## *MASS

Keyword type: model definition

This option allows the specification of the nodal mass in the MASS elements of the model. There is one required parameter ELSET specifying the element set for which this mass applies. It should contain only MASS elements. The mass value is applied in each of the elements of the set separately.

First line:

• *MASS
• Enter the parameter ELSET and its value.

Following line:

• Mass.

Example:

*MASS,ELSET=E1
1.e3


assigns a mass of 1000. in each element belonging to element set E1.

Example files: .