PLAXIS 3D CE V22.01.00 Release notes

New in PLAXIS 3D CONNECT Edition V22 - Update 1

Release: May 2022

PLAXIS 3D CONNECT Edition V22 ( contains the following improvements and updates compared to PLAXIS 3D CONNECT Edition V22.00:

Compatibility notes: Due to the major changes in the material database and the unit system, PLAXIS 3D CONNECT Edition Version 22 will be installed alongside Version 21, instead of overwriting it. When opening PLAXIS 3D V21 projects with PLAXIS 3D V22, projects will automatically be saved as a converted copy with the _converted suffix and will require recalculation. When using non-SI-units, the mesh also needs to be regenerated.
The PLAXIS 3D CONNECT Edition V21 projects will remain unchanged.
Earlier versions of PLAXIS will not be able to open files saved in PLAXIS 3D V22.

New features

Discontinuity elements
Added discontinuity element and material type to simulate rock discontinuities, such as fractures, joints, weakness planes, etc.
Command for retrieving results from cross-sections in Output
Added the getcrosssectionresults command for retrieving results from cross-sections in Output.

Fixed issues

The following known issues have been fixed in this version:

A large number of issues have been addressed, including:

Download links

You can update to the latest version using the CONNECTION Client, or download the installer via Bentley System's Software downloads.