Panel Deck Structural Analysis in New Release of PDS
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Posted by: Annette Ferri
PDS Version 5.5 is now available!
July 11, 2018: The new release of The Pallet Design System™ (PDS) Version 5.5 provides a new and more advanced analysis for panel-deck stringer-class pallets. Panel-deck block-class pallets can also be analyzed.
Limitations on connection withdrawal resistance have been modified in the analysis of stringer-class and block-class pallets. The stacked support analysis for overlap-base block-class pallets has also been improved.
Brad Gething, PhD
NWPCA Director of Science & Technology Integration
Phone: 703.519.6104 ext. 215
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