SAP2000 Advance Course Summer 2018 - London, UK

SAP2000 - ADVANCED STRUCTURAL MODELING COURSE

EDUCATIONAL EVENT

LONDON, UK
JUNE 2018

SAP2000 Advanced Structural Modelling - Theory and Practice for Advanced Topics in Structural Engineering


Module 1: Advanced Introductory Topics

  • Materials, non-linear and time dependent properties, directional stress-strain tensors, and layered shells
  • All types of joints constraints and applicability
  • Modelling of imperfections using static and buckling loads
  • Section cuts, definition, design, analysis and modal response quantities
  • Generalized displacements - general usage and modal response quantities
  • Generic and complex joint patterns and behavior in auto mesh
  • Uniaxial stress-strain curves and applicability in tension/compression elements, confined and unconfined concrete, rebar, steel, shear, hysteresis, fiber hinges and layered shell elements
  • Joint offsets - usage in frames and shells
  • Joint connectivity, releases and zero length elements
  • Introduction to non-linear analysis

Module 2: Geometric Nonlinearity

  • P-delta effects in frames, links, shells and solids
  • Large displacements - cables and frame elements, snap-through and buckled support
  • Full p-delta and linearization of p-delta effects
  • Linear buckling analysis, critical buckling and initial conditions
  • Nonlinear buckling analysis and cable stayed mast
  • Snap-through buckling
  • Nonlinear behavior of cables stayed structures
  • Quasi-static time history analysis and solution convergence for highly nonlinear problems

Module 3: Material Nonlinearity

  • Plastic hinges, deformation curve, coupled and uncoupled hinges, fiber hinges
  • Static pushover analysis and nonlinear structural response
  • Link objects -linear and nonlinear properties
  • Friction isolator - contact friction and static and kinetic friction
  • Multi linear and py-curves
  • Nonlinear modal time history analysis
  • Gaps and hooks, tension only elements, compression only elements, foundation uplifts
  • Maxwell damper, linear and nonlinear viscous dampers
  • Nonlinear shell elements - steel floor plate and reinforced concrete slab
  • Cracked behavior in reinforced concrete beams and columns

Module 4: Advanced Procedures and Modeling Solutions

  • Load optimizer - time saving procedures for complex problems
  • Staged construction - time dependent effects, prestress, change in support and in sections
  • Steady state analysis and equipment vibration effects
  • Cables over pulley system - students challenge...

Module 5: Modal Analysis Concepts and Limitations

  • Eigenvector analysis and missing mass modes
  • Ritz-vector analysis
  • Modal analysis outputs
LONDON, UK
£980 + VAT per person
Jun. 18-22, 2018
1:00pm - 7:00pm

IStructe Headquarters
47-58 Bastwick Street
London EC1V 3PS

CPD 30 hours certificate, CSI Training Certificate and digital training manual.
Requirements:
Attendees should bring their personal laptops.
For additional information and booking please contact:
CSI Britain | Carla Silva
Email: carla@csibritain.com | Mobile: +44 7448 240625

ETABS - Modeling, Analysis and Design of Steel and Composite Structures


Module 1: Modeling a Steel Structure in ETABS

  • Example 1 – Warehouse
    • Define Gridlines, Materials, Sections
    • Build the Model
  • Example 2 – Multi-Story Office Building
    • Build the Model from a Template

Module 2: Loads

  • Define Gravity Loads – DL, SIDL and LL
  • Define Mass Source
  • Define Lateral loads
    • Wind
    • Earthquake
      • Static
      • Response Spectrum
    • Notional Loads
  • Define Modal load case
  • Define Buckling load case
  • P-Delta options
  • Load Combinations

Module 3: Buckling and P-Delta Analysis

  • Design of Steel Columns
  • EN1993-1-1 – Design of Steel Structures
    • Buckling Length
    • Design of Steel Beams
  • EN1993-1-1 – Design of Steel Structures
    • Lateral Torsional Buckling
    • Lateral Bracing
    • Global Imperfections

Module 4: Composite Design

  • Design of Composite Beams
  • EN1994-1-1 – Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures
    • Deflection of Composite Beams
    • How to change the stiffness of the beams to account for beam web penetrations

Module 5: Progressive Collapse

  • Introduction to UFC code
  • Types of Progressive Collapse analysis
    • Linear Static
    • Nonlinear Static
    • Nonlinear Dynamic
  • Progressive Collapse scenarios
  • Plastic Hinges
  • Load Cases
  • Load Combinations
  • Alternate Load Path Method
LONDON, UK
£275 + VAT per person
Feb. 19-20, 2018
1:00pm - 6:00pm

IStructe Headquarters
47-58 Bastwick Street
London EC1V 3PS

CPD 10 hours certificate, CSI Training Certificate and digital training manual.
Requirements:
Attendees should bring their personal laptops.
For additional information and booking please contact:
CSI Britain | Carla Silva
Email: carla@csibritain.com | Mobile: +44 7448 240625