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Title RING
Software Category Bridge Analysis, Masonry Design
License Type Commercial

RING 3.0 is the latest version of the popular software product for the analysis of masonry arch bridges - designed from the ground up with the needs of professional engineers in mind


Flexibility and Power

  • Analyse single or multi-span bridges with no fixed upper limit on the allowable number of spans
  • Automatically identify the critical failure mode even if:
    • only a single span is involved
    • sliding is involved
    • modelling multi-ring arch bridges
  • Define and solve for multiple load cases
  • Automatically detect 'passive' pressures - analyse deep and multi-span arch problems without difficulty
  • Model the presence of arch backing material

Ease of Use

  • Easy to use wizard system for simple and speedy model definition
  • Modern, intuitive interface with an interactive modelling environment
  • Comprehensive library of standard road and rail vehicles
  • Property editor allows quick querying and modification of model properties
  • 3D graphical output for better understanding
  • Automatic report generation

Specify Local Properties

  • User-definable arch and backfill profiles
  • User-definable individual block weights, masonry strength, mortar loss etc.

Proven Track Record

LimitState:RING is the product of many years research effort.

  • The first version of the software was originally developed as an academic research tool in 1992, with results published in papers in The Structural Engineer and elsewhere
  • The first public versions were developed in association with Network Rail
  • Later versions were developed for worldwide use in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC)
Developed by LimitState Ltd
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Supported Operating Systems [-]
Windows Server 2008Win95/98
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