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Enhancements in Gen 2015 (v1.1)

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  • 2014.11.14
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Gen 2015 (v1.1) is released now. The following features have been newly implemented.

Analysis & Design
(1) Supporting 64bit Solver, Pre/Post-Processing & GPU solver
(2) 7 DOF Beam Elements considering Warping Constant
(3) Stiffness Scale Factor for Plate Element
(4) Performing Pushover Analysis only for Selected Pushover Load Cases
(5) Assigning a Single Pushover Hinge to Walls with Identical Wall ID
(6) Assigning Inelastic Hinge Properties to Wall Elements
(7) Star-Battened Section Checking as per EC3 (Available in Dec., 2014)
(8) Addition of RC Design Module as per ACI318-11 in Design+ 

Pre & Post-Processing
(1) Ribbon Menu
(2) Revit 2015 Interface
(3) Tekla Structure v20 Interface
(4) Changing Plate Local Axis
(5) Auto-generation of Linear Constraint at Wall and Plate Element Connection
(6) Assigning Floor Loads to the Area including Shear Walls generated with Plate Elements
(7) Considering Openings in Wall Elements
(8) Multi-towers Module for Story and Static Wind Load Definition 

For details, please refer to the attached Gen 2015 (v1.1) Release Note.