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Does Nastran have p/h element feature?

Does Nastran have p/h element feature?

Does Nastran have p/h element feature?

(OP)
Hi all,

I have come across some article saying that hp element bring a lot of advantage in capturing stress concentration area.
However I cannot find any tutorial or article teaching how to use these elements. Could anyone give me a clue please?

Thank you
Jason

RE: Does Nastran have p/h element feature?

p-element capability in nastran is well documented feature.

Pl. refer sec 13.8 of the nastran reference manual. There is a Kt example problem which is solved using p-elements under this section.

If you don't have access to the reference manual. It can always be downloaded from the MSC.Software web-site at:

https://simcompanion.mscsoftware.com/infocenter/in...

you need to register before you can download from this site.

RE: Does Nastran have p/h element feature?

(OP)
Hi nlygyro,

Thanks for your reply. I have read the reference manual as well. However the problem is I am using NX Nastran which is an GUI and the manual is in TUI or command, so I do not know exactly how to implement the p-element in GUI or NX Nastran environment.

Could you please me with that?

Thank you
Jason

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