New Release! OpenBridge Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 6, (2018 Release 3) v10.06.00.41

What's New in CONNECT Edition Update 6

This topic summarizes the new enhancements in OpenBridge Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 6.

  • New advanced deck definition for Box Girder bridges.
    • Support multiple templates in same deck
    • Support for diaphragm definition
    • Support for variable constraints for each deck section 
  • Logical and consistent reorganization of configuration files, workspaces, standard, library and example files
  • CONNECT Licensing
    • Bentley’s new CONNECT Licensing
    • CONNECT Licensing does not use activation keys
    • Licensing requires users become registered in User Management and then sign in with those credentials to access the application

Additional Enhancements

  • Options to export/import substructure library templates including piers, abutments and wingwalls.
  • Material definition is now separate from Features.
  • Excavation tool now handles multi column footings.
  • Transfer to LBS, barriers as equivalent area and CrossFrames including connection plates
  • When the tendons are brought in from RM Bridge to OpenBridge Modeler, several additional properties also brought in.  
  • Several options on export to RM, including option to pick design code specific material, simplified abutment etc.
  • Utah DOT UBT sections added to default beam library
  • Separation of Imperial and Metric workspaces and configuration files. Updated locations of files and configuration files.
  • Support for ProjectWise Managed Workspaces
  • Option to publish to iModel 2.0 format
  • Platform Updates:
    • Updated to MicroStation, Power Platform 11
    • Updated to Civil - OpenRoads Designer, Update 6
    • Option to install LumenRT Designer CONNECT Edition Update 11
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