Download TwoDFrame 2.32
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TwoDFrame comes with two license modes: Academic/Teaching and Commercial.
Universities / Polytechnics / Professors / Lecturers / Students (Academic/Teaching):
TwoDFrame is a big help for thousands of students in more than hundred countries on five continents.
The Academic mode is and will be free of charge and without any burocratic hurdles for
academic / non-commercial users. Just download and begin!
Professors and lecturers are asked to mention TwoDFrame at relevant places (e.g. homepages, lecture notes, publications).
Engineers and others (Commercial): You are welcome to download
and to test TwoDFrame, but you must pay the license fee before using TwoDFrame on a project.
TwoDFrame is not 'freeware'.
However, licenses are sold for a small price.
Most of the features are running without a license number and may be freely used for teaching purposes, e.g.:
First order analysis of two-dimensional frames or continuous beams, timber design according to Eurocode 5,
steel design according to Eurocode 3, reinforced concrete design according to Eurocode 2,
ouput of all matrices of the matrix displacement method (stiffness method).
The following advanced analysis options are enabled with a valid license number:
Second Order Analysis (P-Delta), Elastic Foundation, Model Column Method,
Elastic-Plastic-Design (E-P), Plastic-Plastic-Design (P-P), Buckling Design,
Modal Shapes, Modal Analysis, Modal Superposition, Dynamic Loads,
Spectral Acceleration, Support Acceleration, Response Spectrum Analysis, Time History Analysis.
License numbers for academic purposes are and will be distributed for free
and without burocracy to professors and lecturers.
Students can use the advanced analysis options for free in the computer labs of the universities.
Free license numbers for the students' private computers are not available.
We kindly ask for your understanding. Students are asked to contact their lecturer.
It is recommended that you first download frame___.exe (10.9 MByte; please check after download!) to your harddisk and then execute it as
administrator (right mouse button).
Windows 8 / 7 / Vista: To install, uninstall and change the license settings, you must run setup / TwoDFrame
as administrator (right mouse button). Otherwise, data is redirected to the 'virtual store' and TwoDFrame will not behave correctly.
Safety: All our files are checked against computer viruses with the latest McAfee VirusScan software.
However, it is good practice to scan downloaded files against computer viruses after they have travelled through the internet.
Setup.exe writes into your computer's registry.
Digital Signature: We do not plan to obtain a digital signature for our software
because the price is unreasonable.
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Download time: with DSL less than a minute, with a phone modem approximately 20 minutes.
If you cannot download TwoDFrame:
Students: Do not try to install TwoDFrame on a computer in a computer lab. Ask
the responsible staff or administrators.
- Due to common limitations you may have problems to download TwoDFrame.
Be aware of disk quotas and security settings in your office or computer lab.
- With some browsers you will not be able to download TwoDFrame.
- Sometimes our server is busy because of concurrent downloads. Please, visit us again tomorrow.
If you cannot download TwoDFrame (please, try more than once from different computers / places),
send us an e-mail with your postal address.
We will send you TwoDFrame directly (mail with CD).
To use Australian Standard Steel Sections:
- on TwoDFrame's Settings menu select the Files... item
- Browse to the new Standard Steel Section File: c:\twdframe\section\australia.txt
- click the OK button