How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

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ankurjain
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How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

Post by ankurjain » Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:09 pm

I am preparing a structure model in which i am going to mount non-structural components as vertical cantilevers...

Supporting structure has different damping and Non-structural component has different damping...

How shall i assign different damping to the non-structural components ???

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Re: How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

Post by fmk » Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:38 am

put the elements in different regionas and assign different damping values to the different regions

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Re: How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

Post by ankurjain » Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:32 pm

fmk wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:38 am
put the elements in different regionas and assign different damping values to the different regions
i am able to create a region for elements.. but still i am not able to assign damping to it...
can you pls tell the syntax of that command ?

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Re: How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

Post by selimgunay » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:16 am


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Re: How to assign different damping to different members in a structure

Post by ankurjain » Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:47 pm

selimgunay wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:16 am
You can use the region command:

https://opensees.berkeley.edu/wiki/inde ... on_Command
Thank you so much selimgunay and fmk...

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