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Six-node membrane element (M3D6)

This element is similar to the S6 shell element except that it cannot sustain bending. This is obtained by modelling hinges in each of the end nodes of the element. Apart from that, all what is said about the S6 element also applies here with one exception: instead of the *SHELL SECTION card the *MEMBRANE SECTION card has to be used.

guido dhondt 2018-12-15