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  • Update Report No. 02576

    PLATE-BUCKLING 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of the function "Calculate all" 
  • Update Report No. 02575

    RF-PLATE-BUCKLING 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of the function "Calculate all" 
  • Update Report No. 02574

    CRANEWAY 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of a fatigue check for the bottom flange
    • Adjustment in the data management regarding the crane library
    • Adjustment in the calculation of the imperfection amplitude regarding the reduction option in the calculation parameters
    • Adjustment in the management of standards regarding the consideration of eccentric wheel loads of copied national annexes
  • Update Report No. 02573

    COMPOSITE-BEAM 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Adjustment of the dowel checks regarding IU cross sections
  • Update Report No. 02572

    RFEM 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of a function to consider influence lines and surfaces in a load situation
    • Implementation of an standard independent imperfection load
    • Extension of the result table "Surface - Contact stresses" with the resultant per surface
    • Implementation of the "Virtual Joist Girder" cross sections from the Steel Joist Institute
    • Implementation of an option to control the average regions over the COM interface
    • Implementation of an automatic mesh refinement for members regarding the determination of eigenvalues and the strain overtake
    • Implementation of the Vietnamese cross sections according the standard TCVN 7571
    • Extension of the ASME B31.3 materials with the steel group properties (austenitic, austenitic-ferritic)
    • Implementation of the combination according DIN 1055-100 + DIN 18008 for the design of glass elements
    • Specification, that models with the material model "isotropic damage 2D/ 3D" in connection with the Picard solver could be only calculated with the nonsymmetric solver option by applying the load with one increment
    • Implementation of generator functions for creating releases between lines or surfaces
    • Implementation of the Eurocode load combination according the national annex of Greece 
    • Remove of the "Autodesk AutoCad Structural Detailing" interface
    • Implementation of the materials according standard EN 13480-3:2013
    • Adjustment in the compression function for the table entries
    • Adjustment of the input data management regarding a change of the module case name
    • Remove of the TRIAL mark in the program starting icon and TRIAL mark in the splash screen
    • Adjustment in the simulation of coupled failure definitions
    • Adjustment in the consideration of deactivated support definitions and support springs with zero stiffness modification factors
    • Adjustment in the output of member foundation forces regarding members where the local axis system have not the same direction as the global axis system
    • Adjustment of the treatment of a coupled failure in partial areas of a surface release definition
    • Adjustment in the function for the strain overtake
    • Display of the surface results in result combinations even if the respective areas are deactivated in some load cases / load combinations
    • Adjustment in the output of support reactions regarding rigid members with member nonlinearities
    • Adjustment in the project manager organization regarding the deletion of project containing unsupported files
    • Adjustment in the calculation of rotated average regions
    • Optimization of the design modules for using result combinations from the module RF-/STAGES
    • Adjustment in the Picard Solver regarding the application of surface releases
    • Adjustment in the solid display mode of surface elements
    • Adjustment of the meshing regarding the exclusive meshing of nodes on lines on the corresponding line
    • Adjustment in the model check "Overlapping members"
    • Optimization of the function "Import support reactions as load" regarding the condensed load application
    • Adjustment in the output of cable results regarding in surfaces integrated cable elements
    • Adjustment in the CAD/ BIM model environment regarding the transfer of elements into surfaces
    • Optimized treatment of member loads based on member lists during the copy process
    • Adjustment in the tabular output of result combination results
    • Adjustment in the consideration of the calculation parameters regarding deactivated nonlinearities
    • Adjustment in the data management regarding load situations with a constant load case in the load increase function
    • Adjustment in the scaffolding support regarding the absolute and relative input option
    • Adjustment in the function "calculate all" regarding element deactivations in the relevant load situations
    • Replacement of the standards ÖNORM EN 14080-1-1:2013 and DIN EN 1995-1-1:2010 with EN 14080
    • Adjustment in the colour scale for reinforcement results
  • Update Report No. 02571

    RSTAB 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of an standard independent imperfection load
    • Implementation of the "Virtual Joist Girder" cross sections from the Steel Joist Institute
    • Implementation of the Vietnamese cross sections according the standard TCVN 7571
    • Extension of the ASME B31.3 materials with the steel group properties (austenitic, austenitic-ferritic)
    • Implementation of the combination according DIN 1055-100 + DIN 18008 for the design of glass elements
    • Implementation of the Eurocode load combination according the national annex of Greece 
    • Remove of the "Autodesk AutoCad Structural Detailing" interface
    • Implementation of the materials according standard EN 13480-3:2013
    • Adjustment in the compression function for the table entries
    • Adjustment of the input data management regarding a change of the module case name
    • Remove of the TRIAL mark in the program starting icon and TRIAL mark in the splash screen
    • Adjustment in the project manager organization regarding the deletion of project containing unsupported files
    • Optimization of the design modules for using result combinations from the module RF-/STAGES
    • Adjustment in the model check "Overlapping members"
    • Optimized treatment of member loads based on member lists during the copy process
    • Adjustment in the convergence reaction regarding the use of nonlinear hinge specifications
    • Replacement of the standards ÖNORM EN 14080-1-1:2013 and DIN EN 1995-1-1:2010 with EN 14080
  • Update Report No. 02570

    SHAPE-THIN 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Output of the weld stresses Tau_II_Mxp,Bredt from torsion
    • Remove of a crash during deleting an element
    • Remove of the TRIAL mark in the program starting icon and TRIAL mark in the splash screen
    • Adjustment in the weld stress calculation regarding the calculation of the TauII_Vu part
    • Adjustment in the automatic determination of the relevant elements for the weld analysis
  • Update Report No. 02569

    RF-PIPING Design 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Adjustment of the stress calculation for the situation "occasional" 
    • Opening of the thermal cycle input for the input range from 0 to 1e10
    • Implementation of an option to consider liberal expansion stresses according the relevant standard
    • Display of the final design formula at the end of the calculation
    • Implementation of a description of the relevant place in standard
  • Update Report No. 02568

    RF-PIPING 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of the load case categories wind and snow
    • Release of the loadsituation "expansion" for user defined result combination inputs
    • Implementation of branch connections according EN 13480-3
    • Description of the variables in the menu "Branch Connection Factors"
    • Adjustment in the data management regarding the renumbering of piping load combinations
  • Update Report No. 02567

    RF-STEEL EC3 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Optimization of the graphical stress display
    • Implementation of the national annex of Greece
    • Consideration of modified stress distribution on the web depending on the effective cross section elements according EN 1993-1-5, 4.4 (3) 
  • Update Report No. 02566

    STEEL EC3 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Optimization of the graphical stress display
    • Implementation of the national annex of Greece
    • Consideration of modified stress distribution on the web depending on the effective cross section elements according EN 1993-1-5, 4.4 (3) 
  • Update Report No. 02565

    RF-TOWER Loading 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of an option to control the aerodynamic damping for the situations without ice, ice G and ice R
    • Adjustment in the calculation of the aerodynamic damping regarding the consideration of the solidity according the Eurocode rule
    • Adjustment in the data management regarding the shielding factors
  • Update Report No. 02564

    TOWER Loading 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of an option to control the aerodynamic damping for the situations without ice, ice G and ice R
    • Adjustment in the calculation of the aerodynamic damping regarding the consideration of the solidity according the Eurocode rule
    • Adjustment in the data management regarding the shielding factors
  • Update Report No. 02563

    joints-timber-timber-to-timber 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Release of the module RF-/JOINTS Timber - Timber to Timber - Design of direct connections according EN 1995-1-1
  • Update Report No. 02562

    rf-joints-timber-timber-to-timber 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Release of the module RF-/JOINTS Timber - Timber to Timber - Design of direct connections according EN 1995-1-1
  • Update Report No. 02561

    JOINTS Timber - Steel to Timber 8-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of an design option for nailed steel-timber connections according ANSI/ AWC - NDS 2015
    • Adjustment of the calculation regarding the change of a screw diameter
  • Update Report No. 02560

    RF-JOINTS Timber - Steel to Timber 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of an design option for nailed steel-timber connections according ANSI/ AWC - NDS 2015
    • Adjustment of the calculation regarding the change of a screw diameter
  • Update Report No. 02559

    RF-CUTTING-PATTERN 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of input and output tables for organization of the patterns
    • Opening the allowance specification for negative inputs
    • Implementation of an option to display the front or back side of the pattern
    • Acceleration of the program environment
  • Update Report No. 02558

    RF-GLASS 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Implementation of glass type depending modification factors k_mod for soft shock actions according DIN 18008-4
    • Implementation of a function to reduce the strength at the border of the surface for not thermally toughened glass according to DIN 18008-1, 8.3.8
  • Update Report No. 02557

    RF-SOILIN 5-10-01 | 07/21/2017
    • Display of the groundwater level in the stress diagram

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