This command is used to construct a ShellDKGQ element object, which is a quadrilateral shell element based on the theory of generalized conforming element.

element('ShellDKGQ', eleTag, *eleNodes, secTag)

eleTag (int)

unique element object tag

eleNodes (list (int))

a list of four element nodes in counter-clockwise order

secTag (int)

tag associated with previously-defined SectionForceDeformation object. Currently can be a 'PlateFiberSection', a 'ElasticMembranePlateSection' and a 'LayeredShell' section

See also