Daily Download 6: Working with FEA programs

Today’s downloads are three programs for working with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) programs.  The first use the Scripting Dictionary Object to count the number of different element types (beams, plates, bricks and links) and the number of node restraints at each end of listed beams from a finite element model.  For more details see:

Working with FEM data and using the dictionary object

Download a spreadsheet including UDF with open-source code from:


The other two files are for use with the Strand7 FEA program:

Using the Strand7 API and Strand7 API GetNode functions

The associated download files are:


BeamEndA Function

S7API-Tools Functions

GetNode Function

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