13.151. SURF151 - 2-D Thermal Surface Effect

Matrix or VectorMidside Nodes [1]Shape FunctionsIntegration Points
AllWith midside nodes

w = C1 + C2x + C3x2

Without midside nodes

w = C1 + C2x

  1. Midside node setting is controlled by KEYOPT(4).

Load TypeDistribution
All LoadsSame as shape functions

The logic is very similar to that given for SURF152 - 3-D Thermal Surface Effect.

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