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Spectral Earthquake - 1 Part 5 - Spectral Earthquake

Preparation
1) Under Training Project, create Spectral Earthquake subdirectory
2) Under Spectral Earthquake, Create Static SE, Modes and Spectral
Seismic subdirectories.
3) Copy SACINP.DAT model file, SEAINP.DAT Seastate file and PSIINP.DAT soil data
from Static PSI directory to Static SE directory. Rename the model file to
SACINP.STA and Seastate file SEAINP.STA.
Creating foundation superelement under Static SE directory,
1) Modifying model SACINP.STA Add a weight combination line to combine deck
weight groups for dynamic analysis. Using Data generator to add a WTCMB line to
combine AREA, EQPT, LIVE and MISC to MASS, 0.75 factors will be used for LIVE
weight. Add a DYNMAS line to pass combined deck weight group MASS and jacket
weight groups ANOD and WKWY for Dynpac weight.
Using Precede define
retained degree of freedom for Dynpac analysis.
2) Modifying model SEAINP.STA Delete all load cases and load combinations.
Delete load case selection line and allowable stress modifier lines. Add a DEAD
load case along with selected weight groups ANOD and WKWY. Add a load case
MASS, using weight group MASS, add 1.0 G z direction acceleration and excluding
structural self weight to account for additional deck loads. Add two additional load
cases GRVX and GRVY, add 0.08 G x and y accelerations for weight group MASS,
ANOD and WKWY with structural weight included respectively. Three load
combinations will be added, load combination EQKS will be used for combining
static load with dynamic earthquake loads. Load combination SUPX and SUPY will be
used for foundation superelement creation for Dynpac analysis. EQKS = DEAD +
MASS
SUPX = DEAD + MASS + GRVX
SUPY = DEAD + MASS + GRVY
A load case selection line to select EQKS, SUPX and SUPY will be added before FILE
line. Part of modified Seastate input file shall looks like following,
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------LDOPT
NF+Z 1.025 7.85 -79.50 79.50
LCSEL
EQKS SUPX SUPY
FILE S
LOAD
LOADCNDEAD
INCWGT ANODWKWY
DEAD
DEAD
-Z
M
LOADCNMASS

MN

NPNP

INCWGT MASS
ACCEL
1.0
LOADCNGRVX
INCWGT MASSANODWKWY
ACCEL
0.08
LOADCNGRVY
INCWGT MASSANODWKWY
ACCEL
0.08
LCOMB
LCOMB EQKS DEAD 1.0MASS 1.0
LCOMB SUPX DEAD 1.0MASS 1.0GRVX 1.0
LCOMB SUPY DEAD 1.0MASS 1.0GRVY 1.0
END

N CEN1
CEN1
CEN1

3) Creating run file to solve the static load EQKS and to generate foundation
superelement using SUPX and SUPY.
Click Edit Foundation Options > Foundation part, select Override - Create
Pilehead SE for Foundation Superelement Option and input SUPX and SUPY to 1st
X and 1st Y load cases respectively, Max load and deflection will be used for pile
head load/deflection option. No Element Check and Postvue database needed
for this analysis. Run analysis.