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midas Civil: Seismic Analysis of Underground Structures

midas Civil: Seismic Analysis of Underground Structures


Typical underground structures include tunnels, subway stations, underground parking lots, culverts, conduits, etc. These structures should ...
Blog Article on Column Elastic Buckling Analysis

Expert Tip: Column Elastic Buckling Analysis


So you have learned about column buckling under a point load applied at the end of the column, do you know if columns can buckle under their...

Expert Tip: Finite Element Method Basics 4


In the FEM, the most critical question is “how many meshes do we need to get the correct (or reasonable) results?”

Expert Tips: Finite Element Method Basic 3


Continuing on to the third part of this multi-part blog, another option is a quadrilateral element. As always, let’s start with an example.

Expert Tips: Finite Element Method Basic 2


For the previous example, we can use high-order triangular elements. This element has six nodes per element and assumes the displacement is ...