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Woodworks--great program--reasonable price.
You can put uniform line and area loads, partial line and area loads,
triangular, trapazoidal, points, etc, and put them all on one beam.  Output
is a little cumbersome, but very informative.

At 02:24 PM 1/15/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Kenneth,
>
>Try 'Woodworks'. It has modules for beam and column design as 
>well as the ability to draw the framing for the building and design 
>components for gravity loads. There isalso shearwall and 
>connection software available as well.
>
>Demos available at web site.
>
>Web site: www.woodworks-software.com
>
>
>
>Regards,
>
>Mark McCormick, P. Eng.
>> 
>> Dear Engineers,
>> 
>> Does anyone know of software for wood, That works simarlarly to
>> ramsteel program.  that is, aperson would would start with the
>> architects drawings (cad), then draw in framing and allow the computer
>> to size the beams for you.  Maybe the post loads are applied to the
>> floor below and etc...
>> 
>> Is there a program?
>> 
>> thanx
>> 
>> Ken Tarlow
>
>
>

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