25.1.0

Released 1-Dec-2023

Release Notes

Introduction

25.1.0_SAP_enhancement_video

Learn more about the latest enhancements in SAP2000 v25.1.0.

Analysis

25.1.0_SAP_modify_functions

Functions can be added or modified after the analysis is run and the model is locked, including those for response-spectrum, time-history, steady-state, and power-spectral density analyses.

Design

25.1.0_SAP_parallelized_frame_design

Frame design has now been parallelized for increased speed. Multiple members can be designed at the same time, while respecting the sequential nature of certain design checks.

Output and Display

25.1.0_SAP_disable_sav_fiber_analysis_resutls

The option to disable saving of individual fiber results for Fiber P-M2-M3 frame hinges is now available. This can significantly reduce disk storage when individual fiber stress-strain results are not needed. Detailed hinge results will still be available, including the state and status of the hinge obtained from the fiber results.

25.1.0_SAP_speed_recovering_results

Performance improvements have been made to improve speed and reduce memory when recovering results

Cloud Sign-in Licensing

25.1.0_SAP_cloud_sign_in_lic

Cloud Sign-in licensing is now available

  1. • Access CSI software using secure user credentials — no more activation keys
  2. • Access licenses anywhere with internet access
  3. • Option to create License Groups to manage who has access to your licenses
  4. • Option to remotely terminate an active license session
  5. • Option to federate your identity provider (IdP), allowing users to user their familiar company credentials instead
Cloud Sign-in Licensing Details

Bug Fixes

25.1.0_SAP_bug_fixes

Issues reported by users have been corrected.

25.0.0

Released 7-Jul-2023

Release Notes

Introduction

25.0.0_SAP_enhancement_video

Learn more about the latest enhancements in SAP2000 v25.0.0.

User Interface

25.0.0_SAP_model_explorer

A tree-structured Model Explorer has been added for faster navigation around the model. This can be used to define and assign properties and loads, review model geometry, control the display, and perform other functions. 

Structural Model

25.0.0_SAP_frame_hinge_assign_presets

Frame hinge assignment presets, including distributed plasticity, are now available.

Loading

25.0.0_SAP_ASCE-7-22_loading

Auto-wind load, auto-seismic load, and response-spectrum functions based on ASCE 7-22 have been added.

25.0.0_SAP_NBCC_2020_loading

Auto-wind load, auto-seismic load, and response-spectrum functions based on NBCC 2020 have been added.

25.0.0_SAP_NBCC_2015_auto_wind_rough_terrain

Auto-wind loading according to NBCC 2015 now handles the dynamic procedure for open and rough terrain.

Design

25.0.0_SAP_AS-4100-2020_steel_design

AS 4100-2020 steel frame design is now available.

Data Files

25.0.0_SAP_JTJ/T-483-2020_chinese_mat

JGJ/T 483-2020 high-strength steel materials have been added to the Chinese material library.

Database Tables

25.0.0_SAP_detailed_data_single_row

Detailed data for a single database table row is now available.

Bug Fixes

25.0.0_SAP_bug_fixes

Issues reported by users have been corrected.

24.2.0

Released 15-Feb-2023

Release Notes

Frame Design

24.2.0_SAP_crack-width_euro_2-2004

A new crack-width (serviceability) design or check has been added to the Eurocode 2-2004 and Italian NTC 2008 codes. This feature is available for beam (M3) design and for the design or check of column reinforcement.

24.2.0_SAP_concrete_design_euro_opt_DCM

For concrete beam design code "Eurocode 2-2004", tan(theta) is optimized for DCM and DCL frames per EN 1998-1:2004 under seismic load.

Import and Export

24.2.0_SAP_IFC_import_export_improvements

Multiple improvements have been made to the import and export of IFC files.

Application Programming Interface (API)

24.2.0_SAP_api_python_iron-python

Multiple enhancements have been made to the API, including improved documentation and examples for working with Python and IronPython.

Bug Fixes

24.2.0_SAP_bug_fixes

Issues reported by users have been corrected.

24.1.0

Released 12-Oct-2022

Release Notes

Frame Design

24.1.0_SAP_c1,c2,c3_calcs

The calculation of the C1, C2, and C3 factors has been improved, and more control has been provided, for the following codes and types of design:
  • Steel frame design per Eurocode 3-2005, Italian NTC 2008, and Italian NTC 2018
  • Cold-formed steel frame design per Eurocode 3 1-3 2006
  • Aluminum frame design per EN 1999:2007

Concrete Shell Design

24.1.0_SAP_concrete_shell_design_euro_2-2004

Concrete shell design per Eurocode 2-2004 now includes a check for cracking in concrete and also the design of transverse shear reinforcement in accordance with Annex LL of Eurocode 1992-2:2005.

Structural Model

24.1.0_SAP_property_libraries

New and updated property libraries:
  • • New Indian frame-property library for steel sections
  • • Updated Chinese frame-property library
  • • New Canadian material-property library

24.1.0_SAP_viscous_dampers_fixed_length

Viscous dampers now support a fixed-length option to handle the change in stiffness due to inserting fixed-length devices into structural members of varying lengths.

Output and Display

24.1.0_SAP_display_NL_hinger_state

Improved display of nonlinear hinge states and statuses.

Import and Export

24.1.0_SAP_xRevit_enhancements

Several enhancements have been made to the connection with Revit, including support for analytical links, structural column cardinal-point offsets, and the handling of vertical walls with sloping bases. These require the use of CSiXRevit 2023 with Revit 2023.

Application Programming Interface (API)

24.1.0_SAP_API_multi_instances_plugins_speed

The Application Programming Interface (API) now offers more control for connecting to multiple instances of SAP2000, a new interface to simplify the development of plugins, and speed enhancements for external .NET clients.

Bug Fixes

24.1.0_SAP_bug_fixes

Issues reported by users have been corrected.

24.0.0

Released 11-Mar-2022

Release Notes

Design

24.0.0_SAP_CSA_A23.3-19_concrete_frame

The CSA A23.3-19 code has been added for concrete frame design.

The CSA S16-19 code has been added for steel frame design.

24.0.0_SAP_euro_shell_design

Concrete shell design per Eurocode 1992-1-1:2004 has been enhanced, including the ability to set design preferences and national annexes, improved iteration for determining the optimum amount of reinforcement, handling of variable-thickness shells, and the presentation of detailed results in tabular form.

Analysis

24.0.0_SAP_AS3600-2018_time_dep_mat

Time-dependent behavior of concrete has been added for the AS3600-2018 code, including creep, shrinkage, and age-dependent stiffness.

24.0.0_SAP_disable_bending_channel

The ability to enable/disabled the coupling between major bending, shear V2, and torsion is now available for channel and general sections.

23.3.0 | 23.3.1

Released 24-Sep-2021

Release Notes

Design

23.3.0_SAP_alum_eurocode9

Aluminum frame design has been added according to Eurocode 9.

23.2.0

Released 19-May-2021

Release Notes

Analysis

23.2.0_SAP_performance_improvements

Performance has been improved for models with frame elements in the presence of many load patterns. This includes speed increases in stiffness formation, event determination, and state-update operations. Nonlinear static, staged-construction, and nonlinear direct-integration time-history load cases will benefit the most.

23.2.0_SAP_avx2

The consistency of analysis results has been improved on Intel and AMD CPUs with an AVX2 instruction set, which includes most CPUs released in 2015 or later. This only affects sensitive or poorly conditioned models.

Design

23.2.0_SAP_us2020_alum_design

Aluminum frame design has been added according to the US 2020 Aluminum Design Manual. 

Database Tables

23.2.0_SAP_multi-threading

Performance improvements, by means of multi-threading, have been made for the recovery of results for frame hinge response tables.

23.1.0

Released 15-Mar-2021

Release Notes

Design

SAP2000 v23.1.0 Enhancements Design

An improvement has been made to more accurately determine the braced segment end moments for steel frame design according to Eurocode 3, NTC 2008, and NTC 2018.

Application Programming Interface (API)

SAP2000 v23.1.0 Enhancements Application Programming Interface (API)

Improved performance and examples for remote API and COM clients.