4.7. pattern commands

pattern(patternType, patternTag, *patternArgs)

The pattern command is used to construct a LoadPattern and add it to the Domain. Each LoadPattern in OpenSees has a TimeSeries associated with it. In addition it may contain ElementLoads, NodalLoads and SinglePointConstraints. Some of these SinglePoint constraints may be associated with GroundMotions.

patternType (str) pattern type.
patternTag (int) pattern tag.
patternArgs (list) a list of pattern arguments

The following contain information about available patternType:

  1. Plain Pattern
  2. UniformExcitation Pattern
  3. Multi-Support Excitation Pattern