RC beam-column joint

02-Getting started with the modelling
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Re: RC beam-column joint

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If you model the joint with a link element, the energy dissipated is the area below the force-deformation curve.
You may find several beam-column joint examples in the SeismoStruct verification report. Note that the corresponding SeismoStruct files are available from the program menu.
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