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Re: Modelling Rubber in SAP2000

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>Cant specifying material properties like the poisson's
>ratio, Young's modulus, mass per unit vol, weight per
>unit vol ,coeff of thermal expansion etc. enable to
>generate a material with close to rubber properties
>and then do a nonlinear large displacement analysis of
>the same ?
No. You can't define inelastic materials using elastic properties. 

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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