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Karamba3D

Karamba3D is a parametric structural engineering tool which provides accurate analysis of spatial trusses, frames and shells.

Current Version: 1.3.2 (July 9 2019)

Website: http://www.karamba3d.com
Location: Vienna
Members: 1035
Latest Activity: Oct 13

Karamba3D is an interactive, parametric finite element program. It lets you analyze the response of 3-dimensional beam and shell structures under arbitrary loads.

Karamba3D is being developed by Clemens Preisinger in cooperation with Bollinger und Grohmann ZTGmbH in Vienna.

Download a free trial now! Licenses for educational or commercial purposes can be purchased at www.karamba3d.com/buy.

Stay up to date with the development of Karamba3D by joining our Grasshopper group where you can post your queries, requests or issues for Karamba3D.

 

downloads, manual:

www.karamba3d.com/download or

www.food4rhino.com/app/karamba3d

examples (for Karamba3D 1.3.2):

www.karamba3d.com/examples/

update report/known bugs: 
www.grasshopper3d.com/group/karamba3d/page/new-features-and-bug-fixes

scripting guide & examples:

https://www.karamba3d.com/download/#manual

repository with unit tests:

https://github.com/karamba3d/K3D_tests

Here a beam structure based on stream-lines with bending moments:


 

More details, manual, examples and download ....

 

 

Discussion Forum

Mesh Load Unit Question 1 Reply

Hi,I have a question about the mesh load unit. It seems Karamba only extracts values from Rhino, not the unit. For example, I work with [mm] in Rhino and I have a surface of 1000000[mm^2]. When I…Continue

Started by pidan. Last reply by Karamba3D Oct 13.

Element activate? 3 Replies

Hi Karamba team. I am a bit confused about the behavior of one of my models. I have a grid structure where I want to be able to turn on and off vertical elements. This is all set up and seems to work…Continue

Tags: activation, element, Karamba3D

Started by Rasmus Holst. Last reply by Karamba3D Oct 9.

Mcr influenced by BklLenZ 3 Replies

I am trying to understand the behaviour of the lateral torsional buckling calculations for beam elements in Karamba (1.3.2 build 190811)In terms of effective length I am expecting that the lateral…Continue

Started by Nick Simpson. Last reply by Karamba3D Sep 19.

Structural analysis for strut and cable structures 2 Replies

Hi All,since Karamba is a finite element software, can we analyze cables means tensions with this software?I want to extract structural analysis for a Strut-cable structure, is it possible with…Continue

Started by FATIMA. Last reply by Aditya Tiwari Sep 11.

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Comment by Karamba3D on July 7, 2011 at 12:55am
Karamba is an interactive finite element program for frames and trusses.
Comment by stjackin on July 6, 2011 at 11:24pm

is this addon something like sap2000 component? for frame structure ?

 

Comment by Robert Vier on June 9, 2011 at 4:22pm

A simple definition using the 'BESO' and 'resulting element forces' - components of the latest release to evolve a topology and get evenly distributed axial stress.

 
 
 

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