The book Steel Connection Analysis is in for being available in printed version.CSE version 8.20 delivered.Important improvements and new features released. CLASS4, the application related to effective cross-section evaluation has been translated into English, and is available for purchase.Paolo Rugarli has edited the new Italian printed version of Norme Tecniche per le Costruzioni 2018, the Italian technical standards referring to constructions (see here). In the foreword Mr Rugarli has pointed out the lack of reliability of PSHA (Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment), to evaluate seismic hazard.
Castalia srl has become authorized reseller of the 3D printers Zortrax. A strict link between CSE and Zotrax printers has been set up. 3D printing and connection design are related as 3D printing helps to study the best design solutions.
The corrected proofs of the book Steel connection analysis have been delivered to
the publisher John Wiley & Sons. The book will have 520 pages. Here the link to the publisher's webpage.
CSE version 8.04 delivered.
Sargon v. 12.70 delivered, converging to a better seamless interface with CSE
During this period the book Steel connection analysis has been prepared for printing (copy editing, index, proofs correction).
New versions of CSE and Sargon have been released.
It has been confirmed that the book Steel connection analysis has been fully accepted
by John Wiley & Sons, and forwarded to the production branch. The book will have 490 pages, hardcover, and will be in colour. Also electronic versions will be
available, both in ePUB and PDF formats.
CSE version 8.0 is in for being released.
APRIL 2016-MAY 2017
During this time span the book Steel Connection Analysis, by Paolo Rugarli, has been written and delivered to the Publisher John Wiley & Sons.
The book is an extended work written in English language.
It explains the theoretical background of the software CSE
and the results of the research carried on by Castalia srl about steel connection analysis.
Here the link
to the page of the publisher, presently not yet completed: the book is currently being produced). At this page
more information about the volume in a local page.
During this time span the numerical kernel of CSE has been furtherly tuned, in parallel with the book.
Computer Control Systems CCS and
Castalia srl have signed an important exclusive distribution agreement referring to our key product CSE. The agreement refers to Algeria, Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Maroco, Switzerland and Tunisia.
Professor F. Giuliano Panza and
Dr. Antonella Peresan have finished a divulgative book dealing with Seismic Hazard Assessment, and the book will
be published by EPC Libri, Rome, in the Series edited by Paolo Rugarli I Diagonali. The book, written by two of the leading world-wide experts in seismic hazard assessment, explains
in detail why PSHA (Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment)is not reliable and how NDSHA (Neo Deterministic Seismic Hazard Assessment) works.
The book has been many times asked to the Authors by Paolo Rugarli, as necessary reference for non experts decision makers.
Writing of the book Steel Connection Analysis moves forward: chapters 1 (Introduction), 2 (JNodes), 3 (A Model for Connection), 4 (Renodes),
5 (The Pillars of Connection Analysis) have been completed. It is now being written chapter 6: Connectors.
Released version 7.20 of CSE.
Paolo Rugarli has signed an agreement with John Wiley & Sons to publish a book dealing with "Steel Connection Analysis". The book will explain
the methods used by CSE and will be available from May, 2017 (it is currently in preparation)
Released version 7.0 of CSE with important improvements in the interface and in the interfaces to other softwares.
New book in the series published by EPC named The Diagonals edited
by Mr Rugarli, the volume is "Sismografia Storica" by Prof. Piero Pierotti.
New paper presented at the conference Law and Science, held in Rome on 9th and 10th March 2016, at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.
The paper is Law and Science: Les Liaisons Dangereuses,
by Prof. Giuliano F. Panza and Ing. Paolo Rugarli.
Castalia starts a new activity: 3D printing and prototyping. Mr Stefano Rugarli got the
2nd level certification ( advanced) in using Rhinoceros, by Mc Neel, attending to a course in Rome, at Italian Mc Neel offices, held by Mr Giuseppe Massoni.
New book in the EPC series The Diagonals edited
by Mr Rugarli. The volume is "Analisi Modale Ragionata II^ Edizione (Reasoned Modal Analysis IInd edition)" by Paolo Rugarli.
It is now 25 YEARS since Castalia srl establishment: 1991-2016. During the year special actions are expected.
Released version 6.92 of CSE.
New book in the EPC publisher series the Diagonals edited
by Mr Rugarli: "Seismic Design of Buildings" by Edmund Booth, translated from the English and published by ICE.
Released the new versions 11.8 of Sargon and 6.88 of CSE.
On 3rd and 4th of November Mr Rugarli was at the
conference "Resilience of Art Towns to Earthquakes" at the l'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome, with a paper title "The role of the
Standards in the invention of the truth".
Click here to get the paper.
Released new version 6.86 of C.S.E..
Next November 3 Paolo Rugarli will be participating to the
conference "Enhancing Resilience of historic cities to earthquakes" organized and held by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome.
His speech will be about the role of technical regulations in the invention of truth.
Price lists of C.S.E. have been modified: the new Standard version is now available,
an intermediate version between the Full and the Light Premium one. Acquiring a version with the free placing of the components is now easier.
Released new version 6.31 of C.S.E..
Released new version 6.20 of C.S.E..
Released new version 6.0 of C.S.E., including the new "Universal Nodery", a unified database of connections.
Customers can add their own Nodes to the "Nodery" and share them with others. With the passing of time a wide archive will take shape.
The new book by Paolo Rugarli "Structural Validation - Vol.1: General Aspects"
has been published with EPC Editore, Rome. Available only in Italian for now.
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