Command manual

Command list

COMPONENT_BOX

Mesh commands
*COMPONENT_BOX
"Optional title"
coid, pid, N${}_x$, N${}_y$, N${}_z$, csysid
$x_1$, $y_1$, $z_1$, $x_2$, $y_2$, $z_2$

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
coid Component ID
pid Part ID
N${}_x$ Number of elements in local x-direction
N${}_y$ Number of elements in local y-direction
N${}_z$ Number of elements in local z-direction
csysid Local coordinate system ID
default: global coordinates are used
$x_1$, $y_1$, $z_1$ Box corner coordinate 1
$x_2$, $y_2$, $z_2$ Box corner coordinate 2

Description

This command is used to define a box with part ID pid.

Example

Define box component with higher order elements

Definition of a flat square plate with component ID 5 and part ID 20. CHANGE_P-ORDER converts the linear elements to cubic.

*COMPONENT_BOX
"flat plate"
5, 20, 10, 10, 1
0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, 1.0, 0.02
*CHANGE_P-ORDER
P, 20, 3
Definition of a flat plate.
Definition of a flat plate.