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This restraint type sets all translational degrees of freedom to zero. It is the same for shells, beams and trusses. No reference geometry is used.

To access the immovable restraint, right-click on Fixtures in Simulation study tree and select Fixed Geometry. Under Standard, select Immovable (No translation).

 For solids, you cannot access the Immovable (No translation) option. The Fixed Geometry restraint however is the same as the immovable restraint for solids.

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



DOFs restrained for shell meshes

3 translations

DOFs restrained for beam and truss meshes

3 translations

3D symbol

Selectable entities

Vertices, edges, faces and beam joints

Selectable reference entity







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