How to model viscoelastic damper?

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How to model viscoelastic damper?

Post by littlebee33 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:59 am

I have no idea as how to model a viscoelastic damper in OpenSees, could you give me help?

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Re: How to model viscoelastic damper?

Post by fmk » Wed May 02, 2012 3:59 pm

try a maxwell model in a truss or zeroLength element
http://opensees.berkeley.edu/wiki/index ... l_Material

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Re: How to model viscoelastic damper?

Post by EmmaL » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:58 am

Nice info
Thx for sharing

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