Welcome to the
BEAMCHEK HOME PAGE
is the quick, accurate and easy to use structural design software for residential architects, professional home designers, engineers, and design/build contractors.
Calculate beams, joists, and rafters with confidence and speed. The BeamChek database includes steel, wood, timber, glu-lams, and structural composite lumber.
Advanced Wood Beam Analysis
Size beams, rafters, floor joists, hips and valleys
● Enter up to a dozen multiple, complex loads
● Solve simple span or overhanging conditions
● Select from 57 wood species or input custom values
● National Design Specification® (NDS 97, 01, 05, 12) values
with New So. Pine Values
● Size steel, glu-lams and Structural Composite beams
● Design columns with steel and wood
● Click instant help buttons for diagrams & code information
● Built-in boundary and error checking
● Easy to read printout with a loading diagram
BeamChek is not just another
Spreadsheet requiring Microsoft Excel, nor is it full of cryptic icons just for the sake of having icons. BeamChek is part of a new generation of simple, no-nonsense, software solutions. Our goal is to save you time.
The following features (many requested by our users) have helped BeamChek evolve into the fastest and easiest to use software of its kind.