FEM-Design 16 is released

Jan 05  |  2017

FEM-Design 16 is now officially released and all our customers with a valid subscription can now upgrade the program.

 

FEM-Design 16 includes some changes into existing functionality, as well as many new features. Most of the new features are listed below, and the full list of changes along with a detailed description can be found in the FEM-Design 16 New Features Guide.

 

User interface:

- orbit around snapped point

- no snap to objects and no snap to hidden objects

- view name is displayed

 

Tools:

- lock numbering

- pick and copy properties

- color schema

 

Structure:

- user defined end conditions in corbel

- edge connections can be hidden

- auto supports at cover and building cover

 

Load:

- deviation load for load cases

- leading temporary load case in load group

- new types of SLS combinations

 

Analysis:

- deflection check for bars

- local / global stability shape

- data preparation is improved

 

RC Design:

- RC shell reinforcement layer follows the selected result

 

Steel and Timber Design:

- auto design for limited utilization

- section class dependent options at design

- LTB calculations according to general case

- interaction factors according to Method 1

- save / load bar design parameters

 

Results:

- load case results shown for user defined limit state

- automatic min / max numeric values

- crack width results color code

- reading results files has been speeded up

 

Documentation:

- listing point support coordinates

 

Others:

- Romanian national annex

- resaisable message window

- resaizable Filter dialog

- struxml available in 3D Frame

 

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Integration with Revit

 

Please note that in order to fully benefit from the integration of FEM-Design 16 with Autodesk Revit 2016 / 2017, it is required to download and install the newest version of the StruSoft StruXML Revit Add-In.

 

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Useful links

 

- Watch the 'New Features' videos of FEM-Design 16

- Download the 'FEM-Design 16 New Features Guide'

- Apply for a free trial version

- Contact sales