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.
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.
— Enrique Luis Chiappini, Structural Engineer, Argentina
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Frequently Asked Questions
RAM Connection is the ideal solution when structural engineers or designers need to check a specific connection, design a single connection for multiple joints, or optimize each connection in a structure.
RAM Connection works as a standalone program or integrated with RAM Elements, STAAD.Pro, and RAM Structural System. Contact our structural experts to learn how you can use standalone RAM Connection and get expert services.
While many RAM Connection tutorials can be found on Bentley Communities, here are some FREE RAM Connection webinars available in our eStore.
If you want to receive tailored training or attend a RAM Connection course that is specific to your project requirement, Bentley offers extra training and mentoring services. You can choose from tailor-made training, on-demand learning, consulting services, mentoring and more. Learn more about Expert Services here.
The price of RAM Connection varies per region. While there are various types of licensing available, a common choice is the 12-month practitioner license offered through Bentley’s eStore. When you purchase through the eStore you get a Virtuoso Subscription which means you get both the software AND the training, expert services, and custom mentoring you need to get started quickly.
1.3 GHz or faster processor (x64)
Microsoft Windows 10 and 11
2 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended
675 MB free disk space for installation
2 GB available for analyzing models
Open GL compatible graphics card with at least 512 MB in video memory, 1024×768 minimum screen resolution.
For the most up-to-date system requirements, visit Bentley Communities.