Scan-and-Solve for Rhino

Simulate Early, Simulate Often... In Rhino


Scan&Solve™ for Rhino for Windows completely automates basic structural simulation of Rhino solids. Unlike other analysis tools, no preprocessing (meshing, simplification, healing, translating, etc.) is needed.

In Rhino, simply:

  1. Select the material
  2. Apply the restraints
  3. Apply the loads
  4. Click [Go!]
  5. View,  ReportBake or 3D print the results

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Scan&Solve Fusion (WIP) is released

Created by Scan&Solve Feb 23, 2015 at 11:27pm. Last updated by Scan&Solve Feb 24.

Intact Solutions is hiring!

Created by Scan&Solve Jul 9, 2014 at 3:18am. Last updated by Scan&Solve Jul 9, 2014.

Scan&Solve 2014 is now available

Created by Scan&Solve Jun 20, 2014 at 10:57am. Last updated by Scan&Solve Jun 20, 2014.

Webinar: Scan&Solve 2014 features and uses

Created by Scan&Solve May 29, 2014 at 4:55pm. Last updated by Scan&Solve Jun 19, 2014.

Scan&Solve 2014 Beta is Free until June 18, 2014

Created by Scan&Solve Apr 18, 2014 at 10:35am. Last updated by Scan&Solve Apr 18, 2014.

Blog Posts

Modelling and analyzing a statue

Posted by Anna Spangher on October 4, 2014 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Use of Scan and solve for Fimbulvetr Snowshoes

Posted by Liam Woolley on April 24, 2014 at 6:38am

What caused the cracks in Michelangelo's David?

Posted by Scan&Solve on November 15, 2012 at 9:29pm

Thank You!

Posted by Ian Boyd on December 14, 2011 at 2:50am — 1 Comment

What is the most important feature of Scan&Solve?

Posted by Vadim Shapiro on February 11, 2011 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Finite Element Analysis: (Mesh)Free At Last!

Posted by Vadim Shapiro on August 22, 2010 at 11:30pm

Scan&Solve™ for Rhino: Now With Gravity!

Posted by Michael Freytag on August 18, 2010 at 3:00pm


Scan&Solve 2014

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Scan&Solve™ 2014 for Rhino

This version of Scan&Solve™ expands the power and simplicity of structural simulation to any solid geometry (polysurfaces, extrusions, meshes) within 64-bit Rhino 5.  It adds faster solvers , supports higher resolutions, and allows automation through RhinoScript.    More details here.  

A fully functional 7-day evaluation is free for all new users.  To use Scan&Solve™ 2014 you will need to have an installation of 64-bit Rhino 5 on your Windows computer and an internet connection to obtain the license.  

If you are using Scan&Solve 1.6 or earlier,  you can purchase an upgrade to Scan&Solve 2014. This upgrade is free to all users who purchased Scan&Solve license after June 1, 2013  by contacting


V1.6 of Scan&Solve™ for Rhino 4 and 5 is still available using the free 7-day evaluation, purchasing a license or a pass.

If you wish to roll back from Scan&Solve 2014 to V1.6, please  follow these instructions.

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