IES, Inc. Software for Structural Education

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Serving Since 1994

VisualAnalysis Edu

Free for Structural Education

Since 1994, IES has provided VisualAnalysis software to degree-granting universities within the USA and Canada. Through this program, hundreds of professors have taught thousands of students about structural analysis using the interactive features of VisualAnalysis. Many former students are now using the commercial version of VisualAnalysis to solve everyday, real-world problems.

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If you are a student or instructor at qualified school, you may download the free VisualAnalysis Educational today. The educational version may be used for years. A commercial version free-trial will expire in days.

What is VisualAnalysis?

VisualAnalysis is a general-purpose structural analysis tool based on the finite element method. Analyze beams, columns, frames, trusses, walls, tanks, buildings, bridges, and more.

School Faculty and Staff

If you are a faculty or staff member at your school, you may send an email to '', so we can verify your status. Please include a link to your page on the school web site, or similar.

See Support for more information about setting up labs.