OpenBridge Modeler

What's New in CONNECT Edition Update 8

This topic summarizes the new enhancements in OpenBridge Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 8.

  • New workflow with ProConcrete Tools in OpenBridge Modeler
    • Reinforce bridge structural members such as beams, piers, abutments, barriers and decks. Add steel reinforcing to concrete objects that update automatically as the concrete shape changes.
    • Modify Rebar Tools
    • Bar Positioning Tools to allow assigning identifying numbers to each rebar in the model
    • Bar Analytics can be used to view information about rebar existing in the active model in a consolidated report
    • Manual Bar Marking Tool (Technology Preview)
  • Bridge Wizard, a simple tool which allows novice users to rapidly create a complete 3D bridge model.
  • Option to specify analytical properties for Functional Components and transfer to analytics - RM Bridge and LEAP
  • Option for Concrete Beam Flanges to follow deck
  • Generate beam when placed partly outside of deck
  • Option to place up to 2 bearings under each beam end
  • Report on grout pad/plate corner elevations
  • Support for math expressions in Template variables
  • Aux Placement: Option to specify distance and count
  • Update to MicroStation PowerPlatform Update 13.
  • Update to Civil Platform (OpenRoads Designer) 2019 Release 3
  • Update to ProStructures Update 4