Circular/Elliptical Section

@CIRCULAR_SECTION_DEFINITION {
@CIRCULAR_SECTION_NAME {CircName} {
@DIMENSIONS {
@DIMENSION_01 {RA}
@DIMENSION_02 {RB}
}
@MATERIALS {
@MATERIAL_01 {Mat1}
}
@IS_DEFINED_IN_FRAME {FrameName}
@MESH_DENSITY {md}
@COMMENTS {CommentText}
}
}

Notes

The circular/elliptical section: base configuration

Figure 1. Configuration of the circular section.Figure 2. Configuration of the elliptical section.
Component Dimension Symbol Default Nb.
Circular section radius RA required 01
Circular section radius RB RA 02
Table 1. Dimensions defining the geometry
of the circular/elliptical section.
  • The circular section features a single zone.
    1. Zone 1.
      • Comprises the following faces: Core, Quadrant1, Quadrant2, Quadrant3, and Quadrant4.
      • Is associated with homogeneous material properties, Mat.