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Steel beam design software

Design Steel beams fast

Need to design composite steel beams in a snap?

what is ram SBeam?

RAM SBeam is a specialized software for the design of steel beams. Model beams of many types including composite, castellated, and cellular beams. With RAM SBeam you can consider skip loading, unbraced bending segment, partial composite and construction constraints to produce the optimal composite beam design solution for your clients. It offers powerful design and comprehensive reports all within a simple, easy-to-use, interface. RAM SBeam supports the design standards of AISC 360, CAN/CSA S16, BS5950, Eurocode and AS 4100.

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A specialized desktop application for the design of steel beams

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

User Quote

“Bentley solutions allowed us to work more efficiently, saving significant resource hours and materials.”

— Manuel Robles Romero, Structural Project Manager, Answer Ingenieri­a


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Frequently Asked Questions

RAM SBeam is a composite steel beam design software that helps engineers produce optimal composite beam designs easily.

RAM SBeam tutorials can be found on Bentley Communities, however here are some FREE webinars available in our eStore.

If you want to receive tailored training or attend a RAM SBeam 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 SBeam 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.

Multiple cores utilized but not required

Operating System
Windows 8 or later

1GB recommended Hard Disk 100MB free disk space

256MB video card with DirectX 9 compatible (DirectX 10 compatible recommended).

For the most up-to-date system requirements, visit Bentley Communities.

Licensing and Subscription options

Choose What is Right for You

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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