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In my opinion, a similar but better program than enercalc is prokon. It is
based on British, South African and ACI codes. A full working version, month
only, can be downloaded at www.prokon.com .

Hasan Hindawi

----- Original Message -----
From: Randy Diviney <rsdiviney(--nospam--at)hayeslarge.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Wednesday, 13 October, 1999 8:16 PM
Subject: Enercalc 5


> I have been evaluating Enercalc for the past several weeks. It seems to be
> a fairly good program with it's share of bugs. I am still trying to figure
> the output, especially for concrete footings. It doesn't do cantilevered
> concrete beams. I have not tried the masonry or timber components yet, we
> do mostly steel and concrete. I will probably recommend we purchase
> Enercalc because I can't find another piece of software that does all the
> different materials with simple input. We use RamAnalysis for total
> building analysis, it's a great program but it needs something to
> compliment it for the individual components. If you purchase Enercalc, as
> with all software, make sure you understand what's going in and what's
> coming out.
>
> If anyone knows of a better program, please let me know.
> Randy Diviney
> Structural Engineering Dept.
> Hayes Large Architects
> Altoona, Pa
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