Defining plastic hinge

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afhann
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Defining plastic hinge

Post by afhann » Wed May 05, 2021 8:37 am

Hello,

I want to use Beam With Hinges Element but I could not find enough documentation on OpenSeesPy. Should I use this command to define a plastic hinge for the beam?

Can you help me?

Thanks

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Re: Defining plastic hinge

Post by mhscott » Wed May 05, 2021 8:33 pm

You can define a section then use that section along with a hinge length in the beamWithHinges elements.

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