SAP2000_Tutorial2

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1.051 Structural Engineering Design Prof. Oral Buyukozturk Fall 2003 SAP 2000 Tutorial Session Notes This tutorial provides the basic steps of performing a frame analysis using SAP 2000. It is based on the design project example shown below, the complete solution of which is provided as a handout. 16@21' 26' 34' 26' 20' 5@13' 15' Results of Preliminary Analysis: Slab thickness: 9 in Beam dimensions: 14”x31” Exterior columns: 14”x18” Interior columns: 16”x22” Loads: Exterior beams: LL=0.72 kips/ft D L = 1 . 8 5 k i p s / f t Interior beams: LL=0.83 kips/ft D L = 2 . 1 0 k i p s / f t Wind and Earthquake loads are specified in the appendix. Only earthquake loads are considered. The frame is solved in the short direction only since this direction is more critical.
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1.051 Structural Engineering Design Prof. Oral Buyukozturk Fall 2003 Analysis Steps 1. Generate the frame geometry from analysis templates. Menu: File > New model from template Result
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