Explore SAP2000 Test Problems
List of SAP2000 Test Problems
How insertion point affects horizontal reactions and flexural response of a simply supported beam.
Tendon application is validated by comparing tendon forces to those in an equivalent frame system.
Verification of section-cut forces generated during moving-load analysis.
Creep application, addition of nodes to deformed configuration, and verification against manual calculations are given for the staged construction of a five-story column.
Demonstrate acceleration loading and validate relative/absolute acceleration, velocity, and displacement.
Model relative positive position for frame sections which have identical outlines, but different center-of-gravity locations due to one section being hollow.
Modeling demonstration for a two-span girder which is simply-supported for DL and continuous for LL.
This test problem demonstrates CSI Software calculation and application of temperature-gradient loading to bridge objects.
This test problem demonstrates and validates the application of line and area springs.
3D demonstration of insertion-point, end-offset, and transform-stiffness application.
Comparison between body-constraint and equal-constraint application to a simply supported beam.
Demonstration of end offsets applied to a two-span continuous beam.
This tutorial describes the application of connections between frame and shell elements.
Sections cuts may be saved during moving-load analysis through this procedure.
Draw section cuts within the graphical user interface using either 2D or 3D views.
Calculation and verification of the P-Delta effects of a cantilevered column.
The modeling and analysis of human-induced vibrations due to footfalls or another type of impact.
Section cuts are defined through a simply-supported beam which is modeled using frame and shell objects.
Buckling analysis may begin with either zero initial conditions or the stiffness taken from the end of a nonlinear load case. This test problem compares the associated output.
Model a pendulum system in SAP2000 using large-displacement time-history analysis.
Behavior of a concentrated plastic hinge when the loading applied to a nonlinear frame object causes the yield point of the interaction surface to change position.
Guidelines for setting up staged construction and interpreting the staged-construction results.
Verification of moving-load analysis when the option is specified for a vehicle to remain fully in lane.
Given temperature loading applied to a fixed-fixed beam with variable insertion point (centroid and top-center), theoretical solution is compared to that from a SAP2000 model.
Hand calculations present the following SAP2000 features: fixed conditions, full releases, partial releases, rotational-spring supports, and panel zones.
Uniform (Shell), one-way Uniform to Frame (Shell), and two-way Uniform to Frame (Shell) load application to shell objects and associated meshing procedures.
Influence-surface verification for a cantilever beam modeled using shell objects.
Parameters and output for moment curvature and cracked moment of inertia.
Test problems to demonstrate the differences and similarities between steady-state and time-history analyses.