Release Notes

Current version 2.0.0

Release notes

21.12.2020 - Version 2.0.0

In version 2.0.0:

New attribute added:

Project and model specification - Model sheet, National code added

StructuralPointAction - Possible to input angled point force, Extended Direction enum, Added Vector attribute

StructuralPointActionFree - Possible to input angled point force, Extended Direction enum, Added Vector attribute

StructuralCurveAction

  • Possible to input angled line force, Extended Direction enum, Added Vector 1 and Vector 2 attribute

  • Extended Force action enum by "On subregion edge" and "On opening edge"

StructuralEdgeConnection

  • Added enum attribute "Boundary condition" to allow input on different types of edges (2D member, 2D opening, 2D subregion)

StructuralCurveMoment - Extended Force action enum by "On subregion edge" and "On opening edge"

StructuralCurveFree - Possible to input angled line force, Extended Direction enum, Added Vector 1 and Vector 2 attribute

We removed default column value.

We included more attributes as required to ensure all important and structural engineering relevant data will be exchanged

11.12.2020 - Version 1.1.0

In version 1.1.0:

New object added:

Structural Proxy Element - object which allows to describe general solids

4.12.2020 - Version 1.0.9

In version 1.0.9:

  • LCS type is required value for StructuralCurveMember

  • Added ID for Model and Project sheet in

Project and model specifications

StructuralStorey

StructuralCurveMemberVarying

  • New object StructuralSurfaceActionDistribution to describe load panels

  • Added detailed description for Global coordinate system property in Project and model specifications

26.11.2020 - Version 1.0.8

In version 1.0.8, few small formal changes was made

  • Thermal load for 2D members - removed delta T attribute, to specify single value for constant temperature change, use attribute "TempT "

  • Added Id attribute for Project and Model information

  • "Project nr." changed to "Project nr" (removed dot) in Project information

  • removed "V" in front of SAF version attribute at Model information

13.11.2020 - Version 1.0.7

In version 1.0.7, three major additions were added

  • Thermal load for 1D members

StructuralCurveActionThermal

  • Thermal load for 2D members

StructuralSurfaceActionThermal

  • New types of eccentricities (structural and analysis) for

StructuralCurveMember and StructuralSurfaceMember

23.10.2020 - Version 1.0.6

In version 1.0.6, four major additions were added

  • "Parent ID" added for

StructuralSurfaceMemberRegion

StructuralSurfaceConnection

StructuralEdgeConnection

RelConnectsStructuralMember

RelConnectsSurfaceEdge

StructuralCurveAction

StructuralSurfaceActionFree

StructuralCurveMemberRib

StructuralCurveConnection

StructuralCurveMoment

StructuralSurfaceActionThermal

RelConnectsRigidCross

StructuralCurveEdge

StructuralCurveMember

StructuralSurfaceMember

StructuralSurfaceMemberOpening

  • "Area" attribute added for

StructuralSurfaceMemberRegion

StructuralSurfaceMember

StructuralSurfaceMemberOpening

  • Formcodes description was updated

Formcodes

  • Structural and Analysis eccentricity was introduced for:

StructuralCurveMember

StructuralSurfaceMember

Changed objects:

StructuralCrossSection

  • Form code is required value for CSS type "compound"

StructuralCurveMember

  • Simplified System line alignment description

14.04.2020 - Version 1.0.5

In version 1.0.5, four major additions were added

  • "Parent ID" for StructuralCurveMember and StructuralSurfaceMember

  • new object StructuralCurveMemberVarying to define tapered, arbitrary, haunch beams

  • new object StructuralStorey to define storey levels

  • new enum describing cross section LCS type in StructuralCrossSection

New objects:

StructuralCurveMemberVarying

  • New object for description tapered, arbitrary, haunch beams

StructuralStorey

  • New object for description structural storey, floor levels

Changed objects:

CompositeShapeDef

  • Added LCS explanation

Geometry

  • Added SAF geometry strings column

  • Edited values for bezier, added further explanation

Introduction

  • Added general LCS vector description

  • Updated pictures (LCS is now self explaining)

Project and model specifications

  • Added description column

  • Added enum LCS of cross section

  • Added RigidCross in the list of objects

  • New feature for ignored groups and objects and add list of groups and objects

RelConnectsStructuralMember

  • Added definition of fully rigid connection

StructuralCrossSection

  • Formcode is now required for manufactured cross sections

  • Removed LCS of cross section enum

  • Added new enum "LCS of cross section"

StructuralCurveAction

  • Specified rel vs abs

StructuralCurveMember

  • Added Parent ID

  • LCS type "Standard" not used anymore

  • Added column "Arbitrary definition" to link to StructuralCurveMemberVarying

  • Fixed typos

StructuralCurveMemberRib

  • Updated description column

  • New picture explaining LCS of the rib

  • Fixed typos

StructuralCurveMoment

  • Specified rel vs abs

StructuralMaterial

  • Quality and Name is recommended to set the same value

StructuralPointAction

  • Specified rel vs abs

StructuralPointMoment

  • Specified rel vs abs

StructuralSurfaceActionThermal

  • Specified meaning of temperatures

StructuralSurfaceMember

  • Added Parent ID column

  • Fixed typos

StructuralSurfaceMemberOpening

  • Added all supported geometries

StructuralSurfaceMemberRegion

  • Fixed typos

Supported shapes of parametric cross section

  • Added missing parameter "s" for I Section with haunch Asymmetric

10.10.2019 - Version 1.0.4

In version 1.0.4, "Id" row was added to all supported objects.

Changed objects:

Project and model specifications

  • Attribute "ADM version" was deleted

  • Improved description in a manner that is clear that model and project sheets are defined in rows and not in columns like other objects

  • "Created" and "Last update" attributes have changed the format of the date and time

  • Added excel examples

StructuralSurfaceActionThermal

  • added attribute "2D Member Region"

StructuralSurfaceActionFree

  • C vertexes explained in detail, added images

Introduction

  • Minor changes in formatting

StructuralSurfaceMember

  • Description extended for the edges numbering of surface members

RelConnectsRigidMember

  • Added link to StrucutralSurfacesMember for explanation of edges numbering

  • Enums for constrains sorted

RelConnectsRigidLink

  • Added description about coordinate system of RigidLink

  • "Type" column deleted

  • Enums for constrains sorted

  • Added description to hinge position

StructuralCurveMember

  • Bezier, Spline and Parabolic arc are supported

StructuralCurveActionFree

  • Bezier, Spline and Parabolic arc are supported

StructuralCurveMemberRib

  • Bezier, Spline and Parabolic arc are supported

19.8.2019 - Version 1.0.3

New objects:

RelConnectsRigidCross

RelConnectsRigidMember

Changed objects:

Introduction

  • Local Coordinate System of 1D and 2D members described in detail

RelConnectsRigidLink

  • General update of all attributes: Functionality reduced on Nodes only (due to implementation of internal nodes), new enums for displacements

  • Added new properties

Geometry

  • Edited size of pictures

  • Pictures updated

StructuralSurfaceMember

  • Edited size of pictures

StructuralEdgeConnection

  • Updated notes

StructuralPointAction

  • Minor changes pages set up

  • Updated pictures

StructuralCurveAction

  • Minor changes pages set up

  • Updated pictures

StructuralSurfaceMemberRegion

  • Updated picture

StructuralCurveMoment

  • Updated pictures

13.6.2019 - Version 1.0.2

New objects:

Geometry

23.5.2019 - Version 1.0.1

New objects:

CompositeShapeDef

Changed objects:

Supported shapes of parametric cross-section

  • Updated images of parametric cross-sections

StructuralPointActionFree

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralPointMoment

  • Excel sheet link fixed

Formcodes

  • Updated "Corresponding Description ID of the profile" for L section

Supported shapes of compound section

  • Unification of terminology

Supported shapes of parametric cross-section

  • Shape Enum correction: "I Section with haunch Asymmetric"

StructuralEdgeConnection

  • Excel sheet link fixed

RelConnectsStructuralMember

  • Excel sheet link fixed

RelConnectsSurfaceEdge

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralLoadGroup

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralLoadCase

  • Added values for "Load type": Temperature, Wind, Snow, Maintenance, Fire, Moving, Seismic and Standard

  • Removed values for "Load type": Primary effect

  • "Specification" Enum replaced by "Duration" with following possible values: Short, Medium, Long and Instantaneous

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralPointAction

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCurveAction

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCurveActionFree

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceActionFree

  • Notes updated

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCurveMemberRib

  • Alignment description updated

  • Defined new value: "Eccentricity ez"

  • Extended description for "Type of connection" and "Layer"

  • Minor changes in table style

StructuralCurveConnection

  • Defined new value as Enum: "Type"

RelConnectsRigidLink

  • Redefined default value for "Hinges"

StructuralLoadCombination

  • Added excel example sheet

Project and model specifications

  • New value defined "SAF version"

  • Extended definition of the Values: Type of data, Value example or enum definition, Required value, Default value

  • Minor text changes

StructuralMaterial

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCrossSection

  • Defined new Enum for Cross-section type: "General"

  • For Cross-section type "General" is further specification moved to CompositeShapeDef

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCurveEdge

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralCurveMember

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceMember

  • Updated description for: "Edges"

  • Excel sheet link fixed

Startup page

  • Major update of changes in Version 1.0.0 (Release Notes)

StructuralPointConnection

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceMemberOpening

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceMemberRegion

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralPointSupport

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceConnection

  • Excel sheet link fixed

StructuralSurfaceAction

  • Excel sheet link fixed

19.3.2019 - Version 1.0.0

New objects:

StructuralCurveConnection

RelConnectsRigidLink

StructuralLoadCombination

StructuralCurveMoment

StructuralCurveActionThermal

StructuralSurfaceActionThermal

Changed objects:

StructuralCrossSection

  • Added new types to parametric shapes of Cross-section (I Section with haunch Asymetric, T Section with haunch, Trapezoid) - in annex

  • Added definition of general cross-section

  • Added support for compound cross-sections

  • Added attributes for analysis properties of the cross-section

StructuralMaterial

  • Quality is required value

  • Added new design properties for timber material (in Annex)

StructuralEdgeConnection

  • Coordinate system: added "Global" option

StructuralPointSupport

  • Added parameters "Compression only", "Tension only" for three translation constraints (X, Y, Z)

StructuralCurveConnection

  • Added parameters "Compression only", "Tension only" for three translation constraints (X, Y, Z)

StructuralEdgeConnection

  • Added parameters "Compression only", "Tension only" for three translation constraints (X, Y, Z)

StructuralCurveMemberRib

  • Alignment: add user defined value

StructuralCurveMember

  • Behaviour in analysis: add new options for tension only and compression only

StructuralSurfaceMember

  • Added support for variable thickness

  • LCS definition by vector

  • Support for circle slab (Circle by point, Circle by 3 points)

StructuralPointAction

Deleted attribute "extend"

StructuralLoadGroup

  • Enum of "Load group type" attribute changed

StructuralLoadCase

  • Deleted attribute "Specification"

StructuralSurfaceActionFree

  • Added names of the vertexes of the polygon

Model specification

  • Added attribute for SAF version