Element.quad4d

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The following article describes the use of the element.quad4d command. This command defines a displacement based, four-node bilinear quadrilateral, whose nodes are given in an anticlockwise manner as shown in the figure.

The four-node quadrilateral.

Contents

Syntax

element.quad4d(id,dof1,dof2,dof3,dof4,mat)

where

Parameter description type default
id The elemental id integer -
dof1-4 The elemental nodes integer -
mat The element material integer -

Examples

 element.quad4d(2,1,2,10,9,2)

Comments

Nodes and material must be already defined.

See also

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