Tag Archives: 3D frame analysis

3DFrame with spring releases

Following the previous post I have added similar functionality to the 3DFrame spreadsheet.  The new file can be downloaded from: 3DFrame.zip As before, see Installing C# dll files, reminder for details of installing the supplied dll files, which provide much better … Continue reading

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Run Fortran from Excel with Python and F2Py

I have previously posted on the use of the Silverfrost Fortran compiler with Excel (e.g. Linking Excel to Fortran).  More recently I have been concentrating on accessing high performance compiled routines via Python and the Python maths and science libraries … Continue reading

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Frame Analysis with Excel

Starting from 2009 I have posted a series on frame analysis using Excel, starting from a simple “on-sheet” solution and working through to applications able to solve large 2D or 3D problems. To follow the analysis process it is best … Continue reading

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3DFrame Ver 1.03 and Frame4 Ver 3.07

Updated versions of my 2D and 3D frame analysis spreadsheets are now available for download from: 3DFrame.zip Frame4.zip The download files include full open-source VBA code, and dll files for compiled solvers for much better performance with large models. See https://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/2012/11/16/frame4-now-with-added-alglib/ for … Continue reading

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3DFrame – 3D Frame analysis for Excel

I have now extended the Frame4 spreadsheet to deal with 3D frames.  As well as making the necessary changes to the input ranges and stiffness matrix generation routines I have revised the Sparse solver routine, added a new compiled solver, and … Continue reading

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