13.187. SOLID187 - 3-D 10-Node Tetrahedral Structural Solid

Matrix or VectorShape FunctionsIntegration Points
Stiffness, Mass, and Stress Stiffness Matrices; and Thermal Load VectorEquation 11–184, Equation 11–185, and Equation 11–1864
Pressure Load VectorEquation 11–184, Equation 11–185, and Equation 11–186 specialized to the face6
Load TypeDistribution
Element TemperatureSame as shape functions
Nodal TemperatureSame as shape functions
PressureLinear over each face

Reference: Zienkiewicz([39])

13.187.1. Other Applicable Sections

Structures describes the derivation of structural element matrices and load vectors as well as stress evaluations. General Element Formulations gives the general element formulations used by this element.

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