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New Release - ADAPT-Builder 2012 (build 1)
December, 2012: Build 1 adds many critical new features to the Builder 2012 Design Suite of programs, including Edge, Floor Pro, MAT and SOG. Key features include:
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New Release - ADAPT-Builder 2012 (build 0)
August, 2012: ADAPT-Builder 2012 build 0 represents a major development milestone for ADAPT's 3D finite element platform by extending its underlying modeling and analysis capabilities from single to multi-level. With this new capability, structural engineers can use the suite of Builder products, ADAPT-Floor Pro, MAT and Edge, to not only carry out their detailed floor and foundation system design, but also integrated building analysis for gravity or lateral loads. Unlike other solutions in the market, ADAPT-Builder offers all of these capabilities using a unified environment and one model, saving countless hours of unnecessary data transfer between software and reducing the possibility of errors. All Builder 2012 programs can now import a complete concrete building model from Revit, streamlining the design process even further. In addition to its groundbreaking multi-story capabilities, this new release is loaded with many productivity enhancing features, a faster FEM solver, and the new ACI 318-2011 / IBC 2012 codes.
New Release - ADAPT-PT 2012 (build 0)
March, 2012: ADAPT-PT 2012 build 0 is a new and improved version of the world’s most popular software for the design of post-tensioned beams and slabs. In addition to a long list of minor enhancements, this version includes the following 3 major new features:
New Release - ADAPT-ABI 2012 (build 0)
January, 2012: ADAPT-ABI 2012 build 0 is a new and improved version of our specialized software for the design and 4D analysis of prestressed concrete bridges built either segmentally or conventionally. This release incorporates major improvements to the 3D modeling of structures for a more realistic representation of the built structure and also delivers dramatic performance improvements.
ADAPT-Builder 2010 (build 1)
July, 2011: ADAPT-Builder 2010 build 1 is a maintenance release that includes a new soft license activation feature as well as other general improvements.
February, 2011: ADAPT-FELT 2011 is the latest version of our software for Friction, Elongation and Long-Term stress loss calculation of pre- and post-tensioned tendons. FELT 2011 comes with expanded tendon profile definitions, improved tendon geometry input / validation, and general improvements. Now also 64-bit and Windows 7 compatible!
October, 2010: ADAPT-Builder 2010 is a powerful new version of the ADAPT's 3D finite element design platform for concrete floor and foundation systems. With this latest version, structural engineers can carry out integrated vibration analysis of floor systems without having to re-enter project data in separate software packages or spreadsheets. Vibration analysis can be carried out on an entire floor system or any user selected sub-region, giving the engineer precise and actionable analysis results. Additional productivity, analysis and design capabilities include:
May, 2010: As a Premier Autodesk Structural Engineering and ISV Partner, ADAPT is authorized to sell and support Robot Structural Analysis software in the US and Canada. Robot 2011 is the latest release of Autodesk's comprehensive structural analysis software.
Robot software provides structural engineers with advanced structural analysis capabilities for large, complex structures. The software offers a wide range of analysis capabilities that enable you to investigate the linear and true nonlinear behavior of any structure. Interoperability with Autodesk® Revit® Structure software extends the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process, enabling engineers to more quickly perform comprehensive building and engineering analysis on a variety of structures.
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May, 2010: ADAPT-RC 2010 is loaded with new capabilities, productivity improvements, and design codes.
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April, 2010: ADAPT-PT 2010 is an improved version of our highly efficient and reliable software for the analysis, design, and investigation of elevated post-tensioned concrete beams, joist, one-way, two-way and slab band systems. ADAPT-PT 2010 incorporates the new design codes, Windows 7 / 64 bit compatibility, and many improvements to the operation of the software. New Design Codes:
ADAPT-Builder 2009 (build 4)
October, 2009: This latest maintenance release of ADAPT-Builder is packed with performance accelerators and new modeling functionality that gives you greater control over your tendon profile information and ability to enter lateral loads. Highlights include:
ADAPT-Builder (Floor Pro) 2010
October, 2009: The upcoming ADAPT-Builder 2010 release will include ground-breaking vibration analysis capabilities. With this new integrated capability, structural engineers will be able to view and evaluate the vibration response of design models at any stage of the design process. This information will allow them to fine-tune the in-service performance of their projects at an earlier stage than ever possible before, saving time and unnecessary design revisions. Integration analysis will be available in the ADAPT-Floor Pro module of Builder 2010.
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ADAPT-Revit Structure 2010 link (beta)
July, 2009: This new version of our poplular integration link is compatible with Revit Structure 2010. The ADAPT-Revit Link supports the seamless transfer of physical model information between Revit Structre and the ADAPT-Builder suite of programs, saving time and reducing potential modeling errors. The integration link is also capable of transferring all reinforcement information designed and optimized in ADAPT to Revit structure for more effective project coordination and documentation. The link is Free for all ADAPT clients.
ADAPT-PT 2010 (beta)
May, 2009: The pre-release beta version of ADAPT-PT 2010 was distributed to a selected group of ADAPT clients worldwide for final testing, validation and fine-tuning. This updated version of ADAPT-PT incorporates the new ACI-318 2008 / IBC 2009 design code, 64 bit compatibility, and many improvements to the operation of the software. General distribution to clients on maintenance contracts is expected first quarter of 2010.
February, 2009: Builder 2009 includes many productivity enhancing new features. An automatic tendon layout feature was added that allows you to generate banded as well as distributed tendons automatically. Reinforcement modeling options are expanded to provide more flexibility and decrease the need for manual editing. Instant design feedback for post-tensioned and mild reinforced slabs is provided for each support line. Builder 2009 is now also fully 64bit compatible.
New capabilities include:
August, 2008: The all new ADAPT-ABI 2009 features a 3D modeling environment which allows the user to model any bridge structure graphically and to define and manage constructions stages more efficiently. The bridge structures may include tendons, loads and travel paths.
The modeling environment lets the user import DWG/DXF drawings and allows the transformation of polygons into either 3D structural components or cross sections. Bridge segments and piers can be given any cross section and a section manager allows the user to define any cross sections to be used in a project. ABI 2009 includes an extendable moving load library which contains predefined load trains.
ADAPT-ABI 2009 is a special-purpose program developed for the design and analysis of prestressed concrete bridges built either segmentally or conventionally. It provides information for geometry and stress control during construction, as well as design values for service load. ADAPT-ABI has been serving bridge design engineers worldwide for over 20 years, and has provided the foundation for analysis of many notable bridges.
ABI 2009 Build 3 New Features
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ADAPT-ABI 2009 comes in different configurations:
ADAPT-Revit Structure 2009 link (beta)
May, 2008: This new version of our highly efficient integration link is compatible with Revit Structure 2009. Just like its predecessors, the new release allows the user to transfer physical model data between Revit Structure and ADAPT-Builder. The link even transfers reinforcement information back into Revit Structure as real rebar objects.
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December, 2007: ADAPT-PT v8 includes new design codes, 3D interactive graphic modeling, expanded design options, fully redesigned graphical and tabular reports, and productivity enhancing features. ADAPT-PT is the worlds most widely used software for the design of post-tensioned slabs and beam frames.
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ADAPT-Builder™ Structural Concrete Design Suite v3
March, 2007: ADAPT-Builder suite v3 is the latest edition of our 3D FEM analysis software for the advanced design of concrete slabs and foundations. V3 provides unmatched analysis and design power and flexibility for all types of concrete slab and foundation systems. Its enhanced Dynamic Rebar Design capabilities and accurate approach to the calculation of cracked section deflections are just a few of the features making ADAPT-Builder the most popular concrete slab program in the industry. ADAPT-Builder suite modules include ADAPT-Modeler, Floor Pro, MAT, and SOG.
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New capabilities include:
March, 2007: The pre-release beta version of ADAPT-PT v8 was released to a selected group of ADAPT clients worldwide for final testing, validation, and fine-tuning. This latest release incorporates a long list of productivity enhancing features, new design codes, and a completely new 3D interactive graphic modeling approach. ADAPT-PT is the worlds most widely used software for the design of post-tensioned slabs and beam frames.
New capabilities include:
(ACI-318 1999 & 2005, BS8110, Canadian 1994 & 2004, EC2, Australian, Indian, and Brazilian)
October 2006: This new release is compatible with Autodesk® Revit® Structure 4. The integration link provides full bi-directional integration between Revit Structure and ADAPT-Builder. The ADAPT link uniquely transfers physical model data from Revit to ADAPT-Builder without the need to first create an analytical model in Revit. This saves time while increasing accuracy and reliability, allowing engineering firms early in their adoption of Revit Strcuture to take full advantage of their model information by designing their concrete slab and foundation systems in ADAPT without having to re-enter any data. Model data transferred is automatically meshed, analyzed and designed in the ADAPT-Builder suite of programs. Changes made in ADAPT-Builder can be automatically propagated back to the main project model in Revit.
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Link transfers the following model information between Revit Structure and ADAPT-Builder:
June 2006: This new release features bi-directional integration with ADAPT-Floor Pro, our 3D Finite Element program, allowing you to transfer your optimized post-tensioning designs back into ADAPT-Floor Pro. Working together, ADAPT-PT and ADAPT-Floor Pro now offer the best of both worlds - quick and accurate optimization of your P/T design using the Equivalent Frame Method of analysis merged with the ability to handle the most complex layouts and geometries of entire floor systems using our advanced 3D FEM design platform. This new integrated design approach will also substantially increases the productivity and accuracy of our clients design teams.
The new streamlined ADAPT design process:
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March 2006: This new version of ADAPT-RC 5, our versatile program for the rapid analysis, design, and investigation of reinforced concrete beams, one-way and two-way slab systems is enhanced with major features, increasing productivity, design scope and accuracy. New features added include:
November 2005: This new release focuses on increased design productivity, rebar design optimization, dynamic tendon modeling, and processing speed. ADAPT-Builder Platform programs benefiting from EX improvements are ADAPT-Modeler, Floor Pro, MAT and SOG. New features added include:
May 2005: ADAPT-RC version 4.50 includes the latest design code options including ACI 318-2002/IBC 2003, ACI 318-1999, BS8110, and Canadian. In addition to minor feature enhancements and bug fixes, this version has also been reconfigured for Windows XP SP2 compatibility.
May 2005: ADAPT-PT version 7.10 has been reconfigured for Windows XP SP2 compatibility. This version also includes minor feature enhancements and bug fixes from the last six months.
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