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Re: FW: ALGOR Software

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No, I have the latest version and it does not do design. It only does
analisys, and I think they will stay that way, because, as Chris said, it's
a general purpose FEA software. It's used by mechanical engineers, civil
engineers, structural engineers and others.


At 08:47 3/06/98 -0700, you wrote:
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>> From: 	Chance, Acie P.
>> Sent: 	Tuesday, June 02, 1998 4:31 PM
>> To: 	Chance, Acie P.
>> Subject: 	RE: ALGOR Software
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>> Walter
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>> I bought the ALGOR Finite Element program 7 or 8 years back ( I was self
>> employed at the time) . At that time it was the least expensive of the
>> complete analysis programs. They offered a complete package with about
>> thirteen elements ( truss, bm, plates, bricks, pipes and other elements).
>> The package also had the ability to do dynamic analysis ( modal and time
>> history ). The cost at that time was $1000.00. They were very responsive
>> to technical support questions. The drawback was they did not do design.
>> They still send me news letters several times a year and I have not
>> contacted them in over 6 years and I have not sent them money for 7 years.
>> My opinion is they are worth looking into for analysis but I do not know
>> if they have design modules. 
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