Service Pack for KISSsoft 10/2008

There are two different versions for the latest Service Pack available: as self-extracting archive (extension .exe) or as zip-archive.

KISSsoft-10-2008-SP8.exe - self extracting file

KISSsoft-10-2008-SP8.zip - zip file

This Service Pack fixes the following issues:

general: Help can be printed now
License tool: The license model was not updated when the license file was changed
Hertzian stress: translations of graphics were missing
Bevel Gear Report, small text change in the german version
Polygon calculation: Additional profiles according to DIN 31711 (Draft) and DIN 31712 (Draft) implemented
Polygon calculation: Areas were calculated wrongly
Tooth form: error when adding points at root solved (occured first in an example with to modifications for wire cutting)
Gear calculation: User specific reports Z10GEAR1..4.rpt -> Modifications were written wrongly
Gear calculation: Display of section and automatically joining flanks did not work
fine sizing: texts in comboboxes of graphics were missing if the tooltip was not set in the list view
Shaft editor: the width of a square groove in a section was not taken over from older file formats
shaft calculation: Direction of rotation could not be set in basic data
shaft calculation: Default for number of eigenfrequencies set to 0
shaft calculation: Notch factor of shoulder is not considered correctly (error had already be fixed for version 03/2008)
shaft calculation: the shaft can now be shown in the background of all diagrams
shaft calculation: Bearing lifetime with modified life rating and load spectrum: Lnh was calculated wrongly while Lnmh was correct because aISO was taken for one load spectrum element only.
Compression and tension spring calculation: own wire tolerances wasn't saved
Worm gear calculation: Priniting error in DIN3996 corrected (Formula for B, used in h*); Programming error for pm* only when using ZC-flanc
Bevel gear lay-out: Required safety factors are considered also when the required safeties are not depending on size
Bevel gear following AGMA2003: Error in formula for calculation of Yf1, Yf2 factor corrected
Gear: Plastic data files without sigHlim, sigFlim values can be used.
Gear: Limit for the sizing of the profile shift coefficient increased from 4.0 to 10.0
Rough Layout of Planets: Face width lay-out optimized
General: Material and lubricant dialogs now remember the selection when switching between table and own input
Graphics: tacho did not show the current units of a diagram
Graphics: message about how to save toothforms was shown for all types of curves
Graphics: the position of the legend in transformed diagrams was wrong
Help: as help can not be shown if linked by an unc path, help will be loaded from the web instead
Reports: the included diagrams were improved
DXF-output: Polyline-lineweight corrected for usage in Inventor 2009
Cylindrical gears: Error message about missing right Z19A was unnecessarily shown when opening the settings dialog
Crossed helical gears: flag for automatic tip diameter modification was not set correctly
Graphic 'Stiffness curve' by the path of contact calculation when the x-axis was set to 'Pinion diameter' was not shown
Pinion with rack: converting addendum and dedendum is not available yet
SolidWorks-Interface for 64bit is available
Inventor-Interface for 64bit is available
Bevel Gear: Update of Gleason Calculations, saved in earlier versions (rc0 is calculated according to the outer helix angle beta.e)
Shaft calculation: Helix angle for lead correction was only correct for fHb greater than 0
Conical interference fit: Help picture with the diameters and angles corrected
Shaft calculation: text for the force elements in the report was wrong (radial stress instead of power)
Shaft calculation: free cross section with relief groove on 'own input' did lead to wrong diameters for calculation of notch factor
Shaft calculation: scaling of diagramms improved
Shaft editor: Notch factors were set back to 0 when closing the editor of a cross section
Splines: graphic meshing allows to edit the center distance
Cylindrical gears: Help pictures for deviation and inclination error of axis
IGES-2D: The header of the file was wrongly written
Shaft calculation: load capacity of four point ball bearings is now calculated as two row bearing instead of single row bearing, which leads to different lifetimes using ISO/TS16281
Graphics: Diagram properties were not stored corrently
Graphics: Diagram marker were not printed using the actual range but the internal range
Graphics: Diagram did not switch the units correctly when the type of an axis was changed in the settings
Graphics: Saving diagram curves was blocked sometimes
Graphics: Stored curve properties did overwrite the name of tooth form operations
Graphics: Error messages due to invalid input data were not always printed in the graphics window
Bolt calculation: the sizing of reference diameter sizing
Bolt Calculation: the type of the bolt was not correctly read from the database
Shaft calculation: new roller bearing did not have a default for tolerance and bearing clearance
Shaft calculation: if the calculation was not consistent, sizing roller bearings did not work properly
Shaft calculation: Properties loading and cross section could not be changed for Smith-, Haigh-, Goodmann-Diagrams
Shaft editor: drawing of radius improved
Gear calculation: Number of teeth of selected pinion type cutter could have been overwritten by software
Gear calculation: Settings for the result tables of rough and fine sizing where not taken over
Cylindrical gears: root stress in path of contact under load calculation was wrong for gear3 or gear4
Cylindrical gears: y-scale from the graphic stress curve (path of contact) corrected
Cylindrical gears: the drawing for the assembly was wrong
Cylindrical gears: path of contact graphics for specific sliding and heat development for inner gears corrected
Cylindrical gears according ISO6336: YDT was not calculated (always 1.0)
Cylindrical gears: Dimensions over balls will be calculated for pressure angle over 60deg
Cylindrical Gears in Plastic: Calculation of operating backlash: Water absorption of Non-Plastic materials was not always 0
Scuffing by Flash Temperatur: Itteration for theflamax: Precision increased
Pinion and rack: Calculation with manufacturing profile shift corrected
Crossed helical gears: Helix angle gear1 can now be larger than angle between axes
Bevel gear: Data of Klingelnberg Machine (if choosen) was read only when Klingelnberg Calculation Method was selected
Report Editor: Page numbering is added
Interface to Think3: Problems with decimal seperator fixed
Interface CATIA: Now the generation of a 3D-gear with splines and polylines is possible. If you want to change the type, add a line APPROXIMATION=1
in the file 'kiss.ini' under [CATIA].

Definition APPROXIMATION: 1=Polylines; 2=Arcs; 3=Splines(for worms Arcs)
DXF-Export: Text in diagrams was positioned wrongly
Reports: No legend is shown for diagrams with only one curve
Reports: Setting REPORTLANGUAGE was not respected if different from DISPLAYLANGUAGE
Reports: Setting MESSAGESINREPORTLANGUAGE was not respected
Tooth form: Shown tolerance field was not correct if form diameter or moment of inertia was calculated from tooth form
Gear calculation: path of contact graphics where scaled incorrectly if the first gear had more teeth than the second
Gear calculation: sizing of profile shift coefficient did not calculate all options if license Z19k was missing
Gear calculation: Proposition for Automatic Pinion type cutter improved
Gear calculation: Root radius for theoretical involute improved
Gear calculation: converting helix angle did not work for internal gears and double helical gearing
Graphics 'Woehler lines' for plastics corrected
Bevel gear calculation: In AGMA2003 strength calculation use tooth thickness calculated according ISO23509 instead of Niemann
Planets and 3/4 Gears: Operating backlash calculation: Thermal dilatation of gear 3 and 4 was sometimes wrong
Shaft calculation: Clearance of full complement cylindrial roller bearing was not considered
Shaft calculation: Software did crash on calculation with single element of load spectrum and strength calculation with limited life
Shaft calculation: Less nodes used in FE model to improve performance
Shaft editor: selection of elements improved
License tool: access directory not ending with \ could cause wrong license code
License tool: Canceling the selection of an access directory caused a strange message
Translation: Tab reference profile within gear calculations had some missing translations
Help search: did not open the results in the help text viewer
Inventor interface: Interface to Inventor 2010 with icons for the KISSsoft modules
Hertzian pressure: Sizing of normal force corrected
Solid Edge interface: The attributes were set wrongly
Gear calculation according AGMA2001: rim thickness factor KB corrected
Gear calculation: Number of load cycles for rack were wrong by factor 3 if effective length was defined
Tooth form: Error in elliptic root modification for racks solved
Disk springs: Own input geometry values were not read out correctly
Shaft editor: symbol for spline element improved
Shaft calculation: If connections between several coaxial shafts were present, the inner diameter of the first shaft was set to zero in the calculation
Shaft editor: V-notch and cross hole where not found correctly by the conditional section item
Shaft calculation: Forces partly outside of shaft were not considered correctly
NX-Interface: Tolerance correction of the sweep by helical gears
NX-Interface for 64bit is available
All AGMA-Calculations: if Kgam is > 1, then Kgam is multiplied with KA everywhere
Shaft calculation: Some critical sections (as V-groove) were not always found by the automatic function for the localisation of critical sections.
Gear calculation: Modifications for wire path had been wrong in tooth form calculation for helical gears
Gear calculation: simplified stiffness curve was not shown if permission Z24 was missing
General: Translation errors corrected
General: time format settings where not taken correctly
Gear calculation: simplified stiffness curve was not shown if permission Z24 was missing
Shaft calculation: non-located roller bearings were documented as fixed bearing in the report
Bevel-Differential: Wrong forces in the report (Ft, Fa, Fr, Fnorm) corrected.
Shaft calculation according FKM: formula for temperatur factor KTm by aluminium corrected
Shaft calculation: interference fit for bearing clearance was not considered correctly
Worm gear calculation: Profile shift was not considered correctly in tooth form calculation for worm gear
Gear Calculation: Fine optimization: Variation Stiffness was not correctly considered in "Overall assessment (weighted)"
Sizing tooth trace correction did take flags from sizing profile correction
Saving diagram curves to a file did not work for graphics with a background drawing
Gear calculation: Generation of custom root radius improved in tooth form calculation for small radius
Gear calculation: Correction for root form diameter of internal gear. The tip radius of pinion type cutter was not considered correctly
Bolt calculation: Import of bolt positions did not work correctly
Tooth form: error in spline approximation fixed
Tooth form: crash in sizing dCa of a progrssive profile correction fixed
General: links in the index of the manual did not work
General: start parameter INI was also interpreted as a calculation file
General: Timeout for network version works again
Gear calculation: message about minimum tooth thickness was shown too often
Bolt calculation: graphic for position of bolts valid without load data
Gear calculation: If tool thickness for hob was overwritten, the protuberance was transformed wrongly
Bearing calculation: correction for minimal axial load for axial sherical roller bearings
Bearing calculation: Print out of static safety for maximal load instead first element, if load spectrum is used
NX6-interface: correction for generation of helical gears
Inventor-Addin 32bit can't open KISSsoft on WinXP

Specifically for KISSsys:

Diagram: positioning of elements while adding elements to the diagram corrected.
Diagram: when selecting an element in the diagram, the same element in the model tree and in the 3DView are now selected automatically.
Images for speed/torque in diagram: added a new image when speed is "ccw" and a new image when speed = 0.
Adding elements to model using ctrl-C and ctrl-V: the diagram is now updated automatically.
Adding elements to model using drag/drop: the element where the new element was dropped, remains selected.
Template "Bearing1": the dialog now takes connection bearings into account.
3DView, Tables, Text table and 2DPlot: left mouse double-click activates "show".
kSysText: it was not possible to write or edit text as Administrator if the editable flag was set to 'not editable'.
kSysTable: it was not possible to change the width of the table columns as not Administrator. The current width was not saved.
Update tool: the model update didn't include the "DoubleHelical" variable for kSoftHelicalGearPair or kSysHelicalGear.
Messages window: error messages were shown when a model was loaded and tables from a previous model were still opened.