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Model ID | Title | Description | Program | Version | Status |
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na | Demonstrate acceleration loading and validate relative/absolute acceleration, velocity, and displacement. | SAP2000 | 12.0.1 | Finalize | |

na | Model relative positive position for frame sections which have identical outlines, but different center-of-gravity locations due to one section being hollow. | SAP2000 | 14.2.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | Comparison between body-constraint and equal-constraint application to a simply supported beam. | SAP2000 | 11.0.8 | Add Model To Database | |

1402 | Evaluate shrinkage for a one-span and a continuous two-span bridge system. | CSiBridge | 18.1.1 | Compare Results Against Theoretical | |

96 | How insertion point affects horizontal reactions and flexural response of a simply supported beam. | SAP2000 | 14.2.3 | Done | |

na | Demonstration of end offsets applied to a two-span continuous beam. | SAP2000 |
| Add Model To Database | |

591 | Section cuts are defined through a simply-supported beam which is modeled using frame and shell objects. | SAP2000 | 18.0.1+ | Done | |

na | This tutorial describes the application of connections between frame and shell elements. | SAP2000 | 12.0.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | 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. | SAP2000 | 14.2.0 | Add Model To Database | |

577 | Demonstration of horizontal moving loads | CSiBridge | 17.2.0+ | Finalize | |

na | The modeling and analysis of human-induced vibrations due to footfalls or another type of impact. | SAP2000 | 14.1.0 | Done | |

70 | The hyperstatic forces within a superstructure which is modeled using bridge objects may be obtained using any of three methods described in this test problem. | CSiBridge | 15.1.1 | Update To Latest Version | |

na | Influence-surface verification for a cantilever beam modeled using shell objects. | SAP2000 |
| Finalize | |

94 | 3D demonstration of insertion-point, end-offset, and transform-stiffness application. | SAP2000 | 12.0.1 | Done | |

589 | Internal (eigen) stresses resulting from non-uniform temperature gradient loading |
| CSiBridge | 17.3.0 | In Progress |

511 | Interpreting buckling analysis results for different initial conditions | 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. | SAP2000 | 15.1.0 | Done |

na | This test problem demonstrates and validates the application of line and area springs. | SAP2000 | 12.0.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | The modeling and response of joint openings, simulated using gap link elements, between shell segments of a post-tensioned bridge deck. | CSiBridge |
| Add Model To Database | |

140 | Moment curvature, cracked moment of inertia and Caltrans idealized model | Parameters and output for moment curvature and cracked moment of inertia. | SAP2000 | 15+ | Finalize |

na | Verification of section-cut forces generated during moving-load analysis. | SAP2000 | 11.0.8 | Add Model To Database | |

516 | Model a pendulum system in SAP2000 using large-displacement time-history analysis. | SAP2000 | 15.1.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | Uniform (Shell), one-way Uniform to Frame (Shell), and two-way Uniform to Frame (Shell) load application to shell objects and associated meshing procedures. | SAP2000 | 14.2.2 | Add Model To Database | |

109 | Calculation and verification of the P-Delta effects of a cantilevered column. | SAP2000 | 14.2.4 | Finalize | |

na | Hand calculations present the following SAP2000 features: fixed conditions, full releases, partial releases, rotational-spring supports, and panel zones. | SAP2000 | 14.2.4 | Add Model To Database | |

na | Sections cuts may be saved during moving-load analysis through this procedure. | SAP2000 | 14.1.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | Draw section cuts within the graphical user interface using either 2D or 3D views. | SAP2000 | 14.1.0 | Add Model To Database | |

na | Guidelines for setting up staged construction and interpreting the staged-construction results. | SAP2000 | 14 and above | Done | |

594 | Creep application, addition of nodes to deformed configuration, and verification against manual calculations are given for the staged construction of a five-story column. | SAP2000 | 18.0.1 | Done | |

1407 | Staged-construction analysis of two-span precast-girder bridge | Modeling and construction stage analysis of precast-girder bridge which is simply supported for dead load and continuous for live load. | CSiBridge | 18.1.1 | Done |

na | This test problem explains start- and end-station interpretation for line load offset from baseline. | CSiBridge | 15.1.0 | Add Model To Database | |

85 | Test problems to demonstrate the differences and similarities between steady-state and time-history analyses. | SAP2000 | 14.2.2 | Done | |

na | 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. | SAP2000 | 14.2.3 | Add Model To Database | |

97 | This test problem demonstrates CSI Software calculation and application of temperature-gradient loading to bridge objects. | SAP2000 | 14.0.0 | Done | |

na | Tendon application is validated by comparing tendon forces to those in an equivalent frame system. | SAP2000 | 12.0.2 | Add Model To Database | |

130 | Two-span girder simply-supported for DL and continuous for LL | Modeling demonstration for a two-span girder which is simply-supported for DL and continuous for LL. | SAP2000 | 12.0.1 | In Progress |

na | Verification of moving-load analysis when the option is specified for a vehicle to remain fully in lane. | SAP2000 |
| Add Model To Database |