RAM Concept V8i SELECTseries 8, r5.1.1, Release Notes
Release Date: February 4, 2014
RAM Concept V8i Release 5.1.1 can be installed side-by-side with previous release versions of Concept. There is no need to uninstall previous release versions.
Error Corrections in RAM Concept V8i Release 5.1.1
RAM Concept V8i Release 5.1.1 is a patch, containing error corrections and minor enhancements. Each issue addressed is summarized below.
Audit Design Section
When the user attempted to audit a cross section generated by a design section, an error with the message “Program Error (Report Parsing Error: bad master node contents)” resulted.
Large Calc Log
RAM Concept became unresponsive when the calc log had a large amount of output.
The import of a dxf file with missing xrefs into RAM Concept caused a program crash in specific and rare instances.
ASCE 7-10 Wind Import
When working with lateral loads that were imported from RAM Structural System, RAM Concept always treated wind loads as service loads, even when they might be ultimate level loads.
Pre-Concept V8i Release 5.1 File Compatibility Warning:
RAM Concept V8i Release 5.1 can read all previous file formats, but writes files in a format that cannot be read by previous versions.