24.1.0

Released 12-Oct-2022

Release Notes

Frame Design

24.1.0_SAP_c1,c2,c3_calcs

The calculation of the C1, C2, and C3 factors has been improved, and more control has been provided, for the following codes and types of design:
  • Steel frame design per Eurocode 3-2005, Italian NTC 2008, and Italian NTC 2018
  • Cold-formed steel frame design per Eurocode 3 1-3 2006
  • Aluminum frame design per EN 1999:2007

Concrete Shell Design

24.1.0_SAP_concrete_shell_design_euro_2-2004

Concrete shell design per Eurocode 2-2004 now includes a check for cracking in concrete and also the design of transverse shear reinforcement in accordance with Annex LL of Eurocode 1992-2:2005.

Structural Model

24.1.0_SAP_property_libraries

New and updated property libraries:
  • • New Indian frame-property library for steel sections
  • • Updated Chinese frame-property library
  • • New Canadian material-property library

24.1.0_SAP_viscous_dampers_fixed_length

Viscous dampers now support a fixed-length option to handle the change in stiffness due to inserting fixed-length devices into structural members of varying lengths.

Output and Display

24.1.0_SAP_display_NL_hinger_state

Improved display of nonlinear hinge states and statuses.

Import and Export

24.1.0_SAP_xRevit_enhancements

Several enhancements have been made to the connection with Revit, including support for analytical links, structural column cardinal-point offsets, and the handling of vertical walls with sloping bases. These require the use of CSiXRevit 2023 with Revit 2023.

Application Programming Interface (API)

24.1.0_SAP_API_multi_instances_plugins_speed

The Application Programming Interface (API) now offers more control for connecting to multiple instances of SAP2000, a new interface to simplify the development of plugins, and speed enhancements for external .NET clients.

Bug Fixes

24.1.0_SAP_bug_fixes

Issues reported by users have been corrected.

24.0.0

Released 11-Mar-2022

Release Notes

Design

24.0.0_SAP_CSA_A23.3-19_concrete_frame

The CSA A23.3-19 code has been added for concrete frame design.

The CSA S16-19 code has been added for steel frame design.

24.0.0_SAP_euro_shell_design

Concrete shell design per Eurocode 1992-1-1:2004 has been enhanced, including the ability to set design preferences and national annexes, improved iteration for determining the optimum amount of reinforcement, handling of variable-thickness shells, and the presentation of detailed results in tabular form.

Analysis

24.0.0_SAP_AS3600-2018_time_dep_mat

Time-dependent behavior of concrete has been added for the AS3600-2018 code, including creep, shrinkage, and age-dependent stiffness.

24.0.0_SAP_disable_bending_channel

The ability to enable/disabled the coupling between major bending, shear V2, and torsion is now available for channel and general sections.

23.3.0 | 23.3.1

Released 24-Sep-2021

Release Notes

Design

23.3.0_SAP_alum_eurocode9

Aluminum frame design has been added according to Eurocode 9.

23.2.0

Released 19-May-2021

Release Notes

Analysis

23.2.0_SAP_performance_improvements

Performance has been improved for models with frame elements in the presence of many load patterns. This includes speed increases in stiffness formation, event determination, and state-update operations. Nonlinear static, staged-construction, and nonlinear direct-integration time-history load cases will benefit the most.

23.2.0_SAP_avx2

The consistency of analysis results has been improved on Intel and AMD CPUs with an AVX2 instruction set, which includes most CPUs released in 2015 or later. This only affects sensitive or poorly conditioned models.

Design

23.2.0_SAP_us2020_alum_design

Aluminum frame design has been added according to the US 2020 Aluminum Design Manual. 

Database Tables

23.2.0_SAP_multi-threading

Performance improvements, by means of multi-threading, have been made for the recovery of results for frame hinge response tables.

23.1.0

Released 15-Mar-2021

Release Notes

Design

SAP2000 v23.1.0 Enhancements Design

An improvement has been made to more accurately determine the braced segment end moments for steel frame design according to Eurocode 3, NTC 2008, and NTC 2018.

Application Programming Interface (API)

SAP2000 v23.1.0 Enhancements Application Programming Interface (API)

Improved performance and examples for remote API and COM clients.

23.0.0

Released 25-Jan-2021

Release Notes

Introduction

23.0.0_SAP_enhancement_video

Learn more about the latest enhancements in SAP2000 v23.0.0.

Analysis

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Analysis

  • Speed improvements made in the recovery of Element Nonlinear Energy by Group and Base Reactions tables for load cases with a large number of output steps.
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  • Speed improvements made for nonlinear static, nonlinear multi-step static, and nonlinear direct-integration time-history cases using the advanced or multi-threaded solvers.

Design

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Design

Cold-formed frame design added according to Eurocode 3 1-3:2006.

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Design 1

Concrete frame design added according to ACI 318-19.

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Design 2

Concrete frame design for seismic beam/column capacity has been expanded to use enhanced moments.

Loading

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Loading

Auto-seismic loading and response spectrum function added according to Vietnamese Standard TCVN 9386:2012.

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Loading 1

Auto-wind loading, according to NBCC 2015, now handles the dynamic procedure for open and rough terrain.

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Loading 2

Auto lateral loading has been added per the Korean KDS 41 17 00:2019 code, including seismic load and response-spectrum functions.

Structural Components

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Structural Model

Improvements made to hinge acceptance criteria and status output.

Application Programming Interface (API)

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Application Programming Interface (API)

Database tables can now be accessed via the API for both editing and display purposes.

Cloud Licensing

SAP2000 v23.0.0 Enhancements Cloud Licensing

Cloud-based licensing is now standard for SAP2000.

  1. • Cloud-based server requires no setup
  2. • Access licenses outside of company networks and VPNs
  3. • Share licenses between users (non-simultaneous)
  4. • Check-out a license to work offline
Cloud FAQ

22.2.0

Released 20-Oct-2020

Release Notes

Analysis

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Analysis

  • Speed improvements for nonlinear cases with multi-threaded solver
  • Speed improvements in the recovery of analysis results

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Analysis 1

Improved handling of equilibrium unbalances and additional controls for non-iterative event-to-event analyses

Design

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Design

AISI S100-2016 cold formed frame design

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Design 1

Numerous enhancements made for steel-frame design per the Russian code SP 16.13330.2017

Database Tables

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Database Tables

Automatic tabular output to multiple files

Modeling

SAP2000 22.2.0 Enhancements Modeling

ASCE 41-17 auto hinges available

22.1.0

Released 6-Jun-2020

Release Notes

Loading

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Loading

Auto wind loads on area objects can now be distributed to adjoining frames

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Loading 1

Russian SP 20.13330.2011 expanded to include dynamic wind loading

Modeling

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Modeling

Nonlinear shell analysis is now possible for metals using von Mises (J2) plasticity in layered shells.

Design

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Design

  • AA-2015 aluminum design has been added
  • Russian steel frame design has been updated and enhanced to the SP16.13330.2017 code from the 2011 version

Application Programming Interface (API)

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Application Programming Interface (API)

The API can now start and control instances of SAP2000 on remote computers, including the retrieval of results. This enables distributed processing for running large suites of Performance-based Design histories, extensive parameter studies, and Monte Carlo simulations.

User Interface

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Graphics

Enhancements made to 2D graphics in DirectX now generate clearer views much faster

SAP2000 22.1.0 Enhancements Graphics 1

Recovery of nonlinear static and direct-integration results has been optimized

22.0.0

Released 15-Jan-2020

Release Notes

Analysis

SAP2000 22.0.0 Enhancements Analysis

Load cases within a single model can now be run in parallel using multiple machines and combined on a single machine

Modeling

SAP2000 22.0.0 Enhancements Structural Model

Parametrically defined detailed foundations, including soil springs, can now be added to a model