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PROKON EXTENSIONS FOR AUTOCAD AND REVIT

D04 Prodesk Suite - AutoCAD and Revit Extension

2018/04/18 Ver. 3.0.13
  • Recompiled for Revit 2019.
2018/02/21 Ver. 3.0.12
  • Replaced the following families: Prkn_Bm_Za_CirSol_concrete, Prkn_Bm_Za_RecSol_concrete, Prkn_Bm_Za_CirSol_Timber, Prkn_Bm_Za_RecSol_Timber, Prkn_Col_ZA_PFC_Steel_Adsk.
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STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

A01-64 Sumo Structural Modeller 64-bit

2018/04/20 Ver. 3.0.97
  • Additional checks added to the plane area load object.
  • Plane area wind loads lost custom additions and removals after a regenerate command, corrected.
  • Plane area wind loads did not persist warnings and errors in die database, corrected.
  • Changing beam, column and rigid link fixities modified node numbers, corrected.
  • Very short connection curves are now discarded.
2018/04/16 Ver. 3.0.96
  • Added checks to avoid application exit errors.
  • Added a 'Local' direction option to plane area loads.
  • Added additional checks to the plane area wind load object.
  • Added instructions for AMD GPU's on dual graphics systems to use high performance rendering.
2018/03/28 Ver. 3.0.95
  • Sumo now merges adjacent slab openings automatically.
  • Invalid outlines during slab input sometimes deleted curves, corrected.
2018/03/19 Ver. 3.0.94
  • Errors during the evaluation of shell jacobians now halt the analysis.
  • Removed coordinate rounding from DWG imports.
  • Object visibility influenced bounding box calculations during analysis, corrected.
2018/03/12 Ver. 3.0.93
  • Improved output view updating.
  • Import of Sumo files caused errors if duplicate sections or materials were present, corrected.
2018/03/02 Ver. 3.0.92
  • Added additional pre-analysis checks and error messages.
  • Check solve produced a Sqlite error if shells were present, corrected.
  • Line supports, rigid links and walls did not update their display properly, corrected.
2018/02/26 Ver. 3.0.91
  • Corrected display problems.
2018/02/22 Ver. 3.0.90
  • Plane area wind load now supports tiled areas.
  • Base design link now uses the footing name rather than the node number.
  • Out-of-core temporary files were created in the current folder rather instead of the temporary folder, corrected.
  • Fixity settings on the sub-frame strip did not export to Continuous beam, corrected.
  • Sumo now fixes small gaps in slab and plane-shell outlines automatically.
  • Input rendering data was not always cleared, corrected.
  • API initialisation order corrected.
  • Load cases are now excluded from the lists displayed on design link windows.
  • Several design links unnecessarily included the component load cases for selected combinations, corrected.
2018/01/31 Ver. 3.0.89
  • Several robustness omprovements.
  • Rectangular column and base design links no longer lock Sumo.
  • Rectangular column design group failed to find valid sections after design file changes, corrected.
  • Added support for very long path names to the Frame export command.
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A01-Lib-64 Sumo 64-bit Libraries

2018/04/20 Ver. 3.0.17
  • Upgraded solver to Intel MKL 2018 Update 2.
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A01 Sumo Structural Modeller 32-bit

2018/04/20 Ver. 3.0.97
  • Additional checks added to the plane area load object.
  • Plane area wind loads lost custom additions and removals after a regenerate command, corrected.
  • Plane area wind loads did not persist warnings and errors in die database, corrected.
  • Changing beam, column and rigid link fixities modified node numbers, corrected.
  • Very short connection curves are now discarded.
2018/04/16 Ver. 3.0.96
  • Added checks to avoid application exit errors.
  • Added a 'Local' direction option to plane area loads.
  • Added additional checks to the plane area wind load object.
  • Added instructions for AMD GPU's on dual graphics systems to use high performance rendering.
2018/03/28 Ver. 3.0.95
  • Sumo now merges adjacent slab openings automatically.
  • Invalid outlines during slab input sometimes deleted curves, corrected.
2018/03/19 Ver. 3.0.94
  • Errors during the evaluation of shell jacobians now halt the analysis.
  • Removed coordinate rounding from DWG imports.
  • Object visibility influenced bounding box calculations during analysis, corrected.
2018/03/12 Ver. 3.0.93
  • Improved output view updating.
  • Import of Sumo files caused errors if duplicate sections or materials were present, corrected.
2018/03/02 Ver. 3.0.92
  • Added additional pre-analysis checks and error messages.
  • Check solve produced a Sqlite error if shells were present, corrected.
  • Line supports, rigid links and walls did not update their display properly, corrected.
2018/02/26 Ver. 3.0.91
  • Corrected display problems.
2018/02/22 Ver. 3.0.90
  • Plane area wind load now supports tiled areas.
  • Base design link now uses the footing name rather than the node number.
  • Out-of-core temporary files were created in the current folder rather instead of the temporary folder, corrected.
  • Fixity settings on the sub-frame strip did not export to Continuous beam, corrected.
  • Sumo now fixes small gaps in slab and plane-shell outlines automatically.
  • Input rendering data was not always cleared, corrected.
  • API initialisation order corrected.
  • Load cases are now excluded from the lists displayed on design link windows.
  • Several design links unnecessarily included the component load cases for selected combinations, corrected.
2018/01/31 Ver. 3.0.89
  • Several robustness omprovements.
  • Rectangular column and base design links no longer lock Sumo.
  • Rectangular column design group failed to find valid sections after design file changes, corrected.
  • Added support for very long path names to the Frame export command.
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A01-Lib Sumo 32-bit Libraries

2018/04/20 Ver. 3.0.17
  • Upgraded solver to Intel MKL 2018 Update 2.
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A03-64 Frame Analysis 64-bit

2018/04/19 Ver. 3.0.39
  • Corrected Access Violation error.
2018/02/26 Ver. 3.0.38
  • Corrected add beam/shell functions when clicking on an underlay read in via .dxf or .pad file.
2018/01/30 Ver. 3.0.37
  • Corrected most recently used files not loading.
  • Corrected right click and Save as on 3D graphics.
2018/01/25 Ver. 3.0.36
  • Plate mesh generator: corrected plate input not showing; corrected line loads not generated.
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A03 Frame Analysis 32-bit

2018/04/19 Ver. 3.0.39
  • Corrected Access Violation error.
2018/02/26 Ver. 3.0.38
  • Corrected add beam/shell functions when clicking on an underlay read in via .dxf or .pad file.
2018/01/30 Ver. 3.0.37
  • Corrected most recently used files not loading.
  • Corrected right click and Save as on 3D graphics.
2018/01/25 Ver. 3.0.36
  • Plate mesh generator: corrected plate input not showing; corrected line loads not generated.
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STEEL MEMBER DESIGN

S02 Member Design for Combined Stress

2018/04/17 Ver. 3.0.24
  • Exception after selecting Canadian Code, fixed.
2018/03/16 Ver. 3.0.23
  • Max number of point loads per element increased to 2000.
2018/02/13 Ver. 3.0.22
  • EC 3 : Country annex values now supported.
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STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN

S11 Base Plate Design

2018/04/12 Ver. 3.0.31
  • Fixed bug with with comma decimal seperators.
2018/03/28 Ver. 3.0.30
  • Added support for comma decimal seperators in file.
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CONCRETE DESIGN

C01 Continuous Beam/Slab Design

2018/02/02 Ver. 3.0.26
  • EC 2 : k moment factors now adjusted according to country annexes.
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C02 Captain: Prestressed Beam/Slab Design

2018/03/29 Ver. 3.0.18
  • Corrected File Menu icons. Extended quick access menu.
2018/01/31 Ver. 3.0.17
  • Implemented Ribbon interface.
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C04 Rectangular Slab Panel Design

2018/03/29 Ver. 3.0.11
  • Corrected File Menu icons. Extended quick access toolbar.
2018/02/19 Ver. 3.0.10
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C11 Rectangular Column Design

2018/02/05 Ver. 3.0.14
  • Corrected error message regarding cantilver slenderness when set to Imperial units.
2018/01/29 Ver. 3.0.13
  • Corrected non-convergence with negative axial loads and Eurocode 2.
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C12 Circular Column Design

2018/02/05 Ver. 3.0.10
  • Corrected error message regarding cantilever slenderness when set to Imperial units.
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C13 General Column Design

2018/04/13 Ver. 3.0.17
  • Corrected maximum slenderness formula in calcsheets which was using the incorrect value of the radius of gyration r.
  • Further calculations were not affected and used the correct maximum slenderness.
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C14 Concrete Retaining Wall Design

2018/03/29 Ver. 3.0.09
  • Corrected File Menu icons. Extended quick access toolbar.
  • Corrected status bar showing default code instead of set code.
2018/03/02 Ver. 3.0.08
  • Implemented Ribbon interface.
2018/02/05 Ver. 3.0.07
  • Corrected compression reinforcement message occuring when it should not.
  • Corrected output soil pressures when using Imperial units.
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C15 Concrete Base Design

2018/03/29 Ver. 3.0.30
  • Corrected File Menu icons. Extended quick access toolbar.
2018/03/19 Ver. 3.0.29
  • Range check error fixed.
2018/03/13 Ver. 3.0.28
  • Implemented ribbon control interface.
2018/02/22 Ver. 3.0.27
  • Suggested rebar values now cleared before each run.
2018/02/15 Ver. 3.0.26
  • Suggested link diameter can now be altered by user.
2018/02/05 Ver. 3.0.25
  • Corrections to output when using Imperial units.
2018/01/31 Ver. 3.0.24
  • Reduced max no. of load cases to 2500 and pressure grid to 100x100.
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C21 Section Design for Crack Widths

2018/04/04 Ver. 3.0.06
  • Implemented ribbon panel interface.
2018/02/05 Ver. 3.0.05
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C22 Concrete Section Design

2018/04/13 Ver. 3.0.13
  • Impemented ribbon control interface.
  • Incorporated detailed calculations into Calcsheets page.
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C23 Punching Shear Design

2018/04/12 Ver. 3.0.12
  • Ribbon interface implemented.
  • Detailed calculations integrated into Calcsheets - separate tab removed.
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CAD AND DETAILING

D01 Padds: Drawing and Detailing System

2018/03/16 Ver. 3.0.24
  • BS8666-2005: Shape code 33 - Dimension C can now be edited.
2018/02/21 Ver. 3.0.23
  • SDI files may now be saved per schedule.
2018/02/07 Ver. 3.0.22
  • Problems with downloading ProkonDwgEngine, fixed.
2018/02/02 Ver. 3.0.21
  • Exporting of DXF and DWG files: Text width factor adjusted for better compatibility.
2018/02/01 Ver. 3.0.20
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2018/01/31 Ver. 3.0.20
  • SANS 282 - 2011 : Multiple bar group now supports Shape codes 37 and 38.
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GENERAL APPLICATIONS

G01 Prosec: Section Properties Calculation

2018/02/20 Ver. 3.0.06
  • Maximum number of coordinates increased from 5000 to 10000.
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PROKON SYSTEM

Prokon32 PROKON Calcpad

2018/04/05 Ver. 3.0.26
  • "Live Update" now disabled on expiry of maintenance period.
  • Startup position of window fixed.
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