etype

property MeshGrpc.etype

Element type of each element.

This is the ansys element type for each element.

Notes

Element types are listed below. Please see the APDL Element Reference for more details:

https://www.mm.bme.hu/~gyebro/files/vem/ansys_14_element_reference.pdf

Examples

>>> from ansys.mapdl import reader as pymapdl_reader
>>> from ansys.mapdl.reader import examples
>>> archive = pymapdl_reader.Archive(examples.hexarchivefile)
>>> archive.etype
array([ 45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,
        45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  45,  92,  92,  92,
        92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,  92,
        ...,
        92,  92,  92,  92,  92, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154,
       154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154, 154,
       154], dtype=int32)