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Summary of Displacement Restraints

Restraint Type

Restrained Entities

Reference Geometry Type

Required Input

Fixed Geometry (fixes translations and rotations)

Vertices, Edges, and Faces

N/A

N/A

Immovable (fixes translations only)

Vertices, Edges, and Faces

N/A

N/A

Symmetry

faces of solids and edges of shells

N/A

N/A

Roller/Slider

faces

N/A

N/A

Fixed Hinge

Cylindrical faces

N/A

N/A

Use reference geometry

Vertices, Edges, and Faces

Face, edge, plane, or axis

Prescribed translations and rotations in the desired directions.

On Flat Faces

Planar faces

N/A

Prescribed translations and rotations in the desired directions associated with the selected planar face.

On Cylindrical Faces

Cylindrical faces

N/A

Prescribed translations and rotations in the desired directions associated with the selected cylindrical face.

On Spherical Faces

Spherical faces

N/A

 

Prescribed translations and rotations in the desired directions associated with the selected spherical face.

Circular Symmetry

Sets of planar or non-planar faces

Axis

N/A

 



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