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We've compiled a list of 9 free and paid alternatives to Frame Design. The primary competitors include EngiLab Beam.2D, LinPro. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between Frame Design and FRAME2Dexpress, FTOOL, Telaio2D. Also you can look at other similar options here: About.


Easy-to-use engineering tool for the structural analysis of plane (2D) frames for Windows.

Program for static and dynamic analysis of plane frames

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Java application for two-dimensional static and dynamic structural analysis

Finite Elements 2D at your fingertips

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Frame Design Overview

This intuitive and feature rich finite element app is especially useful for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, architects and students who wish to design 2D frames.

You can input and edit hyper static structures, forces, supports etc both graphically and textually. The calculations are performed immediately.

Main features are:
- F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
- Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
- Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks
- Imposed deflections
- M, N, V, ux, uz, utot, phi, sigma and unity checks output
- Fixed, hinge and roller supports in any direction
- Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
- Profile groups; each group can have its own color

- Import any steel profile or general section from our free Engineering Libraries (EU, UK, AU, US & CA profiles)
- Import dxf files
- Export to our Concrete Design and Steel Design apps
- Share picture

- Snap points
- Undo function
- Annotations
- Formulas
- Multi copy
- Scale entire structure
- Trim/extend
- Automatic dimension lines (Autocad look)
- Element and node numbers
- Both graphical and textual edit modes
- Metric & Imperial units
- Multitouch zoom (pinch zooming)
- Many options for showing/hiding items
- Options to set almost all colors in the app
- Dark and light theme
- Available in 10 Languages
- Save your structures in the cloud (CloudConstruct)
- Built-in simple scientific calculator
- Wobbly effect

Frame Design Platforms

Web-Based Android

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