For NSTR the eigen stresses from construction phases or creep and shrinkage will no be considered. See CTRL PIIA for more options.
CAPA DESI with KSV PL is now applying perfect plasticity for the evaluation of ultimate capacities.
The processing of (thick walled) geometries with consideration of non effective areas has been improved. Complex composite cross sections can be calculated as FE cross section.
Revision of the steel profiles of the AISC: For all profiles of the AISC in each case two sets of identifiers are available, e.g. identifiers in in. x lb/ft and mm x kg/m.
Consistent integration of Design Elements into the analysis workflow: For a priori defined Design Elements, ASE automatically triggers computation of the Design Element reactions from the results of the current load case.
Graphical plot of the system in the .plb file.
Call of already generated Design Elements (DECREATOR) in BDK over their ID.
Improvement of performance and robustness.
Improvement of the cross-section classification.
Revision of Eigenvalue Analysis for flexural buckling.
Output the calculation steps in the protocol file.
TVAR GAM-S with
Revised and updated manual.
Fatigue check in bridge design extended for permanent temperature and settlement parts
Application example added.
The factor PFAC > 0 for favorable loadings is now also applied for areal loadings. (144708)
Discontinuities in the curvature along an axis have not been taken properly. (145377)
There were some problems with the position of the load points in a QUAD loading area. (144999)
Russian design codes: new design codes SP 63-13330 (Concrete and Reinforced Concrete Structures) and SP 16-13330 (Steel Structures) available
DS EN1993-2005: new design code for steel structrues Denmark EN 1993-1-1 DK NA:2007
DS EN1992-2004, DS EN1993-2005: global safety factor gamma-3 according to EN 1992-1-1 DK NA Table A2.1Nc NA and EN 1993-1-1 DK NA:2007 introduced
SFS EN1992-2004: revision and consideration of the definitions for bridges of the National Annexes EN 1990 (NCCI 1) and EN 1992-2 (NCCI 2)
NEN EN1992-2004: revision and consideration of the definitions for bridges of the National Annex EN 1990
EN.INI and all NA: new basic value of the imperfection according to EN 1992-1-1 chapter 5.2 for COLUMN - nominal curvature method new for walls according to EN 1992-1-1 chapter 9.6.2: maximum ditance of the reinforcment, max. and min. longitudinal reinforcment for COLUMN introduced
EN 1992-2004 and all NA: definitions for seismic design (safeties and stress-strain curves), for road bridges new action FAT fatigue traffic loading
Design codes for concrete and composite structures: definition for the input of the material safeties for concrete and reinforcing steel in the desing task SSD
DIN FB102-2009, DIN FB104-2009: definiton of the prestressing factors
The following INI files are omitted and they are mapped as follows:
SUPP: For QUAD elements TYPE QUAD and QNOD the equivalent stress (von Mises) are available with an input of a literal or with an objective function which is used the corresponding stresses.
SUPP: ETYP AUTO will make a superposition of all valid element types.
SUPP: TYPE AUTO will make a superposition of all valid result types, for the corresponding element type.
Improvement for the prinout of result sets: The designation of the leading value is now printed.
Fixed bug in processing RSETs with up to 255 items. (154248)
Obsolete input is no longer supported.
Improvement of the output.
Superpositions: For area elements the equivalent stress (von Mises) are available.
Fully revised User Interface based on ribbon design.
Design Element based results are available now.
Interactive search for results, cross sections, loadcases and designcases.
On tabular evaluation selected results will now be shown and managed as subelements of the table.
Results with different selectors (such as loadcase and cross-section) can now be selected in one tabular evaluation.
New result for non effective property at cross-section elements.
EXTR FROM SLN: Invert the local z-axis of the generated QUAD-elements, by providing a negative SLN number as input. (150149)
Secondary group definition by combining multiple groups, with logical operations: &GRP, !GRP, ~GRP.
BEAM: The separation of a continuous beam by supports in gravity direction was not detected fo 2D-Frame systems. This is only relevant for upcoming software releases.
When coupling lines using the command SLNS the newly developed interface elements can be created in addition to kinematic constraints and spring elements. See in the manual of the program TALPA for further information.
The definition of the vertical alignment in command GAXH can now additionaly carried out using a circular arc or using the so-called unsymmetric vertical parabola.
When defining a geometry axis using NURBS-curves, the parametrization of the nurbs will not be any longer scaled to the arc length of the curve, if a knot vector is given explicitly (command GAXN).
Error in intersection of structural lines resulted in endless run. (150062)
Fixed error when assigning structural points in line point intersection algorithm.
Bugfixes in 2D mesher.
Fully revised User Interface based on ribbon design.
Task Prestessing Systems completely redesigned for simplified user-input of important values.
Task Steel Buckling Resistance revised and extended for integral support of Design Elements in the overall computational workflow.
Dedicated new tasks for design of Design Elements.
New tasks for seismic reinforced concrete design and with new input of partial factors.
The response spectrum analysis (RSA) workflow for structural analysis and design against seismic action has been significantly revised and tailored:
Task Traffic Loader output options can be controlled. Additional improvements in the graphical representation of lanes.
Tasks Bridge Design Fatigue action FAT has been added and new damage equivalent stress range check for steel and concrete.
New specialized interface element (I2D) for simulation of soil-structure interaction:
Revised and updated example files.
A manual definition of the prestressing system requires no additional default prestressing system any more. See in the shipped examples of TENDON for additional information.
The definition of the so-called free tendon layout of slab prestressing tendons in record SLAB has been revised. A tendon geometry will now be created in any case even if the distances do not properly match.
Names of the tendon geometries and tendons (if available) are prominently displayed in ín the Report Browser, i.e. in the output overview.
Fixed memory corruption in definition of slab prestressing tendons.
Fixed memory overflow when defining tendons with very high number of definition points PTUV. (146501)
New Benchmark (BE56).
Some new results (eg. stress sway of area elements).
An endless loop could occurred during redraw of big drawings. (155635,158305,161249)