This post on the OpenSees message board reminded of another reason not to ever use the Linear algorithm, even when you have a linear model. Some elements need that second iteration in order to record all of their response. Not only shellMITC4 mentioned on the message board, but also the beloved forceBeamColumn. If you define … Continue reading The Linear Algorithm Strikes Again
I think ResearchGate is a good resource. It's in the mix with LinkedIn and Twitter on the spectrum of social networks for academics to disseminate their research. As an external reviewer for promotion and tenure cases, I have seen achievements from ResearchGate included in candidate dossiers. I find this dubious because it's quite easy to … Continue reading Gaming ResearchGate
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