New to SOFiSTiK FEA?

This Getting Started Guide supports you in getting up and running
with one of the most powerful and advanced
finite element software in the industry.

New to SOFiSTiK?

This Getting Started Guide supports you in getting up
and running with one of the most powerful and advanced
finite element software in the industry.

Step 1 – Download the SOFiSTiK Application Manager

Application Manager

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First, you will need to download and install SOFiSTiK Application Manager, whether you already purchased a product or are starting the free trial.

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Step 2 – Learn the Basics

Building Design in SOFiSTiK FEA and SOFiPLUS

Building Design
in SOFiSTiK FEA and SOFiPLUS


Start with the basic workflow in SOFiPLUS and SOFiSTiK FEA to create your structural models.
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More about SOFiSTiK FEA and SOFiPLUS.
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Building Design in SOFiSTiK FEA and Revit

Building Design
in SOFiSTiK FEA
and Revit


Learn about the structural analysis and the design of a reinforced concrete structure in SOFiSTiK FEA and Revit.
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More about the SOFiSTiK – Revit workflow.
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Bridge Design in SOFiSTiK FEA and SOFiPLUS

Bridge Design
in SOFiSTiK FEA
and SOFiPLUS


Familiarising yourself with bridge design to tackle upcoming challenges and complex projects.
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More about bridge design in SOFiSTiK.
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The SOFiSTiK Text Input


The SOFiSTiK Text Input
and its Syntax CADiNP


Unleash the full range of capabilities of SOFiSTiK and create, parametrise, analyse and design any structure.
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More about the Text Input and CADiNP.
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SOFiSTiK Bridge + Infrastructure Modeler for Revit


Bridge + Infrastructure
Modeler for Revit


Creating parametric bridge models in Revit couldn’t be simpler. It will take you just a few with a few clicks.
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More about the modelling plugin.
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McNeel Rhinoceros Interface and Grasshopper

McNeel Rhinoceros
Interface
and Grasshopper


Create structural models in McNeel Rhinoceros and Grasshopper and build any parametric model.
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More about the SOFiSTiK Rhino Interface.
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Step 3 – Explore SOFiSTiK FEA further

Online Courses

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For an even better learning experience, enrol in the online courses and learn how to use SOFiSTiK FEA step by step.


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Online Tutorials

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For an even better learning experience, enrol in the online courses and learn how to use SOFiSTiK FEA step by step.

SOFiSTiK Online Tutorials 2022 >
SOFiSTiK Online Tutorials 2020 >

YouTube Channels

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Visit the YouTube Channels about SOFiSTiK from different creators.

SOFiSTiK FOR YOU >
SOFiSTiK AG >
Linked Into KiTSiFOS >

Webinars

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Watch a variety of free webinars during the year. And the recordings are available to rewatch whenever you find the time.

SOFiSTiK Webinars >

Online Forum

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Discuss your questions with other SOFiSTiK users around the world in the SOFiSTiK Forum.

SOFiSTiK Forum >

Infoportal and Documents

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The Infoportal contains documents, SOFinars, Examples, Tutorials, Papers, and lots more helpful information.

SOFiSTiK Infoportal >

Technical Support

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You are in good hands with SOFiSTiK’s excellent high-level technical support team.


SOFiSTiK Technical Support >

Verification Manual

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Design Code and Mechanical Benchmarks; look under the hood of SOFiSTiK FEA.

Verification Benchmarks 2022 >
Verification Benchmarks 2020 >

Administration Manual

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Learn about how to install and set up SOFiSTiK on your workstation.

Administration Manual 2022 >
Administration Manual 2020 >

Step 4 – Get in touch

Get in Touch

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If you miss something or you have any questions, just get in touch. Send an email or drop a message on social media.

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