RAM Connection CONNECT Edition V13 Update 5 (v13.5.0) Release Notes – Updated June 2021
1. New bracing connections for IS 800-2007 for column-beam-brace joints.
This new connection supports I and HSS shapes for columns and channels, HSS, angles and rods for braces.
Figure 1. Bracing connections assignment buttons Figure 2. Gusset with angle braces
2. New tubular connections for mitred knee and beam and column splices joints for AS4100 and NZS3404. These connections can only be assigned to joints conformed with tubular members (e.g. hollow structural sections HSS). The mitred knee connections works with beam to column flange (BCF) and beam to column web (BCW) joints. The end plate (moment end plate) connection can be assigned to columns splices (CS) and beam splices (BS).
Figure 3. Mitred knee and end plate (moment end plate) connections for tubular members
3. All documentation for RAM Connection Standalone was migrated to Bentley WebHelp which includes manuals, help context and htmls.
4. Some connection enhancements like: