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LOAD_PRESSURE

Loads
*LOAD_PRESSURE
"Optional title"
coid
entype, enid, cid, $sf$, $t_{beg}$, $t_{end}$, csysid

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
coid Command ID (optional)
entype Entity type
options: P, PS, G, GS, FS, ALL
enid Entity identification number
cid ID of a CURVE or or FUNCTION defining pressure versus time
$sf$ Pressure curve scale factor
default: 1
$t_{beg}$ Start time
default: 0
$t_{end}$ End time
default: 1.0e10
csysid Optional coordinate system ID. If defined, only surfaces visible from its origin are exposed to the pressure load
default: not used

Description

Definition of pressure boundary condition.

Example

Constant pressure

The following commands define a constant pressure load of 1 MPa on the top surface of the part shown in the figure below.

*LOAD_PRESSURE
G, 222, 123
*CURVE
123
0.0, 1.0e6
1.0, 1.0e6
*GEOMETRY_SEED_NODE
222
4000
Plate with holes
Plate with holes
Seed node on top surface with id 4000