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The address given below is no longer correct.  The new address is:

Daystar Software, Inc.
8120 NW Hillside
Kansas City, MO  64152
Ph. (816) 741-4310
Fax (816) 741-4607

Mark Florence, P.E.

At 06:33 AM 10/30/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Multiframe 4D is compatable with a PC.
>For a Mac it requires 8 Mb of memory, and for the PC it requires Windows
>'95/NT and 16 Mb of memory.
>The manual states that:
>	"Multiframe uses the matrix stiffness method of solution for solving a
>system of simultaneous equations to determine the forces and deflections
>in a structure.  Multiframe carries out a first order, linear elastic
>analysis to determine these forces and deflections."
>I have analyzed two structures on this program.  A simple steel frame with
>lateral bracing (2 dimensional) and a 3 dimensional concrete frame.  We
>have two other programs (they may be part of multiframe) that are used in
>conjunction with Multiframe.  They are "Section Maker" and "Steel
>Designer".  The section maker is for (of course) creating your own
>sections, and the steel designer... well I don't think I need to explain
>that one.  I have used the section maker to create concrete sections for a
>frame, and it is easy to use. I have not used the steel designer.
>For more information call
>formation Design Systems  PTY Ltd.
>5550 Scotts Valley Drive #200
>Scotts Valley,  CA  95066
>Ph:  (408) 440.0702
>Fax: (408) 440.0705
>good luck
>grant courtney
>structural engineer intern
>Wallace Engineering Structural Consultants
>Tulsa, OK