Andreas Koutras
Ansys Employee
Hello Gary,n1) Here is an example of the input cards of a type 11 beam element.n*PARTn$# titlenWARP BEAMn$# pid secid mid eosid hgid grav adpopt tmidn1,1,1n*SECTION_BEAMn$# secid elform shrf qr/irid cst scoor nsm naupdn1,11,1.0,-1,2n$# ts1 ts2 tt1 tt2 nsloc ntloc n0.0,0.0,0.0,0.0n*MAT_ELASTICn$# mid ro e pr da db not used n1,7.85000E-9,21000.0,0.3n*INTEGRATION_BEAMn$# irid nip ra icst k n1,0,0.0,2,2n$# d1 d2 d3 d4 sref tref d5 d6n10.0,1.6,30.0,1.0n*ELEMENT_BEAM_WARPAGEn$# eid pid n1 n2 n3 rt1 rr1 rt2 rr2 localn1,1,1,2,102n$# sn1 sn2 n23,24n*NODEn$# nid x y z tc rc n1,0.0,0.0,0.0,7,7n2,45.0,0.0,0.0n102,0.0,5,0.0,0.0n*NODE_SCALARn$# nid ndof n23,1n24,1n*ENDnn2) Here is an example of the section definition of a type 12 beam.n*SECTION_BEAMn$# secid elform shrf qr/irid cst scoor nsm naupdn1,12,0.0,1,2n$# stype d1 d2 d3 d4 nSECTION_02,10.0,1.6,30.0,1.0nnI hope this will help.nn