Structural

Thermal


Shells

Linear – SHELL181
Parabolic – SHELL281

Linear – SHELL131
For tapered shells, thickness is output using the SECFUNCTION and SECTYPE commands.

Tetrahedral Solids

SOLID187

Linear – SOLID70
Parabolic – SOLID87

Beams

BEAM44

LINK33

Trusses

LINK8

LINK33

Simple Springs

COMBIN14



Advanced Springs

MATRIX27



Masses

MASS21



Rigid Links

CERIGa



Weighted Links

RBE3a



Gaps

COMBIN40



Contacts

Linear  TARGE170, CONTA173b
Parabolic  TARGE170, CONTA174



Thermal Resistance



COMBIN40

Spot Welds

BEAM44

LINK33
