Buckling Bridge

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Difficulty: Simple (PRO version only)
A U-shaped bridge is analyzed using Second Order Theory to view the buckling modes. Scroll through the loadcases to see how the structure buckles. The diagonal members are treated as truss elements. The vibrations of the bridge can be view with the Natural Vibrations component.

Get the grasshopper definition here: Rhino5 – 01_BucklingBridge_RH5.gh | Rhino6 – 01_BucklingBridge_RH6.gh 
This example uses Karamba3D 1.3.2.