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by tannnnnna
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: [beginner question] nodal load constraint
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Re: [beginner question] nodal load constraint

you are right, I feel like I might overthink it.
Thank you.
by tannnnnna
Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: OpenSees.exe Users
Topic: [beginner question] nodal load constraint
Replies: 2
Views: 511

[beginner question] nodal load constraint

I want to calculate a simple rigid beam with one end (point 1) pinned, the other (point 2) supported by a zeroLength spring element (restrained to point 3). The main idea is to simulate a shear wall hold down anchor. when i add a vertical nodal load on the point 2, instead of rotate around point 1, ...