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MykolasM
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Registered: ‎10-03-2012

How to incorporate rigid links correctly?

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11-15-2012 10:18 AM

Good evening everyone!  I'm trying to creat simple  beam model ( for simplicity's sake) which has been partly modelled using shell elements in the middle of  span and partly using a beam  elements (bars).  My question is, how correcty to incorporate rigid links between shell and bars? 

I'm attacing a picture  of model with similar concept and my own model, which does't work..

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Artur.Kosakowski
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Registered: ‎12-17-2010

Re: How to incorporate rigid links correctly?

11-16-2012 12:15 AM in reply to: MykolasM

You should include all nodes of the shells being in the planes of bar ends.

 

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