SAP2000 Examples

A list of examples for the Rhino-Grasshopper SAP Plug-In

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SAP Feature Examples

Example Type

Name

Import/Export

Model Definition

Define Mass Source

Materials

Get Material from SAP Library

Create Material ORTHOTROPIC

Section Properties

Create Frame Property CONCRETE

Create Link Property LINEAR

Create Link Property MULTILINEAR ELASTIC

Create Link Property MULTILINEAR PLASTIC

Create Link Property GAP

Create Shell Property

Create Frame property from profile through filename search

Setting property profile by string

Creating general structural property

Elements

Create Frame Elements with Orientation

Assign Frame Tag Labels

Create Solid

Create Frame Element

Frame element beam with release

Setting diaphragm constraints for levels tree

Setting frame beam name and automesh

Orient finite element mesh face

Defining a structural area

Non prismatic property section

Non prismatic property section simple tapered

Mesh area divide

Define finite element mesh with multiple props and orientations

Node local axis based on surface

Create structural finite element mesh

Loads and Combinations

Assign TARGET FORCE on Cable

Assign PATCH LOAD on Frame

Assign POINT LOAD Along Frame

Create Self weight Dead Load Pattern Case

Set Code Auto Wind Pattern and Seismic

Area loading example load area to frame load area

Apply a load to a node

Analysis

Setting Load Case RESPONSE SPECTRUM.GH

Setting Load Case MODAL ANALYSIS

Setting Load Case NON

Setting Load Case STATIC

Setting Load Case Combination

Setting Load Case NON LINEAR ANALYSIS

Result Queries

Query thermal principal stress of shell element

Query axial forces in column

Query results from an existing run SAP model

Design Features

Steel Frame design test

Steel Frame design overwrite function

SAP Model Examples