Dynamic Time History Analysis

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Saurabh Kumar Sarma
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Dynamic Time History Analysis

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While carrying out dynamic time history analysis for a 2-D frame, everything from the mass directions to the ground motion direction, I have selected along the x direction only. But after the analysis has completed, on checking the deformed shape, the frame has been found to deform along the y direction also. How can it be solved?

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Re: Dynamic Time History Analysis

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Some more details about your model would be helpful. This sort of question is impossible to answer without more detail, it seems to me. Perhaps I am wrong though.
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Re: Dynamic Time History Analysis

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What you could do is to fixed the out-of-plane deformations (y+rx+rz) in the Restrains page, for all nodes.
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