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There are two methods of updating; (a) installation file or (b) manual file installation.

(a) The UpdateToolkit download contains an update installation file which will update all
applications to their latest version.

To install, simply download and run ToolkitUpdateNET.exe. Install into the existing Toolkit directory.

ToolkitUpdate (.NET)



(b) The Latest Executables download zip file contains all updated applications.

To install, simply download, extract and copy the applicable file(s) to the \SilverFern\Engineer's Toolkit directory.

All latest executables (.NET)


Application Version Application Version
Frame analysis (2D) 2.1.7.5 Anode 1.14.0.1
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD 3.2.7.10 API+AISC 360-10 ASD 3.2.8.12
API+AISC 1989 WSD 2.0.11.8 Blast analysis 1.1.10.0
BS EN ISO 19902:2007 1.0.5.9 BS EN 1993:2005 2.0.4.8
Dynamic Machinery Founds 1.0.1.1 Norsok N004 r2 2004 superseded
Roark rings 2.15.12.0 Toolkit main 4.0.15.11
Waveload 1.1.15.6 Canadian steel code S16 1.0.0.5
BS EN 1993-6 Runway beam 1.0.3.1 AISC 360-10 1.0.1.18
DNV-RP-C205 VIV 1.0.0.3 Norsok N004 r3 2013 1.0.0.8
Stiffened plate to DNV-RP-C201 1.0.1.0 Continuous beam analysis 1.0.0.5
API 22Ed + AISC 1989 WSD 1.0.1.3


General notifications


14 July 2017
Blast analysis. Corrected ductility check (FABIG TN4 7.2).        Version 1.1.10.0 (Blast_analysis.exe)


15 February 2017
AISC-360. Added Torsion design loading value to MS Word printed output.        Version 1.0.1.18 (AISC_360.exe)


11 February 2017
Toolkit main. Changed screens to assist text display for some HDMI screens.        Version 4.0.15.11 (ToolkitMain.exe)
AISC-360. Angle section design. Corrected printed output IR sum.        Version 1.0.1.17 (AISC_360.exe)


1 December 2016
Roark rings. Corrected forces resolution in von Mises calculation. Enhanced batch mode reporting.
Version 2.15.12.0 (RoarkRings.exe)


6 October 2016
AISC-360. Chapter K, Design of connections.
Added error trapping for case of negative Qf.                                Version 1.0.1.16 (AISC_360.exe)


2 September 2016
Blast analysis. Corrected reporting for elastoplastic response.                 Version 1.1.9.2 (Blast_analysis.exe)


9 July 2016
Continuous beam analysis. Corrected beam displacement display                 Version 1.0.0.5 (SpanAnalysis.exe)
This also affects all code check apps which now include the fix but have not had revision numbers changed (minor fix).


24 June 2016
NORSOK N-004 2013. Corrected input error for Cm.LT                       Version 1.0.0.8 (NORSOK004_2013.exe)
AISC 360-10. Added functionality to check closed sections for torsion.         Version 1.0.1.15 (AISC_360.exe)


10 June 2016
Eurocode 3. Corrected web shear calculation for slender webs.
Also defined material factors by loading limit state
NORSOK N-004 2013.                       Version 1.0.0.7 (NORSOK004_2013.exe)

Corrected API WSD 21 & 22Ed joint design Qf factors
API 22Ed + AISC 1989.                          Version 1.0.1.3 (Api22_Aisc89.exe)
API 21Ed + AISC 1989.                          Version 2.0.11.8 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
API 21Ed + AISC 360-10 ASD.             Version 3.2.8.12 (ApiAisc2010wsdUS.exe)


18 May 2016
Eurocode 3. Corrected web shear calculation for slender webs.
BS EN 1993-1 2005.                 Version 2.0.4.8 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.9 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)


16 May 2016
Code checking in both 2D analysis and Waveload revised to cater for members that have Area and Ix entered directly and therefore have no code check data.
2D frame analysis    Version 2.1.7.5 (Frame2D_NET.exe)
Waveload.               Version 1.1.15.6 (Waveload.exe)


22 April 2016
BS 2853 Runway beam. Corrected error display to display errors on screen.
This changes the main Toolkit program   Version 4.0.15.10 (ToolkitMain.exe)
API 22Ed + AISC 1989. Corrected a conservative error in Single angle code check.    Version 1.0.1.2 (Api22_Aisc89.exe)
AISC 360-10. Added entry of Kz.L for use in E4.           Version 1.0.1.14 (AISC_360.exe)


16 December 2015
General operating functionality update. This has no effect on code but does affect all applications.
Added error trapping on continuous beam application. This affects all code check applications.
AISC 360-10. Corrected calculation of RHS/HSS shear area    Version 1.0.1.13 (AISC_360.exe)
Waveload. Corrected the application of marine growth.    Version 1.1.15.5 (Waveload.exe)


18 August 2015
Added Bolt prying checks to AISC 360. For multi beam span analysis the cursor position is now given.
API 22Ed + AISC 1989.                 Version 1.0.1.0 (Api22_Aisc89.exe)
AISC 360-10.                          Version 1.0.1.11 (AISC_360.exe)
Continuous beam analysis           Version 1.0.0.3 (SpanAnalysis.exe)


19 October 2015
BS EN ISO 19902-2007. Added user input for resistance factors.    Version 1.0.5.7 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
AISC 360-10 Removed the upper limit on Cb. Earlier AISC versions used maximum value of 2.3. See 360-10 commentary on F2. Section view graphics improved.                   Version 1.0.1.12 (AISC_360.exe)

18 August 2015
Added Bolt prying checks to AISC 360. For multi beam span analysis the cursor position is now given.
API 22Ed + AISC 1989.                 Version 1.0.1.0 (Api22_Aisc89.exe)
AISC 360-10.                          Version 1.0.1.11 (AISC_360.exe)
Continuous beam analysis           Version 1.0.0.3 (SpanAnalysis.exe)


17 July 2015
Added API RP 2A 22nd Ed + AISC 1989 WSD. This combination is permitted by API. The use AISC 360 in conjunction with API RP 2A is not permitted.
API 22Ed + AISC 1989.                 Version 1.0.0.0 (Api22_Aisc89.exe)


22 May 2015
Corrected calculation of section classification in BS EN 1993-1 2005. It was producing conservative classifications on some sections. This also affects other code check apps.
BS EN 1993-1 2005.                 Version 2.0.4.6 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.6 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
NORSOK N004 2013.               Version 1.0.0.5 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
NORSOK N004 2004.               Version 1.0.6.5 (Norsok004_2004.exe)


25 April 2015
AISC 360-10. Corrected joint calculations (Chapt K).
AISC 360-10.       Version 1.0.1.9 (AISC_360.exe)
API+AISC LRFD.          Version 3.2.7.9 (ApiAisc2010lrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC ASD.          Version 3.2.8.10 (ApiAisc2010wsdUS.exe)
NORSOK N004 2013. Added file save. Corrected Mred.Rd in (6.3.8.1)  Version 1.0.0.3 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
NORSOK N004 2004. Added file save.        Version 1.0.6.4 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
Wave load. Corrected Dopppler effect period        Version 1.1.15.4 (WaveLoad.exe)


5 February 2015
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.6 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
API+AISC ASD.          Version 3.2.8.9 (ApiAisc2010wsdUS.exe)
Corrected the units for API tension capacity (was giving kips only)

28 April 2014
Runway beam BS EN 1993-6.       Version 1.0.3.0 (HoistBSEN1993_6.exe)
Corrected flange ULS check for superimposed wheel loading.

21 October 2014
AISC 360-10. Corrected joint calculations (Chapt K) and Fy bug in web crushing (Chapt J).
AISC 360-10.       Version 1.0.1.8 (AISC_360.exe)
API+AISC LRFD.          Version 3.2.7.8 (ApiAisc2010lrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC ASD.          Version 3.2.8.8 (ApiAisc2010wsdUS.exe)
BS EN 1993-1 2005. Added beam shear input to web crushing check.        Version 2.0.4.5 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
Stiffened plate to DNV C201. Added code check and +/- p0 loading.        Version 1.0.1.0 (StiffenedPlateC201.exe)


1 September 2014
Code check plotting and file saving corrected. This affects 2D frame and Waveload.
2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.7.3 (Frame2D_NET.exe)
Wave load.          Version 1.1.15.3 (WaveLoad.exe)
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.5 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
Corrected printout in API punch, 2000.


7 June 2014
Code check printing corrected. This affects 2D frame and Waveload.
2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.7.2 (Frame2D_NET.exe)
Wave load.          Version 1.1.15.2 (WaveLoad.exe)


28 April 2014
Runway beam BS EN 1993-6.       Version 1.0.2.0 (HoistBSEN1993_6.exe)
Corrected calculation of buckling moment.

22 April 2014
Corrected display bug in continuous beam plotting.
All code checks are updated.
AISC 360-10.                       Version 1.0.1.7 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.7 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.7 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.4 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.5 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
NORSOK N004 2013.           Version 1.0.0.3 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
BS EN 1993-1 2005.           Version 2.0.4.4 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
Canadian CSA S16-09.           Version 1.0.0.4 (CSA_S16_09.exe)
Stiffened plate to DNV C201.           Version 1.0.0.3 (StiffenedPlateC201.exe)
Continuous beam analysis           Version 1.0.0.2 (SpanAnalysis.exe)


11 April 2014
2D frame analysis (Results form) now includes user options for font rotation and size on plots.
2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.7.1 (Frame2D_NET.exe)

Added the display of span deflections and Span/deflection ratios for continuous beams.
All code checks are updated.
AISC 360-10.                       Version 1.0.1.6 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.6 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.6 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.3 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.4 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
NORSOK N004 2013.           Version 1.0.0.2 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
BS EN 1993-1 2005.           Version 2.0.4.3 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
Canadian CSA S16-09.           Version 1.0.0.3 (CSA_S16_09.exe)
Stiffened plate to DNV C201.           Version 1.0.0.2 (StiffenedPlateC201.exe)
Continuous beam analysis           Version 1.0.0.1 (SpanAnalysis.exe)


25 March 2014
Added new program for the analysis of continuous beams This changes the revision number of Toolkit's main form to 4.0.15.7 (ToolkitMain.exe)
All code checks now have the continuous beam analysis as an option. Code checks with US units have had the beam, column lengths changed from inch to feet and moment is now kip-feet
AISC 360-10.                   Version 1.0.1.5 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.5 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.5 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.2 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.3 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
NORSOK N004 2013.           Version 1.0.0.1 (Norsok004_2013.exe)
BS EN 1993-1 2005.           Version 2.0.4.2 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
Canadian CSA S16-09.           Version 1.0.0.2 (CSA_S16_09.exe)
Stiffened plate to DNV C201.           Version 1.0.0.1 (StiffenedPlateC201.exe)


25 February 2014
Added new program for the design of deck stringers - Stiffened plate to DNV C201, 2010. This changes the revision number of Toolkit's main form to 4.0.15.6 (ToolkitMain.exe)
DNV-RP-C205 VIV.           Version 1.0.0.2 (DNV_C205_VIV.exe)
Added functionality to change the value of structural damping.

2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.7 (Frame2D_NET.exe)
Wave load - frame analysis option.          Version 1.1.15.1 (WaveLoad.exe)
Corrected printing of code check output.


7 December 2013
AISC 360-10.                   Version 1.0.1.4 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.4 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.4 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
Amended the 3 December revision to exclude G2.1.(a) as it could give conservative results.

3 December 2013
AISC 360-10.                   Version 1.0.1.3 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.3 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.3 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
Corrected the application of user define phi and omega values to the shear calculation.

30 November 2013
DNV-RP-C205 VIV.           Version 1.0.0.1 (DNV_C205_VIV.exe)
Format of U1,1/U now to two decimal places.

22 November 2013
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.2 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
NORSOK N004 2004.           Version 1.0.6.3 (Norsok004_2004.exe)
Corrected calculation of Qf in joint punching shear

28 October 2013
Added Norsok N004 rev 3 2013 This changes the revision number of Toolkit's main form to 4.0.15.5 (ToolkitMain.exe)

17 October 2013
Corrected printout in Complex sections (Iyy was printed as Ixx). This changes the revision number of Toolkit's main form to 4.0.15.4 (ToolkitMain.exe)

8 October 2013
Added a new program,vortex shedding check to DNV-RP-C205 (DNV_C205_VIV.exe). This changes the revision number of Toolkit's main form to 4.0.15.3 (ToolkitMain.exe)
A correction to the 'Analyse a beam' form (display of displacement was in metres) affects all code checks.
AISC 360-10.                   Version 1.0.1.2 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.2 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.2 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
API+AISC 9th Ed 1989 WSD.       Version 2.0.11.1 (ApiAiscWSD.exe)
BS EN ISO 19902-2007.           Version 1.0.5.1 (BS_EN_19902_2007.exe)
BS EN 1993-1 2005.           Version 2.0.4.1 (BS_EN_1993_2005.exe)
Canadian CSA S16-09.           Version 1.0.0.1 (CSA_S16_09.exe)
Norsok N004 2004.             Version 1.0.6.2 (Norsok004_2004.exe).

10 September 2013
Norsok N004.          Version 1.0.6.1 (Norsok004_2004.exe). Tidied up screen display for tubular sections
AISC 360-10 LRFD.                Version 1.0.1.1 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.1 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.1 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)
Added error trapping to the Combination screen

10 September 2013 2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.6 (2dframe32_2005.exe)
Corrected geometry input for user defined sections. The section shape dropdown was not working correctly.

20 July 2013
Removed the calculation of B1 from AISC 360-10 as reference to B1 has moved from Chapter C2 (360-05) to Appendix 8 (360-10).
AISC 360-10 LRFD.                Version 1.0.1.0 (Aisc_360.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 LRFD.         Version 3.2.7.0 (ApiAisc2005LrfdUS.exe)
API+AISC 360-10 ASD.           Version 3.2.8.0 (ApiAisc2005wsdUS.exe)


15 July 2013
Runway beam BS EN 1993-6.       Version 1.0.1.0 (HoistBSEN1993_6.exe)
Corrected calculation of combined stress check in flange.

25 June 2013
Complex sections.             Version 1.0.5.2 (ToolkitMain.exe)     
Added plotting of Plastic axes. This changes ToolkitMain.exe to ver 4.0.15.2
Roark rings          Version 2.15.11.0 (RoarkRings.exe)     
Added batch mode analysis options to allow use of text input files.

15 May 2013
Complex sections.          Version 1.0.5.1 (ToolkitMain.exe)     
Corrected reading of saved files. Corrected pre-printing check. This changes ToolkitMain.exe to ver 4.0.15.1

15 April 2013
Blast.          Version 1.1.9 (Blast_analysis.exe)      Corrected calculation of Le for ductile response

BS EN 1993-1:2005           Version 2.0.4 (BSEN1993_2005.exe)
Corrected the calculation of Mcr, buckling moment. This also affects these programs;
NORSOK N-004 2004.          Version 1.0.6 (Norsok_N004.exe)
BS EN 19902:2007.          Version 1.0.5 (BSEN19902_2007.exe)
2D frame analysis.          Version 2.1.5 (2dframe32_2005.exe)


11 April 2013
Blast analysis.           Version 1.1.9.0 (Blast_analysis.exe)
Corrected calculation of Le for beams with plastic response.


22 March 2013
The .NET version of Toolkit released.
The .NET versions include a number of enhancements to the VB5 versions however, for simplicity, version numbers match those of the VB5 applications.