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- From: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org (Richard Lewis)
- Date: 05 Aug 1997 15:29:36 GMT
---------- > From: Jacques Prat <mail(--nospam--at)prat-sa.com> > To: ListServer <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org> > Cc: Nancy Oveis <nso(--nospam--at)localnet.com> > Subject: Re: GOOD STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PROGRAMS > Date: Thursday, March 20, 1997 2:21 PM > > James F Fulton wrote : > > > >..., I would be interested in knowing what other programs structural > >engineers on the listserver have found to be generally better to > >use than STAAD3... > > > James : > > First, I would like to tell you that my opinion about S.E. programs can > be not very impartial because my company has been involved in the Robot > V6 adventure since its first days (12 years ago) with RoboBat. Moreover, > I would not want other engineers on the listserver, think I am using the > S.E.A.O.C. service as a low-cost advertising support. That is not the > case. > I am a structural engineer, in the South of France, manager of the > company Prat SA., Structural Engineering. I guess you will forgive the > poor quality of my English. > Very simply, I can say we tested the most of structural engineering > programs we could find all around the world, but we continue to work > with Robot V6 which is the best program I know, specially for steel > structures (using many different standards) and also for F.E.A., > particularly for heavy dynamic problems. The graphical preprocessor is > nice to use, analysis is complete, powerful and the fastest I know, > surely the fastest of the world. Results are or graphically given, or > listed with many possibilities. The steel postprocessor can analyse and > optimize 3D structures in a very professional way, using hierarchical > concepts - very powerful. You can change the units, the language or the > standard you use with a mouse click. > Although I consider Robot V6 is generally much better than its > competitors, I must say that is not THE PERFECT PROGRAM. Particularly > because Robot V6 is still a DOS program (the Win version - Robot 97, > will be only available in some months for the full version) and also > because some customers did not find the manuals as nice as the > program... (perhaps the program is too nice :-) !). The magazine Modern > Steel Construction reviewed some well-known programs in its January 97 > issue and said very nice things about Robot V6. > If you are looking for a good program, Robot V6 can be the response you > need. It is distributed and technically supported in the USA by US.SE > (NY). Robot V6 is already used by several American well-known companies. > If you have any question about Robot V6, be free to ask me. I will try > to answer as a Structural Engineer and not as the manager of a company > involved with Robot V6. > > More about Robot V6 and RoboBat on : http://www.robobat.com > More about Prat S.A. on : http://www.prat-sa.com > You will find the US.SE whereabouts on these webs. > > Jacques Prat, S.E. engineer, France > --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org ([184.108.40.206]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id JAA07050 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Sat, 22 Mar 1997 09:41:11 -0600 (CST) Received: from [220.127.116.11] by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.10) id ea010404; Sat, 22 Mar 1997 07:39:38 -0800 Received: from noveis.vivanet.com (nw1d10.moran.com [18.104.22.168]) by ns.moran.com (8.8.5/8.7.3) with ESMTP id KAA20325 for <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>; Sat, 22 Mar 1997 10:51:04 -0500 (EST) Message-Id: <199703221551.KAA20325(--nospam--at)ns.moran.com> From: "Patti Freling" <realtor(--nospam--at)moran.com> To: <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org> Subject: Fw: GOOD STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PROGRAMS Date: Sat, 22 Mar 1997 10:47:43 -0800 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Priority: 3 X-Mailer: Microsoft Internet Mail 4.70.1155 MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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