|Title||Practical Recommendations for Nonlinear Structural Analysis in DIANA|
|Keywords||Analysis procedures, nonlinear analysis, convergence, solution method|
This paper presents some practical recommendations for nonlinear structural analysis in DIANA.
After presenting the basic convergence issues, practical recommendations for both modelling considerations and analysis procedures of a structural finite element model in DIANA are described. Also, specific recommendations for the analysis of reinforced concrete and masonry structures are given.