Verbing OpenSees

OpenSees–a system–is a noun.

Nouns are often verbed. For example, “I will conference next week in Chicago.”

As a verb, “to OpenSees” is to build, analyze, program, or document finite element models in OpenSees.

The standard verb tenses of “to OpenSees” are listed below.

Present tense

  • Simple present: I OpenSees every day.
  • Present continuous: I am OpenSeesing right now.
  • Present perfect: I have OpenSeesed for over 20 years.
  • Present perfect continuous: I have been OpenSeesing since 1999.

Past tense

  • Simple past: I OpenSeesed yesterday.
  • Past continuous: I was OpenSeesing when you called.
  • Past perfect: I had OpenSeesed for nearly five years by the time I moved to Eastchester.
  • Past perfect continuous: I had been OpenSeesing for 15 years before I learned Python.

Future tense

  • Simple future: I will OpenSees tomorrow.
  • Future continuous: I will be OpenSeesing next Friday.
  • Future perfect: I will have OpenSeesed for more than 20 hours by the end of this week.
  • Future perfect continuous: I will have been OpenSeesing for over three hours today by the time I finish this post.

You can also use OpenSees in the subjunctive form, e.g., I suggest you OpenSees this week.

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