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  • Update Report No. 02680

    RFEM 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of the National Annex NS-EN 1991-1-3:2003/NA:2008 of Norway in snow load generator
    • Implementation of an option to display the load distribution on 1D elements
    • Adjustment in the calculation of the constant K for determining the compression strength of masonry according to EN 1996-1-1
    • Implementation of the National Annex NS-EN 1991-1-4:2005/NA:2009 of Norway in the wind load generator
    • Update of the American load case combinatorics according to ASCE 7-10 to the standard ASCE 7-16
    • Implementation of the rolled ArcelorMittal cross-sections according to EN 10365:2017
    • Update of the Canadian load case combinatorics according to NBCC 2005 to the standard NBC 2015
    • Optimizations for CAD/BIM interface - the conversion files for materials and cross-sections are considered when converting
    • Adjustments concerning calculation of hybrid timber cross-sections - the shear stiffnesses of members must be deactivated for this purpose
    • Corrections for import of free loads (rectangular and line loads) from Revit Structures
    • Correction for import of results when using couplings in RFEM
    • Adjustments concerning output of comments about line loads in report
    • Optimizations concerning result values represented in center of FE point
    • Adjustments concerning arrangement of dimensions (offset) in printout report
    • Adjustments in snow load generation in purlin roof generator concerning consideration of snow guard 
    • Optimizations for representing local deformations of surfaces with regard to axes systems for input and results
    • Optimizations when representing results values for local extreme values
    • Improvement of performance of automatic cross-section convergence between RFEM/RSTAB and Revit Structure
    • Optimizations concerning multiple import of SHAPE-THIN 8 cross-sections
    • Adjustments concerning linear results smoothing in result diagrams of line supports
    • Adjustments concerning output of non-linearities of line release types in printout report
    • Adjustments in result combinations concerning consideration of internal forces of failed elements
    • Adjustments concerning distribution of internal forces of "Continuous within Surfaces" type linked to line releases
    • Adjustments in solver concerning member end releases with friction
    • Adjustments in result diagrams concerning sequence when selecting several elements
    • Optimizations in solver concerning transfer of initial strains from other load cases
    • Adjustments in Newton-Raphson solver for structures with contact solids concerning convergence of calculation
    • Adjustments concerning consideration of factor KFI in load combinatorics according to NS EN 1990
  • Update Report No. 02679

    RSTAB 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of the National Annex NS-EN 1991-1-3:2003/NA:2008 of Norway in snow load generator
    • Adjustment in the calculation of the constant K for determining the compression strength of masonry according to EN 1996-1-1
    • Implementation of the National Annex NS-EN 1991-1-4:2005/NA:2009 of Norway in the wind load generator
    • Update of the American load case combinatorics according to ASCE 7-10 to the standard ASCE 7-16
    • Implementation of the rolled ArcelorMittal cross-sections according to EN 10365:2017
    • Update of the Canadian load case combinatorics according to NBCC 2005 to the standard NBC 2015
    • Optimizations for CAD/BIM interface - the conversion files for materials and cross-sections are considered when converting
    • Adjustments concerning calculation of hybrid timber cross-sections - the shear stiffnesses of members must be deactivated for this purpose
    • Corrections for import of free loads (rectangular and line loads) from Revit Structures
    • Correction for import of results when using couplings in RFEM
    • Adjustments concerning arrangement of dimensions (offset) in printout report
    • Adjustments in snow load generation in purlin roof generator concerning consideration of snow guard 
    • Improvement of performance of automatic cross-section convergence between RFEM/RSTAB and Revit Structure
    • Optimizations concerning multiple import of SHAPE-THIN 8 cross-sections
    • Adjustments in result diagrams concerning sequence when selecting several elements
    • Adjustments concerning consideration of factor KFI in load combinatorics according to NS EN 1990
  • Update Report No. 02678

    SHAPE-THIN 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Optimized display of the effective cross-section values in program and printout report
    • Implementation of the rolled ArcelorMittal cross-sections according to EN 10365:2017
    • Optimizations when calling the help from SHAPE-THIN
    • Adjustments concerning singular consideration of overlapping elements
  • Update Report No. 02677

    ALUMINUM 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of the National Annex DS/EN 1999-1-1 DK NA:2013 of Denmark
    • Adjustment in the consideration of internal forces on effective cross sections with rotated axes due to failed elements
    • Adjustment of the interaction checks regarding overloaded shear capacities
  • Update Report No. 02676

    RF-ALUMINUM 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of the National Annex DS/EN 1999-1-1 DK NA:2013 of Denmark
    • Adjustment in the consideration of internal forces on effective cross sections with rotated axes due to failed elements
    • Adjustment of the interaction checks regarding overloaded shear capacities
  • Update Report No. 02675

    DYNAM Pro - Nonlinear Time History 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of an option to consider the geometrical nonlinear behavior according to III. order
    • Implementation of the acceleration diagrams with the accompanied remove of the BETA restriction
    • Implementation of a setting for the maximum natural frequency in the  add-on module's details
  • Update Report No. 02674

    RF-FORM-FINDING 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Extension of the gas solid results with the graphical display of the over pressure, initial pressure, volume and temperature
    • Implementation of the input tables "1.33 Member Form-Finding" and "1.34 Surface Form-Finding"
  • Update Report No. 02673

    RF-DYNAM Pro - Nonlinear Time History 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Blocking of the calculation for models with 2D-XY (uz, phix, phiy) environment
  • Update Report No. 02672

    RF-PIPING Design 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of stress calculation for creep range according to EN 13480-3 12.3.5-1
    • Implementation of a check to check maximum allowable material temperature
  • Update Report No. 02671

    RF-PIPING 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Enabling definition of flanges on end points of pipeline
    • Extension of input windows of reducers and compensators by a window for defining flanges
    • Adjustments concerning subsequent length modification of Tee main pipe
    • Implementation of stress calculation for creep range according to EN 13480-3 12.3.5-1
  • Update Report No. 02670

    RF-FOUNDATION Pro 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Optimization in the definition of the static depth for the punching shear design of the foundation plate
    • Implementation of the National Annex for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - BS EN 1992-1-1:2004/NA:2005 // BS EN 1997-1:2004
    • Optimization for representation of allowable core width in info graphic of result window 2.2
    • Optimizations for representation of additional loads in 3D rendering
    • Adjustments concerning steel stress for determination of required reinforcement and for design of safety against bending failure
    • Adjustments concerning consideration of minimum bending moments
    • Adjustments concerning minimum angle of compression strut for National Annex of Poland
    • Optimizations on graphical display of entered soil profile
    • Adjustments concerning application of statically effective depth in punching shear design
    • Implementation of lateral buckling analysis according to ÖNORM B 4435-2:1999
    • Optimizations when interpolating the distribution number alpha for distributing the bending moments for the foundation plate's bending design
  • Update Report No. 02669

    FOUNDATION Pro 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Optimization in the definition of the static depth for the punching shear design of the foundation plate
    • Implementation of the National Annex for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - BS EN 1992-1-1:2004/NA:2005 // BS EN 1997-1:2004
    • Optimization for representation of allowable core width in info graphic of result window 2.2
    • Optimizations for representation of additional loads in 3D rendering
    • Adjustments concerning steel stress for determination of required reinforcement and for design of safety against bending failure
    • Adjustments concerning consideration of minimum bending moments
    • Adjustments concerning minimum angle of compression strut for National Annex of Poland
    • Optimizations on graphical display of entered soil profile
    • Adjustments concerning application of statically effective depth in punching shear design
    • Implementation of lateral buckling analysis according to ÖNORM B 4435-2:1999
    • Optimizations when interpolating the distribution number alpha for distributing the bending moments for the foundation plate's bending design
  • Update Report No. 02668

    TOWER Loading 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Consideration of the increasing factor for the force values c_f,o,c and c_f,0,c,sup according to NA.B.2.3.7
  • Update Report No. 02667

    RF-TOWER Loading 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Consideration of the increasing factor for the force values c_f,o,c and c_f,0,c,sup according to NA.B.2.3.7
  • Update Report No. 02666

    RF-LAMINATE 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Adjustment of the program input and design values for the design according to the National Annex of Spain
    • Enhancement of performance when opening add-on module
  • Update Report No. 02665

    TIMBER Pro 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Adjustment of the program input and design values for the design according to the National Annex of Spain
  • Update Report No. 02664

    RF-TIMBER Pro 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Adjustment of the program input and design values for the design according to the National Annex of Spain
  • Update Report No. 02663

    STEEL EC3 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of a function to print the eigenshape
    • Optimizations concerning representation of eigenshapes
    • Adjustments in calculation according to warping torsion for structures with global z-axis directed upwards
    • Adjustments in stability analysis for stainless steels
  • Update Report No. 02662

    RF-STEEL EC3 5-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of a function to print the eigenshape
    • Optimizations concerning representation of eigenshapes
    • Adjustments in calculation according to warping torsion for structures with global z-axis directed upwards
    • Adjustments in stability analysis for stainless steels
  • Update Report No. 02661

    HSS 8-12-01 | 11/24/2017
    • Implementation of the National Annex for Spain - AN/UNE-EN 1993-1-8:2011-10

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