October 4, 2021
Flitch Beam Calculator

Flitch Beam Design: How to Calculate & Design Bolting for Flitch Beams

How to Calculate & Design Bolting for Flitch Beams Designing the connection between the solid sawn members and the steel members of a flitch beam can be challenging, so in this article, we will review […]
September 27, 2021
Formula for Bending Stress, Shear Stress, and Normal Stress

Formula for Bending Stress, Shear Stress, and Normal Stress in Beam Calculations

Beam calculation requires calculating bending stress, shear stress, and normal stress. In this post, we review the formula for each.
September 25, 2021
Beam Calculation Software

Key Factors for Structural Beam Calculation & Analysis

Beam design is integral in construction, so we're reviewing beam materials and examples of beam design, as well as how to perform a beam analysis in three steps.
September 16, 2021
The Most Used Structural Engineering Terms

The Most Used Structural Engineering Terms & Definitions

Structural engineering terms can be confusing for newcomers, but understanding it helps you communicate more effectively with your architect, engineer, or GC.
September 12, 2021
Vitruvius Project Advantages of Software

What to Look for in the Best Structural Analysis Software

What's the best structural analysis software? It depends. In this post, we share 7 questions you can ask to help determine which software best meets your needs.