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
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: