Welcome to the LUSAS website

LUSAS develops, markets and supports a range of engineering analysis software products all based upon the LUSAS finite element analysis system.

  • LUSAS software products can solve all types of linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, composite and thermal engineering analysis problem, across a wide range of engineering industries.

  • Analysis capabilities for particular LUSAS software products can be extended by using Nonlinear, Dynamic, Thermal/Field, Fast Solvers and other software options. 

  • Our case studies pages show illustrative and interesting uses of the LUSAS software on projects around the world.

Please note that our LUSAS UK head office is closed over the festive holiday period.


We close for general business at 17:00 GMT on Wednesday, 24th December 2014

Please note that that technical support is provided for North American clients 
until 17:00 EST on that day.

We re-open for business on Monday, 5th January 2015

All support, sales and other enquiries will be handled as soon as possible on our return


Latest Software Release

  • LUSAS Version 15.0-7 - this is an error fix and change request release. Software was uploaded on 18 December 2014.

Scheduled LUSAS Training Courses


See our Training page for details of all training courses.

LUSAS Seminars and Other Events

Conferences and Exhibitions

Coming up:

See our News and Events page for details of all forthcoming conferences and events of interest.

Featured Bridge Case Study

West 7th Street Bridge, Texas

  • Design and analysis of what is believed to be the world's first precast network arch bridge, involving post-tensioning analysis, eigen buckling, nonlinear analysis and staged construction modelling.

Featured Structural Case Study

Emirates Air Line (London Cable Car)

  • Modelling and analysis of the main towers of the UK's first urban cable car, to enable a Category 3 design check to be carried out to Eurocodes. More details.

Winner at the Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Awards 2013: Award for Infrastructure or Transportation Structures

Winner at the Structural Steel Design Awards 2013.

Job Opportunity

Engineering Consultants | Reviewed 1 November 2014

  • We require experienced Bridge and Civil/Structural design engineers to expand our technical services team based in the UK. More details. 

Job Opportunity

Application Software engineers | Reviewed 1 November 2014

  • We require experienced Bridge and Civil/Structural design engineers to expand our software application development team based in the UK.  More details.

Distributor / Reseller opportunity : France

  • We are looking for a partner with strong local knowledge of the French construction sector and with a good business background to help towards our success in this fast-growing region. More details.

Our Software Products

For bridge analysis, design, and assessment...

For civil, structural, nuclear, seismic, geotechnical and offshore engineering design and analysis...

For the analysis and design of composite products or components...

For obtaining master model and tooling surfaces for composites "right first time"...

For automotive, aerospace, defence, manufacturing and general engineering analysis and design...

For teaching, training and research use...

Case Studies

Bridge engineering

Civil & Structural


General mechanical


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Any modelling and analysis capabilities described on this page are dependent upon the LUSAS software product and version in use.