Key Factors for Structural Beam Calculation & Analysis
Beams are a vital member of any design. Here are some of the most common types of beams and our most important tips for working with them.
StruCalc and Vitruvius are Getting Major Updates
The team behind the StruCalc software have announced an upcoming update to the classic software. Click here to learn more information.
Never Pay for StruCalc Again: How to Get Your Structural Engineering Software for Free
The team here at StruCalc is excited to announce that a new referral program has been rolled out! Now, you can easily share StruCalc and get rewarded
The Advantages of Construction Design and Analysis Software for Architects
Architects rely on engineers to evaluate their designs and proofs of concept. What if they could skip the back and forth with an engineer?
A Guide For Using Architectural Design Programs For Beams and Columns
This article discusses how architectural design programs work and what you need to know before using them. Click here to learn more information.
6 Tips To Take Your Structural Design Work From Good To Great
How would you describe your structural design skills? Good? Great? Take them to the next level.
The Latest Advances In Structural Design & Calculation Software
The recent boom in the construction industry has resulted in new demands and downstream advances in structural design & calculation software
The Most Important Aspects of the 2021 International Building Code
The most recent IBC update has officially been released and is making its way to counties across the US. What do you need to know?
Top 8 Design and Code Mistakes for Structural Engineers
Faulty structural analysis is often the root cause of many design mistakes. Here are some common design and code mistakes made by structural engineers.
How Structural Analysis Software Is Changing The Industry
Analysis software is being used in a number of creative and interesting ways.
What Are The Key Factors of Successful Design and Analysis Software?
Know what to look for when shopping around: this blog post will explore the key factors and aspects of successful structural design and analysis software.
Flitch Beam Design: How to Calculate & Design Bolting for Flitch Beams
Designing the connection between the solid sawn members and the steel members of a flitch beam can be challenging. Let's review the methodology!
Formulae for Bending Stress, Shear Stress, and Normal Stress in Beam Calculations
How to calculate three different types of stress in your beam designs
The Most Used Structural Engineering Terms & Definitions
Structural engineering terminology can be confusing. Here is our list of 20+ terms you might run across.
What to Look for in the Best Structural Analysis Software
What should you keep an eye out for when you're looking for structural analysis software? Here are our three quick tips.
Structural Engineering Basics: A Beginner's Guide
Structural engineering is, put simply, the study and design of structures and non-structural elements that bear a load. Click here to learn more.
What Happened to StruCalc Structural Engineering Software?
Don't worry, StruCalc is still here! You can still download and use StruCalc 10 today. Learn more about the legacy version and how to get it here.
Structural Design Software vs Spreadsheets: When Should Structural Engineers & Architects Upgrade?
Spreadsheets can perform many of the same calculations as structural design software. Learn which is the best for you. Click for more information.
Legacy StruCalc File Importer
Import a Legacy StruCalc 10 project into StruCalc Plus and Pro, preserving all of your loads, load trackers, sizes, spans, and building code settings.
StruCalc Feature Highlight: Design View
Define your structural loads with ease and customize them later on the fly. Learn the difference between StruCalc's design and diagram views.
StruCalc Feature Highlight: Print Project
Software is great and all, but sometimes you just need a hard copy. Enter StruCalc's Print Project feature. Read on to hear more about this developing feature.
StruCalc Feature Highlight: Print Preview
StruCalc's Print Preview feature enables you to build a custom report to fit your needs. Just select what you need and StruCalc will generate the rest.
Apply, Edit, and Customize your Structural Loads
While StruCalc conveniently generates default loads for you, chances are you will want to customize the forces applied to your designs. Learn how with StruCalc.
StruCalc Feature Highlight: Print Options
StruCalc is capable of printing out your report or project, and the Print Options tool is what puts the power of customization in your hands.
Annotate Shear, Moment, & Deflection Diagrams
Annotate your shear, moment, and deflection diagrams with the calculated value at any point along your diagram. Only in StruCalc Plus & Pro's VMD diagram tool.
Save Time by Customizing your Keyboard Shortcuts
Save time by mapping a keyboard shortcut to common commands from StruCalc Plus and Pro's menus.
Customize the Appearance of your Interface with Themes
Give your interface a face-lift with StruCalc's themes. Choose from three pre-defined options to suite your preference.
Our Multi-Monitor System Lets You Manage More Modules
Utilize your extra screen real estate with StruCalc's multi-monitor support. Work on multiple modules at once or give your designs some room to breathe.