Forum for OpenSees users to post questions, comments, etc. on the use of the OpenSees interpreter, OpenSees.exe
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Can I use the beam element in OpenSees to simulate a frame made of steel angles (asymmetric section with noncoincident location of centroid and shear center)?
If yes, where shall I put the origin when I define the fiber sections? At the centroid or shear center?
More general, when OpenSees assemble the elements to a frame, does it use centroidal axis as the reference axis?