Name

elementlist — Element list definition block

Synopsis

elementlist "name"
   attributes...
   data ...
   attributes...
   data ...
   ...
end

Description

elementlist generates a list containing element identifiers, name specifying the name of the element set (a string not exceeding 40 characters). The list can then be assigned to i.e. boundary conditions or it can be processed in the post-processor.

An element list positional, i.e. the position of an entry in the list has s significance. Example: An element list of a patch specifies the elements in s specific order. In addition, entries in a list can be duplified.

Attributes

branch br

Specifies the branch number to which subsequently defined element identifiers will be assigned The default branch is 1. br remains active until a new branch number is specified or end is encountered.

Data

list

Specifies a list of element identifiers of the current branch.

Examples

Specify the element set 'stringer1' containing a list of element for (default) branch 1:

elementlist "stringer1"
  1/500
end

Specify the node set 'edge2' containing the set edge1 and additional nodes for (default) branch 1. Add elements 20 to 50 in steps of 10 to the list:

elements edge2
  set edge1
  elements [20/60/10]
end