Civil Engineering Software Database

CESDb is a website founded by engineers for engineers. Our mission is to provide a software library where engineers, researchers and academics can easily access free or shareware civil engineering software. We are currently listing 442 programs under 12 categories with descriptions, screenshots and manuals if available. We always try to keep the site up-to-date and new software titles added regularly.

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Recently Added Civil Engineering Software
SeismoBuild Version:2018 · Added:11/11/2018

Seismic Assessment and Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Structures

SeismoBuild is an innovative Finite Elements package for the seismic assessment and strengthening of reinforced concrete framed structures that is targeted to the design office.

DWG FastView Mobile Version:2019 · Added:8/11/2018
DWG FastView Mobile

Mobile CAD Viewer and Editor

DWG FastView is a cross-platform CAD software that meets designers demands in all kinds of situation, and fully compatible with AutoCAD.

GstarCAD Architecture Version:2018 · Added:4/11/2018
GstarCAD Architecture

Professional Architectural Design

GstarCAD Architecture is built-in architectural custom objects for creating agile construction drawings through comprehensive tools.

GstarCAD Version:2019 · Added:1/11/2018

DWG-based Collaborative Design Platform

GstarCAD is well-known alternative CAD software of high compatibility with ACAD.

R3D3-RAMA Version:12 · Added:28/10/2018

Static Calculations and Dimensioning of Planar and Spatial Bar Systems

The R3D3-Rama 3D program is designed for construction engineers. It is used for static calculations and dimensioning of planar and spatial bar systems.

DWG FastView Version:2016 · Added:25/10/2018
DWG FastView

Light CAD Viewer

A light CAD viewer for fast, precisely and conveniently opening CAD files.

ColumnBase Version:4.0.2 · Added:21/10/2018

Analysis & Design of Column-Base Connections Integrated 3D FE

ColumnBase is integrated software for analysis and design of column-base connections using three-dimensional finite element modeling.

ArCADia Version:10 · Added:18/10/2018

ArCADia BIM System

ArCADia is a program supporting 2D and 3D design. Due to its operational philosophy and the same data saving format (DWG), it closely resembles the Autocad program.

PolyBeam Version:1.3.1 · Added:26/07/2018

A Simple Beam Calculator

Determine sectional forces and design statically indeterminate beams using PolyBeam, a simple beam calculator.

EngiLab Units Version:2.2 · Added:3/06/2018
EngiLab Units

Units Conversion Tool

EngiLab Units is an easy-to-use yet powerful unit conversion tool for Windows.

TimberTech Buildings Version:1.10 · Added:26/04/2018
TimberTech Buildings

Structural Analysis and Design of Timber Structures

Timber Tech Buildings is a structural design software for analysis of timber shear walls structures realized using both CLT and platform frame systems born at University of Trento and developed by TimberTech.

Analysis3D Version:2.05 · Added:15/04/2018

Finite Element Analysis Package for 2D and 3D Constructions

Analysis3D calculates two- and three-dimensional Trusses and Frames. These structures consist of long slender Members that are supposed to behave linear elastic.

Most Downloaded Programs

Downloads: 168068West Point Bridge Designer 2016

Bridge Design Contest is a nationwide Internet-based competition intended to promote math, science, and technology education in US. West Point Bridge Designer provides you with the tools to model, test, and optimize a steel highway bridge.

Downloads: 19656LTBeam 1.0.11

LTBeam is a software which deals with the elastic Lateral Torsional Buckling of Beams under bending action about their major axis.

Downloads: 11314SAP2000 19

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.

Downloads: 11065EBPlate 2.01

EBPlate is a piece of software developed by CTICM with a partial funding of the European Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS). It assesses the critical stresses associated to the elastic buckling of plates loaded in their plan.

Updated Software

29 Nov 2018CalcPad 3.2

CalcPad is a professional software for mathematical and engineering calculations. It represents a flexible and modern programmable calculator.

25 Oct 2018SeismoStruct 2018

SeismoStruct is a Finite Element package capable of predicting the large displacement behaviour of space frames under static or dynamic loading, taking into account both geometric nonlinearities and material inelasticity.

25 Oct 2018SeismoBuild 2018

SeismoBuild is an innovative Finite Elements package for the seismic assessment and strengthening of reinforced concrete framed structures that is targeted to the design office.

30 Sep 2018GstarCAD 2019

GstarCAD is well-known alternative CAD software of high compatibility with ACAD.

Last Comments & Reviews
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