FrameDesign

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4.4
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About this app

This Finite Element Method (FEM) app is especially useful for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, architects and students who wish to design 2D hyperstatic frames using Finite Elements Analysis (FEA).

You can input and edit geometry, forces, supports, loadcases etc. The calculation results are performed instantly.

Main features include:
✓ F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
✓ Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
✓ Fixed, hinge, roller and spring supports in any direction
✓ Imposed deflections
✓ Add or edit materials
✓ Add or edit sections
✓ Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
✓ Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks

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There is a web version of FrameDesign as well! Visit framedesign.letsconstruct.nl.
Updated on
Feb 2, 2022

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4.4
4.7K reviews
Abel Delgado
April 28, 2020
The app it is not working properly. I set in the right menu to see reaction which change from greyed to red and I press the arrow on top left to come back to the graphics screen where structural model and they are not visible. Again I come back to that menu and they are greyed again. I thought it was a problem with the free use of the app so I purchase it but I experience the same problem. Please. Correct this issue. Thank you
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Follow the rules
November 8, 2020
This is good app. Works better. At first I thought it was drawing only bending moment diagram but when I checked the Results option I realized that this was set to moment digram by default. You can draw shear force, axial force and bemding moment with it. But the only thing is that it is designed only for frames. It would be better if it were able to calculate beams and trusses too.
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LetsConstruct
November 8, 2020
Hi, thank you for your review! You can calculate beans and trusses too by applying the correct internal hinges
A Google user
March 29, 2020
This app needs step by step detailed tutorial. I took hours to learn using it. Moment results in green color redability is poor. When two results are nearby they merge and it's not readable. No result should over lap. Uniform load one should also be able to apply by node no. to node no. in a dialog box. It will be faster and more accurate. In present method if load is applied a little distance away from node it is not seen easily. K. D. Shah
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LetsConstruct
March 29, 2020
Thank you for your detailed review! You can change the moment diagram color in the color settings. Very good suggestion to add the node option for loads will implement that! It is quite difficult not to make results overlap but will have a look at it.

What's new

- Faster solver
- Adds inverted color for negative normal stresses
- Properly displays displacements in report
- Now displays reaction forces in report
- Displays reaction forces for spring supports
- Fixes side menu behind content on older phones