User subroutine to define an element.

Warning: This feature is intended for advanced users only. Its use in all but the simplest test examples will require considerable coding by the user/developer. User-defined elements should be read before proceeding.

User subroutine VUEL:

  • will be called for each element that is of a general user-defined element type each time element calculations are required; and

  • (or subroutines called by user subroutine VUEL) must perform all of the calculations for the element, appropriate to the current activity in the analysis.

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