#### Command list

• Input handling
• Solution control and techniques
• Output
• Mesh commands
• Nodes and connectivity
• Material properties
• Initial conditions
• Boundary conditions
• Contact and tied interfaces
• Rigid bodies
• Connectors
• Parameters and functions
• Geometries
• Sets
• Coordinate system
• Particle
• SPH

### ELEMENT_SOLID

###### Nodes and connectivity
*ELEMENT_SOLID
eid, pid, nid${}_1$, nid${}_2$, nid${}_3$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_5$, nid${}_6$, nid${}_7$, nid${}_8$

#### Parameter definition

VariableDescription
eid Unique element identification number
pid Part identification number
nid${}_1$ Element node 1
nid${}_2$ Element node 2
nid${}_3$ Element node 3
nid${}_4$ Element node 4
nid${}_5$ Element node 5
nid${}_6$ Element node 6
nid${}_7$ Element node 7
nid${}_8$ Element node 8

#### Description

Defines a solid element.

linear tetrahedron = 4 nodes:

eid, pid, nid${}_1$, nid${}_2$, nid${}_3$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_4$

linear hexahedron = 8 nodes:

eid, pid, nid${}_1$, nid${}_2$, nid${}_3$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_5$, nid${}_6$, nid${}_7$, nid${}_8$

linear pentahedron = 6 nodes:

eid, pid, nid${}_1$, nid${}_2$, nid${}_3$, nid${}_4$, nid${}_5$, nid${}_5$, nid${}_6$, nid${}_6$