HTW+ | Timber Wall Diaphragms | Update Information

02/19

Eurocodes

CIRCOLARE:2019 according to NTC:2018 added.

Addition

Editable self weight like in other timber programs.
Reference to German standard NCI NA.5.9 for stiffness reduction.

01/19

Addition

Calculation time reduction for many load cases through smarter combinations.
Display of progress bar during calculation.

02/18

Eurocodes

New design code NTC:2018 implemented.

Correction

Wizard crash fixed.

01/18

Correction

Correction for the horizontal support forces and deflections in case of factorized loads.

02/17

Addition

Improved user interface and error handling in combination with connectors.
Table of equivalent stiffness for GEO updated.

Correction

Calculation of brackets in combination with cement-bound fiber boards corrected.
Stiffness value kser for staples doubled according to "Schriftenreihe Bauwerkserhaltung und Holzbau Heft 6" (Uni Kassel).

01/17

Eurocodes

New softwood and hardwood implemented according to EN 338:2016.

Addition

Distance to intermediate memebers without joint can be set at the same distance as for panel edges / joints.

Correction

Graphical correction for dimensional chains and horizontal joints of the covering.

02/16

Eurocodes

Glulam according to EN 14080:2013 implemented for Germany and Italy.
The "old" Glulam timbers are marked with * (for example GL24c*).

01/16

Eurocodes

Design code BS EN 1995:2012 and ÖNORM EN 1995:2015 implemented.

Addition

Compressed and advanced output settings implemented.

Correction

Action dialog: How to deal with alternative or simultaneous group when changing actions.

02/15

Addition

Editable graphic properties with double click.
Filtered material types: Softwood, hardwood...
Update for DIN EN 1995:2013 in combination with Eurocode EN 1995:2014.

Correction

Correction for Saving and Opening connectors in items.
Distance limitation in case of staples corrected.

01/15

Addition

Preview of the results for ULS und SLS in main the main graphics.
Additional output for material standards and values.
Additional report for the general Eurocode EN 1995-1-1.

02/14B

Correction

In some cases, the programm was terminated while using the layout-dialog of vertical beams. This item is corrected.

02/14A

Improvement

Barchart with exploitation in graphics.
Status window with detailed Barcharts of proofs.
Error message with reference on chapter of the standard.

02/14

New Feature

Optional output of stiffness of a equivalent bending beam, representing the stiffness of the wall.

Optionally, you can choose 3 possibilities to determinate the share of permanent loads:
G=0% ; permanent loads ; permanent loads and quasi-permanent loads

New Code

DIN EN 1995-1-1/NA:2013-08

Improvement

The names of boards materials will be displayed in output and selection in addition to short names.

01/14C

Improvement

Internal improvement

01/14B

New Features

In german NA, kmod of wind can be set to "short-term". Kmod as an average of "short-term" und "insantaneous" in german NA will be ignored.

01/14A

Improvement

Undue exploitations will be highlighted in addition with "!!".

01/14

Correction

With sheets on only one side after reloading a position: You could not edit the fasteners.
The grafic of decisive support reactions of combinations was not embedded in output.
These items are corrected.

New Code

Italy: UNI EN 1995-1-1/NTC:2008

02/13B

Improvement

If you choose special rules of german NA for combinations (windzone 3 and.4, Earthquake in BW), they will be written in output.

Correction

In some cases with elements side by side, the effective pressed Area Aef was considered too large.
At opening a position (DIN1052:2008) the material of sheets was sometimes set to defaults.
Special rules of german NA for combinations (windzone 3 and.4, Earthquake in BW) was not saved.
All items are corrected.

02/13A

New Features

Predefined output profiles added

02/13

Correction

In Walls with big differences in length of single sheets, deflection of wall was computed too large. Thie item is corrected.

New Features

Possible selection of fasteners from database
New options in german NA:
* Special rules fon combinations in wind zone 3 and 4
* Snow(Psi2=0,5) for earth quake in Baden-Württemberg

Improvement

Reduced count of created combinations
Graphics user interface and output
Better synchronisation of FDC and Tables
Better synchronisation of dialog-input and Tables

01/13B

Small Improvement

in user interface (GUI)

01/13A

Small Correction

Problem with (demo-) license of codes corrected.

01/13

New Features

Selectable options::
Increase factor 1,2 according to EN 1995-1-1:2004/A1:2008 § 9.2.4.2(5) for fastener capacity
Output proof of deflection

02/12B

Inprovement

Small changes in output

02/12A

Correction

Deflection (creep) in Combination of capacity (STR)