SkyCiv Timber & Steel Member Design

Enhance your timber, cold-formed, and steel member design with our easy interface, powerful reporting, and much more

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Design your structural members to code, quickly and easily

Finalize the design of your structure in minutes! SkyCiv supports multiple materials, including common timber, cold-formed, and hot-rolled steel member design. With this one-click functionality, you can test all the members in your structure within seconds.

Review design results through detailed hand calculations with code references, all exportable as PDF, perfect for use as project deliverables or closer inspection.

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Discover key features of SkyCiv Member Design

Integrated member design software with detailed calculation reporting
Integrated Beam

Integrated with SkyCiv Beam and S3D Analysis Software

  • Get quick and accurate design results, directly integrated with your favorite analysis software - SkyCiv Beam and SkyCiv Structural 3D frame analysis software.
  • Key features include:
    • Automatic load import: Import load combination forces easily.
    • Member data integration: Import member lengths, materials, section information seamlessly.
    • Advanced restraint controls: Accelerate design with our easy and powerful restraint controls
    • Grouped member support: Effectively manage and support grouped members


SkyCiv member design module will also let you pick the lightest, most efficient section to ensure your design is the most efficient:

  • Controls and settings for depth, width
  • Filter certain sections by name
  • Adjust the utility ratio criteria
  • Review all tests and select the section that's right for you
  • Works in Beam, S3D, and standalone versions
Optimizer Results
Timber Results AS1720

Timber design

Our timber member design software offers powerful timber member design capabilities, including detailed design reporting, comprehensive design checks, load combination capabilities, and an integrated library of sections and materials.

Supported Design Codes:

  • NDS® Standards 2018; (ASD and LRFD)
  • AS 1720 - 2010 Timber Design
  • Eurocode EN1995-1-1
  • CSA O86-14

Hot-rolled steel

Steel members can be designed with a single click using SkyCiv's integrated design module with SkyCiv Beam and Structural 3D. With comprehensive checks and reporting, the module is intended to be both robust and easy to use.

Supported Design Codes:

  • AISC 360-16 (ASD & LRFD)
  • AISC 360-10 (ASD & LRFD)
  • Eurocode 3 (EN 1993-1-1:2005)
  • BS 5950-1:2000
  • AS 4100-1998 & 2020
  • NZS 3404-1997
  • CSA S16-14
  • IS 800-2007 (LSM and WSM)
Member Report
Timber Results AS1720

Cold-formed steel

Portal frame and facade design have just become so much easier with our in-built cold-formed steel calculations. Supporting AS and US design standards with more to come. Design Z, Channel, and Hat sections with and without lips as well as any other sections as part of the Direct Strength Method (coming soon)

Supported Design Codes:

  • AISI S1000-12 (ASD & LRFD)
  • ASNZ 4600 (2005)
  • Eurocode (Coming Soon)
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A better design workflow
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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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"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

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