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Static Nonlinear Analysis using SAP2000 API or OAPI in Matlab

Static Nonlinear Analysis using SAP2000 API or OAPI in Matlab

Static Nonlinear Analysis using SAP2000 API or OAPI in Matlab

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Hi there!!!
I have built a model outside Matlab in SAP2000 that runs a static non-linear pushover analysis!
(I was able to run this model through Matlab using OAPI). Does anyone know how to get results from a nonlinear static load case so I can build back the pushover curve?
Thank you in advance!!!

RE: Static Nonlinear Analysis using SAP2000 API or OAPI in Matlab

You can compare the static non-linear analysis where the frame model is stretch beyond it's elastic values into the plastic stage. In other words, just use a very large load and compares it the non-linear pushover analysis to see whether the pushover analysis is correct.

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