Now you can tame those large reports
CloudCalc is pleased to announce the release of Version 1.02.17, the application’s 37th update since its initial launch on June 2, 2014. You can verify that you automatically have this latest version by clicking on the Help Menu – the bottom of which shows the active version number. (If, for some reason it does not show this version, you may need to force a hard-refresh of your browser, via Ctrl-F5 on a PC, or Cmd-Shift-R on a Mac.)
This release allows you to sync the analysis results to the nodes and elements contained in the current element set. Normally results are shown for all nodes and elements in the model. This may make it difficult to review results in one specific area of interest, plus it may be very tedious stepping through all the pages of data to find the few specific lines of interest. Continue reading
Boom times at Sparrows Point steel mill
I spent this week at Steel Week, the AISC’s North American Steel Construction Conference (NASCC) in Baltimore, MD. Every year, this conference is a great opportunity to share the CloudCalc philosophy with steel professionals. Likewise, the week presents a wonderful chance to explore the highlights of the host city (as you can see from these dispatches I wrote from Nashville and Orlando in previous years).
So arriving in Baltimore, I had to check out the points of interest. (Actually, once here, I realized that I have a little history with Baltimore. My first job out of school was with Bechtel in Gaithersburg, MD…and as a young engineer I took my EIT exam — called the “Fundamentals of Engineering” exam these days — in the Baltimore Convention Center, the same building that is hosting the NASCC!) Inner Harbor, check. Fort McHenry, check. Camden Yards, check. And now Sparrows Point! Continue reading