Element Type

These PREP7 commands define the type of elements to be used in the model.

Mapdl.dof([lab1, lab2, lab3, lab4, lab5, ...])

Adds degrees of freedom to the current DOF set.

Mapdl.elbow([transkey, tol, dof, cons1, ...])

APDL Command: ELBOW

Mapdl.et([itype, ename, kop1, kop2, kop3, ...])

Define a local element type from the element library.

Mapdl.etchg([cnv])

Changes element types to their corresponding types.

Mapdl.etcontrol([eltech, eldegene])

Control the element technologies used in element formulation (for applicable elements).

Mapdl.etdele([ityp1, ityp2, inc])

APDL Command: ETDELE

Mapdl.etlist([ityp1, ityp2, inc])

Lists currently defined element types.

Mapdl.keyopt([itype, knum, value])

APDL Command: KEYOPT

Mapdl.nsvr([itype, nstv])

APDL Command: NSVR