Structural Analysis, Finite Difference Method, Pythonista, and Plotly Oct 2020

Beam Problem — Hand Calculation PDF LINK — beam analysis — hand calculations The 5 page calculation in the PDF was done in 1983. The quidiagonal matrix solution was probably done with an HP-41 calculator program. Beam Problem — Plotly Graph LIVE LINK to HTML PAGE — using Plotly The Plotly graph shows deflections, shears, […]

Sol-20 Jul 2020

The Sol-20 home computer, with an Intel 8080 (2 MHz, RAM 1 kB up to 64 kB max), as seen in 1977 at Interactive Computers Located at 7646 1/2 Dashwood In Houston, Texas From the wiki: ‘The design was originally suggested by Les Solomon, the editor of Popular Electronics. He asked Bob Marsh of Processor […]

Multi-Page Apps using Dash/PythonAnywhere Apr 2020

AISC Strong Axis Bending Replaces 45 pages in AISC 15th Manual Graphical and tabular data Change the shape selection (HP12, for instance) Hover over the chart data points AISC Filtered Shape Properties All properties for a user’s selection (2L4X3X3/8X3/4SLBB , for instance) Just start typing 2L4 and the drop down will filter to […]