5 reasons to choose math worksheets over Excel spreadsheets for structural calculations

Although there are plenty of software nowadays, engineers still have to develop custom calculations to solve specific problems. Some may still make them “by hand”, but most engineers use some kind of software for that. The problem is that in most cases, we have to document our calculations and collect them in design reports orContinue reading “5 reasons to choose math worksheets over Excel spreadsheets for structural calculations”

Content folding in Calcpad

We already know how to hide contents completely in the calculation notes, using output control (#hide-#pre-#post-#show) or Html comments. We already discussed that in the publication: Quadratic equation – part II. However, this is not always a good option. Lets have a look at the online calculation sheet for SLS design of RC beam: https://calcpad.eu/Worksheet/71/sls-design-of-beam-with-rectangular-sectionContinue reading “Content folding in Calcpad”

Getting started

Calcpad is available for both cloud and desktop on the official website¬†http://calcpad.eu. You can use it as an online programmable calculator with support for complex numbers, variables, functions and graphing. You can also browse the online library and find professional worksheets for solving equations or calculating areas, volumes and mechanical properties. There is also aContinue reading “Getting started”

Welcome to Calcpad!

Welcome to my blog! I am a structural engineer with almost 20 years of experience in the design of nuclear and industrial facilities, factories, residential and public buildings. I am also a fan of engineering, mathematics and programming and you will find a lot of interesting stuff about that here. For all these years I’veContinue reading “Welcome to Calcpad!”