If there is one aspect of building that
confounds most contractors, it's
properly sizing structural components.
Poorly drawn plans, conflicting building
codes, confusing span tables, and a
lack of understanding of basic principles
can add up to sagging roofs,
bouncing floors, or even unsafe structures.
A computer is no substitute for
the knowledge and experience of a
good structural engineer, but with software
like StruCalc, you can do some of
the preliminary work — and chop
hours off your engineering bill.
Using StruCalc, a contractor or
designer with basic structural knowledge
can select component sizes with
confidence, or use the program to
check pre-drawn plans for accuracy
before submitting them to an engineer
or building department.
StruCalc 4.0 ships on a