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For solids this restraint type sets all translational degrees of freedom to zero. For shells and beams, it sets the translational and the rotational degrees of freedom to zero. For truss joints, it sets the translational degrees of freedom to zero. When using this restraint type, no reference geometry is needed.

The following table summarizes the attributes and input needed for this restraint:



DOFs restrained for solid meshes

3 translations

DOFs restrained for shells and beams

3 translations and 3 rotations

DOFs restrained for truss joints

3 translations

3D symbol (the arrows are for translations and the discs are for rotations)

Selectable entities

Vertices, edges, faces and beam joints

Selectable reference entity






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