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if you have any suggestion, please e-mail to nathan@bdg.centrin.net.id
Your help and suggestion for the development of this software will be
very appreciated.
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Tel: 022-86061700
Fax: 022-86061701
E-mail: nathan@icat.ac.id
Future Options:
1. Ramp and Staircase generator
2. Dome generator
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.95 (08 Aug 2010)
1. Indonesian Earthquake Map - July 2010
2. IBC-2009 / SNI-2010 Equivalent Earthquake Load Calculation
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.95 (09 March 2010)
1. Concrete Precast Panel Building System (NEXCON)
2. Copy Wind Load to above floor
3. Concrete Design Capacity can handle discontinued columns and
free standing column (with skipf=1)
4. Copy/Erase Prestressed Girder Equivalent Load by floor
5. Generate Cold-formed Steel Building 3D Model + Wind Load
6. Building Model Menu
7. Prestressed Girder New Loading Type (q + M)
1. For several versions of SANSPRO (V.4.8, V.4.9)
When displaying design results for biaxial and Tee concrete column

with LoadComb = 0 for Ordinary Concrete Design (Non-capacity),

the program does not show maximum number of rebar (FIXED).
2. The rebar weight table will not work if user select rebar from percentage
(Change the rebar calculation mode to get the right rebar weight table)
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.92 (14 April 2009)
1. Better

Control for Beams and Columns Stirrups Design

Seismic Requirements
User specified Minimum stirrups spacing
Code specified Minimum stirrups spacing
Practical limit = 150mm
For standard design and capacity design
Change Stirrups Design Option for Capacity Design

2. Improved Steel Pipe Design Formula

3. Bug fixed for DKT Element stress calculation and contour display
Bug fixed for QUAD4 DKQ/DKT element with distributed spring stiffness
4. Estimated pile capacity can have 30% load increased for temporary load
5. Magnifiying Glass
6. Calculator with mathematical expression
7. Special menu for BUILDING DESIGN
8. Improved display option for Slab Rebar Sketch
9. TechInfo.Txt
Now containing useful information for analysis and design of
foundation, steel and concrete structures.

* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.91a (3 Oct 2008)
1. Support design group, reactions per group
Good for building with shearwalls.
2. Skip capacity design for small columns
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.91 (26 June 2008)

Metal Deck Design

Concrete Slab Punch Shear Checking
Cold-formed Steel Building Model Generator
Soldier Pile / Sheet Pile Model Generator
Simple Slope Stability Analysis to justify the use of Soldier Pile

5. Standard Soil Properties Database

6. Generate all detail drawings with one button click
Simplified beam detail
7. Rebar weight report per diameter
8. Factory Building Model Generator (Multiple bays, multiple mezzanine
office bays, automatic roof, rain, and wind load generator)
9. Several support reactions can be display as one with pilecap group
(Good for core lift and raft foundation)
1. Nonlinear Material Model
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.90 (6 November 2007) *
1. Nonlinear Material Model
- Elasto-plastic material for spring
- Elasto-plastic material with Isotropic Mixed Hardening
2. Nonlinear Analysis Procedure:
- Purely Incremental Nonlinear Analysis
- Newton-Raphson Nonlinear Analysis
- Modified Newton-Raphson Analysis
- Modified Riks-Wempner (Arc Length) Analysis
3. Nonlinear Time History Graphics Report
4. Preliminary Concrete Beam Sizing and Optimization
5. Very Large Capacity Virtual Memory File (Can Be Larger Than 2 GB)
VMM Array Index changed to int8 (64-bit integer) for future 64-bit O/S
6. Copying slab region/shell now with duplicates checking
7. Automatically generate floor drift data from output
* What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.80 (28 September 2006) *
1. Several Earthquake Load Codes have been added instead of Generic Code used be
1. PPTGIUG-1983 Earthquake Load Generator
2. SNI-1726-2002 Earthquake Load Generator
3. UBC-1994 Earthquake Load Generator
4. UBC-1997 Earthquake Load Generator
5. IBC-2000 Earthquake Load Generator
Previous earthquake load data will be treated as PPTGIUG-1983 or SNI-1726-200
2 Code.
UBC-1997 and IBC-2000 provide option for Simplified distribution of lateral l
IBC-2000 provides option for nonlinear distribution of lateral load.
2. EQ Load Multiplier now can be different for axis X and Z
3. Truss and Frame can now have unbraced length data (Lur) for each element sepa
4. Modeler Data Format has been changed for:

New Modeler Data Format:
Version 4.80 is backward compatible with previous version model.
Model created by Version before 4.80 can be read correctly by Version 4.80, b
it is wise to generate the earthquake load again.
Model created by Version 4.80 can not be read correctly by previous version.
5. New Speed buttons added for changing font size easily
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.79 (March 2006)
1. Soil Lateral pressure generator
2. Beam and Column Detail and Volume
3. View Support Reactions using EQ Load Multiplier
4. UK, ASTM-USA, JIS, Europe Steel Database (4765 Sections)
5. Fast Filtered Search for Steel Database
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.78 (January 2006)
1. Wind Load Generator (UBC-97, IEEE/TIA-222F, Indonesian, JIS)
Shearwall element can now be used to generate lateral wind load easier.
2. Truss/Frame Bracing Generator
3. Elset and Section Properties Generator
4. Move unused nodes to outside working area
5. Change Steel Section and Design Properties to Concrete
6. Generate Concrete Beam and Column Details for ALL Floors
7. Reorder of slab region nodes by clicking
8. Find and Mark Primary Beams
9. More useful design tips and information
10. Model Generator: Roof Truss, Gable Frame, Portal Frame, Continuous Beam,
Beam on Elastic Foundation, Simple Building
11. Support Reactions can be shown in several options: unfactored, factored,
with additional load multiplier for elastic design
12. Support Reactions can have reduction factor depends on number of storey
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.77 (May 2005)
1. Columns can be extended below several floors easily
2. Ramp and inclined beams can be modelled using truss and frame
bracings and can be extended to several floors
3. One floor can contain several rigid diaphragms
4. One building can have several building towers
5. Slab Rebar Design for midspan and supports (1-way and 2-way slabs)
6. Element Data Properties Generator for Various Problems
7. New Automatic Beams and Columns Naming and Detail Drawing Generator

8. Preliminary Sizing for Beams and Columns

9. OpenGL 3D Realistic View
10. Improved Physical Beam Rebar Layout
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.76 (April 2004)
1. New Menu Layout, easier to use
2. Eigen Value Analysis using Ritz Vector as Starting Vector
3. Fixed Bug in calculating Dynamic Base Shear when I,K,R defined
4. Tutorial Recorder and Player
5. Animation with AVI Creation
6. Transparent Color for fast 3D View
7. Concrete Capacity Design following ACI-2002/PBI-2003 Code
8. Foundation Capacity Design
9. Support Reactions correction for Strong Earthquake (different R value)
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.73 (October 2003)
1. Response Spectrum for Strong Earthquake and R value
2. I, K and R Table for various structure
3. Load factors for LRFD
4. LRFD Steel Frame Design dan Detail Calculation
5. Shearwall design according to ACI-2002
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.72 (June 2003)
1. Offset Command for Construction Line
2. Saving important view options
3. Floor slab (QUAD4 FE) rebar design
4. New shearwall design (Major and Minor moment, Boundary Element)
5. Find Zero Diagonal Node Location
6. Saving Building Storey Shear per floor
7. Saving Building Displacement/Drift per floor
8. Report modal direction factor
9. Multiple shearwall edit/del
10. Export output to Excel Spreadsheet
11. Perspective View, Hidden Line View
12. View ray lines to master node
13. View Equivalent Load
14. Dragging truss, frame, beam, wall element
15. Faster saving output file
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.7a (February 2003)
1. Automatic Correction for Design Eccentricity
2. More Loading Combination
3. Trim/Extend construction lines
4. Different unit cost per floor
5. Automatic beam mesh splitting
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.7 (October, 2002)
1. Floor Slab and Wall using Shell Element
2. Flexible Diaphragm model using shell element
3. View shell element stress contour at modeler (actual, average)

4. Distributed spring for shell element (for basement + soil model, etc.)
5. New menu layout, more short-cuts and speed buttons
6. More zoom and pan features
7. Multiple view screen, multiple edit windows
8. Easier multiple element add and edit
9. Shell element automatic mesh generator for flexible slab model
10. View deformed shape and animation from modeler
11. View mode shape and animation from modeler
12. Construction Lines and Drawing Axis Intersections Coordinate Snap
13. Detail Calculation Report of Foundation Design (Pile, Spread Footing)
14. More detailed options for Foundation Design
15. Popup menu for Load Combination Dialog
16. Apply to all options for Design Dialog
17. Automatic Support Generator
18. Automatic Node Generator from Axis Intersections
19. Frame with Both Nodes Release (Hinges)
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.6b (March, 2002)
1. Reanalysis option
2. Debugging Option
3. Tee/L-shaped Column Section (Analysis, Design)
4. RECT can have flanged section
5. Design Evaluation for each building floor
6. Steel truss bolted connection detail
7. Column maximum rebar for a range
8. Building Volume and Cost
9. Multiple Beam Load Edit
10. Multiple Beam Load Color Difference
11. Building Comprehensive Text Report
12. Delete All Duplicate Beams
13. Delete All Duplicate Columns
14. Read and generate mesh from Autocad DXF File
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.5b (Oct, 2001)
1. Better font size for design view
2. Pile Design with Optimum Cost
3. Multiple columns, beams edit/delete
4. Multiple nodes copy/add/edit/delete
5. Dragging a beam
6. Building Mesh Generator
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.5a (June 6, 2001)
1. Node Renumbering for Tall or Wide Building
2. Bug Fixed: Truss, Frame Support Save
3. Bug Fixed: Hang if viewing plane structures in other view direction
4. Bug Fixed: JLOAD now can use multiple load per node: fx,fy,fz,mx,my,mz
5. Student Version : Maximum Member for Design = 300
6. Automatic Model Correction for Deleting a Node
7. Automatic Element Load Correction for Deleting an Element
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.50 (February 5, 2001)
1. Automatic Border and Title Generator for Drawing

2. Automatic Axis Generator and User defined Axis for Drawing

3. Pile and Footing Foundation Design
4. Concrete Column Detail Drawing
5. Concrete Beam Detail Drawing
6. Concrete Beam Longitudinal Section Drawing
7. Concrete Staircase, Box, Groundtank Detail Drawing
8. Pilecap Detail Drawing
9. Elevator Room Detail Drawing
10. Node Label for Drawing
11. Beam Label for Drawing
12. Parametric Drawing using PCAD Technology
13. Export Detail Drawing to AutoCAD
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.2d (December 30, 2000)
1. Better Concrete Capacity Design Support
2. Shearwall design group and view
3. Internet Explorer Component as Default Browser (faster)
4. Better forms for Material, Section, Design
5. Capacity Design Output View
6. New steel database (faster, expandable)
7. Bypass element design for rigid link and fictitious member
8. Cracked Moment of Inertia Option
9. Use True Type font or Visual Report (better resolution)
10. View Floor Layout with True Beam Width
11. Export Floor Drawing and design view to AutoCAD DXF File
12. Time History Graph for Direct Integration Output
13. Base Acceleration Time history Graph
14. Direct Integration Analysis (Impact, Harmonic, Base Acceleration Load)
15. Modeler Print Preview
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.2c (April 30, 2000)
1. VRML Model Support for viewing 3D perspective view with realistic effects:
Shading, shadow, rendering, color, lighting, with element actual size and fo
Model can be viewed interactively using any browser supporting VRML.
If your browser can't, download from http://www.cosmosoftware.com/products/p
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.2b (May 20, 1999)
1. Concrete Capacity Design for Beam and Column
2. On-line Help (Click : Help - Tutorial)
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.2 (December 12, 1998)
1. More Interactive Model Checking
2. Better handling for runtime errors
3. Separate windows for runtime messages and errors
4. View range enabled for 3D or other views
5. 3D View for Slab and wall
6. Can be used for any regional decimal separator setting
7. Short-cut for viewing *.ROT, *.BSH and *.RSP files
8. Team Development with Model Data Import/Export
9. Automatically Generate Multisegment beam, truss and frame

10. Node coordinates interactive copy command

11. Node coordinates multiple add using table
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.1 (September 28, 1998)
0. Additional Menu for Click-Right (Popup menu)
1. Plane Structures Modeler
2. Print Border and Drawing Title
3. Model Advisor for Plane Structures and Building
4. Support for any paper size and printer
5. Model Data Validation
6. Binary Output for Analysis and Design
7. HTML Help File and Tutorial
8. More Design Tools
9. Global Filename for Modeler and Analysis
10. Truetype Fonts for Drawing
11. View Element Forces Values and Diagram of any Element Interactively
12. View Design Results of any Element Interactively
13. View Force Diagram of Overall Structure in any View Direction
14. Spider Web Browser
15. Run Analysis and Design from Modeler
16. Automatic Updating of Steel Database USER.DBS Index
17. Automatic Reopen Output file for Viewing
18. Short-cut for Output and Design View
19. Color code for Steel Stresses and Column Rebar Output
What's New in SANS for Windows Ver. 4.0 (September 28, 1998)
1. Windows Version
2. Combined PSMOD and TBMOD Unified Modeler