RAM Connection CONNECT Edition Update 3(v13.3.0) Release Notes – Updated July 2020
1. Enable channel sections as beams for AISC / CSA / AS / NZS / EN / IS.
Connections that now support channel shapes are:
a. Single plate b. Flange cover plate c. Base plate
2. New CSA S16-14 bracing connections for column - beam - brace joints.
3. New bolt group and weld group tools to rapidly calculate eccentric bolt and weld group capacities according to the elastic and instantaneous center of rotation method.
a. Bolt group b. Weld group
4. Limcon legacy files (*.lmc) import. Now Limcon files can be imported and converted into a RAM Connection file.