Pile Group Tool v2.0

  • Seamlessly connect to CSI software, SAP2000®, ETABS® and CSiBridge®
  • Save hundreds of hours of engineering postprocessing time, pay for itself after the first use in a standard project
  • Input and output parameters are available in both Imperial and Metric SI units for latest version of Pile Group Tool for SAP2000 v20 and ETABS v17
  • Available for SAP2000 v20, SAP2000 v19, ETABS v17, ETABS 2016 and CSiBridge v20
  • Automatically retrieve joints with restraints, spring supports and links when present in the existing CSI model
  • Run analysis in CSI software if model is found unlocked and no reactions can be obtained
  • Analysis of pile group when configuration is known
  • Design of optimum configuration within variables and constraints set forth by the user
  • Piles can have different compression and tension capacity
  • Self weight of pile cap can be automatically included
  • Analysis and design is performed for axial loading and bi-axial moments
  • Analysis and design for load combinations consisting of gravity, seismic and wind linear static, nonlinear static, response spectrum, linear and nonlinear time history cases
  • Loads can be applied at pile group centroid or at x and y offsets
  • Loads can be scaled by a user specified scale factor while in the tool interface
  • Graphical display of pile group configuration including individual pile demands and color coded D/C ratio
  • Automatic highlight of the governing results for easy reference
  • Interactive review of analysis and design both graphically and in tables
  • Summary of results can be viewed on the screen in a tabulated concise manner and also saved in a text file
  • User manual and verification examples included
  • Evaluation version available with pile capacities and pile spacings set to specific values and cannot be overwritten



The main goal of the tools developed by TILMAN Engineering Solutions LLC is to facilitate the structural engineer’s tasks and increase work production in the most practical manner. Each tool is either a standalone program or requires a connection with various products of Computers and Structures, Inc. using CSI Application Programming Interface (API). Please follow the following steps to download an evaluation version of the tool(s) you are interested in and, whenever you are ready, proceed to place an order: 
  •  Click on "Request Evaluation" button above to fill up the evaluation request form. After sending your request, you can click on the ftp link provided on the submitted form to download and install the tool on your local computer. 
  • When you are ready to order, run the tool from your local computer and go to Options > Help > Get Locking Code as shown here. Use Ctrl+c (no need to select) to copy the locking code of the PC where you want to install the tool and go to the next step.
  • Scroll up this page, click on the tool(s) you want to purchase and add to Cart. Proceed to Checkout and use Ctrl+v to paste the locking code under "Notes" text area available in shopping Cart > Checkout form as shown here
  • After the order and payment are processed, TILMAN will email you the license file(s) within two hours on the same day of the receipt of the order that includes the locking code of your local computer when submitted before 9 pm EST or in the next morning otherwise.

Note: TILMAN will process your order and send you an email reminder to send us your locking code, if for any reason, you did not add the locking code to "Notes" text area at Checkout.   

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TILMAN shopping cart accepts any of the following payments at Checkout. Customers will be prompted to choose to pay with: 

  • PayPal or
  • Credit or Debit Card 

* None of the customer financial details will be shared with TILMAN, information provided is secure and used to process the payment only.
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