SkyCiv Beam Software

Powerful beam structure analysis and design software.
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SkyCiv Beam

SkyCiv's Beam Software is focused on giving users a fast and accurate analysis of beam structures. Get a simplified analysis of your beam member, including reactions, shear force, bending moment, deflection, and stresses in a matter of seconds. SkyCiv Beam is fully integrated with our steel (ASIC, AS, CSA, EN, IN, NZ), concrete member design check software (ACI, AS, CSA, BS, and EN) and even Timber (NDS, AS) for quick design checks with full reporting.

SkyCiv Engineering Software is completely cloud-based - accessed directly through any web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, allowing users to access their software and files wherever they need, with no need to install or update the program. Cloud Software is a cost-effective solution with no further costs such as maintenance or updates.

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SkyCiv Beam

Discover key features of SkyCiv Beam

A full-featured online structural analysis software, including beams, plates and cables
SkyCiv Beam

Full hand calculations

SkyCiv Beam Software has a feature never seen before in other products - it shows the full working out of its solution. In a clean and organised manner, SkyCiv Beam shows the full working out hand solutions for:

  • The reaction forces.
  • The shear force diagrams by method of cuts/sections.
  • The bending moment diagrams by method of cuts/sections.
  • Moment Distribution Method for Indeterminate Beams

3D renderer and color contour results

SkyCiv shows an in-depth color contoured 3D renderer to ensure the dimensions of your beam look correct.

  • Review actual dimensions of sections and member length to confirm correct input and dimensions
  • Colored contours and result scale for easy interpretation
  • Easily locate the critical stress concentrations to ensure the safety of your beam.
  • Toggle between bending stress, shear stress, deflection, rotation, and other results.
  • Deflect beam animations in real-scale and exaggerated scale to review support types
SkyCiv Beam 3D Render
SkyCiv Section Builder

Section library and unlimited sections

SkyCiv Beam Software is fully integrated with SkyCiv Section Builder - our powerful section analysis software:

  • Save and Load sections from our library of Australia, European, American, and UK standard sections
  • Select from 10+ template shapes including I-beam, HSS, Channel, etc...
  • Your section isn't there? Simply add a custom section.
  • Perform operations such as rotate, mirror, and translate.
  • Adding a section will also give the results for the moment of inertia, centroid, and further section properties.
  • Preset materials mean that you can select your material from a drop-down list for fast entry!

Beam stress solutions

  • Access results for absolute maximum transverse shear stress, absolute maximum normal bending stresses, and combined stresses.
  • Evaluate the different stresses along the beam, including torsion and axial stress or the locations of stresses on the beam section.
  • Compare combined stress results using the graphical results to access results along the beam span.
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SkyCiv Beam Reporting

In depth reporting

SkyCiv Beam Software unlocks the power of professional PDF and CSV reporting. Includes a clean title page with the following content:

Integrated design checks and optimization

  • Integrated design checks for steel, timber, cold-formed and concrete beams
  • Automatically imports load and load combinations for accurate calculations
  • Detailed design calculations show step by step designs for full transparency
  • Run out Optimizer to determine the lightest working sections
  • Steel Member Design for AISC 360, AS 4100, CSA S-16, BS-5950, EN3, IS-800, NZS3404, plus more
  • Wood Design as per NDS, AS 1720
  • Cold Formed Steel for AISI and AS4600
  • Reinforced Concrete Member Design as per ACI-318, AS 3600, EN2, BS, CSA and more...
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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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SkyCiv KipCon testimonial
"The ease of use and the presentation of the results are both awesome.
I have had ongoing interaction with the support team and
everyone is excellent!"
Mitch Frumkin, CEO of Kipcon
SkyCiv TexasAM University Software Testomonial
It is used for various civil and mechanical engineering courses and the students
love it. We are happy with the continuous updates to SkyCiv as well,
highly recommended.
Dr Kenneth R. Leitch, Assoc. Prof. Texas A&M
SkyCiv StructSure testimonial

"It was easily the most intuitive package available to learn; it is particularly easy to build the 3D model and define nodes, members, supports, materials, sections, then apply loads & combinations."

Stuart Agars, Managing Director of Struct-Sure Limited

Integrations and add-ons

Included in Structural 3D

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Revit

SkyCiv Excel Plugin

Excel

Google Drive

SkyCiv Grasshopper Plugin

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SkyCiv Slack Plugin

Slack

SkyCiv Microsoft Teams Integration Structural engineers

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