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      Structural design software is used by engineers and architects to analyze, design, and draft structural components and systems. These tools help professionals ensure that structures can withstand various loads and environmental conditions.

      Popular structural design software options:

      • AutoCAD Civil 3D:
        • Developer: Autodesk
        • Description: AutoCAD Civil 3D is a civil engineering design and documentation software that is used for designing and drafting in the fields of civil and structural engineering. It includes tools for building information modeling (BIM) and assists in tasks such as road and highway design, land development, and geotechnical analysis.


      • SAP2000:
        • Developer: Computers and Structures, Inc. (CSI)
        • Description: SAP2000 is a structural analysis and design software widely used for modeling, analyzing, and designing various types of structures, including buildings, bridges, and towers. It supports linear and nonlinear static and dynamic analysis.


      • STAAD.Pro:
        • Developer: Bentley Systems
        • Description: STAAD.Pro is a structural analysis and design software that supports the analysis and design of a wide range of structures, including buildings, bridges, towers, and more. It allows for static, dynamic, and finite element analysis.


      • Tekla Structures:
        • Developer: Trimble Solutions Corporation
        • Description: Tekla Structures is a BIM software that is widely used for structural engineering and detailing. It enables the creation and management of 3D structural models and facilitates collaboration among different project stakeholders.


      • ETABS:
        • Developer: Computers and Structures, Inc. (CSI)
        • Description: ETABS (Extended 3D Analysis of Building Systems) is a software application used for structural analysis and design of buildings. It supports linear and nonlinear static and dynamic analysis, as well as the design of various structural components.


      • Robot Structural Analysis Professional:
        • Developer: Autodesk
        • Description: Robot Structural Analysis Professional is a software application for structural analysis and design. It integrates with other Autodesk products and allows for the analysis and design of a variety of structures.


      • RISA:
        • Developer: RISA Technologies
        • Description: RISA offers a suite of structural engineering software, including RISA-3D for 3D analysis and design, RISAFloor for building floor systems, and RISAFoundation for foundation design. The software is known for its user-friendly interface and powerful analysis capabilities.


      • ANSYS:
        • Developer: ANSYS, Inc.
        • Description: ANSYS is a general-purpose finite element analysis (FEA) software that covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including structural analysis. It is widely used for simulating the behavior of structures under various loading conditions.

      When selecting structural design software, consider the specific needs of the project, the type of structures being designed, and the compatibility with other software used in the workflow.

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