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Etabs, SAFE, SAP2000 Books, Tutorials and Guidelines

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1. General basis of these software is available in software manuals (Getting Started, Analysis Reference  etc.) that are installed along with the software, in the 'Manuals' subfolder in the installation folder of the relevant software (Etabs,SAFE or SAP 2000).

2. Software installation folder most probably contains one or two software tutorials as well. Additionally, you may use 'Watch and Learn' training movies, developed by CSI, and available at following link, to learn how to use the software for various tasks:-

CSI Watch-and-Learn videos

Just click on the name of the software, and a page containing the list of videos pertaining to that software will open.

3. Many examples explaining the use of these software through modelling of various type of structures are available at YouTube.

Regards. 

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@EngrUzair has replied well to your question. I will just add that the most important thing while using any software is to know its limitations and what part of design is not covered. You can be a master at a software use but if you don't know its limitations, its all in vain.

Thanks.

 

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On 11/2/2017 at 6:58 AM, EngrUzair said:

1. General basis of these software is available in software manuals (Getting Started, Analysis Reference  etc.) that are installed along with the software, in the 'Manuals' subfolder in the installation folder of the relevant software (Etabs,SAFE or SAP 2000).

2. Software installation folder most probably contains one or two software tutorials as well. Additionally, you may use 'Watch and Learn' training movies, developed by CSI, and available at following link, to learn how to use the software for various tasks:-

CSI Watch-and-Learn videos

Just click on the name of the software, and a page containing the list of videos pertaining to that software will open.

3. Many examples explaining the use of these software through modelling of various type of structures are available at YouTube.

Regards. 

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