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Program Updates in the Last Quarter


STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

A01-64 Sumo Structural Modeller 64-bit

2018/01/15 Ver. 3.0.88
  • Increased the efficiency of the deflection results view.
  • Added a section name column to the beam elements results grid.
2017/12/15 Ver. 3.0.87
  • The 'Include second-order effects' option was reset to false after every dynamic analysis, corrected.
  • Application errors occured if a second-order analysis was followed by a dynamic analysis, corrected.
  • The 'Beam forces' results table now include a 'Name' column.
2017/12/11 Ver. 3.0.86
  • SS EN1991-1-4:2009 added to the wind loading settings.
  • Corrected a problem with the CQC seismic combination method which caused incorrect reporting of maximum/minimum reactions.
  • Sumo no longer allows user response spectra which start at a period of zero due to log-log interpolation limitations.
2017/12/07 Ver. 3.0.85
  • Wood-Armer moments and reinforcement were not accumulated correctly during a non-linear analysis, corrected.
2017/11/27 Ver. 3.0.84
  • Multiple Sumo instances sometimes caused a crash during application ext, corrected.
  • Empty custom section loops caused a crash, corrected.
  • Frame imports sometimes failed due to the thumbnail bitmap at the end of the file, corrected.
2017/11/14 Ver. 3.0.83
  • Added BeginTransaction and CommitTransaction methods to the API.
  • Added error checking to intercept the loading of isolated monolithic beams.
  • BS EN1991-1-4:2010 added to the wind loading settings.
  • Overlap checks on plane shell objects did not first check co-planarity, corrected.
  • Adjusted the meshing proximity check tolerance.
2017/11/01 Ver. 3.0.82
  • Further adjustments to curb application exit problems.
  • Plotting of displacements on the chart window sometimes inverted beam ends, corrected.
  • Corrected issues with automatic installation of the Prokon DWG Engine.
2017/10/26 Ver. 3.0.81
  • Corrected a problem with the surface intersect command.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented beam diagram display.
  • Corrected errors involving polylines and surfaces.
2017/10/23 Ver. 3.0.80
  • Corrected a problem that intermittently crashed Sumo during application exit.
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A01-Lib-64 Sumo 64-bit Libraries

2017/11/01 Ver. 3.0.16
  • Added support for AutoCAD 2018 DWG files.
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A01 Sumo Structural Modeller 32-bit

2018/01/15 Ver. 3.0.88
  • Increased the efficiency of the deflection results view.
  • Added a section name column to the beam elements results grid.
2017/12/15 Ver. 3.0.87
  • The 'Include second-order effects' option was reset to false after every dynamic analysis, corrected.
  • Application errors occured if a second-order analysis was followed by a dynamic analysis, corrected.
  • The 'Beam forces' results table now include a 'Name' column.
2017/12/11 Ver. 3.0.86
  • SS EN1991-1-4:2009 added to the wind loading settings.
  • Corrected a problem with the CQC seismic combination method which caused incorrect reporting of maximum/minimum reactions.
  • Sumo no longer allows user response spectra which start at a period of zero due to log-log interpolation limitations.
2017/12/07 Ver. 3.0.85
  • Wood-Armer moments and reinforcement were not accumulated correctly during a non-linear analysis, corrected.
2017/11/27 Ver. 3.0.84
  • Multiple Sumo instances sometimes caused a crash during application ext, corrected.
  • Empty custom section loops caused a crash, corrected.
  • Frame imports sometimes failed due to the thumbnail bitmap at the end of the file, corrected.
2017/11/14 Ver. 3.0.83
  • Added BeginTransaction and CommitTransaction methods to the API.
  • Added error checking to intercept the loading of isolated monolithic beams.
  • BS EN1991-1-4:2010 added to the wind loading settings.
  • Overlap checks on plane shell objects did not first check co-planarity, corrected.
  • Adjusted the meshing proximity check tolerance.
2017/11/01 Ver. 3.0.82
  • Further adjustments to curb application exit problems.
  • Plotting of displacements on the chart window sometimes inverted beam ends, corrected.
  • Corrected issues with automatic installation of the Prokon DWG Engine.
2017/10/26 Ver. 3.0.81
  • Corrected a problem with the surface intersect command.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented beam diagram display.
  • Corrected errors involving polylines and surfaces.
2017/10/23 Ver. 3.0.80
  • Corrected a problem that intermittently crashed Sumo during application exit.
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A01-Lib Sumo 32-bit Libraries

2017/11/01 Ver. 3.0.16
  • Added support for AutoCAD 2018 DWG files.
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A03-64 Frame Analysis 64-bit

2018/01/05 Ver. 3.0.35
  • Corrected deflections not shown for load combinations with non-linear analysis.
  • Corrected issue with drawing engine revision 11.
2017/12/07 Ver. 3.0.34
  • Added Sp factor to input list for New Zealand code seismic parameters input.
  • Corrected plotting of second order moments of slender tension elements.
  • Corrected wood-Armer moments and shell rebar for non-linear analysis/stage analysis.
  • Corrected plotting of saved stage deflections.
2017/11/15 Ver. 3.0.33
  • Corrections and improvements for modelling of plasticity in beams - nonlinear analysis.
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A03 Frame Analysis 32-bit

2018/01/05 Ver. 3.0.35
  • Corrected deflections not shown for load combinations with non-linear analysis.
  • Corrected issue with drawing engine revision 11.
2017/12/07 Ver. 3.0.34
  • Added Sp factor to input list for New Zealand code seismic parameters input.
  • Corrected plotting of second order moments of slender tension elements.
  • Corrected wood-Armer moments and shell rebar for non-linear analysis/stage analysis.
  • Corrected plotting of saved stage deflections.
2017/11/15 Ver. 3.0.33
  • Corrections and improvements for modelling of plasticity in beams - nonlinear analysis.
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STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN

S11 Base Plate Design

2017/10/24 Ver. 3.0.29
  • Fixed saving of workshop drawing.
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CONCRETE DESIGN

C01 Continuous Beam/Slab Design

2018/01/09 Ver. 3.0.25
  • "View" and "Calcsheets" tabs now deactivated after clicking "File|New".
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C13 General Column Design

2017/11/24 Ver. 3.0.16
  • Corrected sign in formula calculating allowable slenderness for columns in double bending according to the SABS0100 code.
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C15 Concrete Base Design

2017/12/07 Ver. 3.0.23
  • Corrected problem with load cases not reading correctly if there are leading blank lines in the input grid.
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C23 Punching Shear Design

2018/01/09 Ver. 3.0.11
  • Unlocked greyed-out input fields when AS3600 - 2009 selected.
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CAD AND DETAILING

D01 Padds: Drawing and Detailing System

2018/01/10 Ver. 3.0.19
  • Maximum number of lines in bending schedule increased from 1000 to 2000.
2017/12/04 Ver. 3.0.18
  • Font of bending schedule title block fixed when printing sketches only.
2017/11/20 Ver. 3.0.17
  • Dimension problems after block copying of rebars with zero X or Y signs, fixed.
2017/10/31 Ver. 3.0.16
  • ProkonDwgEngine upgraded to version 11.
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GENERAL APPLICATIONS

G02 Wind Pressure Analysis

2018/01/17 Ver. 3.0.15
  • Added BS EN 1991-1-4:2005+A1:2010.
  • Added SS EN 1991-1-4:2009.
  • Added AS/NZS1170.2:2011.
2017/11/22 Ver. 3.0.14
  • Fixed range check error.
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GEOTECHNICAL ANALYSIS

E03 Tetrahedral Wedge Analysis

2018/01/10 Ver. 3.0.04
  • Double-clicking on data file will now open it correctly.
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E04 Planar Failure in Rock Slopes

2018/01/10 Ver. 3.0.04
  • Double-clicking on data file will now open it correctly.
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More information

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