SAP2000 is a tool used for creating and analyzing structural models. It offers many features across a single, customizable user interface, allowing engineers working on transportation, industrial, public works, or other facilities to generate complex models and run comprehensive tests.
Windows computers and Citrix (CCE/CBEE desktop).
SAP2000 is available to all College of Engineering students via either Citrix or local installation. It is also available to graduate students on their OSU desktops via Software Center.
There are three ways to access SAP2000:
The following instructions are for installing SAP2000 on a personal device. The license expires EACH QUARTER.
Note: Anyone can download the trial version, which never expires, but is limited in what it can do. Limitations are outlined here.
CSI (the developer) does not provide direct technical support to students.
Self-support is available via various online resources, such as Watch & Learn Videos and the CSI Knowledge Base.
There is a guide for reinstalling the software cleanly if errors arise.