Erik Kostson
Ansys Employee

 

Hi

You can not do that.

 

It is only possible to define the tapered beam inside mechanical using APDL command snippet.

Never done this but perhaps it is possible (see the help manual for tapered beam, e.g., sectype,3,taper, sectype,2,beam, and sectype,1,beam, etc)

All the best

 

Erik