M. To specify plate thickness
To specify the thickness of a plate element, use the following procedure.
- Select the plates which will have a similar thickness.
Specification ribbon tab, select the
Plate Thickness tool in the
Plate Profiles group.
- Select the Plate Element Thickness tab.
Type the thickness values for the plate:
For a… Do this… uniform plate thickness type the thickness in the Node 1 field. The other node fields will use this value by default linearly varying thickness type the thickness of the plate at each corner node in the corresponding field
- (Optional) Check the Material option and select the material definition from the drop-down list.