The "Earthquake" frame serves to input earthquake parameters for the construction stage.
Inputs for Earthquake analysis
For the earthquake analysis it is necessary to:
- Choose the type of incoming wave: only horizontal movement (shear wave), only vertical movement (pressure wave) or a combination of both;
- Select the type of boundary conditions;
- Specify the accelerogram (the time history of acceleration) of the incoming wave.
The accelerogram (wave propagation) is always introduced on the bottom boundary of the numerical model. The user should accord a particular attention to this issue.
Selection of the type of the incoming wave
Further details are available in the theoretical manual on our website.