Learning Tools

Learning Tools present educational resources across an array of Natural Hazards Engineering principles. These software applications demonstrate basic and advanced modeling and simulation concepts. Downloadable apps, user manuals, lesson plans, user feedback, and relevant resources are available on the resource page below.


Explore the effects of different building parameters and ground motions on the time history response of a building.


A live interface to study the behavior of a pile or pile group in layered soil; interactively (and nearly instantly) observe the system's response to changes.



Explore the different time history responses of a building when subjected to earthquake and wind loading.


Software Release Date
MDOF Educational App V1.0 Sept., 2017
Pile Group Educational App V1.0 Sept. 2017
V2.0 May 2018
Earthquake Versus Wind App V1.0 June 2018