Service Pack for KISSsoft 08/2009

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

KISSsoft-08-2009-SP4.exe - self extracting file

KISSsoft-08-2009-SP4.zip - zip file

This Service Pack fixes the following issues:

General: links in the index of the manual did not work
General: file extension for KISSsys was not connected correctly
General: file extension for report logo was case sensitive
General: DPI for logos depends on the pixel at width
General: start parameter INI was also interpreted as a calculation file
General: translation issues
General: change of material lables in configuration tool did not work
Shaft calculation: Cross section at position y=0 and active load spectrum crashed the software
Shaft calculation: Approximation of inner geometry of needle bearings is improved
Shaft calculation: saved diagram curves did not show up in the legend
Shaft calculation: Error for L-beam corrected. Ixz, Wxx and Wzz are changed
Gear calculation: Load spectrum in graphics for S/N_curve is sorted according to load
Gear calculation: Units for misalignment in tab path of contact were not considered correctly
Gear calculation: message about minimum tooth thickness was shown too often
Gear calculation: Sizing of end relief: Result bI and bII documented in the report; Lc* in module (proposed factor was in facewidth instead of module)
Gear calculation: Profile modification data corrected in drawing data report
NX: Splines generation corrected
HiCAD: changes in the interface
SolidEdge-Addin 64bit version
CAD-interface-Addin 32bit for SolidEdge, SolidWorks and Inventor could not open KISSsoft on WinXP
ProEngineer: the menu "Edit gear" corrected
Bearing calculation: the load spectrum was not shown in report
Bearing calculation: a crash could occur after selecting a load spectrum
Bevel gear geometry ISO23509: Iteration improved
Bolt calculation: graphic position also works without load data
KISSsys: double-click to a KISSsys file opens the file and sets the project directory to the file directory automatically.
KISSsys: KISSsys can be executed from the Command Prompt using the parameters 'path to File' and/ or 'project directory'.
KISSsys: waiting cursor kept running when opening tables.
KISSsys: a crash could ocurr when rendering a not valid expression in tables.
KISSsys Classes: using certain coordinates for 3D gears returned a weird shape of the element.
KISSsys Classes: added Ksoft variables for 'DoubleHelical' gears and 'Kgam' to planetary calculation.
KISSsys Templates: added variables for 'DoubleHelical' gears to planetary calculation.
General: corrections in the american reports
General: KISSsoft closes if user wants updates to be installed
Gear calculation: K-charts are not shown correctly in US units
Shaft calculation: program crashed if no shaft was selected in tab tooth trace correction
Shaft calculation: unit error in own data for Woehler line solved
Tooth form calculation: treatment for special cases improved
Bevel gears: no collision check available but property was shown anyway
Bevel Gears following ISO10300: fpt used for KHa is not divided by 2, if Profile correction is applied (not as in ISO6336).
Helical Gears following AGMA2?0?: Kac was documented wrongly (displayed in wrong unit)
Bevel Gears following ISO10300: ZR,ZL,ZX,ZW,Ydrel,YR-Factors corresponds always to the endurance value (no interpolation with the static value as in ISO6336)
Material of gears: Correction in the conversion hardness to sigHlim
Gear calculation: license check for collision was wrong
Gear calculation: If tool thickness for hob was overwritten, the protuberance was transformed wrongly
Cylindrical gears: Calculation of hFaP* changed, if alfnk-alfn < Limit-angle for Undercut
Shaft calculation: Function for locating critical sections for strength calculation improved
Graphic Hardning depth: the measured data were not shown
Crossed Helical Gears: Operating backlash is calculated without manufacturing errors (Manufacturing errors are assumed as eliminated by wear); as it was in earlier relieases.
CAD-Interfaces: symmetric tooth form for internal gears corrected for 3D export
ProEngineer-interface: Problems with long file names corrected
CAD-interface to Solid Works 2010
CAD-Interface to Solid Edge ST2
NX6-interface: correction for the generation of helical gears
KISSsys Classes: maximum number of coaxial shafts increased from 10 to 15
KISSsys Templates: included member 'name' to kSysShaft
KISSsys: fixed possible program thrown exception when setting incorrect values to 'vector x' and 'vector y' for an element (in Properties dialog).
Crossed helical gears: helix angle was wrong when exporting gear 2 as KISSsoft single gear file
Gear calculation: Start of profile correction was not considered correctly, if root modifications are made and the root form diameter is read from the tooth form
Data file for Plastic material PBT Ultradur B4520 changed (sigFlim values canceled because not approved, temperature limit reduced to 60°C)
License tool: Tree of rights was only updated when hovering over with the mouse
Licence administration: when starting a second instance of a network license, the first instance lost its rights automatically
Shaft calculation: On reading gear data from a gear calculation conversion between power and torque could fail. An Message was also shown in this case.
Shaft calculation: An offset for a bearing together with a stiffness could lead to a doubled stiffness considered in the calculation
Shaft calculation: Sizing a shaft for strength did not consider the connecting elements
Hypoid-Gears: Profile angle used for tooth form calculation in the 2D corrected (now: alfnD,C).
Reports: translation error in W060 in italian and spanish fixed
Constructed Involute: Calculation of rfP corrected
Bearing calculation ISO 16281: graphic "pressure curve" corrected
Bearing calculation ISO 16281: "_State before last calculation" was saved at the wrong place
Gear calculation: Operation theoretical involute in tooth form calculation did not allow overwriting of root diameter
Corrected haP0 in the case of topping tools for pre-manufacturing (changes dFa-diameter)
Gear calculation: software could crash if second load spectrum for plantetary gear stages had more elements than first spectrum
Worm calculation: graphic "gear pair" crashed by lead angle = 0
Bevel gears following AGMA2003:Iteration of life time calculation had iteration problems with sometimes wrong results
Message: 'Wrong Klingelnberg machine' corrected in case that no Klinglenberg machines are selected
Tooth form calculation: special cases treatment improved
Data files for the tolerances according ISO 286 completed
Worm Gear Calculation (DIN3996:1996): h* was overwritten if own input
Worm Gear Calculation (DIN and ISO): Calculation of lubricant temperatur following Method D is calculated using KA*T2 (until now using T2)
KISSsys Classes: For all bearings it is now possible to view bearing force values not only if the scaling factor is larger than zero.
KISSsys Templates: The "stateRy" value is now selected in the StateRy list when the bearing Dialog is shown.
KISSsys Tables: When using the Tabulator to navigate in tables, the cursor jumped sometimes to the cell below instead to the next cell on the right.
KISSsys Dialogs: When text in a combobox list contained the character "<", the character and the following text was removed.
KISSsys Dialogs: Real numbers where sometimes rounded.
KISSsys Classes: Data on operating pitch diameter is now transfered to shaft calculation instead of data on reference diameter.
KISSsys Examples: Update of GPK models
Roller bearing graphics: formatting of unit improved
Hertzian pressure module: the large half axis of area of pressure 'a' was wrong calculated by cylinder-cylinder and cylinder-area
Cylindrical gears: number of teeth spanned in results window corrected in US customary units
Cylindrical gears: graphic hardening depth was incomplete if it contained measured data
Error in calculating tip reduction on the pinion (dimensions bk' and LAk1)
in Klingelnberg KN3028 and KN3029 corrected
Tolerance Fr following DIN3965 (Bevel gears) was wrong (too big)
Cylindrical gears: Notation of axis in K chart improved
Planetary gears: Dimensions of planet support is not converted to US customary units in Face load factor definition window
Shaft calculation: Shows the number of the load element that causes termination of a calculation with load spectrum
Gear calculation: number of points for profile corrections increased from 500 to 750 per flank
Crowning introduced in version 08/2009 and older will be updated
Four gears: dynamic factor for gear pair 3-4 is included in the report
Worm gears: calculation with negative input speed fixed
Bolts: Own input of fatigue life in additional data for strength class was not considered
Shaft calculation: Load spectrum calculation having worm element with efficiency less than 100% fixed
KISSsys Classes: Added variables "TolHub", "TolShaft", "clearanceID" to kSysConnectionRollerBearing "generateRotCad".
KISSsys Classes: Added variable "Kgam" to kSoftPlanetaryGearSet.
KISSsys Classes: Added variables "ba_min" and "ba_max" (width/center distance) to kSoftHelicalGearPair "translation table".
KISSsys Templates: Added variables "TolHub", "TolShaft", "clearanceID" to kSysConnectionRollerBearing element.
KISSsys Templates: Added variable "Kgam" to kSoftPlanetaryGearSet.
KISSsys Templates: Added variables "ba_min" and "ba_max" (width/center distance) to kSoftHelicalGearPair.
KISSsys Templates: Shafts were not found when adding a "Bearing1" kSoftBearing to a kSysConnectionBearing.