Koala is a Grasshopper component to connect Grasshopper with SCIA Engineer for parametric/generative design.
It takes Grasshopper geometry and produces a SCIA Engineer XML with the corresponding data.
Straight segments, circle arcs, lines and polylines with beam rotations and layers
Flat or curved and circular surfaces
Complex plane surfaces, including complex openings
Node supports, edge supports
Line loads, free loads on surfaces
Mesh size definition
Batch-mode: ability to run an analysis and get results through "esa_xml.exe"
See our webinar below how to use Koala in your projects
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