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It does do British and Euro codes and my understanding is that concrete will
be an enhancement. It now includes footing design - pads and grade beams.

-----Original Message-----
From: Keith Fix [mailto:kefix(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 7:32 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: RAM software


I agree with others who have posted: RAM does not have 50% market


This is an excellent software package for engineers who routinely design
structural steel buildings.  I cannot vouch for its compatability with
or Euro-codes, but the software can cut one week of design time to one day
less in an US office.  Its labor-savings is analagous to spreadsheets for

If the software did concrete, upwards of 90% of engineers would use it, but,
alas, it does not, so many people balk at the price for a "niche" product.

Buy it.

Keith Fix
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

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