This command is used to construct a ShellNLDKGT element object accounting for the geometric nonlinearity of large deformation using the updated Lagrangian formula, which is developed based on the ShellDKGT element.

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

eleTag (int)

unique element object tag

eleNodes (list (int))

a list of three element nodes in clockwise or counter-clockwise order around the element

secTag (int)

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

See also