Structural Analysis Software | FEM-Design2024-05-08T10:25:21+02:00
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Structural Analysis Software | FEM-Design

FEM-Design is an advanced and intuitive structural analysis software. We support all aspects of your structural engineering requirements: from 3D modelling, design and finite element analysis (FEA) of concrete, steel, timber, composite, masonry and foundation structures. All calculations are performed to Eurocode standards, with some specific National annexes.

The quick and easy nature of FEM-Design makes it an ideal choice for all types of construction tasks, from single element design to global stability analysis of large buildings, making it the best practical program for structural engineers to use for their day to day tasks. Moreover, it helps bridge engineers with a dedicated module for designing road, railway, and pedestrian bridges.

Structural Analysis Software for any size and type of structure. In accordance to Eurocode.

Structural Analysis Software for any size engineering project

The FEM-Design Calculation Engine allows you to perform structural analysis of both simple, single elements, as well as complex spatial structures. These include static and stability analysis (such as imperfections), load combinations, construction stages, plastic analysis, and many types of dynamic analysis, such as seismic, footfall and time history analysis.

One of FEM-Design’s key features is its strong interoperability, facilitating seamless collaboration in various design workflows and with various project participants. It ensures smooth integration into the 3D BIM ecosystem (IFC, SAF, Revit, Archicad, Tekla, Allplan, IDEA StatiCa, etc.) and supports traditional CAD workflows with DWG and DXF formats.

Furthermore, FEM-Design supports automated Application Program Interfaces (API) with Grasshopper, Dynamo, XML, XLS and C#.

The unique user-friendly working environment is based on familiar CAD tools that make the model creation and editing the structure both simple and intuitive.

Another one of FEM-Design’s key features is its 3D Bridge module, tailored to analyse pedestrian, road, and railway bridges with moving load automation to calculate traffic load envelopes based on influence lines or surfaces, according to EN 1991-2 standards.

Design Modules in FEM-Design Structural Analysis Software

Discover all the design modules in FEM-Design with the required features for every type of construction material for your projects. Browse among various design and analysis possibilities and choose the perfect mix of FEM-design applications and design modules, to suit your structural engineering needs.

Benefits of using FEM-Design

  • The structural model is created easily in 3D with intuitive CAD-tools or imported from BIM software.

  • The finite element mesh is generated and optimised automatically.

  • The Auto Design feature helps choose the most efficient cross-section or reinforcement arrangement

  • Resultant and connection forces in shell elements are easily assessed.

  • Show results in a variety of 3D-graphs, contour lines, colour palettes or sections.

  • Create auto-updated project reports from within the built-in FEM-Design documentation module.

  • Utilise reinforced concrete more efficiently by using the elasto-plastic method.

  • Gain material savings and improved safety by analysing steel with plastic capacity.

  • Determine the most unfavourable load system and its position for road, railway, and pedestrian bridges according to Eurocode.

What do our customers think about us? How are they using FEM-Design Structural Analysis Software? Find out below in some customer testimonials.

As a user of FEM-Design, you are in good company:

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How can you try FEM-Design, Structural Analysis Software?

We have made the downloading and installation of FEM-Design as easy and as fast as possible for you, no matter if you are an existing Customer, a Student, or if you are trying out the software for the first time.

Free Trial Version (Commercial Only)

StruSoft now offer a hassle free, 2 week trial, without needing assistance from our support or sales team.

Simply apply through our website using the Trial license option to enjoy a faster response time and the flexibility to evaluate FEM-Design at your own convenience.

You will receive an automated email with everything you need to get started including the software download link, Trial license activation key and video guides.

Please note this option is only for Commercial Trials, for Student/Educational Free Licenses see next section below.

Free Student Version

The FEM-Design Student version gives students free and full access to the software without any analysis or design limitations. We release a new Student version twice a year, so you will need to check the expiry date of your version.

Any Student can apply for the Free Student version of FEM-Design using the Student License form on the website.

You will need to upload a copy of your Student ID.

You will get an automated email and help regarding installation, licensing and support using the program.

Click here for the Free Student Version of FEM-Design!

Why wait? Download an automated 2 x week free trial of FEM-Design and get started today!

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Calculations performed according to:

  • Euro Code
  • Belgian National Annex
  • British National Annex
  • Danish National Annex
  • Dutch National Annex
  • Estonian National Annex
  • Finnish National Annex
  • German National Annex
  • Hungarian National Annex
  • Latvian National Annex
  • Norwegian National Annex
  • Polish National Annex
  • Romanian National Annex
  • Spanish National Annex
  • Swedish National Annex
  • Turkish Seismic Code

Languages supported:

  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Hungarian
  • Polish

FEM-Design Wiki

Full details on FEM-Design Structural Analysis software and all the structural engineering theory and mathematics behind it can be found on the FEM-Design Wiki by clicking here.

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