FEM-Design 16 is released

Jan 05  |  2017

FEM-Design 16 is now officially released and all our customers with a valid subscription can now upgrade the program.


FEM-Design 16 includes some changes into existing functionality, as well as many new features. Most of the new features are listed below, and the full list of changes along with a detailed description can be found in the FEM-Design 16 New Features Guide.


User interface:

- orbit around snapped point

- no snap to objects and no snap to hidden objects

- view name is displayed



- lock numbering

- pick and copy properties

- color schema



- user defined end conditions in corbel

- edge connections can be hidden

- auto supports at cover and building cover



- deviation load for load cases

- leading temporary load case in load group

- new types of SLS combinations



- deflection check for bars

- local / global stability shape

- data preparation is improved


RC Design:

- RC shell reinforcement layer follows the selected result


Steel and Timber Design:

- auto design for limited utilization

- section class dependent options at design

- LTB calculations according to general case

- interaction factors according to Method 1

- save / load bar design parameters



- load case results shown for user defined limit state

- automatic min / max numeric values

- crack width results color code

- reading results files has been speeded up



- listing point support coordinates



- Romanian national annex

- resaisable message window

- resaizable Filter dialog

- struxml available in 3D Frame



Integration with Revit


Please note that in order to fully benefit from the integration of FEM-Design 16 with Autodesk Revit 2016 / 2017, it is required to download and install the newest version of the StruSoft StruXML Revit Add-In.



Useful links


- Watch the 'New Features' videos of FEM-Design 16

- Download the 'FEM-Design 16 New Features Guide'

- Apply for a free trial version

- Contact sales