Useful Computer Software for Civil Engineers

Computer software play an important role in the analysis and design of civil engineering systems. Some information about useful software in architecture, drafting, design, project management, quantity surveying and Building information modelling (BIM) is provided here.

Civil Engineers' Calculator


Structural Analysis and  design software

Leading software used in Engineering Graphics for 2-D, 3-D drafting

Windows-based software for Structural and Seismic Engineering
Computers & Structures, Inc.


Computer programmes for Engineering Mechanics by Dr. Syed Khaleeq Ahmad

Tekla Design of Steel Structures

TEDDS Structural Design

Primavera for Project management

MS-Project Project planning and scheduling

SACS Dynamic analysis software

Timberline Software for quantity estimation


Revit (Architectural/structural)

QS Software


3D-Home Architect

You can also select from the following links of solved examples to get prepared for your exams like GATE and GRE.

Excellent Calculators

Stress Transformation Calculator
Calculate Principal Stress, Maximum shear stress and the their planes

Calculator for Moving Load Analysis
To determine Absolute Max. B.M. due to moving loads.

Bending Moment Calculator
Calculate bending moment & shear force for simply supported beam

Moment of Inertia Calculator
Calculate moment of inertia of plane sections e.g. channel, angle, tee etc.

Reinforced Concrete Calculator
Calculate the strength of Reinforced concrete beam

Moment Distribution Calculator
Solving indeterminate beams

Deflection & Slope Calculator
Calculate deflection and slope of simply supported beam for many load cases

Fixed Beam Calculator
Calculation tool for beanding moment and shear force for Fixed Beam for many load cases

BM & SF Calculator for Cantilever
Calculate SF & BM for Cantilever

Deflection & Slope Calculator for Cantilever
For many load cases of Cantilever

Overhanging beam calculator
For SF & BM of many load cases of overhanging beam

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Civil Engineering Quiz
Test your knowledge on different topics of Civil Engineering

Research Papers
Research Papers, Thesis and Dissertation

List of skyscrapers of the world
Containing Tall buildings worldwide

Forthcoming conferences
Containing List of civil engineering conferences, seminar and workshops

Profile of Civil Engineers
Get to know about distinguished Civil Engineers

Professional Societies
Worldwide Civil Engineers Professional Societies

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