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by xinyue
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: OpenSeesPy
Topic: Plot is not downloadable
Replies: 1
Views: 1043

Plot is not downloadable

Hi there, I am using the Get_Rendering commands to make plot, and I am running analysis in Jupyter Notebook. According to the tutorial, I should get interactive plots that allow zoom, pan or download. The zoom and pan features are fine. However, if I click on the download button below the plot, the ...
by xinyue
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: 2 questions about zero-length element
Replies: 3
Views: 837

Re: 2 questions about zero-length element

If you are using a zerolength element, it means that you are introducing a flexible element (can be interpreted as a spring) between the two nodes of a zerolength element. Therefore, obviously those two nodes will have different values in the eigenvectors Thank you for your explanation. It's so cle...
by xinyue
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: 2 questions about zero-length element
Replies: 3
Views: 837

2 questions about zero-length element

Hi all, I've been thinking about two questions about zero-length element but couldn't find an answer myself. By any chance, could you show me some your insights? Thanks in advance! Q1: The zero-length element consists of two nodes (m dof at each node) at the same location, which seems to introduce o...
by xinyue
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: staged construction analysis with additional load
Replies: 3
Views: 1060

Re: staged construction analysis with additional load

You ended up with a psedo time =2.0 for both loads applied. To correct this, you should make the first load constant and reset time to zero before applying the second load so that the second analysis will start from time 0. Hope this helps!