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**Earthquake Engineering (EE-UQ) / Strain energy calculation**

« **on:**April 30, 2021, 10:50:51 PM »

My question is a general question and is not directly related to EE-UQ, but I would appreciate it if you could help with this before I start using EE-UQ.

In OpenSees, is it possible to calculate total strain energy of a structure? For instance, in the generic n-story, n-bay example on the OpenSees website (link below), how would we calculate the total strain energy in a push-over analysis?

what would be different if we had concentrated plasticity?

https://opensees.berkeley.edu/wiki/index.php/OpenSees_Example_6._generic_2D_Frame,_N-story_N-bay,_Reinforced-Concrete_Section_%26_Steel_W-Section?fbclid=IwAR35Ddo4P8r9B15e13DXaPWNMjwNehnzuvrxpE13PdyXl2w8FeBp9AEBad0

In OpenSees, is it possible to calculate total strain energy of a structure? For instance, in the generic n-story, n-bay example on the OpenSees website (link below), how would we calculate the total strain energy in a push-over analysis?

what would be different if we had concentrated plasticity?

https://opensees.berkeley.edu/wiki/index.php/OpenSees_Example_6._generic_2D_Frame,_N-story_N-bay,_Reinforced-Concrete_Section_%26_Steel_W-Section?fbclid=IwAR35Ddo4P8r9B15e13DXaPWNMjwNehnzuvrxpE13PdyXl2w8FeBp9AEBad0