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.


Educational Apps Release Date
MDOF V1.1 Jan 2018
V1.0 Sept. 2017
Pile Group Tool V2.0.3 Aug 2018
V2.0 May 2018
V1.0 Sept. 2017
Earthquake versus Wind V1.0 June 2018
Braced Frame Modeling V1.0 Sept. 2018