What's New

About V5

The latest Release includes a major upgrade from NET Framework 2.0 to 4.0, a new look, new modules (including timber wall tie, timber mullion, and custom timber grades), reviews and updates of many modules (including crane beam, industrial slabs, and composite) as well as introducing Analysis by Structural Toolkit.

About V5.1

Version 5.1 introduces an extensive update to the Timber Library incorporating 20 additional timber selections (including Hyne, Unilam, LP Building Products, Smart LVL, SolidStart LVL and formwork products); timber service class and variable J2 for certain timber sections; new Steel Library incorporating revisions to the Steel Iw and J properties for PFC's from the OneSteel Edition 7 and associated amended Steel Properties module reflecting changes; Custom Steel sections have E and G definable; auto Page Numbering of Exported Projects; modification to shear capacity of RHS/SHS sections including non-uniform shear; smoother Preview and PDF measuring; and in the Analysis improved corrections (including not allowing Linear Analysis corrections); fixed the sign of the local intermediate rotations; and also corrected intermediate unform axial load deflections and intermediate global rotational displacements for pin ended members

About V5.2

Version V5.2 introduces the ability to apply reactions from other floor and roof members (See the tutorial in the Learning Centre), refinements to the Concrete Column FRP and addition of quasi-dead case for timber (refer appendix G1), linked Timber Member analysis dead combination check, as well as other minor refinements and fixes. The Analysis has received some improvements to the move functionality and some other minor interface improvements and corrections.

Read the article on using reactions.

About V5.3

The .NET framework platform has been updated from 4.0 to 4.6 as well as a number of framework components meaning that XP is no longer supported. There are also minor program improvements including a correction to reactions from unopened linked analysis members and several module updates.

About V5.3.1

Masonry has been updated to the new AS3700-2018 standard and support for user idle timeout for network users. There are also major component updates for the analysis viewer and number engine as well as minor program improvements and several module updates.

About V5.3.1.1

22 Mar 2018 (Core date 22 Mar 2018)

Structural Toolkit
  • Improved: Added support for user idle timeout for network licenses
  • Removed: Old colour themes removed (only Metro available)
  • Updated: Analysis viewer component
  • Corrected: Reaction comment was not updating on a column member design
Structural Toolkit Modules
  • Masonry Bondbeams 5.02 - Incorporated AS 3700-2018
  • Masonry Member 5.03 - Incorporated AS 3700-2018, corrected ductility errors if not fully grouted, added option to bi-pass non-symmetrical compression reinforcement, removed 0.85 combined factor
  • Masonry Pier 5.02 - Incorporated AS 3700-2018, removed 0.85 combined factor
  • Steel Properties 5.03 - Corrected Ze for slender CHS, added option for simplified Ze for slender RHS, added Ze formatting
  • Sleeper Retaining Wall 5.03 - Revised double sleepers as not laminated, added options for laminated, 20 layers increased to 25, adjusted summary for deflection layer critical

For a full list of changes refer to the Change Log

Structural Toolkit Tools V2.2.1.1

22 Mar 2018 (Core date 22 Mar 2018)

License Manager, Service and Monitor
  • Updated: Added support for user idle timeout

For a full list of changes refer to the LM Change Log