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igos

Multithreading meshing

Status: New Idea
by Active Contributor igos on ‎12-28-2012 08:51 AM

Everyone knows that make proper mesh for complex geometry on the first try is impossible.

Robot makes perfect mesh, but, unfortunatelly uses only one core of CPU, so process is quite long on powerful computers. 

Please, make multuthreading support for meshing and we can save a lot of precious hours :-)!

114 Kudos
igos

Dynamic Wind capabilities

Status: New Idea
by Active Contributor igos on ‎12-30-2012 12:56 AM

In some codes wind load is divided in two parts - dynamic and static. 

For example, in Russian Codes, the dynamic part of wind load depends on: static load, masses and natural frequency. 
Unfortunatelly, Robot hase no capabilities to calculate dynamic wind load automatically.

81 Kudos

Quite long slabs on grade has irregular foundation pressure, thus they have to have irregularal elastic coefficient to calculate forces in slabs correctly.

Unfortunately, right now Robot has no capabilities to set non-constant elastic coefficient for the slabs.

70 Kudos

Since 1 december 2011 steel code SNiP II-23-81 not used in Ukraine.

69 Kudos
Rafal.Gaweda

Merging two bars into one bar

Status: New Idea
by Product Support on ‎11-16-2012 03:14 AM

option for merging two bars into one bar

68 Kudos

New Ukrainian RC code DBN B.2.6-98:2009 based on Eurocode 2.

66 Kudos
dimogrec

User manual - tutorials

Status: New Idea
by Valued Contributor dimogrec on ‎01-09-2013 07:06 AM

I would be very useful to see a more detailed user manual with some complete step by step tutorials (especially RC buildings) as mentioned here

here

Also more verification manuals would be helpful.

64 Kudos
Rafal.Gaweda

Ribbon menu

Status: New Idea
by Product Support on ‎11-16-2012 06:01 AM

implement ribbon menu

57 Kudos
pawelpiechnik

Young Modulus Reduction

Status: New Idea
by Employee on ‎11-15-2012 02:22 PM

For some calculations sometimes we need to take into account different Young modulus depending of the nature of load cases. This is expected for a single model, to avoid duplication of model data. We see such requirements in Eurocode and also AISC codes.

53 Kudos
jk

Brick Wall generator

Status: New Idea
by jk on ‎11-16-2012 03:47 AM

Function wich automaticly made brick wall ( plate with material, stiffness etc) from  contour

44 Kudos
Tuctas

Steel connections

Status: New Idea
by Distinguished Contributor Tuctas on ‎12-28-2012 12:42 PM

Splice connection between steel members. Also it would be very
useful the designer to have the information of the weight of the steel
connection.

38 Kudos

Update and keep panel/cladding elements connected when nodal coordinates are modified

38 Kudos
Tuctas

Composite members steel and concrete-EC4

Status: New Idea
by Distinguished Contributor Tuctas on ‎02-10-2013 11:20 PM

  It is strongly needed to have a module for design of composite steel and concrete members according to EC4.

34 Kudos
igos

General Perfomance

Status: New Idea
by Active Contributor igos on ‎02-23-2013 10:27 AM

Working on my last project (it's an concrete structure, about 150 000 nodes and 170 000 FE-s) I was extremely annoyed by Robot Str 2013 general performance. For example, changing an load value is operation with time consumption not less that half of minute  on quite modern hardware (core i7 etc.). Changing values in tables is not much quicker...

 

I understand that you can recommend to use diaphagms instead shell etc, but in general - performance of Robot is not the best one, I can say the worst one. Now it is 2013 year and yes, sometimes we have to analyse and calculate models with more than 3 bars...

 

Here I do not speak of calculating time, meshing time - it's only problem of general performance, for example, changing load values in large scale models. So, my Idea is to optimize code (I'm fully understand that it can take a lot of time) to make Robot works much quicker. 

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alphabravo2970

Complete GUI Overhaul

Status: New Idea
by alphabravo2970 on ‎06-27-2013 02:50 PM

I have been looking at Robot for several years now. I tried the demo in 2011 and 2012. I am a long-time user of Autodesk products (Civil 3D, Architecture, ADR) and I am attracted by Robot because it is an Autodesk product now. 

 

Each time I look at Robot I get the impression that not much is happening in development and that Robot is neglected by Autodesk. There are no updated manuals or tutorials or support or training seminars and the GUI has no relation to other Autodesk products and does not have the quality feel of Architecture.

 

Autodesk has a huge opportunity to take the lead among the likes of RISA, Ram, S-Frame, and SAP2000 with a comprehensive user friendly structural design/analysis package that integrates seamlessly with Revit and Autocad. For my part I am looking for some leadership and innovation and committment from Autodesk to this venture.  

30 Kudos
espen.ruud

Improved table editing in Robot

Status: New Idea
by espen.ruud on ‎02-11-2013 05:37 AM

Problem: The table editing tools in Robot are slow and have poor functionality. Usually it is better to copy the table to Excel and edit it there, but this can cause trouble (example: planar loads on contour becoming planar loads in my experience). Besides, for small changes this should not be neccessary.

 

Solution: Advanced table editing module or two way link to excel for all tables. Allows quick editing of tables, making changes to the model only when the user clicks apply.

30 Kudos
tony.ridley

Revit link - results

Status: New Idea
by Valued Mentor on ‎01-07-2013 04:53 AM

1. Send colour maps for panels to Revit 

2. Send internal forces for beams or nodes to revit for documentation

 

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