5.4 Release Notes

 

5.4.5.6

  • Improvement: Added option to save Annual Flywheel data
  • Improvement: Made Show All option on Advanced Message Boxes work for different co-located airways across stages
  • Bug fix: fixed Delete Fan option on Fan database form
  • Bug fix: fixed Fan Identifier airway deletion interaction
  • Bug fix: fixed missing traffic data for final hour in Tracks time input
  • Bug fix: corrected limit on grid segments
  • Bug fix: fixed crash for empty Activity Tracks in Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: added clean-up of old unused fixed temperatures when using Heater or Cooler option
  • Bug fix: added update for custom profile shape index needed after profile deletion
  • Bug fix: old Edit box, fixed orifice save over multiple airways
  • Bug fix: made Stage properties copy with new stage and follow stage order changes

5.4.5.5

  • Feature: Holding down Alt key will lock model rotation to the vertical axis
  • Feature: Allowed specification of Activity Track start by location
  • Improvement: Added Undo/Redo to the Fan Identifier Tool
  • Improvement: Added Closed End to the Find/Select
  • Improvement: Redid Fan Pressure properties (FTP and FSP)
  • Improvement: No longer showing unstaged stations in the Ventlog comparison tool
  • Improvement: Made Goal Seek show percentage adjustment only when needed for multiple airways
  • Improvement: Made custom Fan and Heat icons go grey when switched off
  • Improvement: Added NO2 mass flow property
  • Bug fix: Corrected bad units on Stage Graph, as well as fixed display of some properties
  • Bug fix: Corrected some incorrect headings in the Heat Summary form
  • Bug fix: Fixed faulty graph draw in the Fan Stall Interaction Calculator
  • Bug fix: Made Clip Level work regardless of the ALL level
  • Bug fix: Stopped crash in Activity Track-Edit Form interaction
  • Bug fix: Fixed crash with time units option on Tracks
  • Bug fix: fixed problem with combined NVP, surface connection and piston effect
  • Bug fix: Corrected NO2 gas input from Vehicle presets.
  • Bug fix: Re-enabled Fan Digitizer warning for No Region

5.4.5.4  

  • Improvement: improved convergence for models with many auto-regulators
  • Improvement: added Fan Speed to Fan Status ID tool
  • Improvement: changed Fan Configuration On property to a text output
  • Bug fix: Fixed stage lock handling and reassigning of Fan Status IDs
  • Bug fix: Stopped Data Boxes becoming visible on change of Fan Model
  • Bug fix: Made Stage Graph account for negative velocities
  • Bug fix: Corrected grid text righthand side alignment
  • Bug fix: Made fan duplication include Notes and Fan Image

5.4.5.3

  • Feature: Fan Status ID tool for managing fans
  • Feature: Activity Track option to set unit numbers by time of day
  • Improvement: Made Heaters and Coolers follow the Heat Status
  • Improvement: Improved usability of Databox visibility tool
  • Improvement: Added a tool to switch between Auto-regulators and Fixed Flows
  • Improvement: Added a button to the Path Analyser dialog to highlight the path in the 3D viewer
  • Bug fix: Fixed error in Duct Calculator Two Duct option
  • Bug fix: fixed connections to upper void in Caving Blast Simulation
  • Bug fix: fix for Message Box stage selection during stage adding
  • Bug fix: fixed Path Analyser for models with high node counts
  • Bug fix: Made Edit Box show correct values for Heat Preset with Utilisation Factor

5.4.5.2

  • Improvement: New feature to Select or Highlight airways that are unique to current stage
  • Bug Fix: Fix for message boxes and references changing to belonging to all stages on loading

5.4.5.1

  • Improvement: Reference rotate in X, Y and Z
  • Improvement: Added a note on Track form when current track is not contiguous
  • Improvement: Made Jet Fan icon pink when blowing against the flow
  • Improvement: Added “Fans On”, “Fan Number” and “Fan Configuration On” properties
  • Improvement: Added a Traffic Scale Factor to Stage Manager
  • Improvement: Added save of column sorting to the Spreadsheet Save View
  • Improvement: Added graphics lighting customisation options to the settings
  • Improvement: Made Heaters and Coolers follow the Heat On/Off button on the Heat tab of the Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Fixed incorrect colours on rotated airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed reference to tracks in message box
  • Bug fix: Fixed units when gas mass flow property is used in Favourites
  • Bug fix: Disabled sorting in Custom Profiles which was causing problems
  • Bug fix: Fixed stage bug on Message Boxes when creating Shared Copy
  • Bug fix: Made Stage Lock recognize parallel airways, airways names and notes and custom gas settings
  • Bug fix: Corrected excessive rounding in display of gas concentrations on Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Corrected autoregulator behaviour in compressible flow and removed warning on excluded airways
  • Bug fix: Stopped off fans adding heat during Heat Simulation
  • Bug fix: Reordering of Favourites retains current Favourites settings on airways and message boxes

5.4.5.0

  • Improvement: Added CO and NOx mass flow rates (g/s)
  • Improvement: Allowed the saving of images in the Airway Notes tab of the Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Fix for crash associated with new favourites visibility
  • Bug fix: Updated LiveView query time out
  • Bug fix: Fixed crash in Interpolate Points function in the Fan Database

5.4.4.9

  • Improvement: Added a Cooler Maximum Capacity parameter
  • Improvement: Added a visibility control for Databoxes and Messages for specific Favourites
  • Improvement: Made Edit box stage control meaningful when Stage Lock is on
  • Bug fix: Made coordinates show properly in the Spreadsheet tool
  • Bug fix: Fixed incorrect reset in Heat Simulation for zero temperatures
  • Bug fix: Fixed loading and saving problems for Turkish language

5.4.4.8

  • Improvement: Made Annual Flywheel graph follow the airway data position
  • Improvement: Added option to specify the height of the falling rock in Caving Blast Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed copy and select shortcuts in SpreadSheet tool
  • Bug fix: Made Block tool properly clear PQ resistance type
  • Bug fix: Corrected reverse flow through off fans behaviour in Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Disabled unstable natural ventilation pressures in zero length airways in Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Made tracks with arrows correctly follow airway visibility
  • Bug fix: Made Advanced Find and Select work for VentFire Events

5.4.4.7

  • Feature: Water suspension: Added option to carry condensate in vertical airways and include fog density in density calculation
  • Improvement: Added support for special characters in DXF export
  • Improvement: Added save of Gas Density to model
  • Bug fix: Fixed reversing fan problem in Fire Events
  • Bug fix: Added Copy and Select shortcuts to Spreadsheet

5.4.4.6

  • Feature: Added an Auto-Regulator resistance option
  • Improvement: Made message about Convert Centreline layer inheritance only appear once
  • Bug fix: Fixed bug in No Stages Set option in Stage Popup
  • Bug fix: Disallowed Activity Tracks with identical names
  • Bug fix: Fixed handling of Ctrl-key in Spreadsheet
  • Bug fix: Fixed Fan Stall Predictor Graph drawing failure

5.4.4.5

  • Feature: Added a Refuge Bay Out of Order property
  • Feature: Added Electric Vehicle Power input option, along with settings
  • Improvement: Added Traffic data types to sensors
  • Improvement: Added CO and NOx emissions per distance travelled to Vehicle Presets
  • Improvement: Activity Tracks, made option to add traffic by vehicles per hour
  • Improvement: Improved Activity Track ribbon and arrow graphics
  • Improvement: Added option to set Ventlog date ranges per stage on the Stage Manager
  • Improvement: Made Warn On Direction Change setting switch to True if Fix Direction option is selected
  • Improvement: Updated links to Webinars
  • Bug fix: Made Caving Blast connection airways graphically point in right direction during simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed Reynolds number calculation for parallel airway, affecting strata heat
  • Bug fix: Fixed data export to clipboard from dynamic graph
  • Bug fix: Duct Calculator, made an extra check for crash with new max and min leakage resistances on change of duct
  • Bug fix: Corrected report of airway Piston Pressure property
  • Bug fix: Fix for switching on fan during Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Added fix for Ventlog regionalisation bugs
  • Bug fix: Made airway custom profiles update straightaway when profile is edited in Presets
  • Bug fix: Fixed broken option for graphing from the Path Analyser dropdown
  • Bug fix: Corrected recall of Combustion Fuel default Presets
  • Bug fix: Fixed Use Combined Lengths option in the Filter | Simplify tool

5.4.4.4

  • Feature: Added an option to auto-create Primary/Secondary Layers from imported DXF reference split-colours
  • Improvement: Made Convert Centrelines inherit Primary/Secondary Layers from reference graphic
  • Improvement: Added a shortcut to the Spreadsheet tool from the Activity Track window
  • Improvement: Added Activity Track heat to Heat| New Heat Input and Heat | Diesel Power properties
  • Improvement: Added buttons to quickly filter spreadsheet by fan or by resistance
  • Improvement: Added Unit Settings and Spreadsheet Saved Views to Inherit tool
  • Improvement: Stopped Spreadsheet Saved Views saving automatically, now requires a click on the save button.
  • Improvement: Added a field to enter a Refuge Bay name
  • Bug fix: Made Spreadsheet Saved Views retain all filtering and grouping options
  • Bug fix: fixed orientation arrows position when using the View | Copy HiRes tool
  • Bug fix: made Utilisation Factor backwards-compatible to older versions of Ventsim
  • Bug fix: fix for Stage popup occasionally not saving properly

5.4.4.3

  • Improvement: Made Clip Level single click expand to entire level and update the data manager
  • Improvement: Added layer name to layers created with the Split by Colour option
  • Bug fix: removed report of StageLock results when stage is locked and relocked automatically
  • Bug fix: fixed Import DXF Split By Colour option work for subsequent imports
  • Bug fix: stopped airway shape change when using Duct Delete button
  • Bug fix: corrected Primary Layers merging during File | Merge
  • Bug fix: stopped changes to airway shape affecting airway size on Edit Box

5.4.4.2

  • Improvement: Allowed Secondary fans to be considered in series for Recommend Fan
  • Improvement: Added readonly Z coordinate relative to sea level to Info tab of Edit Box
  • Improvement: Added Size Adjustment feature to scale an airway size to match the surveyed Ventlog area
  • Improvement: Better user control of Activity Track starting point and preferred direction at junctions
  • Bug fix: Fixed maintenance date calculation
  • Bug fix: Labels on Activity Track form
  • Bug fix: Fixed bug on path determination on branching Activity Tracks
  • Bug fix: Fixed Imperial unit conversion error on Fan Installation Resistance form

5.4.4.1

  • Improvement: Added Size Area comparison for Ventlog
  • Improvement: Added button to Fire Tab of Edit Box to open Dynamic Graph
  • Bug fix: Made close of Edit Box also clear airway selection
  • Bug fix: Fixed problem when loading larges reference graphics through the Inherit tool
  • Bug fix: Corrected counting of heat sources from Activity Tracks on the Summary form
  • Bug fix: Stopped perimeter incorrectly updating on change of area on Irregular shape airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed load of spreadsheet view on the Fire Events Manager
  • Bug fix: Cleared out empty Presets from the Activity Track form
  • Bug fix: Automatically turned off Jet Fan option on airways with no fan
  • Bug fix: Improved behaviour of changes to Gradient field in the Edit Box

5.4.4.0

  • Improvement: Addition of a Convert To Overpass tool
  • Improvement: Made Caving Air Blast connections always point away from cave
  • Bug fix: fixed reference graphic stage selections when deleting stages
  • Bug fix: made new ducts take default temperatures, not parent temperatures

5.4.3.9

  • Improvement: Added tool to export all dynamic monitor data
  • Improvement: Adding a message box or data box, turns on visibility, if off
  • Improvement: Excluded piston effect pressure from Boost TP property, new property for piston effect
  • Improvement: Added to group entry feature to Ventlog Add Records from Ventsim
  • Improvement: Made staged Message Box visible if the airway(s) it is attached to is unstaged
  • Bug fix: fixed determination of some license maintenance dates
  • Bug fix: Removed bug where airway at index 0 could not be added to Activity Track
  • Bug fix: Howden Fan tool, removed unused fan names, changed labels

5.4.3.8

  • Improvement: Added the Howden Fan Lookup tool
  • Improvement: Added Tunnel type to Advanced Find & Select
  • Improvement: Added Airway Profile as a colour property
  • Improvement: Added some default Spreadsheet configurations
  • Improvement: Added graph export and camera buttons to the Caving Air Blast Simulation form
  • Bug fix: Stopped fan guids and Primary/Secondary option changing on cancel of fan database edits
  • Bug fix: Improved error message when Recommend Fan is attempted on a restricting Fixed Flow
  • Bug fix: Improved calculation of perimeter on round airways with obstruction or backfill
  • Bug fix: Catch for possible loading bug with the ShowAll option
  • Bug fix: Better handling of Recommend Airway Size tool when used on airways with Tunnel Type presets

5.4.3.7

  • Bug fix: Added fix for graphics lag with large models and large Track airway count

5.4.3.6

  • Improvement: Made switching Tunnel type apply all tunnel property changes straight away
  • Improvement: Howden Recommend Fan, now imports the maximum power
  • Improvement: Made warnings, such as Fan Motor Power Exceeded clear straight away, when resolved
  • Improvement: Added setting option for Escape Route calculations to be performed using Russian standard calculation
  • Improvement: Made Dynamic Message Box “Show All” options carry over in detached stage creation
  • Bug fix: corrected Profile builder copy-paste for all languages
  • Bug fix: replaced Recommend Size button for Diameter property on Edit Box
  • Bug fix: fixed possible track simulation failure after continuing Fire Simulation after Escape Route calculation
  • Bug fix: corrected error in interaction of Undo and new track graphics
  • Bug fix: added horizontal airway friction and duct losses to Energy Summary, corrected Shock Loss summation
  • Bug fix: fixed Edit Box Stage selection tool
  • Bug fix: fixed load of Ventlog compare tool for stations without a mapping to an airway
  • Bug fix: fixed bug with Stage popup tool that allowed first stage to sometimes be automatically selected

5.4.3.5

  • Improvement: Added Ventsim humidity comparisons as airway property
  • Improvement: Allowed user control of airway shape rotation
  • Improvement: Added total Duct Heat Transfer output to the Construct Duct Form
  • Bug fix: Fixed slowness when using Build Ramp
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with graphing tools in the Duct form
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where No Thoroughfare could not be changed after dynamic simulation restore.

5.4.3.4

  • Improvement: Added toggle for different layouts of the Visibility Manager
  • Improvement: Added a Remove Selection button to Message Box Editor. Improved stage handling for airways
  • Improvement: Added option to switch whether Edit Box updates on changed selection
  • Improvement: Made un-excluding an airway set off the Heat Sim out of date warning
  • Improvement: Made Light On button on Reference Manager turn on the global Reference Visibility toggle
  • Improvement: Added option to set an automatic shock loss to fans when installed underground
  • Improvement: Added a Fan Losses output to the Fan Info Box
  • Improvement: Added a tool to graph the variation of parameters across stages, on individual airways
  • Improvement: Made Message Box Inherit option to search for corresponding airways
  • Bug fix: fixed crash with interaction of Piston Effect and Annual Thermal Flywheel
  • Bug fix: various fixes for new arrows graphic
  • Bug fix: fixed power output for low pressure fans with different length pressure and power curves
  • Bug fix: corrected row spacing on Fan tab of the Edit Box
  • Bug fix: made Profile Draw Tool update on edit of grid values
  • Bug fix: fix for history view of Ventlog records where single reading could be split into separate rows

5.4.3.3

  • Improvement: Added configurable Maximum Icon Size
  • Improvement: Added a Utilisation Factor to the Heat Moisture Diesel Presets
  • Improvement: Added Cost output to Coolers, standard and flywheel simulations
  • Improvement: Made Graphs refresh on Dynamic Simulation Pause, and made Path Graphs old after simulation
  • Improvement: Added conveyor and waterway heat to path graphs
  • Improvement: Made Activity Track offsets in the graphics better for models with many Tracks
  • Improvement: Made a lower upper limit for Heat Simulation Accuracy of 0.1 degrees Celsius
  • Improvement: Made double-click with Move and Duplicate tools on Message Boxes open the Editor
  • Improvement: Made the Stage selection dropdown menu wider
  • Improvement: Added Unique Number and Airway Name to export of Path Graph data
  • Improvement: Added option to add an orientation axis to bottom right of viewer
  • Bug fix: Stopped Fix Flow icon deletion wiping the fixed flow value
  • Bug fix: Fixed out of shape Fan Graph on old Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Fixed occasional display of incorrect density on airways during Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed Fixed Heat Cooling Icon colour
  • Bug fix: Fix for LiveView import of .csv files
  • Bug fix: Made Track editor work when switching Stages and switching Show Staged Tracks option

5.4.3.2

  • Bug fix: fix for some Edit Box fields not saving properly after Heat Preset change

5.4.3.1

  • Improvement: Stopped flashing airways triggering full graphics update
  • Improvement: Improved speed of Calculate VRT Tool
  • Improvement: Added separate Strict Modes, one for Friction Factor and one for Fixed Flows
  • Improvement: Added Message Boxes to the Inherit function
  • Improvement: Added a property, Attributes | Parallel Airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed Equivalent Orifice property
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where changing tunnel type dirtied the resistance type, for multiple airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed UI unit conversion problem in the Edit form
  • Bug fix: Fixed problem with messages and tracks when merging file of multiple stages

5.4.3.0

  • Improvement: Updated translations
  • Improvement: Added a regulator resistance property
  • Improvement: Improved graphics performance when airways flashing
  • Bug fix: Fixed Air Simulation error when running MultiSim and incompressible flows

5.4.2.9

  • Improvement: Made addition of node to conveyor or waterway related airway not break the conveyor/waterway
  • Improvement: Fixed Edit Box to show roughness when using a Friction Factor Preset with Roughness
  • Improvement: Made image drag and drop ignore the Reference Lock
  • Improvement: Made texture appear immediately after Adding from the Data Manager
  • Improvement: Added Elevation Relative to Sea Level and Surface Datum properties to Descriptors
  • Improvement: Included conveyors and waterways on Heat Summary graphs
  • Bug fix: Made Size setting on Message Boxes set relative message box size
  • Bug fix: Fixed save of Cooler Discharge Temperature setting
  • Bug fix: Added a constant non-surface base pressure when running Caving Air Blast Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed Convert Floorlines method

5.4.2.8

  • Improvement: New Stage Control on Track, Message Box and Reference Editors
  • Improvement: Ventlog mapping now limited to current stage
  • Improvement: Added links to Ventsim webinars
  • Improvement: Made copied ducts, waterways and conveyors copy to new groups
  • Improvement: Made Reference and Texture Move tools ignore the Reference Lock
  • Improvement: Added an Elevation Above Sea Level Property
  • Improvement: Improved Matrix solver convergence for extremely low air densities
  • Bug fix: Fix for track loading in Editor
  • Bug fix: Added a catch for impossible FOM calculation in Heat Calculator
  • Bug fix: Fixed Wetness Fraction Preset button on Edit form
  • Bug fix: Improved Edit Box UI controls of Heaters and Coolers
  • Bug fix: Force resistance recalculation after change to Obstruction field in Edit form
  • Bug fix: Fixed Presets form select for Custom Profiles
  • Bug fix: Corrected reset of Fan Edit control which was sometimes hiding rows
  • Bug fix: Fixed problem with Save Check when closing Ventsim with Stage Locked

5.4.2.7

  • Improvement: Added a Cooler feature
  • Improvement: Added Duct Heat Transfer properties, including to graphs
  • Improvement: Added some more default Duct Heat Transfer Presets
  • Improvement: Added maximum CO to Escape Route information
  • Improvement: Added option to Caving Air Blast Simulation for seals either to fail or to only warn of failure
  • Improvement: Added buttons to generate graphs on the Construct Duct, Construct Waterway and Construct Conveyor forms
  • Improvement: Activity Track Editor, improved stage tooltips and made stage automatically activate on addition of airways
  • Improvement: Added a contaminant mass portion property, showing the percentage of original contaminant mass present in an airway
  • Improvement: Made airways invisible in Solid Mode (e.g. Duct Leakage) nonetheless selectable when they would otherwise have been visible in WireFrame mode
  • Bug fix: fix for duct heat transfer not completing on simple models.
  • Bug fix: corrected shape saving on Construct Duct for custom shapes using Area-Perimeter
  • Bug fix: fixed problem where icon movement was being incorrectly prohibited
  • Bug fix: fix for LiveView sensor reading when no sensor type has been allocated
  • Bug fix: Correction to coordinate edit in Edit Box for multiple airways
  • Bug fix: Forced Air Simulation before use of Recommend Regulator and Orifice

5.4.2.6

  • Improvement: Added minimum velocity option to Tunnel Type Preset
  • Improvement: Greatly improved the speed of Convert Centrelines in large models
  • Improvement: Added option to select different Profile shapes in the Duct Builder
  • Improvement: More UI output for Caving Air Blast Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed error that occurred when Caving Air Blast was run with only one connection.
  • Bug fix: Fixed bug where some dynamic data saved with file could be lost
  • Bug fix: Fixed error where Duct Leakage could be lost with Delete Outside of Fence
  • Bug fix: Correction for problem where number format culture was defaulting to UI language culture
  • Bug fix: Fixed problem where Heat icon sometimes appeared next to Fire icon
  • Bug fix: Escape routes, made visibility limit consistent across graphs

5.4.2.5

  • Improvement: Update to Ventsim Manual 5.4 Spanish
  • Improvement: Added piston effect pressure total to Track Editor and path graph
  • Improvement: Removed changing of cursor with Advanced Find & Select
  • Bug fix: Forced graphic shape update on Stage change
  • Bug fix: Included save of the Overpass user Settings

5.4.2.4

  • Improvement: Addition of link in Help menu to Ventsim Webinars
  • Improvement: Added the ability to edit a Ventlog Station from Ventsim
  • Improvement: Added fixed temperature heating and refrigeration information to Heat Summary
  • Improvement: Updated translations
  • Bug fix: fixed incorrect image on Edit form simulation button for Dust
  • Bug fix: fixed tool for clearing Custom Icons
  • Bug fix: fix for Heat sources in ducts during Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed backwards compatibility for fixed temperatures in heat events

5.4.2.3

  • Improvement: Addition of icon, progress window, configurable settings and graph for the Caving Air Blast Simulation
  • Bug fix: Issue with Fix Temperatures turning on on Heat Event form
  • Bug fix: Correction to NVP and Shock pressure losses reporting to the Edit form Info tab

5.4.2.2

  • Improvement: Allowed up to 32 Stages to be used
  • Improvement: Further improvements to Parallel Fan Stall Predictor
  • Improvement: Improved System R and Peak capacity fan output info for single and combined fan graphs
  • Improvement: Allowed 0 degrees fixed temperatures to be set
  • Bug fix: fixed bug with Rock preset for Conveyors
  • Bug fix: fixed bug where Regulator points sometimes could not be saved
  • Bug fix: fixed some problems around unique airways being wrongly identified on Stage unlock

5.4.2.1

  • Improvement: Added Activity Track Duplicate button on Track Editor
  • Improvement: Added button to Track Editor to search for airways on current stage that correspond to airways on the track on other stages
  • Improvement: Added a Remove Selection button to Track Editor
  • Improvement: Made extension of existing Tracks to new stages optional
  • Improvement: Added option to only show staged Tracks
  • Improvement: Made copy to clipboard message temporary
  • Improvement: Excluded excluded airways from some warning messages
  • Improvement: Added Fog to available thermal flywheel results
  • Improvement: Improvements to Fan Interaction Stall Predictor, including single fans in parallel in separate airways
  • Improvement: Allowed blank input of model title
  • Improvement: Added Contaminant Mass property
  • Improvement: Added property Energy: Fan Shaft Power
  • Bug fix: Added prompts to file save from Track Editor
  • Bug fix: Corrected Restore Defaults
  • Bug fix: Forced Heat Sim to occur on stage change when option selected
  • Bug fix: Fix for Ventlog stations with no data values
  • Bug fix: Corrected default name of detached Stage
  • Bug fix: Fixed save of Rock Ages for multiple airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed diesel emission for vehicles per length option on Activity Tracks
  • Bug fix: Fixed muckpile resistance calculation for Caving Blast Simulation

5.4.2.0

  • Improvement: Added new Fan Interaction Stall Predictor tool
  • Improvement: Added ability to view Activity Tracks from Heat tab of the Edit Form
  • Improvement: Added Pass/Fail to audit report Word export
  • Improvement: Updated translations for Spanish, Russian and Chinese
  • Improvement: Added Radon to goal seek tool and fixed progeny setting
  • Improvement: Now saves option to always reset network after dynamic sim
  • Improvement: Simplified Annual Flywheel settings
  • Improvement: Background colour for references listed in Data Manager now matches the colour of the reference
  • Bug fix: Fix for minimum temperature being overridden by lower regular temperatures in Annual Flywheel
  • Bug fix: Fix for when adding fans from the Fan Select tool so that fans with the same name are grouped together instead of replaced
  • Bug fix: Fix for Static Scripting tool
  • Bug fix: Fix for issue when rendering text offset from icon position when the text size is too small

5.4.1.9

  • Improvement: Searchable drop-down menu in the Advanced Find Select
  • Improvement: Added a refresh to Advanced Message Boxes every 2 seconds during Dynamic Simulation
  • Bug fix: Fixed to make LiveView refresh sensor data according to the set refresh interval
  • Bug fix: Fixed Gas Injection and Linear Emission to work with Dynamic Simulation when using large relative injection amounts
  • Bug fix: Added a catch for crash in Edit Box when no Regulators are available in Presets.

5.4.1.8

  • Improvement: Made Conveyors and Waterways ignore source temperatures connected upstream
  • Improvement: New Tool to reset text positions on airways
  • Improvement: Added a Fixed Flow category to Advanced Find and Select
  • Bug fix: Fixed dust sensors in Dynamic simulation
  • Bug fix: Fix for horizontal round airways in Airway Optimizer
  • Bug fix: Corrected unit conversions on display of Shock Equivalent Length in Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Fixed Gas check boxes to allow specification of unfixed gas concentrations in Edit Box

5.4.1.7

  • Improvement: Adjusted data placement for inlet/outlet values, added Text Settings to toggle effect and adjust
  • Improvement: Made Summary Form for Activity Tracks limit to selected airways and only show staged Activity Tracks
  • Improvement: Added Fixed Temperature refrigeration to summary tabs Graphs and Energy
  • Improvement: Added warning on new Edit Box when saving a Fan or Fix edit on multiple airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed loading of Message text with special characters
  • Bug fix: Scroll wheel on Scale Manager fixed, now always updates, regardless of model size
  • Bug fix: Added text refreshes after moving airways and moving or adding icons
  • Bug fix: Stopped reload of Advanced Find and Select when not visible
  • Bug fix: Fixed slow to run Convert Centrelines
  • Bug fix: Fixed PQ survey for Advanced Find Select, added reload when opening
  • Bug fix: Forced Heat Active when using heat Presets, fixed bug when deleting heat presets from multiple airways
  • Bug fix: Fixed Dynamic Messages for negative values
  • Bug fix: Removed extra tab indent that was appearing in message boxes
  • Bug fix: Fix for importing dust sensor values when running dynamic sensor or dynamic script simulations

5.4.1.6

  • Improvement: Increased maximum allowable resolution of imported textures to 2K
  • Improvement: Made Activity Track and Message Box airway selections respond correctly to addition of detached stage
  • Improvement: Added additional checks to remove existing airways, tracks and messages from blank and detached stages
  • Bug fix: fixed Waterway toggle affecting Conveyor Heat
  • Bug fix: made a catch in Heat Simulation when encountering multiple fixed zero length Duct
  • Bug fix: fixed link to Reset Default Presets for Combustion fuels
  • Bug fix: made Activity Track stage selection react correctly to Stage reordering
  • Bug fix: fixed Activity Track form layout

5.4.1.5

  • Improvement: Limited Distance to surface and refuge calculation to current stage
  • Improvement: Forced update of Advanced Find and Select after icon deletion, moving and duplicating
  • Improvement: Added warning for deletion of Presets used on Activity Tracks
  • Improvement: Made it so leakage paths are always added with ducts
  • Bug fix: Made fix for invalid Favourites setting
  • Bug fix: Fix for creation of multiple windows
  • Bug fix: Made Gas properties always available in colours
  • Bug fix: Added catch for Data Entry errors in Activity Track grid

5.4.1.4

  • Improvement: Made count of Heat and Vehicle in use on Presets form include use on Activity Tracks
  • Improvement: Made messages jump to first unread message
  • Improvement: Added Gas/Contaminant/Dust Injection option, steady and dynamic
  • Improvement: Prevented Conveyor and Waterway temperatures automatically resetting
  • Improvement: Added PQ Survey and Airway Notes icons to Visibility Manager
  • Bug fix: Fixed Recirculation Simulation to limit to only current stage, improved Cancel button responsiveness
  • Bug fix: Made Fire Wizard handle fuel with zero density specified
  • Bug fix: Fixed operation of No Thoroughfare option on surface-connected airways
  • Bug fix: Disable Stage changing and editing while simulation running
  • Bug fix: Made Advanced Find and Select work for Data Boxes

5.4.1.3

  • Improvement: Updated demonstration model
  • Improvement: If duplicating a group of airways, put new airways in a new group
  • Improvement: Edit Box updates after use of Invert Selection
  • Improvement: Fixed Temperature icon becomes blue if cooling
  • Improvement: Made Modify Duct save to the Undo loop
  • Improvement: Made Overpass builder ignore the Intersection Lock Setting
  • Improvement: Made Heat Calculator Accept button always update Edit Box, if available
  • Improvement: Clearer user interface around Rock Age on the Edit Box
  • Bug fix: Fixed UI update of Rock Date Mined when entering a year (eg. 2005) in the Rock Age field
  • Bug fix: Corrected calculation of variable mass flow rates in Conveyor builder
  • Bug fix: Made perspective toggle update text
  • Bug fix: Fixed missing stage on creation of Message Box on first stage
  • Bug fix: Made dimensions update on change of shape in old Edit Box

5.4.1.2

  • Improvement: Added a button to Filter form to reset to installation settings
  • Improvement: Heaters, added moisture from fuel combustion to the heat added by the heater
  • Bug Fix: Corrected humidity correction when using fixed dry bulb and floating wet bub temperatures
  • Bug Fix: Fixed saving of Primary/Secondary Option on Fan Editor
  • Bug Fix: Fixed Export to Word from Audit Tool
  • Bug Fix: Corrected input of Gas Linear Emission on new Edit Box
  • Bug Fix: Made text refresh when Relative Text option is toggled via Settings
  • Bug Fix: Made reference text refresh when Reference Layer visibility is changed
  • Bug Fix: Made fixed temperatures work in Dynamic Simulation, when either dry or wet bulb is not specified
  • Bug Fix: Fixed loss of Unit Settings when using the Inherit Tool
  • Bug Fix: Allowed for smaller fan charts in old Edit Box

5.4.1.1

  • Improvement: Added Heater information to the Annual Thermal Flywheel
  • Bug Fix: Prevented Stage list growing with blank stage name

5.4.1.0

  • Improvement: Fix for calculation of oval perimeter in Duct Calculator
  • Improvement: Updated translations for Spanish and Russian

5.4.0.9

  • New Feature: Language options in stand-alone Duct Calculator installer.
  • New Feature: Added option to take a snapshot of Duct Calculator
  • Improvement: Updated translations
  • Improvement: Heat Simulation, made fixed temperature setting treat air moisture more realistically for cooling and heating scenarios
  • Fix for problem with saving of spreadsheet view
  • Fixed Estimate Fan Static Pressure Curve tool to use fan density, not standard density
  • Fixed potential crash in some Heat Calculator options with non-numerical inputs
  • Fixed potential incorrect Heat Added result reported in final month of airway flywheel graph results
  • Fixed issues that could occur when using both LiveView and Dynamic Scripts in the same model

5.4.0.8

  • New Feature: Text rendering engine allowing for text borders for improved readability and text displayed while rotating.
  • New Feature: Heaters now configurable on the Heat tab
  • Improvement: Fixed Flow (Fan) and Fixed Flow (Regulator) categories in Advanced Find & Select
  • Improvement: Addition of a new Safety category to the properties
  • Improvement: Duct Calculator graph improvements; addition of Fan Curve graph.
  • Fix for loading models saved in excel file format
  • Fix for issue that could occur when saving non-advanced message boxes
  • Fix for backup files saving with special characters in the name
  • Fix for efficient saving of Fan images

5.4.0.7

  • Fixed Multi Windows not being able to leave the main form
  • Fix for when multi windows could crash if first window was closed before making a new one
  • Fix for Translations in Duct Calculator
  • Fix for resistance icons not showing
  • Fixed monitor graph not loading on the previously open data type

5.4.0.6

  • New Feature: Add custom icons for Regulators
  • Improvement to VentFire scripting to allow transitions curve of less than 1m
  • Fix for importing live view sensors where multiple sensors are on one row
  • Fix to allow live view update to refresh comments as well as data values direct from the source
  • Change to dynamic messages to update less frequently
  • Fix for Escape key to un-select message boxes
  • Added Gradient as an attribute for airway text
  • Fix for some situations where Rock Preset Temp had deviated from Environment settings
  • Fix for Airway Diameter showing the effective diameter on circular airways instead of the full diameter
  • Fix for cases where Perimeter could be calculated incorrectly when changing shape and dimensions in the same edit
  • Adjusted Duct Calculator label sizes to better accommodate Spanish
  • Updated Manual for 5.4