SAP level 1

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to SAP 2000

  • Program levels and features

CHAPTER 2 The Structural Model

  • Units
  • Object and elements
  • Groups
  • Coordinate systems and Grids
  • Properties
  • Load cases
  • Functions
  • Analysis cases
  • Combinations
  • Design settings
  • Output and Display definitions

CHAPTER 3 The Graphical User interface

  • SAP 2000 screen
    • Main window
    • Menu bar
    • Toolbars
    • Display windows
    • Status bar
  • Using the mouse
  • Viewing options
    • 2D and 3D views
    • Perspective
    • Pan, zoom ,and 3D rotate
    • Limits
    • Element view options
    • Other options
    • Refreshing the display window
  • Basic operations
  • File operations
  • Defining named entities
  • Drawing
    • Drawing Objects
    • Snap tools
    • Drawing controls
  • Selecting
    • Selecting graphically
    • Selecting by features
    • Selecting by coordinates
    • Selecting using tables
  • Editing
  • Assigning
  • Undo and Redo
  • Analyzing
  • Displaying
    • Graphical displays
    • Model definitions
    • Analysis results
    • Function plots
    • Tabular displays
  • Designing
  • Locking and unlocking
  • Entering numerical data
  • Setting options

CHAPTER 4 Design Structural elements

  • Analysis of Beams
    • Edit Grids
    • Define of Beam Section
    • Draw the elements
    • Restrains
    • Loads
    • Display Options
    • Degree Of Freedom
    • Deflection
    • Straining Actions
    • Global Axis – Local Axis
    • Effect of Temperature
  • Analysis of Concrete and Steel Frames
    • Edit Grids
    • Define Frame Sections (R-section& T-section)
    • Draw the frame
    • Loads (Triangular Distributed load – Uniform Distributed load )
    • Load Combinations
    • Concentrated Moments-Loads
    • Degree of Freedom
    • Deformed Shape
    • Straining Actions
  • Analysis of Multi-Story Frames
    • Define Grid Data
    • Define Frames (internal column – external column – beams)
    • Draw Elements (columns – beams)
    • Replicate the model
    • Loads (Uniform Loads – joint loads)
    • Deformed Shapes
  • Analysis of Trusses
    • Define the grids
    • Define steel sections (Double angles-wide flange section)
    • Define (Upper-Lower chord & Diagonals & HeB-HBA)
    • Release for joints
    • Degree of freedom
    • Run the model
    • Show deformed shape
  • Show stresses ( Axial Force : Normal Force Diagram )


CHAPTER 5 Working with data tables

  • Classification of tabular data
    • Model definitions
    • Analysis results
    • Design results
  • Tables and fields
  • Uses of tabular data
    • Selecting using tables
    • Formatted tables for presentation
    • Structured database tables
  • Displaying tabular data
  • Printing tabular data
  • Custom report writer
  • Format control for display and printing
  • Interactive Table editing
  • Exporting Tabular data
  • Importing tabular data
  • Automatic export during save
  • Export during analysis
  • Tabular database file formats
    • Microsoft access data base
    • Microsoft Excel spreadsheet
    • Plain text file


 
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