CHECKPOLE v10.0.0 released

CHECKPOLE v10.0.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include:

  • Improved tnxTower importing.
  • SETTINGS: Override First Mode Natural Frequency (n1) to AS/NZS 1170.2-2011 and AS/NZS 1170.2-2021.
  • SETTINGS: Override Dynamic Response Factor (Cdyn) clause to AS/NZS 1170.2-2021.
  • SETTINGS: Override Structural Steel Density.
  • STRUCTURE: Specify 6-SIDED polygonal shaft segments.
  • STRUCTURE: Specify material grade for structural elements (shaft segments, plates, strengthening members, etc) rather than yield and tensile stresses. An extensive list of standard material grades for Australia/New Zealand, China, Europe and the United States is included.
  • STRUCTURE: Specify custom material grades and save them to a custom material library.
  • STRUCTURE: Introduction of predictive bolted and welded end terminations for monopole strengthening to TIA-222-I Annex V (refer Image 1).
  • STRUCTURE: Introduction of standard European and US channel, equal angle, flat bar and unequal angle sections for monopole strengthening to TIA-222-I Annex V.
  • SITE: Basic Wind Speeds and Ice Thicknesses to LRFD-LTS-1, TIA-222-H and TIA-222-I are now sourced directly from ASCE 7 Hazard Tool.
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind analysis to MS 1553-2002 (Malaysia).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind analysis to Telecommunications Industry Association Standard TIA-222-I.
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to CIRSOC 102-05 (Argentina).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to NBR 6123 (Brazil).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to NCH 432-2010 (Chile).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to NBC-2006 (Nigeria).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to SBC 301 (Saudi Arabia).
  • SITE: Introduction of automated wind speeds to UNIT 50:84 (Uruguay).
  • SITE: Introduction of a brand new Terrain Category detection algorithm utilising machine learning to AS/NZS 1170.2-2011, AS/NZS 1170.2-2021 and MS 1553-2002 (refer Image 2).
  • SITE: Improved Topographic Multiplier (Mt) detection to AS/NZS 1170.2-2011 and AS/NZS 1170.2-2021.
  • SITE: Introduction of a brand new Terrain Category (Ce) detection algorithm utilising machine learning to CSA S37-18.
  • SITE: Introduction of a brand new Exposure Coefficient (ce) detection algorithm utilising machine learning to EN 40.
  • SITE: Introduction of a brand new Exposure Category detection algorithm (including open patches) utilising machine learning to LRFD LTS-1, NSCP 2015, TIA-222-H and TIA-222-I (refer Image 3).
  • SITE: Introduction of automatic directional Velocity Pressure Coefficient (Kz) averaging and transition zone analysis to ASCE 7 Section C26.10.
  • SITE: Improved Topographic Factor (Kzt) detection to LRFD LTS-1, NSCP 2015 and TIA-222-H.
  • LOADING: Introduction of “CYLINDER” and “LIGHT” appurtenance types.
  • DESIGN: Introduction of shaft design to TIA-222-I.
  • DESIGN: Introduction of bolted and welded end termination design for monopole strengthening to TIA-222-I Annex V.
  • DESIGN: Introduction of connection design to TIA-222-I.
  • DESIGN: Introduction of fatigue design to TIA-222-I.
  • DESIGN: Improved fatigue design to CSA S37-18 and LRFD LTS-1.

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