Shell section behavior

The shell section behavior:

  • may or may not require numerical integration over the section;

  • can be linear or nonlinear; and

  • can be homogeneous or composed of layers of different material.

The following topics are discussed:

Related Topics
About shell elements
Using a shell section integrated during the analysis to define the section behavior
Using a general shell section to define the section behavior
In Other Guides
Creating homogeneous shell sections
Creating composite shell sections