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Red Seat Software, Structural Engineering Software Solutions Distributor, Announces the Availability of S-CALC 2013

June 4, 2013
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

Red Seat Software, a Structural Engineering Software Solutions Provider for S-FRAME Software, Inc. and Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC, announced the availability of S-CALC 2013 for cross-section property calculations.

S-CALC 2013 brings with it enhancements including new section property quantities, new pre-defined shapes, updated CISC and AISC databases, multi-language availability & customization, an improved DXF import capability, and a new Revit import link for section property calculations that can be transferred to S-FRAME Analysis.

“The capabilities available in S-CALC 2013 provide a commercially available toolkit to help structural engineering professionals with complete cross-sectional property calculations for virtually any shape”, said John Parady, Principal at Red Seat Software. “S-CALC 2013 provides complete section property values, including numerically challenging values such as Shear Center, Shear Area, and Torsional and Warping Constants. It also provides compound section creation, along with multi-material section creation. There is also a built-in API toolkit for integration into .NET applications and an automation scripting interface using IronPython. S-CALC 2013 is not limited to the Structural Engineering community. Any industry idealizing structure as beams, such as Aerospace, Shipbuilding, and Automotive can gain a competitive advantage using S-CALC 2013.”

The easy to use interface is augmented with a “self-help” tutorial created by S-FRAME Software. The video can be viewed on YouTube at: Further product details can be found at:

About Red Seat Software

Red Seat Software is a distributor within the USA for Structural Engineering Software Solutions from S-FRAME Software, Inc., and Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC. The solutions provide architects, designers and engineers with tools to help with the design and analysis of projects, along with the capability to design and generate drawings for on-site construction projects. The products are used in a wide range of industries, such as Oil & Gas, Commercial & Industrial Building Construction, and Transportation Infrastructure. Red Seat Software is an independently owned software distributor located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX area. The mission of the company is to provide Structural Engineering Professionals with software solutions that are easy to use, accurate, and proven to add efficiency and value to structural engineering project workflows.


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