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Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000

Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000


I try to find the graphic Moment-rotation from SAP2000, I'm modeling a Base Plate Column with shell element, this model has Axial force and moment, I'm using Non linear analysis, please I need help with this.


RE: Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000

I do not know SAP but maybe SAP does not show you this directly !?!?
You have to apply a certain moment and then read the rotation....
repeat this for different values for moment and at the end you get the moment-rotation graph

best regards

RE: Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000

How software do you recomend?

RE: Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000

Well...I am sure there is many software on the market
One that can do it is for example
IDEA StatiCa

best regards

RE: Base Plate Column analysis in SAP2000

You can view this computer program for acquiring the realistic rotational stiffness of the base plate connections:

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