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December 4, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.61c is now available for download

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Version 4.61c is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected graph for concrete stress at bottom of cast-in-place pour.
  • Corrected Warning C explanation for the Shear Design graph.
  • Turned off erection deflection for shored beams.
  • Corrected the calculation of the tensile steel during lifting.
  • Corrected display of graphs when opened by double-clicking on them.

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November 22, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.61b is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF NOVEMBER 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.61b is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Adjusted check for rupture of strand.
  • Reinstated load group reactions to Summary Report. This table will be reworked in the next version with an option to turn load group reactions on or off in the Summary Report.

November 10, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.61a is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF NOVEMBER 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.61a is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Adjustments to the section generator.
  • Added new libraries based on the CPCI Design Manual, 5th edition to replace the 4th edition libraries.
  • Correction to shoring calculation where the beam weight is also shored.
  • Adjusted check for rupture of strand.
  • Fix a problem starting program from an icon on 64-bit systems.

October 27, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.61 is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF OCTOBER 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.61 is a major new release which includes the following significant changes;

  • Additional shoring options.
  • Limits on travel of moving loads.
  • Generate sections from dimensional parameters.
  • Trim width or height of existing sections.
  • Warnings more visible.
  • Option to only use non-composite section in shear.
  • MKS metric system.
  • ... for the complete list of changes see the Revision History.

July 31, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60s is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF JULY 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60s is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected creation of single hold-down harp profiles to avoid duplicate nodes.

June 21, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60r is now available for download

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Version 4.60r is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected calculation of long torsion steel for Zia-Hsu Method.
  • Corrected min steel note in Horizontal Shear by Section table.
  • Corrected typo in Deflection Multiplier dialog for sustained live load.

May 8, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60q is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF MAY 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60q is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Fixed the reading of sustained live loads from older problem files (before version 4.60).
  • Corrected the display of reversible loads.

April 10, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60p is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF APRIL 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60p is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Limit deflection during construction (up to Completion stage) to sustained loads.
  • Corrected flexural over-reinforcement check within development lengths.
  • Additional check that stirrup strength properties are set even if stirrups not used.
  • Revised max/minimization of loads to better handle negative loads.
  • Expanded and corrected load reaction table.
  • Increased number of decimal places for some units.
  • Adjusted load combination dialog to maintain SLS and FLS combo names.

March 11, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60o is now available for download

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Version 4.60o is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Fixed area loading width controls.
  • Adjusted light-weight concrete limits.
  • Corrected ability to turn off load combinations.

February 16, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60n is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF FEBRUARY 2017 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60n is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected reporting of negative load group torsional reactions.
  • Corrected generation of segment properties after leaving torsion dialog.
  • Changed Long. Steel check to use moment lever instead of effective shear depth for M/dv (CSA A23.3 only).
  • Corrected a problem writing and reading non-english file names.
  • Corrected shoring of beam weight.

January 12, 2017 - Concise Beam version 4.60m is now available for download

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Version 4.60m is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected conversion of sustained live load case from old file to version 4.6 file.
  • Corrected deflection due to sustained live load.

December 31, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60L is now available for download

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Version 4.60L is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected use of theta angle for torsion steel under A23.4-04 & 14 and S6-06 & 14.
  • Adjusted display of stirrup spacing.
  • Adjusted reporting of shear strength required with torsion.

November 23, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60k is now available for download

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Version 4.60k is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected problem adding torsion parameters during load analysis.
  • Adjusted longitudinal steel force with flexure and shear (A23.3).

October 31, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60j is now available for download

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Version 4.60j is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Changes to custom code base code will reset the problem level combinations.
  • Edited Concrete Stress All Stages report.
  • Corrected problem with Design Graph dialog.
  • Corrected reading custom code default values.

October 13, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60i is now available for download

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Version 4.60i is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Limited moving load to the Final loading stage.
  • Corrected potential crash in Beam Definition dialog when creating the first segment.
  • Corrected the drawing of void polygons in the section editor.
  • Corrected cracking classification under ACI for light-weight concrete.

September 27, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60h is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2016 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60h is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected setting the beam spacing in the bridge parameters.
  • Corrected application of distribution factors to moving loads.

September 18, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60g is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2016 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60g is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected display of load distribution diagram in the load distribution edit dialog.
  • Corrected saving of edge pattern load distributions to file.
  • A new file format has been created for the problem files to accommodate additional data used by the program. It still uses the *.con extension but cannot be read by versions of Concise Beam prior to version 4.60g. Version 4.60g will read files created by all prior versions of Concise Beam. Files will now be saved in the new file format.
  • Corrected a problem with unchecking all rebar groups.

September 10, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60f is now available for download

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Version 4.60f is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected symbol for negative point moments in Loading Dialog.
  • Corrected selected load groups in analysis graphs.
  • The Concise Beam program and installation files are now digitally signed in the developer's name.

August 31, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60e is now available for download

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Version 4.60e is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Removed service level earthquake as a default in the SLS stress load combo.
  • Reading older files (before 4.60) that include wind loads will prompt users whether to include those wind loads in SLS checks (now the default).
  • Corrected long-term deflections for beams with cantilevers.

August 29, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60d is now available for download

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Version 4.60d is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected problems with beams with openings and torsion.
  • More improvements to the section editor.
  • Improvements to the automatic modification of load groups in the load dialog.

August 23, 2016 - Concise Beam version 4.60c is now available for download

YOUR COMMERCIAL LICENSE MUST BE CURRENT UP TO THE END OF AUGUST 2016 AT THE EARLIEST TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS RELEASE. Users evaluating this new release will be able to use this version for the remainder of their 30 day evaluation period. If your license has expire please contact us about how to bring your license up to date in order to use this latest release and to receive technical support. You do not need to install any previous versions of Concise Beam before installing this latest release.

Version 4.60c is a maintenance release which includes the following changes;

  • Corrected problems in creating new empty library files.
  • Improvements to the section editor.
  • Corrected a problem with inactive load combinations.
  • Updated the Manual table of contents.
  • Improved handling of loads added before a load group is defined.
  • Corrected a problem with the limiting of design torsions at supports.

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