José Abell's research blog

Using my gmshtranslator python tool to interface gmsh with opensees.

I wrote the gmshtranslator tool a while back during my PhD, to easily parse gmsh msh files to any other format. I’ve been using it for years now with not much change for both research and consulting, and have been contacted by other researchers that want to use it. I will soon write a tool, powered by gmshtranslator, to more easily translate from gmsh into OpenSees. Meanwhile, here is a short example on how to use gmshtranslator to create OpenSees models. The example assumes you know gmsh formats (.geo and .msh) and python.

The example consists on the simple …