Ushnish Basu
Ansys Employee



Thank you for your kind words. Please use a single type 2 beam element as that is a Timoshenko beam and has a closed-form expression for the stiffness (see the Theory Manual: LS-DY­NA The­o­ry Man­u­al chap 6). Also, set the d3plot or nodout output timestep to the computational timestep.