Enhancements & Bugfixes to checkSTRESS

Release Notes on checkSTRESS Version 9.30

  • Following piping codes are updated.
    • ASME B31.1 (2016)
    • ASME B31.5 (2016)
    • ASME B31.9 (2014)
  • UPDATED MATERIAL LIBRARIES: Material libraries for the following codes are updated.
    • ASME B31.1 (2016)
    • ASME B31.5 (2016)
    • EN 13480-3 (2012)
  • Fourteen (14) new Spectrum Libraries have been added corresponding to EL Centro (May 18, 1940), Uniform Building Code (1991 Edition) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Guide 1.60 [July 2014, Revision 2] in the folder "SpectrumLibrary". These can be accessed through checkSTRESS > Edit Layout > Misc > Spectrums > Library.
  • New Feature added to validate Branch SIFs defined in the stress model against those SIFs applicable for the selected piping code before saving the model. If any Branch SIF defined in the stress model does not match with those applicable for the piping code selected, an option is given to change that Branch SIF before saving the model.

Release Notes on checkSTRESS Version 9.21

  • New feature added to export stress layout to MBF file from checkSTRESS layout edit option. This can be performed through Edit Layout > File > Export to mbf.

Release Notes on checkSTRESS Version 9.20

  • New feature added to perform occasional stress evaluation using response spectra and/or static seismic 'g' loads.
  • New feature to transfer Spring Rate and Cold Load for to be designed hangers automatically to PIPESTRESS input file for checkSTRESS Nuke.
  • New feature added to export stress layout to PCF file from checkSTRESS layout edit option. This can be performed through Edit Layout > File > Export to PCF.

Release Notes on checkSTRESS Version 9.10

  • Following piping codes are updated.
    • ASME B31.1 (2014)
    • ASME B31.3 (2014)
  • New feature added to show and print Hanger Report.
  • New feature added to transfer the model in ENGLISH units to checkSTRESS, if the value of the attribute "UNITS-CO-ORDS" is defined as "INCH" in PCF file for checkSTRESSPCF, checkSTRESS II PCF and checkSTRESS Nuke PCF.
  • Product is now fully compatible with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012 or later. This version of product does not require .Net Framework 1.0 to be installed and may require .Net Framework 2.0, if the same is not already enabled in Windows.