Software Changelog

SVOFFICE™5

  • NEW: Tool for easier drawing of supports in rotated 3D SVSLOPE® models.
  • NEW: Added controls to hide piezometric surfaces.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Aspect ratios can now be specified en masse in SVSLOPE® MPA.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Secondary sort added for columns in the SVSLOPE® slip surface list.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Object Visibility menu added to 3D AcuMesh™.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Ability to control the visibility of SVSLOPE®.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Add the ability to turn off the top surface contouring.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Stress-based slope stability methods (Kulhawy and SAFE) now run uncombined with SVSOLID™ GT and SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: Applying materials to Regions in slicing views doesn't work.
  • FIX: Meshes are not generated where the limited layer feature is used.
  • FIX: Display issue with Entry and Exit ranges in SVSLOPE® MPA.
  • FIX: Correct handling of flux ouputs in SVFLUX™ WR.
  • FIX: No Climate Graph output from 3D SVFLUX™ GT
  • NEW: Model Grouping Added. Models can be grouped together for further organization within the SVOFFICE™ Manager.
  • NEW: Model Ordering Added. Models within a Project or within a Group can be ordered and executed in a specific sequence.
  • NEW: Implementation of ALM3 shear strength model in SVSLOPE®.
  • NEW: Ability to select different colors for different streamlines in ACUMESH™.
  • NEW: Export options for ACUMESH™ iso-surfaces.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Allow specification of explicit aspect ratios in SVSLOPE®3D.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Added option to allow user to choose to always run the SVSOLID™ or SVFLUX™ component in a Combined SVSLOPE® model first.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Added export feature for model slice objects in SVDESIGNER™.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Included Critical FOS in the Project Manager preview window.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Option to generate exact Number of Slices specified by the user for SVSLOPE®2D.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Clarified some labels and documentation for SVSLOPE®.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Improvements made to Adjust Overlaps functionality in SVDESIGNER™.
  • FIX: Intermittent error message when running SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: Reset the SD slice value for exported MPA aspects in SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: Fixed some cases where orientation change caused solver failure in SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: Improve readability of node and element labels.
  • FIX: Camera views not saving properly.
  • FIX: Intersector outputs triangles into the wrong mesh from the input meshes in SVDESIGNER™.
  • FIX: Renaming a project changed the model type.
  • FIX: Percent character in model name causes disassociation with Project.
  • FIX: Some recent improvements required consideration of FIPS compliance.
  • FIX: Adding a range plot makes some mesh elements too small in GT models.
  • NEW: Added option to delete elements from a surface during carving that are outside the clipping surface in SVDESIGNER™.
  • NEW: Added support for graphing %Fines in SVSOILS™.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Live graphical preview of solver progress in SVSLOPE® 3D.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Project preview window in SVOFFICE™ Manager.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Model coupling dialog supports all solvers.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Updated 3D Search Method options in SVSLOPE® 3D.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Updated SVSLOPE® 3D to account for the no-strength material when displaying slip surface exit points.
  • IMPROVEMENT: SVSOILS™ Data Mining display of all SWCC curves.
  • FIX: Review Boundary Condition in SVFLUX™GT transient models.
  • FIX: Representation of flux vectors along integer model boundaries in SVFLUX™GT.
  • FIX: Unit display issue for Precipitation graph on Precipitation Properties dialog in SVFLUX™.
  • FIX: Empty scene pane in SVDESIGNER™ when grid saved without a layer name.
  • FIX: Handled some cases in generating a pond, if pond was not bounded on all sides in SVDESIGNER™.
  • FIX: Display of Range plots on deformed meshes in Large Strain Consolidation.
  • FIX: Display of slip trials in SD View of SVSLOPE® 3D.
  • FIX: Editing of slope limits required model Save first in SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: Print to PDF was broken in v5.3.00.
  • FIX: Material assignment using the context menus now supports Undo/Redo.
  • NEW: Support for Sarma Non-Vertical Slices calculation method in SVSLOPE® 2D.
  • NEW: Importer for GeoTIFF files in SVDESIGNER™.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Display of distributed loads.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Pond generation feature in SVDESIGNER™ can use a region boundary.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Status bar progress indicator during meshing of GT and WR models.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Reordering of Node Variable legend display.
  • FIX: Error on loading Snow Cover dialog.
  • FIX: Ground surface edge calculation in SVSLOPE® 2D.
  • FIX: Some situations caused backend trial slip surfaces displaying outside the geometry in SVSLOPE® 3D.
  • FIX: Calculation error introduced in previous version, specific to SVSLOPE® 3D when using supports and a slip surface other than fully-specified.
  • FIX: Fixed a column color display problem in SVSLOPE® 3D in some situations.
  • FIX: Correct problem opening Initial Conditions dialog after creating a 2D model from a 3D model.
  • IMPROVEMENT: Provide users the ability to set the unit weight of the fluid for Non-strength Material in SVSLOPE®.
  • FIX: "Entire Range" for range plots in 1D models.
  • FIX: SVSLOPE® remove failure mass display option was inaccessible.
  • FIX: MPA solver initialization was failing in some cases.
  • FIX: Display of flux section in coupled models and ACUMESH™.
  • FIX: Retain Modified Campbell p Preset Option selection in Material Manager.
  • FIX: Material display in SD View of ACUMESH™.

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