APF WoodFasten let You design metal dowel type fasteners (nails, screws, dowels, bolts), according to Eurocode 5 (EC5).
All you have to do, is to specify the dimensions, the configuration, and the actions. APF WoodFasten performs all the required checks for ULS, according to Eurocode 5.
APF WoodFasten reports warn you, in case of unacceptable design of the connection
The results are displayed in the graphic environment, and the user can save a detailed report with calculation details and images.
The user interface is designed to simplify your work, you can change every values (size of the structural members, fastener type, etc.), recalculate, and the results are immediately available.
All the design variables, such as load coefficients, material properties (mechanical properties of timber and fasteners), can be adjusted by you, according to your needs (or the requirements of any National Standard or National annex to the Eurocodes).
APF WoodFasten performs a structural analysis of the connection, examining the fastener as well as the connected members. The forces acting on the structural elements are displayed by the graphical interface, for each load case separately.