IES, Inc. Software for Structural Education

Quick * Easy * Versatile

Serving Since 1994

VisualAnalysis Edu

Free for Structural Education

Since 1994, IES offers VisualAnalysis to universities within the USA and Canada. Hundreds of professors have taught thousands of students about structural analysis with this software tool. Many former students are now using the commercial version.


If you are a student or instructor at a qualified school, you may download the free VisualAnalysis Edu 17.0.

What is VisualAnalysis?

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


Get help with the educational version. Faculty or staff members should read this before trying to set up a student lab!


Model frames, trusses, beams, tanks, towers, walls, etc. in VisualAnalysis