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SOFTWARE :CompactSections
VERSION :2.0.4
PLATFORM :Windows / Spreadsheet
DOWNLOADS :UserDownloads:735
CompactSections Description

Structures Office supports construction of arbitrary cross-sections, computes area, elastic, and plastic section properties. Performs elastic and plastic bending analysis. Plastic analysis is performed by a numerical method, as well as Cozzone's method.

Key Features

  • High Quality, General Purpose, Section Analysis Tool
  • Authenticated by Symantec
  • Geometric, Elastic (Multiple Modulus) and Plastic Section Properties
  • Restrained and Unrestrained Elastic Bending Analysis
  • Plastic Bending Analysis (ultimate loading)
  • Cozzone Plastic Bending Analysis
  • Fully Programmable
  • Integrates with Excel and Matlab

* CompactSections download link provides trial version of the software.

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Comments & Reviews About CompactSections
Randall Edick
Randall Edick · 17 Dec 2016 · ★★★★★

Great tool! Very nice GUI. Excellent online help. We used it for plastic bending analysis. Great to have two independent methods (Cozzone and Numerical) to cross check results.

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