The Excel based teaching software Truss which accompanies the course in Non-linear FEM for students of the masters program Civil Engineering and Computational Mechanics. The nonlinear calculations of truss structures can be performed with various predictor schemes (load controlled, displacement controlled and arc-length method).

Download and Manual

The software Truss and two simple examples can be downloaded here as ZIP-archive. MS EXCEL 2007,2010 or 2013 and the enabling of macros are prerequisites. The manual can be found here.


If you have any questions or suggestions please contact:

Armin Geiser
Altug Emiroglu