Software for Mechanical Engineering

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  • Single Member Report

  • Quick Shaft

  • Section Builder

  • 10x Faster than full FEA

  • Import from SolidWorks

How are mechanical engineers using SkyCiv?

Mechanical Engineers often rely on CAD and Simulation to analyze structures; however, when conducting design and structural analysis, SkyCiv Structural Analysis Software is a solid solution in ensuring structural integrity, helping you perform design, stress, vibration and fatigue analysis of structures in a quick and affordable way. Our advanced and easy-to-master modelling features allow you to analyze a frame or member-based structure in a matter of minutes, not hours!

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The Work of Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineering is a broad engineering discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. Mechanical engineers have a solid understanding of mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science, electricity and structural analysis, and their work generally involves the design, production, and operation of machinery.

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Features that help Mechanical Engineers design faster
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Fast and Reliable Analysis

Did you know it's 10x faster to model and analyse a frame in SkyCiv than CAD/FEA? In this article, we explore the difference in modelling time and accuracy in performing a structural analysis in CAD vs our frame analysis software.

Simpler models, faster results with SkyCiv Structural 3D.

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Single Member Report

Export single member analysis reports in an easy and professional format to pass on to your client or fellow engineer. Include your own screenshots and focus on your key members. Full structure results as well as isolating members for full analysis.

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Import from SolidWorks and other CAD Programs

SkyCiv is streamlining design processes - starting with integrating with other programs. Models can now be imported using the SolidWorks plugin, which imports your members, sections, loads and other information saving you hours of unnecessary remodelling.

We also support importing DXF, which is a common file format used by a lot of CAD programs. This imports your model geometry, ensuring a seamless transfer of information.

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Custom Section Builder

Define custom shapes, assign custom materials to your shapes and perform complex section calculations in a matter of seconds with SkyCiv's Section Builder.

The SkyCiv Section Builder is capable of modelling using points, lines, or even import DXF files from CAD - all while using FEM to calculate accurate and reliable geometric properties.

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Quick Shaft Design

Design and analyse complex shafts in a matter of seconds. Easily apply and analyse critical stress concentrations to ensure the safety of your shaft. Results presented in a clean report-like format with reactions at bearings, BMD, SFD, Stresses and Deflection calculations.

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More benefits from SkyCiv

A better design workflow

SkyCiv structural design software is 100% cloud, giving you instant access through your web browsers. Simply log into your SkyCiv account and visit the software directly. You can now access your files from anywhere and at any time.


SkyCiv software is built with a number of great modeling, editing, and reviewing features that help you achieve a much faster modeling workflow. These range from the pen tool, bulk editing, camera roll, and more.

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Clear step by step calculation reports help the engineer understand exactly what the software is doing - no more blackboxes!

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Share and collaborate in real-time with your team using our file sharing and permission control functionalities. They also allow the SkyCiv Support team to view your models so support can never be easier.

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One account gives you access to all SkyCiv software, allowing you to make the most of our structural engineering software.

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Case Studies

Real structural engineering projects around the world
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Industrial

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Institutional

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