Brainery Bytes -- Simulation Basics

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In this space we will publish brief technical content via interactive WebMedia and WebApps on the user-friendly and versatile Jupyter Notebooks.

Jupyter Notebooks are a great medium for interactive development and demonstration.

They are grouped into the following categories:

1. WebApps -- User friendly User Intefaces used to perform a specific task

2. WebDemos -- Documented scripts for proof/explanation of concepts

3. WebSamples -- Examples files to help you get started with fundamentals

4. OpenSeesScript -- Get started or get going with OpenSees right here!

Everyone is welcome to submit content! Please contact me.

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WebApp

Use this WebApp to perform an Elastic Frame Analysis using OpenSeesPy

Developer: Silvia Mazzoni, May 2021 

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WebDemo

Use this Jupyter Notebook to visualize the behavior of OpenSees Materials.

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

May 2021 

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WebDemo

Use this Jupyter Notebook to visualize test behavior of an OpenSees Material.

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

June 2021 

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WebDemo

In this tutorial demonstration you will learn how to define an elastic section as well as an uncoupled section which uses the section aggregator. Moment-Curvature and P-M Interaction analyses are performed.

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

July 2021

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WebDemo

In this tutorial demonstration you will learn how to define a fiber section which used with the section aggregator. Moment-Curvature and P-M Interaction analyses are performed. A STANDARD STEEL W-SECTION IS USED HERE!

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

July 2021

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WebDemo

In this tutorial demonstration you will learn how to define a fiber section which used with the section aggregator. Moment-Curvature and P-M Interaction analyses are performed. A RECTANGULAR REINFORCED CONCRETE SECTION IS USED HERE!

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

July 2021

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WebDemo

In this tutorial demonstration you will learn how to define a fiber section which used with the section aggregator. Moment-Curvature and P-M Interaction analyses are performed. A CIRCULAR REINFORCED CONCRETE SECTION IS USED HERE!

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

July 2021

OpenSees Examples Manual:
Example 1: Introductory Examples by Silvia Mazzoni
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OpenSeesScript

Get Started OpenSees scripting right here!

This is a great example where you learn how to define a section and perform a moment-curvature analysis on this section. Both a uniaxial and a fiber section are shown in this two-part example

Developer:

Silvia Mazzoni

May 2021

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WebDemo

Learning about advanced options in OpenSees!

The objective of this workbook is to provide a better understanding of the orientation of the local axes of the zeroLength elements in OpenSees and how to use the -orient option. Two examples are provided: one in 2D and one in 3D

Developer:

Bijan Sayyafzadeh, Silvia Mazzoni

December 2021