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Program Updates in the Last Quarter


PROKON EXTENSIONS FOR AUTOCAD AND REVIT

D04 Prodesk Suite - AutoCAD and Revit Extension

2019/01/17 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Corrected section conversion unit not found in export to Frame function.
2018/10/18 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Further improvements to import of double sections from Sumo.
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STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

A01-64 Sumo Structural Modeller 64-bit

2019/01/10 Ver. 3.1.05
  • Slabs and plane shells now automatically project to a plane to correct small inconsistencies in input.
  • Added 'Normal' and 'Origin' properties to the plane shell object.
  • Corrected a problem with level generation.
  • Plane shells now only flag overlaps with shells in the same plane.
2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Improved convergence checks on modal and buckling analyses.
  • Additional error checking added to avoid errors during results display and meshing.
  • Undo with pending property palette changes caused errors, corrected.
  • Subframe strips could not be edited after insertion, corrected.
2018/10/31 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Improved rendering speed of large models.
  • Frame import/export now recognises all three section constraint options (Normal, Tension-only and Compression-only).
  • Animation of static load cases for a harmonic analysis is now disabled.
  • Load combinations in a harmonic analysis crashed Sumo under particular conditions, corrected.
  • The contour legend was not displayed in a level view, corrected.
  • Initial naming of levels and load combinations corrected (did not start at 0 and did not continue logically).
  • Sumo now generates an error if a mass case is assigned a frequency in a harmonic analysis.
  • The massage table did not always clear the error messages from previous models, corrected.
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A01-Lib-64 Sumo 64-bit Libraries

2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.01
  • New build of the user interface library.
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A01 Sumo Structural Modeller 32-bit

2019/01/10 Ver. 3.1.05
  • Slabs and plane shells now automatically project to a plane to correct small inconsistencies in input.
  • Added 'Normal' and 'Origin' properties to the plane shell object.
  • Corrected a problem with level generation.
  • Plane shells now only flag overlaps with shells in the same plane.
2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Improved convergence checks on modal and buckling analyses.
  • Additional error checking added to avoid errors during results display and meshing.
  • Undo with pending property palette changes caused errors, corrected.
  • Subframe strips could not be edited after insertion, corrected.
2018/10/31 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Improved rendering speed of large models.
  • Frame import/export now recognises all three section constraint options (Normal, Tension-only and Compression-only).
  • Animation of static load cases for a harmonic analysis is now disabled.
  • Load combinations in a harmonic analysis crashed Sumo under particular conditions, corrected.
  • The contour legend was not displayed in a level view, corrected.
  • Initial naming of levels and load combinations corrected (did not start at 0 and did not continue logically).
  • Sumo now generates an error if a mass case is assigned a frequency in a harmonic analysis.
  • The massage table did not always clear the error messages from previous models, corrected.
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A01-Lib Sumo 32-bit Libraries

2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.01
  • New build of the user interface library.
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A03-64 Frame Analysis 64-bit

2019/01/09 Ver. 3.1.05
  • Corrected spring element force calculations - defaulted to first spring type.
  • Added output of spring forces to send to Excel function.
2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Corrected access violation error occurring when a second Frame is opened.
2018/11/16 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Load case headings in output file adjusted to make them readable by design modules.
2018/11/15 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Corrected beam forces on tension/compression only elements not showing on output graphics.
2018/11/07 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Offset beam function expanded to include one end only offsets and angular offsets.
  • Spring elements enhanced:.
  • Spring element type separated from spring input.
  • Spring Force and Moment capacities added for all 6 DOF.
  • Add springs function expanded to enable springs to be added at a single node connecting all beams meeting at the node.
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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A03 Frame Analysis 32-bit

2019/01/09 Ver. 3.1.05
  • Corrected spring element force calculations - defaulted to first spring type.
  • Added output of spring forces to send to Excel function.
2018/11/20 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Corrected access violation error occurring when a second Frame is opened.
2018/11/16 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Load case headings in output file adjusted to make them readable by design modules.
2018/11/15 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Corrected beam forces on tension/compression only elements not showing on output graphics.
2018/11/07 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Offset beam function expanded to include one end only offsets and angular offsets.
  • Spring elements enhanced:.
  • Spring element type separated from spring input.
  • Spring Force and Moment capacities added for all 6 DOF.
  • Add springs function expanded to enable springs to be added at a single node connecting all beams meeting at the node.
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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A05 Plane Stress/Plane Strain Analysis

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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A11 Single Span/Cantilever Beam Analysis

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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A12 Beam on Elastic Support Analysis

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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STEEL MEMBER DESIGN

S02 Member Design for Combined Stress

2018/11/15 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Design link from Frame: Now compatible with all versions of Frame.
2018/11/06 Ver. 3.1.01
  • SABS 0162-2 1993: Warning added for profiles not supported.
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S05 Crane Gantry Girder Design

2018/12/03 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Corrected span/deflection checks.
2018/10/22 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Corrected "optimze sections" function.
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STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN

S11 Base Plate Design

2018/11/28 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Improved convergence for small bi-axial moments.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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CONCRETE DESIGN

C01 Continuous Beam/Slab Design

2018/12/06 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Occasional"RIBBON not found" problem fixed.
2018/11/15 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Design link from Frame: Now compatible with all versions of Frame.
2018/11/07 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Design link from Frame: If beam consisted of a single element, only moments for first load case were considered.
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C02 Captain: Prestressed Beam/Slab Design

2019/01/15 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Corrected calculation of upward equivalent load for a cable if the values of L and R differ.
2018/11/14 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Corrections to linear shear capacity calculations for BS8110 and derived codes.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.02
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2018/10/24 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Corrected ULS shear diagram sometimes cut off.
  • Range check error fixed.
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C11 Rectangular Column Design

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C12 Circular Column Design

2018/11/08 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Added descriptions to input symbols.
  • Improved bending schedule input and generation.
  • Fixed bending schedule data not saving with input.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C13 General Column Design

2018/12/04 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Corrected calculation of Nuz for SABS0100 code.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C14 Concrete Retaining Wall Design

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C15 Concrete Base Design

2018/12/03 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Style not found error fixed.
2018/11/12 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Range check errors fixed.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C21 Section Design for Crack Widths

2018/12/03 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Further corrections to calculations for Eurocode 2.
2018/11/08 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Corrections to calculations for Eurocode 2.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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C22 Concrete Section Design

2018/10/18 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Switch Style button removed.
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C23 Punching Shear Design

2018/12/07 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Prokon_Ribbon_Light not found error corrected.
2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
2018/10/18 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Switch Style button removed.
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MASONRY DESIGN

M01 Masonry Section Design

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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M02 Masonry Wall Design

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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CAD AND DETAILING

D01 Padds: Drawing and Detailing System

2019/01/14 Ver. 3.1.01
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2019/01/10 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Configuration settings now stored in Registry.
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GENERAL APPLICATIONS

G01 Prosec: Section Properties Calculation

2018/11/02 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Occasional blank screen on older Win 10 versions, fixed.
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GEOTECHNICAL ANALYSIS

E11 Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

2018/11/06 Ver. 3.1.01
  • Divide by zero error fixed.
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PROKON SYSTEM

Prokon32 PROKON Calcpad

2018/11/30 Ver. 3.1.04
  • "Backdoor" code enabled.
2018/11/09 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Button for removing scripts, added.
2018/10/25 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Buton for adding new scripts, enabled.
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LM PROKON License Manager

2019/01/15 Ver. 3.1.06
  • Added microsecond logging to help troubleshoot slow behaviours.
  • Added logfile integrety checks.
2018/11/16 Ver. 3.1.05
  • Addressed problem with PROKON modules reverting to "demo mode" on some computers (issue introduced in version 3.1.04).
2018/11/14 Ver. 3.1.04
  • Group Padds (stand-alone) with Autodesk extensions on License Status tab.
  • Separated display of Padds (stand-alone) rent/purchase status from PROKON Set1 in License Details table.
  • Corrected occasional invalid data in license session history.
2018/10/18 Ver. 3.1.03
  • Corrected "range check error" after opening Probar 2D, Prodesk Suite or Pronet.
2018/10/18 Ver. 3.1.02
  • Improve presentation of account switching when account group is not defined.
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