progressive collapse with opensees

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progressive collapse with opensees

Post by saman3717 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:21 am

i am working on progressive collapse with applied element method and i want to Add "AEM" in opensees until simulating damage of structures due to earthguake,impact load,contact,etc....
("AEM"have Element for simulation of demolition and dynamics load...)

any ideas and help would be appreciated.

thanks in advance

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Re: progressive collapse with opensees

Post by Forster » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:20 am

Dear saman
I am very intersting in your idea about add "AEM" in opensees.
I wanna learn if have you finish you idea?
this is my email:
best regards,

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Re: progressive collapse with opensees

Post by fmk » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:33 pm

if reading correctly the AEM is just regular elements which instead of being connected at common nodes are connected via spring elements .. if this is the case you can do that now w/o any modification

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