jj77
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Plane strain elements (modelled on xy plane) have only x and y dof, not out of plane, so 2 dof per node.


 


See theory manual say plane elements like plane42.


 


Also see a post from Tony Abbey about plane stress and strain elements

https://www.digitalengineering247.com/article/simplifying-fea-models-plane-stress-and-plane-strain/
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