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C15: Concrete Base Design

Ver. 3.0.16 2017/02/14
  • Problem with editing name of second column, fixed.
Ver. 3.0.15 2017/02/13
  • Problems with changing column and bending schedule names, fixed.
Ver. 3.0.14 2017/02/07
  • Occasional problem with opening of data files fixed.
Ver. 3.0.13 2017/02/01
  • Generation of bending schedule refined.
Ver. 3.0.12 2016/11/30
  • Refined workflow on Bending Schedule page relating to column or stub detailing.
Ver. 3.0.11 2016/09/15
  • Added ultimate shear stress for punching on column face test.
Ver. 3.0.10 2016/04/06
  • Compatibility problem with large fonts, fixed.
Ver. 3.0.09 2016/02/09
  • Corrected calculations for double columns overestimating reinforcement required.
Ver. 3.0.08 2016/02/03
  • Corrected problems with optimization functions.
Ver. 3.0.07 2016/01/26
  • Corrections to detailed calculations sometimes using incorrect parameter values in some equations.
  • Fixed apprearance of foreign language characters appearing in submenus.
Ver. 3.0.06 2016/01/19
  • Added detailed calculations in calcsheets.
Ver. 3.0.05 2016/01/15
  • Changed function added in version 3.0.04 to not update reinforcement scheduling again.
Ver. 3.0.04 2016/01/14
  • Added option to redo calculations with scheduled reinforecement.
Ver. 3.0.03 2016/01/06
  • Occasional range check error during start up, fixed.
Ver. 3.0.02 2015/12/15
  • Corrected 'Select A' function - sometimes selected A too small.
Ver. 3.0.01 2015/12/09
  • Correction of licensing error introduced by maintenance release.
Ver. 3.0.00 2015/12/01
  • Major release.
  • Implemented new user interface library.
Ver. 2.6.13 2015/09/08
  • Runtime error when closing program, fixed.
Ver. 2.6.12 2015/09/07
  • File open error when generating bending schedule, fixed.
Ver. 2.6.11 2015/08/05
  • Corrected load file function - corrected setting to NZ3101 code.
Ver. 2.6.10 2015/07/07
  • Fixed loss of concrete code selection when design input is generated using Design Links in Frame Analysis.
Ver. 2.6.09 2015/06/17
  • Added support for New Zealand concrete design code NZS 3101 - 2006.
Ver. 2.6.08 2015/05/12
  • Additional correction of drawing of pressure volume near side (purple) with + Mx.
Ver. 2.6.07 2015/05/12
  • Fixed drawing of pressure volume near side (purple) with + Mx.
Ver. 2.6.06 2015/03/16
  • Areas of bar sizes suggested adapted for nominal values as used in Australian codes.
Ver. 2.6.05 2015/01/13
  • Corrections to bending schedule.
Ver. 2.6.04 2014/10/28
  • Fixed punching shear design; stress overestimated for bases long in the Y direction.
Ver. 2.6.03 2014/04/08
  • Added Hong Kong - 2013 design code.
Ver. 2.6.02 2013/10/29
  • Punching shear check updated to check for negative applied loads (uplift) as well.
Ver. 2.6.01 2013/07/03
  • Corrected base top moment and rebar for case with 2 columns and soil cover Z<0.
Ver. 2.6.00 2012/12/05
  • Major release.
Ver. 2.5.18 2012/10/17
  • Fixed error when generating bending schedules.
Ver. 2.5.17 2012/10/15
  • ACI318 - 2011 design code added.
Ver. 2.5.16 2012/09/14
  • Improved design code selection dialogue box with large fonts display setting.
Ver. 2.5.15 2012/07/17
  • Corrected calculation of vc.
Ver. 2.5.14 2012/05/07
  • Recompiled to address "Control has no parent window" error.
Ver. 2.5.13 2012/02/10
  • Realigned Optimize menu that became hidden.
Ver. 2.5.12 2012/01/26
  • Loads input grid did not show 'ovt' under load factor.
  • Corrected problem where returning to the Input tab did not work if errors found in analysis.
Ver. 2.5.11 2012/01/17
  • Loads input grid corrected; units were not visible.
Ver. 2.5.10 2012/01/16
  • Recompiled to address "I/O 103 error" issues.
Ver. 2.5.09 2011/11/15
  • Range check errors corrected.
Ver. 2.5.08 2011/08/12
  • Corrected "Send to Calcpad" function.
Ver. 2.5.07 2011/08/03
  • Fixed long input grids that did not correctly break over multiple pages in calcsheets.
Ver. 2.5.06 2011/06/14
  • Corrected "Send to CalcPad" function.
Ver. 2.5.05 2011/05/25
  • Added Save Defaults and Load Defaults options.
  • Removed language button (obsolete).
Ver. 2.5.04 2010/09/02
  • Added A23.3-04 - 2010 (Canadian) code.
Ver. 2.5.03 2010/08/16
  • Occasional range check error fixed.
Ver. 2.5.02 2010/08/11
  • Added AS3600 - 2009 (Australian) code.
  • Mild steel bar designation aligned with global preferences.
Ver. 2.5.01 2010/07/16
  • Problems with font size on calcsheet when using large fonts, fixed.
Ver. 2.5.00 2010/07/05
  • New Release.
Ver. 2.4.14 2010/05/04
  • Improved calculation of default circular column reinforecement.
Ver. 2.4.13 2009/12/08
  • Increased number of load cases to 1500.
Ver. 2.4.12 2009/06/25
  • Error message added if column 1 is not defined.
Ver. 2.4.11 2009/05/26
  • Eurocode 2 - 2004 added.
Ver. 2.4.10 2009/05/15
  • Corrected bending schedule when bottom bars specified as: 'SC 60 Y-dir; SC 35 X-dir.
Ver. 2.4.09 2009/02/12
  • Fixed storage of bottom bar configuration in input file.
Ver. 2.4.08 2009/02/02
  • Fixed range check error.
Ver. 2.4.07 2009/01/27
  • Recompiled for compatibility with quest user configurations.
Ver. 2.4.06 2009/01/16
  • Range check errors fixed.
Ver. 2.4.05 2008/06/24
  • Calculation of 'linear shear other' between columns adjusted to position at least a distance away from column as specified by design code and not at column face.
Ver. 2.4.04 2008/06/11
  • Shortened stub column longitudinal bars in bending schedule.
Ver. 2.4.03 2008/05/20
  • Changed scale on column sections in bending schedule generated.
Ver. 2.4.02 2008/05/05
  • Corrected error reporting i.r.o. load factors.
Ver. 2.4.01 2008/03/14
  • Error message added i.r.o. length of load case names.
Ver. 2.4.00 2008/03/25
  • Maintenance release.
Ver. 2.3.03 2007/10/17
  • Corrected no. of bars in generated bending schedule - sometimes differed from sketch in program.
Ver. 2.3.02 2007/10/12
  • Added 3D view of rinforcement.
  • Adjusted moment/shear interface lines between columns.
Ver. 2.3.01 2007/04/10
  • Generation of bending schedules updated to new Padds format.
Ver. 2.3.00 2007/03/12
  • Prokon Ver 2.3.00.
Ver. 2.2.08 2007/02/05
  • ACI 318 - 2005 code added.
Ver. 2.2.07 2007/01/22
  • Punching shear calculations defaulted to 0.15% for As used - corrected.
Ver. 2.2.06 2006/11/24
  • Bar type in bending schedule fixed - defaulted to 'Y' instead of set preference.
Ver. 2.2.05 2006/09/08
  • During generation of bending schedule - initial bar mark set to 'A' if not specified.
Ver. 2.2.04 2006/07/21
  • Fixed neutral axis depth problem for Hong Kong code.
Ver. 2.2.03 2006/03/29
  • Option added to save bending schedule parameters with input.
Ver. 2.2.02 2006/03/24
  • Drawing of picture on bending schedule not redrawn when generating schedule.
Ver. 2.2.01 2006/03/22
  • Busy optimizing dialog was not visible.
  • Error message during optimization would not display.
Ver. 2.2.00 2005/12/15
  • Maintenance release.
Ver. 2.1.13 2005/12/07
  • Closed stirrup option added on bending schedule page.
Ver. 2.1.12 2005/06/20
  • Canadian code CSA A23.3 clause 15.3 for circular columns implemented.
Ver. 2.1.11 2005/06/17
  • Punching shear perimeter changed to circular for circular columns.
  • in ACI, Canadian, Australian and Euro- codes calculations.
  • Load input table made resizable..
Ver. 2.1.10 2005/06/10
  • Fixed problem where program hangs if max bar diameter is set too low.
Ver. 2.1.09 2005/05/20
  • Access violation error fixed.
Ver. 2.1.08 2005/05/18
  • Link size on bending schedule page did not change if the column cover changed - corrected.
Ver. 2.1.07 2005/05/10
  • Top arrow for top base reinforcement lying in X-direction corrected on picture and schedule.
Ver. 2.1.06 2005/04/22
  • Base moments for 2 columns not in line on either axis corrected.
Ver. 2.1.05 2005/03/14
  • Recompiled for Padds compatibility.
Ver. 2.1.04 2005/03/09
  • Factor of safety for slip corrected.
Ver. 2.1.03 2005/03/03
  • Fixed problem when called from Frame - optimize function kept on running.
Ver. 2.1.02 2005/02/24
  • Hong Kong and Australian design codes added.
Ver. 2.1.01 2004/10/06
  • Maximum bar diameter for default bars on bending.
  • schedule page can now be set under General.
  • Preferences in Calcpad.
Ver. 2.0.08 2004/07/20
  • Column starter bars on schedule corrected.
Ver. 2.0.07 2004/06/24
  • Indian code added.
Ver. 2.0.06 2004/06/14
  • Length of column bars for column no. 1 sometimes too long on bending schedule .
Ver. 2.0.05 2004/05/04
  • Column sections on bending schedules are now placed on different layers - drawn sizes did not match schedule sizes.
Ver. 2.0.04 2004/03/23
  • Nominal reinforcement for ACI code corrected.
Ver. 2.0.03 2004/02/26
  • Working of 'Select A' and 'Select B' corrected. Did not create calcsheets.
Ver. 2.0.02 2003/10/24
  • Now uses Windows Padds for generating schedules.
  • Full schedule is now displayed.
Ver. 2.0.01 2003/10/06
  • Bending schedule parameters read back from file. Horizontal dimension line on BS lifted (B2 bars) for clarity.
Ver. 2.0.00 2003/08/05