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by emanueletrainini
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: plastic hinge in pushover analysis
Replies: 5
Views: 6798


arash1985us wrote: > Thanks Dr.Silvia; > so, you mean: > 1-I must use displacement-based nonlinear beam-column elements instead of > forced-based ones in pushover?,and > 2-how should I adjust the records?Should I record moments at each node of > elements and compare with plastic moments to see where...
by emanueletrainini
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Feature Requests/Future Directions
Topic: New Version of OpenSees
Replies: 5
Views: 8846

Re: New Version of OpenSees

Donno if it's the right place to ask but: any project concerning a MacOS compatible version of OSees (Even an OpenSees LT)? Or maybe an app running on iPAd? You know... I spend a lot of time of my days on trains (home-university) and it would be useful to have something portable. Well, just asking a...
by emanueletrainini
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Useful Scripts.
Topic: Zero Length orientation
Replies: 3
Views: 5213

Re: Zero Length orientation

behzad1980 wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to define a zero length element with angle of 39.
> Is it correct to define it's vector orientaion like 1 .81 0 -1 .81 0?
> Thanks

Just wondering: why do you need a zero lenght element? What kind of model are you building?
by emanueletrainini
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Soil Modelling
Topic: OpenSees Version 2.1:mass density of soil
Replies: 16
Views: 17501


subrata wrote: > Thanks Avytin. I am using nDmaterial elastic where only modulus of > elasticity E and poisson's Ratio have to be specified. In that case what > should I do? > Thanks, > Subrata I hope I'm not wrong but I have seen a textbox where you can specify it after the poisson's ratio. Just le...
by emanueletrainini
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: Documentation
Topic: failed to converge
Replies: 9
Views: 18456

Re: failed to converge

Hei Sumit Jindal. Are you using the "white loop" module? Can you give us some more infos abou your soil model? I will try to compare it with my experience and give you some feedback. Bye from Italy