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Add Member Span Names to Labeling Options.

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3 days ago in  0 Needs review

Add a more accurate (F.E.M. based) methodology to determine the elastic critical moment for lateral torsional buckling in the Eurocode calculations

Under the current SACS versions, SACS uses annex F table F.1.1. of the Eurocode ENV 1993:1-1:1992 to determine the C1 factor in the elastic critical moment equation. Setting the C1 factor accurately is of paramount importance to determining the el...
4 months ago in  0 Needs review

Create options in Precede to display SPAN IDs and highlight SPAN lines that are connected in different colours

When ordering SACS to do the unity checks according to the Eurocode 3, the SACS manual states in section 3.6.4: “1. It is extremely important to define physical members as a span using SPAN lines.“ However, the current version of Precede has very ...
10 months ago in  1 Planned

Multiple precede graphical color settings configurations

I would like to have the possibility to save and easily switch between 2 display color settings configurations (not model dependent), for example one with dark background for modelling and one with white background for taking screengrabs.
4 months ago in  1 Needs review

SACS 2023 skipped members colors in pstvdb

When plotting UCs in psvdb, SACS 2023 renders skipped members with their original color (unlike prvious versions where they where rendered in grey). This generates quite a confusion because it is not easy to determine if a member is green because ...
4 months ago in  1 Needs review

Create two fields to set Lb in the MEMBER card (one for bottom flange and one for top flange)

In the current input file structure in SACS there is an option to set the buckling length of the bottom flange of wide flange beams separately in the GRUP card. This means that for every physical member separate GRUP cards need to be created to se...
10 months ago in  1 Needs review

Add a side window in Datagen with a list of links to different parts of input models

Dear Bentley, it would be awsome to have a sort of "tree menu" in a side window of datagen containing a structured list of links that allow to quickly navigate inside the input model. The list could be something like: - OPTIONS -GROUPS -MEMBERS -J...
about 2 months ago in  0 Needs review

Update input functionality of the Weight cards similar to Load Inputs. Some points are listed below.

There are many operations in the load conditions that would be a huge benefit in the weight condition input. Some examples are: 1 Member Area 2 Labels 3 Copy condition 4 Rename condition 5 Remove the conditions from the combination it is deleted 6...
about 2 months ago in  0 Needs review

Combine damage results from 2 fatigue extraction files

This feature will be usefull if for one set of joints you need to use two (or more) distinct SN curves along the jacket life time (typically a S-N curve with paint in the first 15 years and free corrosion at the end of the jacket life) This way we...
6 months ago in  1 Needs review

3D Visualization of joint strength utilization similar as for fatigue

Nowadays SACS is able to show extracted fatigue results for tubular joints in precede. This is a very powerful tool compared to having only a listing. It would be helpful to have the same 3D viewer option for joint strength checks results, includi...
9 months ago in  0 Needs review