Engineering analysis and design software
Any structure. One solution.

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 range of engineering industries.

LUSAS software options for particular LUSAS software products extend the analysis capabilities available for use on applications such as vehicle load optimisation, steel and composite deck design, and rail track-structure interaction analysis.

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

LUSAS video and webinar presentation sessions show aspects of particular software products and features in action.

LUSAS is a long-established, professional, reliable and trusted provider of both software and consultancy services to industry leaders.

LUSAS Technical Support is stated, by its users, to be simply: "The best in the business."

Typical Structural Applications

Consultancy Services

LUSAS Consultancy Services solve a wide range of analysis problems for clients in all engineering industries. We undertake work ranging from the stress analysis of individual components to the provision of structural design substantiation of major engineering projects. Our team can:

  • Provide a cost-effective service if you do not have an in-house FE capability
  • Provide assistance with advanced and novel analyses
  • Help smooth-out your peak workloads
  • Help in the process of introducing LUSAS into your company
  • Customise LUSAS for specific application areas

See our Consultancy Services page for more details

Limited free access to top papers from ICE Bridge Engineering

As part of the UK's Institution of Civil Engineers popular initiative 'Best of Research and Practice', it has made the top five papers from Bridge Engineering free to download until otherwise advised

The paper on Walton Bridge shows the use of LUSAS by Atkins to aid with its analysis and design of the structure.

Scheduled LUSAS Training Courses

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LUSAS Webinars

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LUSAS Video / Paper Presentations

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See Papers and Presentations for seminar and conference presentations.

Conferences and Events

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Featured Bridge Case Study

Dismantling of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Main Span

  • Dismantling of 1930s steel bridge trusses and cantilever spans as part of demolition phase 1. More details

Featured Civil & 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.

Job Opportunities

Engineering Consultant | Reviewed 7 September 2017.

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

Software Engineers (Structural Design) | Reviewed 7 September 2017.

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

C++ Software Engineers | Reviewed 7 September 2017.

  • We are always looking for Software Engineers to join our LUSAS user interface development team based in Kingston upon Thames. More details.

Distributor and Reseller opportunities

LUSAS Reseller - New Zealand | Reviewed 7 September 2017.

  • We are looking for a partner with strong local knowledge of the New Zealand civil and structural engineering and construction sector and with a good business background to help towards our success in this 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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Latest software release

The latest release version of LUSAS is: Version 15.2-5

This version provides online help and selected documentation in Chinese.

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