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Tekla Tedds 2016 software release

Tekla Tedds 2016 in a nutshell The new version has been developed listening to the wishes of the customers and offers powerful new features and improvements: This new version brings more choice and flexibility to the analysis and design of steel and concrete beams, retaining walls and foundations, to both the US building codes and Eurocodes. The comprehensive calculations make work easy and fast and help to avoid human errors when working with load combinations. You can quickly create document templates that match company standards including custom layouts and logos improve presentation of
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2016 (PBT-1602-3)

Résumé of Issue Steel member design (EN1993) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the check of members which are subjected to combined bending and axial compression, using the interaction equations 6.61 and 6.62. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Steel member design (EN1993) version 4.0.00 – 4.0.02
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2016 (PBT-1602-2)

Résumé of Issue Wood shear wall design (NDS) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of deflection under seismic shear loads. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2015 from June 2015, Tedds 2014 from June 2014, Tedds 2013 from May 2013, Tedds 14 from October 2011: Wood shear wall design (NDS) version 1.0.00 – 1.1.02
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Tekla Tedds product bulletin February 2016 (PBT-1602-1)

Résumé of Issue Footing analysis & design (ACI318) Pad footing analysis & design (BS8110) Pad footing analysis & design (AS3600) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of sliding resistance of a pad footing where horizontal loads are applied in both directions. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2015 from June 2015, Tedds 2014 from June 2014, Tedds 2013 from May 2013, Tedds 14 from October 2011, Tedds 12 from October 2009 and Tedds 11 from March 2008: Footing analysis & design (ACI318) version 3.0.00 Pad footing analysis & design (BS8110
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Tedds product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-7)

Résumé of Issue Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting seismic story drift design of special reinforced shear walls. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2014 from September 2014 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) version 2.1.02 – 2.1.05
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Tedds product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-5)

Résumé of Issue Steel member design (EN1993) Steel member design (AISC360) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the design of steel members when the selected number of sections has been modified. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Steel member design (EN1993) version 4.0.00 – 4.0.01 Steel member design (AISC360) version 4.0.00 – 4.0.01
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Tedds Engineering Library (January 2016)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-1) Foundation analysis & design (EN1992/EN1997) - Identified a potentially un-conservative error affecting the determination of maximum design loads in end spans. For more detailed information please refer to “Product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-1)” in the Bulletins group of the Engineering Library Index. Product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-2) Timber frame racking loads (BS6399) - Fixed a potentially un-conservative error affecting designs with a non-flat roof when
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Tedds product bulletin January 2016 (PBT-1601-2)

Résumé of Issue Timber frame racking loads (BS6399) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting designs with a non-flat roof when calculating the contribution of the roof wind loading to the overall racking load. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2014 from February 2015 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Timber frame racking loads (BS6399) version 1.0.07
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Tedds Lite 2015 software release

Tedds Lite is free software that allows you to use specially published Tedds calculations. Tedds Lite calculations are distributed by Tekla and other licensed third parties and are usually free of charge. Calculations distributed by third parties will normally include the Tedds Lite software installation however if that is not the case the Tedds Lite installation can be downloaded here. Please note that the Tedds Lite installation does not include any calculations.
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Tedds Lite explained

Tedds Lite is free software that allows you to use specially published Tedds calculations. Tedds Lite calculations are distributed by Tekla and other licensed third parties and are usually free of charge. Although reduced in functionality in comparison to the commercial version of Tedds, Tedds Lite provides an exceptional platform for publishing and using calculations.
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Tedds Engineering Library (December 2015)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Updates 2D analysis Fixed output tables for element results not always showing the results for the correct combinations according to the selected output options (Strength/Service/All). Frame wizard (2D analysis) Corrected calculation of Major and Minor inertia for flanged L sections.Amended definition of Flanged T and Flanged L sections to ensure consistency with 2D analysis calculation. RC 2D analysis & design (EN1992)RC beam analysis & design (EN1992)RC beam design (EN1992) Corrected calculation of Major and
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Tedds Engineering Library (November 2015)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Concrete specification (BS8500) Updated in accordance with BS8500-1:2015 Other updates 2D analysis Enhanced to include "_analysisCreate" setting which determines if a new solver instance is created or whether the active model is used. Crane gantry girder design (BS5950) Enhanced by removing upper limit of weight of crane bridge, crab and safe working load. Foundation analysis & design (EN1992/EN1997) Amended calculation to include punching shear checks at a perimeter of both d and 2d from the face of any column.
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Tedds Engineering Library (October 2015)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Updates Beam end connection design (BS5950) Fixed undefined variable error associated with interface bolt/bottom flange clash validation occurring with a beam to column endplate connection. Compound section properties Fixed minor bugs.Changed output formats so now consistent over all combined section types. Masonry bearing design (EN1996) Enhanced calculation performance to improve overall user experience. Masonry panel design (EN1996) Corrected summary output to ensure results match full output.Corrected calculation to
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Tedds product bulletin October 2015 (PBT-1510-3)

Résumé of Issue Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting reinforced walls without lateral reinforcement restraints designed to strength design requirements. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2014 from June 2014 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.03
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Tedds product bulletin October 2015 (PBT-1510-2)

Résumé of Issue Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting calculations with reinforcement provided on two faces of the wall. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2014 from June 2014 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) version 2.0.00 – 2.1.03
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Tedds product bulletin October 2015 (PBT-1510-1)

Résumé of Issue Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) There is a potentially un-conservative error affecting the calculation of the self weight of walls with bond beams. Occurrence This issue relates to Tedds 2014 from June 2014 and Tedds 2015 from June 2015: Masonry wall panel design (MSJC) version 2.1.02 – 2.1.03
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How do I resolve problems when installing or launching Tedds?

The majority of installation and setup issues can be resolved by simply making sure your computers operating system and software are up to date. If we are unable to replicate a problem the issue will almost certainly be related to your specific computer setup. General Please ensure that: Your system meets at least the minimum system requirements  You have all the latest Windows updates installed. You can check by running ‘Windows Update’ Your anti-virus software is up to date You have the latest version of Tekla Tedds installed: Tedds 2015 You have all the latest Tekla Tedds
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How to run a verification check on your example calculations

The Tedds for Word Developer tab includes commands for verifying your Examples. You can select which examples to verify and the results will be shown in the Progress Log. Verifying Example Calculations Select Verify from the Examples Group on the Tedds Developer Ribbon Select the Library that contains your examples Choose whether to show the Interfaces during the verification (normally No) Choose whether to check all examples (normally Yes) The calculation examples will be inserted into the document, with instructions for running the verification Before running the verification check, via
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Tedds Engineering Library (September 2015)

Contents UK and Asia USA Australia Canada Europe Common UK and Asia Masonry bearing design (EN1996) New calculation which checks the bearing design of concentrated vertical loads and allows multiple loads to be applied to a single masonry wall panel. Checks the localised bearing resistance of the masonry directly beneath the load and will determine if a spreader is required. The spreader can be designed as either a concrete padstone or a steel spreader plate. Checks the stability of the wall for mainly vertical loading, at the half height beneath the concentrated load. Where multiple
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Tedds 2015 Service Pack 1

Please noteIf you are running a 64-bit version of Windows you will require both updates. Licensing Fixed: Commuting of server licenses not working from within Tedds or Tedds for Word if a document had been calculated during that application session. 2D analysis Enhanced: Single span fixed ended beams can now be analysed. Enhanced: When using the user interface for defining a single member the name of the design member can now be modified. Fixed: Users with an LT license could not access the 2D analysis calculation. Fixed: Exception error occurring when attempting to add node or settlement
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