RAM Connection

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RAM Connection

Steel Connection Design Software

The Go-To for Steel Connection design

Perform analysis and design of virtually any connection type and verify your connections in seconds

what is ram connection?

RAM Connection is steel connection analysis and design software for virtually any connection type. You can easily verify your connections in seconds, with comprehensive calculations, including seismic compliance. RAM Connection is proven to increase productivity with optimized workflows and full integration of 3D design models.

  • Design
  • Design

    • Design and detail beam-to-beam, beam-to-column, brace end, and complex multimember connections
    • Simplify the arrangement of plates, stiffeners, bolts, and welds with a comprehensive library of standard connection types
    • Easily compare the economy and practicality of connection scenarios
    • Efficiently design and optimize a myriad of connections included in the AISC (ASD and LRFD), EC3, IS, GB, and BS specifications
    • Quickly complete all your connections, such as shear and moment connections, braced frame connections, column/beam splices, and base plates
    • Design and detail seismic force-resisting systems according to the relevant building code

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  • Detail & Document
  • Detail and Document

    Produce structural design documentation
    Generate structural design documents including necessary plans and elevations that are used to convey the design intent. Changes made to the 3D model are automatically updated in the documentation.

    Produce structural details
    Produce detailed 2D drawings directly from design results established in the structural model. Customize the style and format of the drawings using settings offered within the software.

    Data Sheet

Design

  • Design and detail beam-to-beam, beam-to-column, brace end, and complex multimember connections
  • Simplify the arrangement of plates, stiffeners, bolts, and welds with a comprehensive library of standard connection types
  • Easily compare the economy and practicality of connection scenarios
  • Efficiently design and optimize a myriad of connections included in the AISC (ASD and LRFD), EC3, IS, GB, and BS specifications
  • Quickly complete all your connections, such as shear and moment connections, braced frame connections, column/beam splices, and base plates
  • Design and detail seismic force-resisting systems according to the relevant building code

Data Sheet

Detail and Document

Produce structural design documentation
Generate structural design documents including necessary plans and elevations that are used to convey the design intent. Changes made to the 3D model are automatically updated in the documentation.

Produce structural details
Produce detailed 2D drawings directly from design results established in the structural model. Customize the style and format of the drawings using settings offered within the software.

Data Sheet

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RAM Connection

Analyze and design of any connection type and verify your connections in seconds, all with comprehensive calculations, including seismic compliance.

*Prices vary per region. For more options, see licensing and subscriptions section.

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“The constant development of Bentley software and the support available are an incomparable advantage in the end-to-end design of complex industrial engineering projects.”

— Enrique Luis Chiappini, Structural Engineer, Argentina

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Licensing and Subscription options

One-year license with training

Virtuoso Subscription – A popular choice for small and medium-sized businesses

Get access to software that comes with training – fast! Bentley’s eStore, Virtuosity, offers a convenient way to lease a 12-month license of Bentley software for a low, upfront cost. Every online purchase through Virtuosity comes as a Virtuoso Subscription that includes training and auto-renewals. 

With no contract required, it’s easy to get started quickly.

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One-time purchase with support

Perpetual License with SELECT

A perpetual license of Bentley software is a one-time purchase, with a yearly maintenance subscription, called SELECT. This includes 24/7/365 technical support, learning resources, and the ability to exchange licenses for other software once a year. With SELECT, you will benefit from:

  • License pooling, so you can access your software from multiple computers.
  • Access additional Bentley software with Term Licenses, which allow you to pay for what you use without the upfront cost of purchasing a perpetual license.

Annual renewal quotes are delivered directly to your inbox, and our experienced Renewal Representatives are available to answer your questions and guide you through any changes you’d like to make.

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Enterprise Organizations

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For larger organizations with in-depth requirements, we offer plans to provide global pricing and access to our comprehensive portfolio of solutions and success plan services. Contact us about how to get access to software, global best practices, implementation services, training, and technical support to help your organization realize its full potential while addressing your unique needs.

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