ASEE Prism Magazine

By Andrea Tallent

Section Computation Software
Research Engineers International (REI), a division of netGuru, Inc. has recently developed Sectionwizard, a software product that quickly and accurately calculates section properties for custom or assembled shapes.
Sectionwizard, expected to be of particular value to structural, civil and mechanical engineers and architects, enables engineers and architects to: calculate section properties such as area, moment of inertia, section modulus, center of gravity, shear center, and torsional constants; create custom shapes from built-in sections and plates; and compute stresses at any point of a cross section, among other features.

The software is compatible with metric and imperial unit systems, and is fully integrated with STAAD.Pro software—permitting quick, one-step export of data, and production of written reports and STAAD user tables.
Sectionwizard costs $695. For purchase, call 1-800-FOR-RESE. You may download a demo from the Web at

Product descriptions are based on manufacturers' literature. Endorsement by ASEE is not implied.

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