Syllabus for ETABS / SAFE Training

Units

Setting up of units and various system available

Preference
  • Design Preference for concrete frame design
  • Design preference for shear wall design
  • Selection of reinforcement bar sizes
  • Preference for Live load reduction
Material
  • Material setting for various grade of concrete
  • Mass
  • Weight
  • Young modulus
  • Concrete cube strength
Frame Section Properties
  • Beam
  • Column
  • Explanation for usage of null beam
Slab / Wall Section Properties
  • Slab
  • Walls
  • Explanation for one way & Two way distribution
  • Shell & Membrane
  • Concept of Meshing
Diaphragm
  • Need for diaphragm
  • Rigid & Semi rigid diaphragm
Static Load cases
  • Dead Load
  • Live load
  • Super imposed dead load
  • Wind load
  • Seismic loads
  • Loads with eccentricitc
Response spectrum
  • Defining response spectrum cases
  • Need for response spectrum
Load combination
  • For column / beam design
  • For shear wall design
  • Automatic generation of load cases
Mass source
  • Defining mass source for generation of seismic forces
  • Live load reduction
Model Creation
  • Grid / Storey
  • Importing Grid From CAD
Multiple Grid
  • Beams
  • Column
  • Shear wall & Pier labels
  • Slabs
  • Stair case
  • Concept of object snap
  • Need for one level, similar level & all levels
  • Support
  • Moment release
Model editing
  • Delete
  • Copy
  • Replicate
  • Dividing / Joining Lines
  • Meshing & Null lines
Execution
  • Model checking
  • Various analysis options
  • Comparing earth quake forces with result obtained from spectrum analysis
  • Interpretation or results
  • Viewing displacement, Resultant forces
  • Exporting table to spread sheet
Design
  • Column design
  • Beam design
  • Shear wall design
  • Revising member sizes
  • Viewing results graphically
Additional topics
  • Preprocessor to generate ETABS Files
  • Creating Database file and further processing to view the results
  • Importing CAD file to generate ETABS models
  • Exporting ETABS result to SAFE
Importing data from ETABS
  • Importing data from ETABS and various options available
  • Check whether data is imported correctly
Units
  • Setting up units and advanced feature available
Preferences
  • Design preference
  • Setting covers for various elements
  • Setting reinforcement bar sizes
Material
  • Material setting for various grade of concrete
  • Mass
  • Weight
  • Young modulus
  • Concrete cube strength
Property definition
  • Slab
  • Column
  • Walls
  • Soil sub grade properties
Loads
  • Basic load cases
  • Load pattern
  • Load combination
Model
  • Columns
  • Raft
  • Wall
  • Assigning sub soil properties
  • Creating additional points
  • Creating strips
Editing
  • Creating irregular raft
  • Removing additional point
  • Crating additional columns
Analysis
Design
Interpretation of results
  • Deflection
  • Soil pressure
  • Punching shear
  • Reinforcement
Additional topics
  • Exporting results to spread sheet
  • Design of combined footing

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