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Command list

PROP_SPOT_WELD

Connectors
Attention: This command is in the beta stage and the format may change over time.
*PROP_SPOT_WELD
"Optional title"
coid
$R$, $h$, $m$, $k$, $F_t$, $F_s$, $W_t$, $W_s$
$tol$

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
coid Command ID
$R$ Spot weld radius
$h$ Spot weld height
$m$ Spot weld mass
$k$ Spot weld stiffness
$F_t$ Failure force - tear
$F_s$ Failure force - shear
$W_t$ Energy absorption - tear
$W_s$ Enery absorption - shear
$tol$ Maximum allowed distance between surfaces to be connected
default: $tol = 0.2 h$

Description

This command is used to define spot weld connectors properties. The command is used together with CONNECTOR_SPOT_WELD_NODE. The formulation is equivalent to the one explained in CONNECTOR_SPOT_WELD.