Element End Release

Element end release:

  • allows a rotational degree of freedom or a combination of rotational degrees of freedom to be released at one or both ends of an element or element set;

  • can be used in geometrically linear or nonlinear analysis; and

  • is available only for beam and pipe elements in Abaqus/Standard.

The following topics are discussed:

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