## *NODE

Keyword type: model definition

This option allows nodes and their coordinates to be defined. The parameter NSET is optional and is used to assign the nodes to a node set. If the set already exists, the nodes are ADDED to the set.

First line:

• *NODE
• Enter the optional parameter, if desired.

Following line:

• node number.
• Value of first coordinate.
• Value of second coordinate.
• Value of third coordinate.
Repeat this line if needed.

Example:

*NODE,NSET=Nall
1,0.,0.,0.
2,1.,0.,0.
3,0.,1.,0.


defines three nodes with node number one, two and three and rectangular coordinates (0.,0.,0.), (1.,0.,0.) and (0.,1.,0.) respectively.

Example files: beam8t, beamb, beamdy1.