NASGRO® Consortium Member Benefits
Site license for the current executable
version of the NASGRO computer code
Updates of the executable NASGRO computer
code as new versions become available
versions of NASGRO are released to Consortium members about once every 12-18
months, with bug fix versions released as needed. In addition to the formal
release of new production versions, Consortium participants receive
developmental (alpha and beta) versions.
Consortium provides a help desk for NASGRO users and a web site to
facilitate interactions with Consortium participants.
participants play a critical and primary role in identifying new features
that should be added to the code, as well as helping to identify what
specific analytical methods and solutions will be selected to implement the
regularly presents a 2.5-day short course that provides a comprehensive
introduction to basic NASGRO theory and functionality. Consortium
participants receive a 50% discount on registration fees for NASGRO short
courses taught at SwRI. The SwRI short course staff is also available to
present short courses at Consortium participant sites on a priority basis.
meetings and short courses provide multiple opportunities for Consortium
participants to interact with experts on the NASGRO development team and experts
from other participant organizations. These interactions facilitate sharing of
experiences and insights and early exposure to new technological developments in
structural integrity analysis.
the NASGRO Consortium are formally identified in NASGRO documentation as key
players in the development and support of NASGRO technology.
Structural Engineering Department
Southwest Research Institute®
(SwRI®) is an independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical
sciences research and development organization with
technical divisions using
multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving. The Institute occupies
1,200 acres and provides
nearly two million square feet of laboratories, test facilities, workshops, and offices for more than 2,700 employees who perform contract work for industry and government clients.