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M. To assign plates as plane stress

To assign plate elements as plane stress elements, use the following procedure.

This specification results in plates that only resist stress within the plane of the plate, but resist no out-of plane bending. These plate elements are analogous to truss members.
ヒント: You can also assign this plate specification from the Plate Specs dialog, which opens when you click Plate on the Specifications - Whole Structure dialog.
  1. Select the plates which will be plane stress elements.
  2. On the Specification ribbon tab, select the Plate > Plane Stress tool in the Specifications group.

    The Plate Specs dialog opens to the Plane Stress tab.
    注記: There are no parameters to provide for this plate specification.
  3. Either:
    To… Do the following…
    add the specification to the model and assign to the current plate selection click Assign.
    add the specification to the model for later assignment click Add.
    The dialog closes.