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Command list

CHANGE_P-ORDER

Nodes and connectivity
*CHANGE_P-ORDER
"Optional title"
entype, enid, order, gid

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
entype Entity type
options: P, PS, ALL
enid Entity identification number
order New element polynomial order
options: 1, 2, 3
gid ID of a GEOMETRY that defines a sub-space for change of polynomial order
default: No geometry. This means that all elements in the selected part/part set will change polynomial order

Description

Change element polynomial order in a selected region of a part or part set.

Example

Change of polynomial order

The following command defines a region in space where linear elements are converted to cubic.

*CHANGE_P-ORDER
P, 1, 3, 123
*GEOMETRY_PIPE
123
0.5, 0.5, 0.0, 0.5, 0.5, 1.0, 0.3
Converting polynomial order of elements inside a cylinder (geometry 123)
Converting polynomial order of elements inside a cylinder (geometry 123)