Series Material

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This command is used to construct a series material object made up of an arbitrary number of previously-constructed UniaxialMaterial objects.

uniaxialMaterial Series $matTag $tag1 $tag2 ...

$matTag integer tag identifying material
$tag1 $tag2 ... identification tags of materials making up the material model

The series material is represented graphically: SeriesMaterial.gif

In a series model, stresses are equal and strains and flexibilities are additive: SeriesMaterialExample.gif

Code Developed by: Micheal Scott, Oregon State University

Images Developed by: Silvia Mazzoni