Basic design and analysis software may be offered in the near 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.