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Design Software

Design Software


Basic design and analysis software may be offered in the future, depending on prospective demand. Programs, generally in spreadsheet format, will be for a relatively narrow purpose.


Instructions and online support will be provided for each program. 


The following basic programs for design and analysis, and similar programs, will most likely be offered initially;


Wood beam; simple span

Wood beam; two-span continuous

Wood rafter; gable roof

Shear capacity; lag screws

Shear capacity; wood screws

Shear capacity; common nails


The following more complex programs may also be offered;


Determination of wind uplift pressure on roof surfaces; per ASCE 7

Determination of snow load on roof surfaces; per ASCE 7




Please let us know via email which programs are of greatest interest.