Technical

Technical issues relating to the use of MecaWind

Do I need MecaWind Pro or MecaWind Standard?
We have developed a wizard which recommends which version of MecaWind is the best to meet your needs. MecaWind Wizard
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018 at 1:08 PM
Is there training available for MecaWind?
We do not offer an online course for MecaWind but we do have some videos on our youtube channel to help with some common issues. MecaWind Youtube Channel
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018 at 1:20 PM
How to Save and Send a MecaWind Input File
In order to send us an input file, please follow these steps: 1) After data has been entered into the software, please click "File" 2) ...
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 at 7:26 AM
MecaWind MWFRS Roof Pressures Different for new version of Software
This applies to ASCE 7-05 Fig 6-6 as well as ASCE 7-10/16 Fig 27.4.1.  MecaStack reports extremes for the roof MWFRS pressures, and there has been a change ...
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018 at 3:01 PM
Does MecaWind handle Tornado Design?
Our software is written to follow ASCE 7, and ASCE 7 does not address Tornado design.  You can simulate very high wind loads with MecaWind, and it will just...
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Norton Anti Virus and MecaWind
How to add the mecawind.exe file as an exclusion/acceptable program to Norton:  https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/home/current/solutions/v3672136_ns_retai...
Mon, 7 Jan, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Rich Text Format (rtf) doesn't look good
The old MecaWind exclusively used the rtf format, and it worked pretty well.  The problem was that many customers wanted to pdf format.  We found that rtf a...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 8:37 AM
Is there somewhere that explains the nomenclature for the different Overhang values (i.e. OH_X, OH_Y, etc..)
The reason we have so many terms for overhang is because we have added functionality and that adds complexity, so we need more variables.  In the case of...
Fri, 10 May, 2019 at 2:27 PM
How to send MecaWind Input File
In order to send us an input file, please follow these steps: 1) After data has been entered into the software, please click "File" 2)...
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019 at 3:09 PM
The type initializer for 'MecaWind.App' threw and exception
After installing MecaWind and trying to run, you get the following error: If this occurs, the solution is simple.  Please download and install this...
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 at 10:13 AM