- 7.2.4.1 TE12L - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 4 nodes
- 7.2.4.2 PY15L - pyramid, 5 nodes
- 7.2.4.3 TP18L - wedge, 6 nodes
- 7.2.4.4 HX24L - brick, 8 nodes
- 7.2.4.5 CTE30 - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 10 nodes
- 7.2.4.6 CPY39 - pyramid, 13 nodes
- 7.2.4.7 CTP45 - wedge, 15 nodes
- 7.2.4.8 CHX60 - brick, 20 nodes
- 7.2.4.9 CTE48 - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 16 nodes
- 7.2.4.10 CTP72 - wedge, 24 nodes
- 7.2.4.11 CHX96 - brick, 32 nodes

7.2.4.1 TE12L - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 4 nodes

u_{i}(,,) = a_{0} + a_{1} + a_{2} + a_{3} |
(7.38) |

These polynomials yield a constant strain and stress distribution over the element volume. By default DIANA applies a 1-point [

Typically, a pyramid element approximates the following strain and stress distribution over the element volume. The strain

7.2.4.3 TP18L - wedge, 6 nodes

u_{i}(,,) = a_{0} + a_{1} + a_{2} + a_{3} + a_{4} + a_{5} |
(7.40) |

These polynomials yield a constant strain and stress distribution over the element volume. By default DIANA applies a 1-point integration [

7.2.4.4 HX24L - brick, 8 nodes

Typically, a rectangular brick element approximates the following strain and stress distribution over the element volume. The strain

7.2.4.5 CTE30 - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 10 nodes

(7.42) |

Typically, these polynomials yield a linearly varying strain and stress distribution over the element volume. By default DIANA applies a 4-point [

Typically, a thirteen-node pyramid element approximates the following strain and stress distribution over the element volume. The strain

7.2.4.7 CTP45 - wedge, 15 nodes

(7.44) |

These polynomials yield a strain and stress distribution which varies approximately linearly over the element volume. By default DIANA applies a 4-point integration [

7.2.4.8 CHX60 - brick, 20 nodes

Typically, a rectangular brick element approximates the following strain and stress distribution over the element volume. The strain

7.2.4.9 CTE48 - tetrahedron, 3 sides, 16 nodes

(7.46) |

Typically, these polynomials approximate the following strain and stress distribution. The strain

7.2.4.10 CTP72 - wedge, 24 nodes

(7.47) |

Typically, these polynomials approximate the following strain and stress distribution. The strain

7.2.4.11 CHX96 - brick, 32 nodes

(7.48) |

Typically, a rectangular brick element approximates the following strain and stress distribution over the element volume. The strain

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