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Element deactivation

Element deactivation

Element deactivation

(OP)
Is there any possibility to activate or deactivate an element or even better group of elements at some load cases?
For example, there is a mass elemenet that at some load cases, it shouldn't be activated.
Thanks in advance
BR Alex

RE: Element deactivation

You have to create groups with the portions of the model (nodes, elements etc) needed, and in the "Analysis Set Manager", in the tab "NASTRAN Bulk Data Options" under "Portion of Model to Write" chose the group consequently.

RE: Element deactivation

(OP)
Exactly what I needed bigglasses

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