Using APSDS 5.0 over a network

APSDS 5.0 can be run over a network, in the sense that the data files can stored and shared on a remote server or workstation. For APSDS 5.0 to be able to access data over a network, you must Map the Network drive to a drive letter, for example M: For the following procedure to…

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What APSDS 5.0 files do I need to backup?

To find out what data folder is currently being used: Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\APSDS5\data”. To backup your data: At the very minimum you only need to back-up all the *.sds files and the database files LAYERS.MDB and LOADS.MDB. There…

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APSDS Fatal Error Number 9606 – Unable to execute numerical engine

When you click the “Run Analysis” button, APSDS 5.0 uses APSDS32.exe to perform the numerical analysis. This error is usually caused by APSDS32.exe not having the correct permissions to be executed by APSDS 5.0. Check with your System Administrator that APSDS32.exe is not being blocked by your Firewall. Try switching off your Firewall(s). Here are…

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What are the limitations of APSDS 5.0 Evaluation Mode?

There is only one version of APSDS 5.0 – and it can be used in evaluation mode. In evaluation mode you can evaluate many of the features including analysing the two Example problems. In evaluation mode the TOTAL Pavement thickness that you analyse must be either 350, 550 or 1300 mm (as used for the…

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