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Maxsurf 15 release - Rhino plug-in, new probabilistic damage stability, new Hydromax Ultimate module, assemblies and property sheets in Hydromax, Blount & Fox for Planing Craft, project profile on EAS Brazil. read more...
Since the first Australian companies began using ShipConstructor in 2005, we have seen a significant increase in the number of distributed projects in which ShipConstructor is used. The nature of the distribution of work varies, often the design team is in one location and the construction team in another, but we are also seeing more distribution of design activities across multiple sites. Read more...
FormSys and FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS GmbH are pleased to announce that as a result of their collobration, there is now a new release of FRIENDSHIP Framework 2.0 which links together Hydromax stability analysis with the Friendship optimisation framework. read more...
Maxsurf 14 release - Adding NURB curves, curve creation, trimming surfaces with curves, surface skinning, swept surfaces, patch surfaces and new drawing functions to Maxsurf. Hydromax now has improved analysis options, load case management, improved word reporting and more.
Over the past few years, ShipConstructor has been adopted by some leading edge companies in Australia. Projects completed with ShipConstructor vary in size and complexity. This newsletter describes how smaller shipbuilding teams can benefit from adopting ShipConstructor in their work place.
Maxsurf 13 release - Windows Vista and 64-bit operating system support, Marker data into Hydromax quickly using TriMesh surface, Free training launch, Properties Pane, Hydromax formatting and reporting options, Workshop plate expansion calculation accuracy, Catamaran roll motion prediction in Seakeeper.
Maxsurf 12 release - Visual Basic scripting ability extended; Maxsurf support for Rhino file format, Parametric transformation parallel midbody constraint; Workshop shell expansion drawings, inverse bending lines, family of stringers; Hydromax cross-reference heeling arms; user profile One2Three Naval Architects.
Maxsurf 11.1 release - Multihull design, resistance prediction, SHIPFLOW interface, enhanced structural definition, user profile VanDerHeijden Steelyachts
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Maxsurf 11.0 release - Maxsurf automation, additional GZ and French criteria, enhanced resistance and seakeeping prediction, user profile Strategic Marine
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