Tag Archives: Strand7 API

Using Excel with Python and ctypes

The Strand7 API provides an interface between the Strand7 Finite Element Analysis program and external software. It works with many different languages, including Python, which uses ctypes to transfer data to and from the API functions. It is essential that … Continue reading

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64 bit Excel and the Strand7 API

Back in May 2017 I posted a sample spreadsheet using the Strand7 API to allow Excel to read and write Strand7 node data and results.  A comment noted at the time that the spreadsheet was not working with 64 bit … Continue reading

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Bridge Design, Beyond the Basics …

… is the name of a series of full-day seminars that I will be presenting around Australia (together with two other bridge engineers), for the Concrete Institute of Australia, starting in Sydney next Wednesday, 12th June. Click below for details: Amongst the … Continue reading

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