SkyCiv Member Design Module

Timber, Cold-Formed and Steel Member Design that with an easy interface, powerful reporting and much more

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SkyCiv Integrated Design Software

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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SkyCiv Beam Add Note

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.

  • Load Combinations, forces automatically imported

  • Member lengths, materials, section information imported

  • Easy and powerful restraint controls (coming soon)
  • Supports Grouped members

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

Timber Design

Powerful timber member design capabilities, including detailed design reporting (AS 1720 only), 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
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Hot-Rolled Steel

Steel members can be designed with a single click using SkyCiv's integrated design module for SkyCIv Beam and Structural 3D. With comprehensive checks and reporting, the module mixes powerful with 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
  • NZS 3404-1997
  • CSA S16-14
  • IS 800-2007 (LSM and WSM)
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Cold-Formed Steel

Portal frame and facade design has just become so much easier using 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)
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Full Capabilities of SkyCiv Member Design Module

General Features

  • Integrated with SkyCiv Beam
  • Integrated with SkyCiv Structural 3D
  • Available as Standalone (manually enter in loads, materials and sections)
  • Optimize for lightest possible section
  • Save and Load Design input
  • Summary PDF reports
  • Detailed PDF calculation reports
  • Available to run via API
  • Control and adjust inputs for K factors, restraints and ratio limits
  • Filter passing/failing results or by particular setions/groups
  • Easy traffic light result summary

Hot-Rolled Steel Member Design

  • General
    • Axial Calculations
    • Flexural Strength (bi-axial)
    • Shear Checks
    • Combined Checks
    • Slenderness Checks
    • Displacement Checks
  • 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
    • NZS 3404-1997
    • CSA S16-14
    • IS 800-2007 (LSM and WSM)

Timber Member Design

  • Design Checks
    • Design in AxialDesign in Bending (bi-axial)
    • Design in Shear (bi-axial)
    • Combined Bending/Axial
    • Slenderness Checks
    • Displacement Checks
  • NDS® Standards 2018; (ASD and LRFD)
    • Circular and Rectangular Shapes
    • Library of common Wood Sections and Materials
  • AS 1720 2010 Timber Design
    • Includes detailed reporting
    • Library of common LVL, GluLam and Un/seasoned Australian timber sections and common materials
    • Strength and Serviceability Load Combinations

Cold-Formed Steel Member Design

  • General
    • Direct Strength Method calculations (coming soon)
    • Supports Z and Channel Sections (both lipped and unlipped)
    • Bending Checks
    • Flexural Buckling
    • Flexural Torsional Buckling
    • Distorsional Buckling (Bending and Compression)
    • Shear Strength
    • Lateral Torsional Buckling
    • Combined (Bending + Axial)
    • Combined (Bending + Shear)
  • AISI S1000-12 (ASD & LRFD)
    • Includes detailed reporting
    • Database of sections
    • Also includes Hat Sections
  • AS/NZ 4600
    • Includes detailed reporting
    • Database of common sections

More benefits from SkyCiv

100% cloud, no installations

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.

Faster modeling

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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Customizable reports

SkyCiv software allows you to tailor your own analysis reports in PDF and CSV formats, with full step-by-step calculations made by the software.

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Easy collaboration & share

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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Fully integrated

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

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Flexible pricing, no lock-in contracts required

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“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

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