Beam (Rigid)

This realization creates bar (CBAR) elements between the shell and/or solid elements and then connects the two using RBE3 elements.

Figure 1. Beam (Rigid) Realization Example

Realization Details

Diameter Option
Specifies the diameter definition. Can be a diameter mapping file or a real positive value.
Diameter/Diameter Mapping File
Defines the diameter of the realization.
Rbe3 Radius
Documentation on Rbe3 Radius can be found here.

Legacy Realizations

The cbar (rigid) realization is replaced by Beam (Rigid).