Moment frame analysis program

Anyone know of a simple, reliable, user-friendly, and inexpensive moment frame analysis program for residential application? RISA 2D is just too expensive for the little design I do right now.

Maybe Struct4U?

Simple, cheap, effective. But seems to be geared towards EU designs, nuot sure if thats an issue.

Just looking for a program that will give me the reactions and deflections for a moment frame. Likely material is steel. The language of this program is problematical for me.

If you just need simple analysis this spreadsheet from Alex Tomanovich would probably work.

FRAME — PORTAL AND GABLE RIGID PLANE FRAME ANALYSIS.xls (3.2 MB)

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Thanks. I’ll take a look at it.

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Looks like it will give me what I need. Thanks again.

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