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BEToolbox™ Release History
Current Version: 7.0.0 - June 03, 2022
  • PGStable: Updates hauling stability calculations for unequal overhangs
  • PGStable: Corrects center of gravity calculation for configurations with unequal overhangs
  • PGStable: Adds consideration for eccentric dead load (such as slab formwork brackets) attached to girder
  • PGStable: Adds analysis of girders lifted at one end
Archive Version: 6.1.0 - May 13, 2021
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 6.0.0 - January 25, 2021

PGStable

  • Updated support for UHPC
  • Updated filename for girders exported from PGSuper and PGSplice to reflect user specified labeling for the first support in a bridge model (M993)
  • Fixes problem saving prestressing definition
  • Fixes problem with prestress force at hauling changing unexpectedly
  • Limits beam options to I-Beams only per errata to PCI Recommended Practice for Lateral Stability
  • Fixes problem modeling lightweight concrete
  • Updated documentation

GirComp

  • Updated filename for girders exported from PGSuper and PGSplice to reflect user specified labeling for the first support in a bridge model (M993)
Archive Version: 5.0.5 - August 18, 2020
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 5.0.4 - July 28, 2020
  • Fixes problem editing prestress force in PGStable
Archive Version: 5.0.3 - July 14, 2020
  • Fixes problem saving data in PGStable
Archive Version: 5.0.2 - April 13, 2020
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 5.0.1 - March 30, 2020
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 5.0 - March 09, 2020
  • Minor revisions to PGStable output
Archive Version: 4.1.6 - January 17, 2020
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 4.1.5 - June 25, 2019
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 4.1.4 - June 11, 2019
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 4.1.3 - May 30, 2019
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 4.1.2 - May 07, 2019
  • Updated Spectra for Site Class B/C boundary
Archive Version: 4.1.1 - April 22, 2019
  • Updated PGStable to better handle special case of equilibrium tilt angle less than zero
  • Updated PGStable sign convention so there is consistency between left and right tilting cases
Archive Version: 4.1 - March 27, 2019
  • Updated Spectra to include response spectra from AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and AASHTO Guide Specification for LRFD Seismic Bridge Design
  • Updated PGStable to better alignment with PCI's recommended practices and WSDOT's design policies
Archive Version: 4.0 - October 22, 2018
  • Advanced version number to 4.0 for BridgeLink version syncronization
  • Updated architecture to support plug-in tools
  • Updated PGStable for new stability analysis cases
  • Updated PGStable for consistency with PGSuper/PGSplice
Archive Version: 3.1.8 - May 18, 2018
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 3.1.7 - April 30, 2018
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 3.1.6 - March 26, 2018
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 3.1.5 - March 16, 2018
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 3.1.4 - March 06, 2018
  • Compatibility updates only
Archive Version: 3.1.3 - November 13, 2017
  • Curvel - Fixed problem with Curvel tool crashing
  • PGStable - Fixed problem computing girder stresses during lifting with inclined girders
Archive Version: 3.1.2 - June 26, 2017
  • PGStable - Stress computations can include stability equilibrium angle
Archive Version: 3.1.1 - June 05, 2017
  • PGStable - Stress computations can include stability equilibrium angle
Archive Version: 3.1 - May 09, 2017
  • PGStable - Added camber multiplier for lifting and hauling
Archive Version: 3.0 - January 18, 2017
  • Incorporated BEToolbox into the BridgeLink Application Framework
  • Added PGStable tool for precast-prestressed girder stability analysis during lifting and hauling
  • Added Spectra tool for generating response spectra for the 2014 USGS Hazard Maps
  • Added extension to PGSuper and PGSplice for importing and exporting Curvel data
  • Added extension to PGSuper and PGSplice for exporting GenComp data
Archive Version: 2.0 - July 29, 2013
BEToolbox is now part of the PGSuper application framework (soon to be known as the BridgeLink application framework). Download and install PGSuper to get the BEToolbox.
Archive Version: 1.6.0 - February 10, 2009
Updated to be compatible with WBFL, PGSuper and PGSplice.
Archive Version: 1.5 - October 01, 2004
Updated to be compatible with WBFL
Archive Version: 1.4 - March 01, 2004
  • QConLE - New Bridge Engineering tool for HL93 Live Load Analysis.
Archive Version: 1.30.1 - October 16, 2001
  • The vertical scroll bar was missing in many of the input and output frames in BEToolbox. This made it very difficult to input data and review output. This problem has been corrected.
  • The XHarp parameter in PSGDES incorrectly had a unit of inches associated with it. The correct unit of measure is feet. The input form for PSGDES has been revised to reflect the correct unit of measure for XHarp
Archive Version: 1.20 - March 23, 2001
Archive Version: 1.10 - November 01, 2000
  • Turned off sound effects
  • BoxGir:
    Fixed a problem that would create a crash when erroneours data was entered
  • Curvel:
    Fixed a problem that would create a crash when erroneours data was entered
    Fixed error in "Ignore Superelevation" selection
  • ULT2AX:
    Fixed some minor problems with the user interface
Archive Version: 1.00.1 - August 21, 2000
  • The Girder Series input for TORSION was confusing. The edit field has been replaced with a drop down list of choices.
  • The TORSION program did not work correctly for Prestressed Girder problems. This problem has been fixed.
  • Added information about peer-to-peer e-mail support
Archive Version: 0.60 - Beta - April 21, 2000
  • Added Ult2ax program
Archive Version: 0.50 - Beta - February 29, 2000
  • Original Release

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