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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Modelling and analyzing a statue

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What caused the cracks in Michelangelo's David?

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Thank You!

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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!

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Scan&Solve™ for Rhino: Now With Gravity!

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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.  

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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