omputers and Structures, Inc. (CSI) is a structural and earthquake engineering software company, announce the release of SAP2000 version 17.0, is general-purpose civil-engineering software ideal for the analysis and design of any type of structural system. Basic and advanced systems, ranging from 2D to 3D, of simple geometry to complex, may be modeled, analyzed, designed, and optimized using a practical and intuitive object-based modeling environment that simplifies and streamlines the engineering process. The SAPFire Analysis Engine integral to SAP2000 drives a sophisticated finite-element analysis procedure. An additional suite of advanced analysis features are available to users engaging state-of-the-art practice with nonlinear and dynamic consideration. Created by engineers for effective engineering, SAP2000 is the ideal software tool for users of any experience level, designing any structural system. Integrated modeling templates, code-based loading assignments, advanced analysis options, design-optimization procedures, and customizable output reports all coordinate across a powerful platform to make SAP2000 especially useful for practicing professionals. The following Enhancements have been implemented for SAP2000 v17.0.0: - The responsiveness of the user interface has been improved. - The DirectX graphics functionality has been enhanced. - Improved convergence behavior and increased speed for nonlinear static and direct-integration time-history analysis - Steel Detailing Neutral File (SDNF) version 3 file import is now supported. - Print preview is now available when printing images, design output, etc. - Other minor enhancements.