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Celebrating 20 years!



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2014

April

  • IES 20th Anniversary: Thanks To You...
  • QuickSuite 4.0: New Features
  • VisualShearWall 2.0: Rigid, Semi-Rigid or Flexible Diaphragm?
  • Install & License: New System Transition Completed

 

2013

December

  • VisualAnalysis 11: Beta Testing
  • ShapeBuilder 7 Released
  • New Self-Service Portal, 24/7 Ordering, Licenses
  • Quick Product Upgrades

June

  • Asymmetric Bending
  • ShapeBuilder 7.0: What's Coming?
  • VA Tips & Tricks
  • Top Support Answers

March

  • A White Paper for AISC Design Guide #1
  • An Engineer's look at Windows 8
  • A book to read: "To Forgive Design"
  • Get IES Updates

 

January

  • How is VisualAnalysis 10.0 like Corn Flakes?
  • What's it like to take the SE Exam?
  • Introducing VAConnect 1.0
  • Key IES Answers to Common Questions

2012

July

  • Foundation Sliding Checks: VisualFoundation 4.0
  • K-Factors in VisualAnalysis: Software Development
  • Where is the Anchor Bolt Web App?
  • Sneak Peak: VisualAnalysis 10.0, Base Plate Design
  • QuickRWall 3.0: New Release

 

February

  • Slender Bracing Members in VisualAnalysis
  • Unit Systems & Styles
  • Retiring Product-Versions
  • Software Archives (Saving Projects Forever)

 

2011

November

  • VA 9.0 Tidbits
  • Validation Efforts
  • Thanks Again (to IES Customers)
  • Crashing Softly

April

  • Whither AnalysisGroup?
  • Drag Struts
  • Meet Adam Stordahl
  • IES Updater 1.01

 

2010

June

  • Better Support: Updated FAQ Answers
  • Free Web-Based Training Information
  • VA 8.0: Design & Reports, but we need your help!
  • Educational Outreach - New Version
  • Lower Up-Front Cost for Licenses beginning July 1.

April

  • Holes in VisualFoundation 2.0
  • Introducing Web-Based Training
  • Meet Keith Aldrich, Marketing Director
  • Window Washing: Terry's Favorite Utilities
  • 2010 Customer Survey

 

February

  • Shear Flow in ShapeBuilder 5.0, with VQ/I
  • IES plays nicely with Windows 7 (32 or 64-bit)
  • VisualAnalysis 7.0 Reporting
  • WebApps: Anchors Away!
  • Databases Plus, supplementary downloads

 

2009

September

  • What is the opposite of quicksand?  QuickFooting 2.0!
  • 7 Habits of Effective Engineers.  Help yourself with VA 7.0
  • Comparing: QuickFooting to VisualFoundation
  • Fall Equinox Sale through September 31st.  Indeed
  • Its just not funny: Technical Support Top Ten list

August

  • Some places to bookmark at iesweb.com
  • Maintenance Plans: Late Summer Sale
  • VisualAnalysis 7.0 Feature Teaser

 

May

  • Preview iesweb.com 2.0 site
  • Introducing VisualFoundation 1.0
  • 15 Years in Business!
  • Comparing VisualFoundation with VA

 

February PDF file

  • AnalysisGroup 3.5: Compare with VisualAnalysis
  • Tips for Engineering in a Down Economy

2008

November PDF file

  • New Code Combinations Editor utility program
  • Threaded Steel Rods VA database and ShapeBuilder tutorial

August PDF file

  • ShapeBuilder 4.5 Released
  • Custom Shapes & Materials: What, Where, How
  • VisualFoundation Sneak Peek

May PDF file

  • VARevitLink 6.0 Released
  • Crashes: Bang Head Here, or Not
  •  Customer Training: Immediate Results!

March PDF file

  • Unlocking Unity Checks (VA 6.0)
  • Windows 64-Bit?

January PDF file

  • VisualAnalysis 6.0 Success Stories
  • QuickRWall 2.0 Release

2007

September PDF file

  • Upgrade Tips & Tricks
  • VA 6 Upgrade FAQ's
  • VA 6 Short Course - Do you want it? Do you need it?
  • Maintenance Installs - How can I install IES tools?
  • Revit Structure 2008 - Building information modeling
  • New License System Introduced

July PDF file

  • What a View! - VA 6.0 lets you see models like never before
  • IBC 2006 Support? Where IES stands, product-by-product
  • QuickRWall 2.0 Coming Soon

March PDF file

  • VA 6.0 coming soon - It will be worth the wait!
  • Vista - the new Windows operation system and what it means to you
  • Hot Fix for QuickMasonry 2.0
  • Office 2007: Ribbon - Innovative or frustrating?

January PDF file

  • Masonry Design2 - Innovative tool is now customer driven
  • Custom Wood Shapes: ShapeBuilder 4.0 to VisualAnalysis 5.5
  • Don't Black Box It! - The dangers of hiding software coding assumptions, etc.
  • Quality Assurance - Verification & Validation
  • Update to VA 6.0 Release Date

2006

December PDF file

  • Beam to Plate Modeling
  • Shear Diagrams and Numerical Analysis
  • ASCE&-05 Seismic Load Combinations, Again
  • Debugging Crashes - A needle in the haystack?

November PDF file

  • VisualAnalysis 6.0 and Building Codes
  • VA 5.5 Batch Mode Beta Test
  • A Tale of Two footings

October PDF file

  • Bracing: A short course
  • New FAQ Answers: Manual Installation
  • Printing to PDF
  • QuickFooting Update
  • VA Development & Review

September PDF file

  • QuickRWall Stem Graph Explanation
  • Batch Processing Anyone?
  • Educational Tutorial: Member Shapes & Materials
  • Updates: Arrrggh!
  • VA6: Sketch Grids

August PDF file

  • A Faster PC...Free!
  • Critical Update for VisualAnalysis

July PDF file

  • AnalysisGroup vs. VisualAnalysis
  • What is Windows Vista?
  • Irregular Mat Footing Tutorial in VisualAnalysis
  • Licensing & Installation Tips

June PDF file

  • QuickMasonry Upgrade Preview
  • Archive CD Information
  • Area Load & More in VA6

May PDF file

  • ASCE Wind Load Insanity?
  • New VA Resources
  • Licensing Survey Results
  • AnalysisGroup Tutorials

April PDF file

  • AnalysisGroup vs. VisualAnalysis
  • Licensing & Pricing: Mini Survey
  • Basement Walls

March PDF file

  • Confusion Mitigation (VA 5.5 Tips)
  • IES User's Group, an Invitation

February PDF file

  • Dynamic Response Analysis: White paper
  • Rigid Link Rescue: Exploring this FEM trick, with examples
  • Property Line Walls in QuickRWall

January PDF file

  • AnalysisGroup 3.0 Release
  • Engineering Discussions: Complex FEA Modeling
  • Troubleshooting Tips in VisualAnalysis

2005

4th Quarter PDF file

  • What's Up with SCL Wood - VA 5.5 offers support for structural composite lumber
  • Database Organization Tips
  • QuickMasonry Released
  • Customer Case Study Request
  • IES Hits the Road - Chicago and San Antonio conferences

3rd Quarter PDF file

  • Modeling Stacked Beams in VA 5.5
  • Masonry Design Software - QuickMasonry
  • Deep Beams - Shear Deformation Effects

2nd Quarter PDF file

  • Visualize This! - Seeing is believing in VA 5.5
  • Upgrade to FAQ for VA 5.5
  • IES Introduces Product Activation Code - What, Why, and How Explained
  • IES Rewards Beta Testers

1st Quarter PDF file

  • Shear Wall Designer - QuickConcreteWall introduced
  • Load Combinations - VA tips & tricks
  • New IES Website & Logo
  • IES Plan for the Future

2004

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