Welcome! This page contains links to existing primers on how to use both Tcl/Tk and OpenSees.
Primer(external link) is a html document providing a quick introduction to
programming in Tcl/Tk.
OpenSees Getting Started Manual (opens in new window). This document provides a brief introduction on how to obtain
and run OpenSees. It outlines the steps necessary to create a model of an elastic portal frame, and how to perform several types of analysis on this frame.
OpenSees Users Manual (opens in new window). This document provides the
syntax and description of OpenSees commands. The old manual is still available
- OpenSees Examples Manual (opens in new windows). This document provides descriptive examples of basic OpenSees script files. The old examples manual is still available here