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Description

Deflection is the most interactive, fast, and precise app available for structural beam analysis. Design visually and obtain engineering results, graphs, and equations instantaneously!

Simply place loads and supports on the beam, and see how it bends. Find a cross section in the built-in library, or define a custom shape. Deflection, internal stresses, and other useful results are automatically updated.

This software is the result of over six years of continuous development and innovation aimed at mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and structural engineering. This tool will help you apply beam elastic theory from day 1 as you are learning Mechanics of Materials, and it will be your go-to pocket reference any time in the future.

RESULTS

Obtain design results and diagrams in real-time.

• Shear force
• Bending moment
• Deflection distance
• Internal bending stress
• Internal shear stress

CROSS SECTION DATABASES

Specify values directly, or find common shapes and materials using the built-in databases.

• United States
• Europe
• Japan
• India
• Russia
• Great Britain
• Canada
• Australia

CROSS SECTION EDITOR

Edit built-in cross sections. Shape properties are automatically calculated.

• Moment of inertia
• Area

UNLIMITED LOADS AND SUPPORTS

Simply drag any load or support on the beam.

• Concentrated point loads
• Distributed loads
• Moment loads
• Simple supports
• Fixed supports
• Fixed hinges
• Floating Gerber hinges

OTHER FEATURES

• Apply beam self-weight optionally
• Automatic detection of local maxima and minima in diagrams
• Unlimited design files
• Quick-start templates
• Metric and standard measurement units

CONTACT

We want to hear from you! Issues, questions, or requests? Please submit a review or email contact@ketchep.com

What’s New

Version 5.8.1

• IMPROVED: Better layout of beam design area to reduce overlap of labels with icons.
• FIXED: Minor issues.

We want to hear from you! Issues, questions, or requests? Please submit a review or email contact@ketchep.com

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

8Way ,

Needs polishing

Kinda klunky interface. The calculator layout is poor. Calculator needs means of entering scientific notation. Missing aluminum extrusions. Should have a way to favorite beam shapes and add user defined ones. I prefer scientific notation normalized to be x.xx x10^x not xxx.x x10^x

Not sure why 10x length limitation.

Developer Response ,

Thank you very much for your detailed feedback and requests! We always have to make a tradeoff between polishing existing features and rolling out new ones, but over time we try to address all sharp corners, so thanks for pointing some of them out!

Regarding the 10X requirement: The equations that the app uses internally assume that the beam is "slender", meaning that the length-to-height ratio should be greater than 10. If you need to design for something shorter, you may need to use a different type of analysis tool. You can find a mention of this in the general Wikipedia article on Beam Deflection https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deflection_(engineering)

faader4100 ,

Great Application for quick accurate beam evaluations

Great sanity check software before delving into a solid model evaluation

benyamin 5s ,

it can be better

it should have angle for better experiment

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your feedback! This will help us prioritize future work.

If you have any specific use cases for angles in mind, please don't hesitate to send them to us at contact@ketchep.com . This will be helpful as we design and implement future functionality.

Information

Seller
Ketchep.com, LLC
Size
32.9 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
$6.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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