5.1. constraints commands

constraints(constraintType, *constraintArgs)

This command is used to construct the ConstraintHandler object. The ConstraintHandler object determines how the constraint equations are enforced in the analysis. Constraint equations enforce a specified value for a DOF, or a relationship between DOFs.

constraintType (str) constraints type
constraintArgs (list) a list of constraints arguments

The following contain information about available constraintType:

  1. Plain Constraints
  2. Lagrange Multipliers
  3. Penalty Method
  4. Transformation Method