Warning CSI SAFE V14.1.0 & 14.1.1 Severe Incidents

Warning CSI SAFE V14.1.0 & 14.1.1 Severe Incidents

We have been reported about many severe problems in the results of some models conducted under CSI SAFE V.14.1.0 & 14.1.1 after exporting the base level from ETABS in order to analyse the foundation.

Some of the problems that was encountered are:

  • Increase of around 50% in soil pressure
  • Uplift reactions at the foundation
  • Increase in flexure & Shear required reinforcement
  • etc

The problems were mainly encountered when the model contain spectral dynamic load cases.

So, it’s strongly recommended to update to the latest version V14.2.0 and re-analyse any projects conducted under those versions.

You may find below the awareness raised by the company about the enhancements in the latest version:

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Post Author: Zahi Baroudi

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