# Ale Smoothing

Ale Smoothing entities constraint keeps an ALE secondary node at its initial parametric location along a line between two other ALE nodes.

If these nodes are not ALE nodes, the secondary node has to follow their motion. This constraint is active during each mesh smoothing operation. This keyword can be used with ALE solids, ALE shells and ALE beams.

## LS-DYNA Cards

Card Description
*ALE_SMOOTHING Smoothing constraint that keeps an ALE secondary node at its initial parametric location along a line between two other ALE nodes.