Structural Mechanics

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Physics Interfaces and Study Types
FatigueYes
ExpandBeamYes
ExpandBeam Cross SectionYes
ExpandElectromechanicsYes
ExpandJoule Heating and Thermal ExpansionYesYes
ExpandMembraneYes
ExpandMultibody DynamicsYes
ExpandPiezoelectric DevicesYesYesYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Boundary CurrentsYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Domain CurrentsYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Shell*YesYes
ExpandPlateYes
ExpandPoroelasticityYes
ExpandShellYes
ExpandSolid MechanicsYes
ExpandThermal StressYesYes
ExpandThermoelasticityYes
ExpandTrussYes
Conditions on Surfaces
Beam Cross Section
HoleYes
Electromechanics
Electromechanical InterfaceYes
Membrane
Added MassYes
Body LoadYes
Face LoadYes
Geometric NonlinearityYes
GravityYes
Initial Stress and Strain TensorsYes
Thermal ExpansionYes
ExpandLinear Elastic MaterialYes
ExpandRotating FrameYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Multibody Dynamics
Added MassYes
Face Load with Total Force, Force per Area, and Pressure LoadYes
Follower Pressure LoadYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
ExpandContactYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Piezoresistivity, Boundary Currents
Thin Conductive LayerYes
Thin Piezoresistive LayerYes
Piezoresistivity, Shell
Damping*YesYes
Linear Elastic Material, Shell and Plate*YesYes
Thermal Expansion*YesYes
Thin Conductive Layer*YesYes
Thin Piezoresistive Layer*YesYes
Shell and Plate
Added MassYes
Body LoadYes
Face LoadYes
Geometric NonlinearityYes
GravityYes
Initial Stress and Strain TensorsYes
OffsetYes
Thermal ExpansionYes
ExpandLinear Elastic MaterialYes
ExpandRotating FrameYes
ExpandSpring foundationYes
Solid Mechanics
Added MassYesYesYes
Face Load with Total Force, Force per Area, and Pressure LoadYes
Follower Pressure LoadYesYes
Low-Reflecting BoundaryYesYesYes
Prescribed AccelerationYesYesYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
Prescribed VelocityYesYesYes
Symmetry/AntisymmetryYesYesYes
Thin Elastic LayerYesYesYes
ExpandContactYesYes
ExpandPeriodic ConditionYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYesYesYes
Thermoelasticity
Temperature DeviationYes
Thermal InsulationYes
Zero Temperature DeviationYes
Edge and Point Conditions
Beam
Added MassYes
Cross-Section DataYes
FixedYes
GravityYes
No RotationYes
PinnedYes
Point MassYes
Prescribed Displacement/RotationYes
Symmetry/AntisymmetryYes
ExpandLinear Elastic MaterialYes
ExpandRotating FrameYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Membrane
Added MassYes
Edge LoadYes
FixedYes
Point LoadYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Multibody dynamics
Added MassYes
Edge LoadYes
Point LoadYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Shell and Plate
Added MassYes
Edge Force and MomentYes
FixedYes
No RotationYes
PinnedYes
Point Force and MomentYes
Prescribed Displacement/RotationYes
Symmetry/AntisymmetryYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYes
Solid
Added MassYesYesYes
Edge LoadYes
Point LoadYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
ExpandSpring FoundationYesYesYes
Truss
Added MassYes
Cross-Section DataYes
Geometric NonlinearityYes
GravityYes
PinnedYes
Point MassYes
Prescribed DisplacementYes
Straight-Edge ConstraintYes
ExpandLinear Elastic MaterialYes
ExpandRotating FrameYes
ExpandSpring foundationYes
Fatigue Evaluation
ExpandCumulative DamageYes
ExpandEnergy-BasedYes
ExpandStrain-BasedYes
ExpandStress-BasedYes
Special Conditions
Beam
Solid ConnectionYes
Multibody dynamics
AttachmentYes
ExpandRigid ConnectorYes
Joint Conditions
Applied Force and MomentYes
ConstraintsYes
FrictionYes
LockingYes
Prescribed MotionYes
Spring and DamperYes
Joints
Ball JointYes
Cylindrical JointYes
Distance JointYes
Fixed JointYes
Hinge JointYes
Planar JointYes
Prismatic JointYes
Reduced Slot JointYes
Screw JointYes
Slot JointYes
Universal JointYes
Shell
Solid ConnectionYes
ExpandRigid ConnectorYes
Solid Mechanics
AttachmentYes
Beam ConnectionYes
Shell ConnectionYes
ExpandBolt Pre-TensionYes
ExpandRigid ConnectorYesYes
Volumetric Domain Properties
2D, Axisymmetric, and 3D FormulationsYes
Geometric NonlinearityYesYesYesYesYesYes
Infinite Domain Modeling with Infinite ElementsYesYes
Infinite Domain Modeling with Perfectly Matched LayersYesYesYes
Initial Stress and Strain TensorsYesYesYesYes
Joule Heating Model for Thermal ExpansionYesYes
Electromechanics
Damping and LossYes
Thermal ExpansionYes
Constitutive Relations
Electric MaterialYes
Linear Elastic DielectricYes
Linear Elastic Material, Solid MechanicsYes
Multibody Dynamics
Added MassYes
Body LoadYes
GravityYes
ExpandRotating FrameYes
Constitiutive Relations
ExpandLinear ElasticYes
ExpandRigid DomainYes
Piezoelectric Devices
Constitutive Relations
Linear Elastic Material, Solid MechanicsYesYesYes
ExpandElectric Material ModelYesYesYes
ExpandPiezoelectric MaterialYesYesYes
Piezoresistivity, Boundary Currents
Damping and LossYes
Thermal ExpansionYes
Constitutive Relations
Linear Elastic Material, Structural MechanicsYes
Piezoresistivity, Domain Currents
Damping and LossYes
Thermal ExpansionYes
Constitutive Relations
Conductive MaterialYes
Linear Elastic Material, Structural MechanicsYes
Piezoresistive MaterialYes
Poroelasticity
Porous Media and Subsurface Flow
Darcy's Law and Biot PoroelasticityYes
Solid Mechanics
ExpandIsotropic Poroelastic MaterialYes
Solid Mechanics
Added MassYesYesYes
Body LoadYes
GravityYesYesYes
ExpandRotating FrameYesYesYes
Constitutive Relations
Modified Cam-Clay MaterialYes
ExpandConcreteYes
ExpandCreepYesYes
ExpandHyperelastic MaterialYes
ExpandLinear Elastic MaterialYes
ExpandPlasticityYesYes
ExpandRigid DomainYesYes
ExpandRocksYes
ExpandSoil PlasticityYes
ExpandViscoelasticityYesYes
ExpandViscoplasticityYes
Thermoelasticity
Linear Thermoelastic MaterialYes
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