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COMPONENT_CYLINDER

Mesh commands
*COMPONENT_CYLINDER
"Optional title"
coid, pid, N${}_1$, N${}_2$, csysid
$x_1$, $y_1$, $z_1$, $x_2$, $y_2$, $z_2$, $R_1$, $R_2$

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
coid Component ID
pid Part ID
N${}_1$ Number of elements in axial direction
N${}_2$ Mesh density parameter
csysid Local coordinate system ID
default: global coordinates are used
$x_1$, $y_1$, $z_1$ Face center coordinate 1
$x_2$, $y_2$, $z_2$ Face center coordinate 2
$R_1$ Radius at face 1
$R_2$ Radius at face 2
default: $R_2$ = $R_1$

Description

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

Example

Define cylinder component

Definition of a cylinder with component ID 9 and part ID 50.

*COMPONENT_CYLINDER
"cylinder"
9, 50, 5, 3
0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.3, 0.0, 0.0, 0.05
Solid cylinder.
Solid cylinder.
Define a tapered cylinder component

Definition of a tapered cylinder with component ID 10 and part ID 51.

*COMPONENT_CYLINDER
"cylinder"
10, 51, 5, 3
0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.3, 0.0, 0.0, 0.025, 0.05
Solid tapered cylinder.
Solid tapered cylinder.