6. Release Notes

6.1. Version 3.5.0 (Current)

Release date: March. 2024

Highlights

  1. Physics-based ground motion simulations generate by the M9 project.

6.2. Version 3.4.0

Release date: October 2023

Highlights

  1. Multi Fidelity Monte Carlo (MFMC) method

6.3. Version 3.3.0

Release date: March 2023

Highlights

  1. Multi-model uncertainty propagation options for Modeling (SIM) and Analysis (FEM) tabs

  2. Gaussian process surrogate modeling

6.4. Version 3.2.0

Release date: September 2022

Highlights

  1. New Structural Information Model Generators
    1. Concrete Building Model: automatic concrete building design and model generation

    2. MDOF-LU: MDOF shear building model built using user-supplied Hazus data

  2. Moving damping ratio specification from FEM to SIM panels.

  3. Improvements to the message area

  4. Decoupling the output units defined in GI with the units used in the simulation.

6.5. Version 3.1.0

Release date: July 2022

Highlights

  1. New Surrogate option in defining spectrum in PEER event

  2. Fixing the radio button in Multiple Event (uncheck is now enabled)

  3. Improvements to the message area, and minor bug fixes

6.6. Version 3.0.0

Release date: March 2022

Highlights

  1. New UQ engine: PLoM

  1. Training surrogate model for defined structural model

  2. Training surrogate using user-supplied response data metric

  3. Generating new realizations of structural responses from trained surrogate

  4. Including user-defined ground motion intensity measures in the modeling training

  1. Site-specific seismic disaggregation

  1. Seismic hazard disaggregation at a given return period and user-defined IM

  2. Target conditional mean spectrum (ASCE7) calculation based on disaggregated mean magnitude and distance

  3. Ground motion selection and scaling to the disaggregation-based target spectrum

  1. Refactored results panel synced from new SimCenterCommon

  1. New data visualization panel

  2. Highlighting data points

6.7. Version 2.2.7

Release date: January 2022

Highlights

  1. New Options added for PEER NGA Event: Specifying the fault type, pulse-like feature, and duration filter in ground motion selection Adding the option of “Geometric” suite average for the PEER NGA West2 ground motion selection

  2. In User Defined EDP fixed a bug of using user-specified EDP names

6.8. Version 2.2.6

Release date: December 22, 2021

Highlights

  1. Specifying the fault type, pulse-like feature, and duration filter in ground motion selection

  2. Adding the option of “Geometric” suite average for the PEER NGA West2 ground motion selection

  3. Bug fixes:
    1. exporting ground motion names in the “Save Data

    2. using user-specified EDP name

6.9. Version 2.2.5

Release date: October 4, 2021

Highlights

  1. new options for NGA selection

  2. option to select motions from a user flatfile

  3. changing the look and feel of the message box location

6.10. Version 2.2.0

Release date: November 6, 2020

Highlights

  1. Site response now allows for random fields in soil layers for soil properties

  2. Steel building model generator (designs and creates a model for steel buildiung)

  3. PEER NGA scaling options added

6.11. Version 2.1.0

Release date: June, 2020

Highlights

  1. Added Sensitivity and Reliability

  2. Added new spectrum options for peerNGA

  3. Modified FEM interface provides different damping options and more analysis options to users

6.12. Version 2.0.0

Release date: October, 2019

Highlights

  1. More UQ Sampling capabilities,

  2. another stochastic loading module

  3. calling PEER NGA to select and download files