Seismic Analysis of Structures using OpenSEES Winter School

AIM OF THE COURSE

OpenSEES (Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulations) is an open source software mainly conceived for the seismic analysis of structures. The source code is public in order to facilitate its wide diffusion and to be adaptable to the needs of users, who can also modify and extend default libraries in terms of materials, components, and algorithms. The main difficulties that users usually face during their first approach to OpenSEES are due to the programming language, which might appear rather complex. Following previous editions, the main goal of this short course is to provide a basic understanding of finite element-based theoretical framework and programming language in OpenSEES. Structural engineering and research applications will be also presented.

The winter school edition will be held at Politecnico di Torino from January 20 to January 22, 2020.

 

ORGANIZATION OF THE COURSE

The course is full-immersion scheduled over 3 days starting from fundamentals to advanced applications.

The lectures are organized as follows:

  • Theoretical lectures – Fundamentals about the Finite Element Method.
  • Applicative lectures – Programming language and model development in OpenSEES.
  • Illustrative examples – Examples about the use of OpenSEES from young researchers.
  • Live workshops – Live exercise using OpenSEES.
  • Seminars – Advanced applications that illustrate the potential of OpenSEES in research projects.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Master students, PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows, researchers and practitioners.

 

LANGUAGE

The course will be offered in English.

 

MAIN ORGANIZERS

Giorgio Monti (Sapienza University of Rome, EOS), Giuseppe Carlo Marano (Politecnico di Torino), Giuseppe Andrea Ferro (Politecnico di Torino), Fabio di Trapani (Politecnico di Torino), Cristoforo Demartino (Zhejiang University).

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Giorgio Monti (Sapienza University of Rome, EOS), Giuseppe Carlo Marano (Politecnico di Torino), Camillo Nuti (Roma Tre University), Luciano Rosati (University of Naples Federico II), Bruno Briseghella (Fuzhou University), Fabrizio Mollaioli (Sapienza University of Rome), Sashi Kunnath (UC Davis), Yan Xiao (Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Institute), Giuseppe Quaranta (Sapienza University of Rome), Rita Greco (Politecnico di Bari), Fabio Di Trapani (Politecnico di Torino), Cristoforo Demartino (Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Institute), Francesco Marmo (University of Naples Federico II), Giovanni Minafò (University of Palermo).

 

COLLABORATORS

Costanza Anerdi, BeiBei Xiong, Diego Gino, Guglielmo Amendola

 

DATES AND VENUE

January 20  to January 22, 2020.

Politecnico di Torino

Aula 5D, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129 Torino

Official website link: https://www.polito.it/summerschools

 

ORGANIZATIONAL SECRETARIAT

AITEF snc Via Thailandia 27 - 00144 Roma P.IVA e Cod. Fiscale 07882751006

 

REGISTRATION AND FEES

Registration is required by sending an e-mail to opensees.eos.course@gmail.com before January 10, 2020 to register. The individual fee cost is 100 €. Payments will be accepted by bank transfer. Payment details will be provided after registration acceptance. Course registration entitles one year registration in EOS.

 

PROGRAMME

Winter School program application/pdf (1,35 MB)

 

SPEAKERS

SEMINARS

  • Dimitrios Lignos (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  • Gian Paolo Cimellaro (Politecnico di Torino)

THEORETICAL AND APPLICATIVE LECTURES

  • Cristoforo Demartino (Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Institute)
  • Fabio Di Trapani (Politecnico di Torino)
  • Emma La Malfa Ribolla (Czech Technical University)
  • Davide Lavorato (Roma Tre University)
  • Francesco Marmo (University of Naples Federico II)
  • Giovanni Minafò (University of Palermo)
  • Paolo Ricci (University of Naples Federico II)
  • Salvatore Sessa (University of Naples Federico II)

APPLICATIVE EXAMPLES

  • Mariano Di Domenico (University of Naples Federico II)
  • Giorgia Di Gangi (Sapienza University of Rome)
  • Marzia Malavisi (Politecnico di Torino)

 

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

  • First edition

          February 18, 2016 – Roma Tre University, Italy.

          May 20, 2016 – Nanjing Tech University, China.

  • Second edition

          February 17, 2017 – Roma Tre University, Italy.

          July 3-4, 2017 – Fuzhou University, China.

          July 6-7, 2017 – Nanjing Tech University, China.

  • Third edition

          March 20, 2018 – University of Naples Federico II, Italy.

          March 27, 2018 – Roma Tre University, Italy.

  • Fourth edition

          March 10, 17, April 29, 2019 – Fuzhou University, China.

          March 27 to 29, 2019 – Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

 

5th International Winter School inSeismic Analysis of Structures using OpenSEES flyer application/pdf (4,99 MB)