CSiETABS

Job Submission

You can submit CSiETABS jobs from the Monitor.

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Submission Options

The general Deadline options are explained in the Job Submission documentation. The CSiETABS specific options are:

  • CSi ETABS Data File(s): The CSi ETABS Data File to be processed. CSi ETABS Files (*.EDB), Microsoft Access Files (*.MDB), Microsoft Excel Files (*.XLS), CSi ETABS Text Files (*.$ET *.E2K) are supported.
  • Override Output Directory: If this option is enabled, an output directory can be used to re-direct all processed files to.
  • Build To Force: You can force 32 or 64 bit processing with this option.
  • Submit Data File With Job: If this option is enabled, the ETABS file will be submitted with the job, and then copied locally to the slave machine during processing.
  • Version: The version of CSi ETABS to render with.

CSiETABS Design Options are:

4 options are available to automatically perform design after the data file has been opened & analysis results are available.

  • Steel Frame Design: Perform steel frame design after the analysis has completed.
  • Concrete Frame Design: Perform concrete frame design after the analysis has completed.
  • Composite Beam Design: Perform composite beam design after the analysis has completed.
  • Shear Wall Design: Peform shear wall design after analysis has completed.

CSiETABS Deletion Options are:

  • Delete Analysis Results: Choose to delete the analysis results if required.

CSiETABS Additional Options are:

  • Include Data File: If enabled, the output zip file will contain the data file OR if outputting to a directory path, the data file will be included.
  • Compress (ZIP) Output: Automatically compress the output to a single zip file.
  • Command Line Args: Additional command line flags/options can be added here if required.

Plug-in Configuration

You can configure the CSiETABS plug-in settings from the Monitor. While in super user mode, select Tools -> Configure Plugins and select the CSiETABS plug-in from the list on the left.

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Executables

  • ETABS 2013 Executable: The path to the ETABS 2013 executable file used for simulating. Enter alternative paths on separate lines.
  • ETABS 2014 Executable: The path to the ETABS 2014 executable file used for simulating. Enter alternative paths on separate lines.

FAQ

Is CSiETABS supported by Deadline?

Yes.

Error Messages and Meanings

This is a collection of known CSiETABS error messages and their meanings, as well as possible solutions. We want to keep this list as up to date as possible, so if you run into an error message that isn’t listed here, please email Deadline Support and let us know.

Currently, no error messages have been reported for this plug-in.