static and dynamic analysis, and it can do so accurately in a fraction of the time of most other solutions. The new CAD modeler user interface has an AutoCAD-based environment that allows structural engineers to instantly see analysis and design results.
Structural Analysis
Steel Design
Concrete Design
Multiple Modal Analysis

OpenFOAM

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
Pricing: Open Source
OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to acoustics, solid mechanics and electromagnetics.
Computational Fluid Dynamics

OpenSees

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Discipline: Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering
Pricing: Open Source - Academic
The Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (OpenSees) is a software framework for simulating the seismic response of structural and geotechnical systems. OpenSees has advanced capabilities for modeling and analyzing the nonlinear response of systems using a wide range of material models, elements, and solution algorithms. The software is designed for parallel computing to allow scalable simulations on high-end computers or for parameter studies.
Seismic Analysis
Nonlinear Response

PROKON

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering
Pricing: Paid
PROKON Structural Analysis and Design is a suite of over forty structural analysis, design and detailing programs. The first PROKON programs were developed in 1989, and today PROKON is used worldwide in over eighty countries. The suite is modular in nature, but its true power lies in the tight integration between analysis, design and detailing programs.
Structural Analysis
Structural Design
FEA
Frame Analysis
Detailing
BIM

Pointwise

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Discipline: Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Mesh generation software from Pointwise and its co-founders has been used for CFD preprocessing on applications as diverse as aerodynamic performance of the F-35 Lightning II and reducing fish mortality rates in a hydroelectric project.
Computational Fluid Dynamics Meshing

Risa 3d

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
User friendliness combined with advanced analysis capabilities make this industry standard software a very powerful tool for the analysis and optimization of all types of structures and all common structural materials, including steel, concrete, wood, aluminum and masonry.
Structural Analysis
Steel Design
Concrete Design
Wood Design
Seismic Design

STAAD

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Confidently design any type of structure and share your synchronized model data among your design team, in one integrated set of applications. Complete your steel, concrete, timber, aluminum, and cold-formed steel projects, on time and in budget, regardless of complexity. Design structures anywhere in the world with confidence using over 90 international codes, reducing your team’s need to learn multiple software applications. Increase your design productivity with streamlined workflows to reduce duplication of effort and eliminate errors.
3D Structural Analysis
Structural Design
Steel Design
Concrete Design
Timber Design
Aluminum Design
Cold-Formed Steel Design

Abaqus

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
The Abaqus Unified FEA product suite offers powerful and complete solutions for both routine and sophisticated engineering problems covering a vast spectrum of industrial applications. In the automotive industry engineering work groups are able to consider full vehicle loads, dynamic vibration, multibody systems, impact/crash, nonlinear static, thermal coupling, and acoustic-structural coupling using a common model data structure and integrated solver technology. Best-in-class companies are taking advantage of Abaqus Unified FEA to consolidate their processes and tools, reduce costs and inefficiencies, and gain a competitive advantage.
FEA
Dynamic Loads
Thermal

Autodesk Advance Steel

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Detailer, Steel Fabrication
Pricing: Paid
3D modeling software for steel detailing. Advance Steel detailing software is built on the AutoCAD platform. Structural engineering professionals use the software to help accelerate design, steel detailing, steel fabrication, and steel construction.
BIM
Steel Detailing
Steel Connections

code_aster

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Open Source
Code_Aster offers a full range of multiphysical analysis and modelling methods that go well beyond the standard functions of a thermomechanical code.
structural-analysis
nonlinear-FEA

DockPad

Discipline: Construction Engineering
Pricing: Paid
A simple to use tracking, collaboration and analytics Multi-Schedule platform for the Construction Industry.
Scheduling
Excel Add-in
Mobile App
Web App
API Available

ETABS

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
The innovative and revolutionary new ETABS is the ultimate integrated software package for the structural analysis and design of buildings. Incorporating 40 years of continuous research and development, this latest ETABS offers unmatched 3D object based modeling and visualization tools, blazingly fast linear and nonlinear analytical power, sophisticated and comprehensive design capabilities for a wide-range of materials, and insightful graphic displays, reports, and schematic drawings that allow users to quickly and easily decipher and understand analysis and design results.
Structural Analysis
BIM Links
API Available

LS-DYNA

Discipline: Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering
Pricing: Paid
LS-DYNA is a general-purpose finite element program capable of simulating complex real world problems. It is used by the automobile, aerospace, construction, military, manufacturing, and bioengineering industries.
FEA
Nonlinear Analysis
Dynamic Loads

LUSAS Academic

Discipline: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
LUSAS Academic software is used by universities and colleges worldwide for finite element research research and teaching / training purposes.
FEA
Structural Analysis

LUSAS Bridge

Discipline: Civil Engineering
Pricing: Paid
LUSAS Bridge is a world-leading finite element analysis software application for the analysis, design and assessment of all types of bridge structures.
FEA
Structural Analysis
Bridge Design
Dynamic Loads
Staged Erection

LUSAS Civil & Structural

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
LUSAS Civil & Structural is a world-leading finite element analysis software application for the analysis, design and assessment of all types of structures.
FEA
Structural Analysis
Dynamic Loads

LUSAS Composite

Discipline: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Regarded as a leader in engineering analysis, LUSAS Composite is rich in powerful and advanced features to meet your analysis needs and extend your design capabilities.
FEA
Structural Analysis
Composite Analysis

mastan2

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Open Source
MASTAN2 is an interactive structural analysis program that provides preprocessing, analysis, and postprocessing capabilities. The number of pre- and post-processing options, however, have been limited in order to minimize the amount of time needed for a user to become proficient at its use.
Structural Analysis
Post Process
Preprocessing

Perform-3D

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Procedures for displacement-based design using inelastic analysis are specified in ASCE 41, “Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings”. ASCE 41 applies to the retrofit of existing buildings, but the procedures can be applied to the design of new buildings. PERFORM-3D implements the procedures in ASCE 41. However, PERFORM-3D is a general tool for implementing displacement-based design. It is not limited to ASCE 41.
Nonlinear Analysis
Displacement-Based Design
Seismic Design

SkyCiv

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Powerful, Easy-to-use and on the Cloud. Structural Analysis Software, instantly from your web browser.
Structural Analysis
Web App
Section Properties
API
Linear Analysis

Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Test the effects of structural loads and verify code compliance using advanced BIM (Building Information Modeling) tools. Robot Structural Analysis Professional is available only in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection.
Structural Analysis
BIM

SOFiSTiK

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: ---
SOFiSTiK is a general use structural analysis and finite element analysis program with advanced features. It is suitable for steel and concrete design, as well as design in other less conventional materials. User input can be done via a series of text files ("Teddys"), or through the graphic user interface in SOFiCAD, based on AutoCAD.
structural-analysis
nonlinear-FEA
structural-design
concrete-design
steel-design

StructurePoint spBeam

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Design new and investigate existing reinforced concrete beams, standard and wide module joists, and one-way slab systems.
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
Slab Design
Beam Design

StructurePoint spColumn

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Design and investigation of rectangular, round, and irregular concrete columns & walls including slenderness effects.
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
Column Design
Interaction Diagrams

StructurePoint spFrame

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Multi-purpose structural modeling and finite element analysis software for two- and three-dimensional buildings and structures with straightforward, robust, and quick yet simple spCAD graphical interface.
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
Frame Analysis

StructurePoint spMats

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
FEM analysis & design of foundations, mats, combined footings, pile caps, slabs on grade, & buried structures.
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
FEM
Plate Bending Theory
Mat Foundation Design

StructurePoint spSlab

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
Design new and investigate existing reinforced concrete beams, joists, one-way, two-way and slab band systems
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
Two-Way Slab Design
Beam Design
One-Way Slab Design

StructurePoint spWall

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
FEM analysis, design, and investigation of reinforced concrete, precast, ICF, tilt-up, retaining, architectural, and shear walls.
Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
FEM
Second Order Analysis
Wall Design
Panel Design

SAP2000

Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
From its 3D object based graphical modeling environment to the wide variety of analysis and design options completely integrated across one powerful user interface, SAP2000 has proven to be the most integrated, productive and practical general purpose structural program on the market today. This intuitive interface allows you to create structural models rapidly and intuitively without long learning curve delays.
FEA
Structural Analysis
3D Modeling Analysis

SCIA Engineer

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Discipline: Structural Engineering
Pricing: Paid
SCIA Engineer is an integrated, multi-material structural analysis and design software for all kinds of structures. Its wide range of functionality makes it the ideal partner for the design of office buildings, industrial plants, bridges or any other project, all within the same easy-to-use environment.
Structural Analysis
Modeling
BIM Links
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