Welcome to the CSI Knowledge Base

  • The CSI Knowledge Base is a searchable, online encyclopedia that provides information to the Structural Engineering community.

  • The purpose of the CSI Knowledge Base is to further understanding within the field and to assist users with CSI Software application.

  • Documentation may be of general technical interest or specific to CSI Software application.

  • Please visit the Help Space for tips on navigating the Knowledge Base and for information on contacting CSI Technical Support.

 

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General Technical Topics

A

Acceleration · OAPI · Auto lateral load

B

Bridge Modeler · Buckling

C

Cable · Composite behavior · Constraint · Creep

D

Damping · Design · Display

E

Error · Export

F

Frame

G

Generalized displacements

H

Hinge

I

Import · Installation · Interoperability

J

Joint

L

Lane · Licensing · Link · Load case · Load combination · Load pattern

M

Mass · Meshing · Miscellaneous · Modal analysis · Modeling techniques · Moving load

N

Nonlinear · Numerical problems

P

P-Delta effect · Plugins · Power spectral density · Program usage · Pushover

R

Reporting · Response spectrum

S

Section cut · Section Designer · Shell · Shrinkage · Soil · Solid · Solver · Staged construction

T

Target force · Tendon · Tension and compression limits · Time history

V

Vehicle · Vibration

Product-specific information

Product descriptions and additional information specific to each CSI Software are accessible through these links:

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Miscellaneous