Connect Two Dissimilar Meshes

Connect two dissimilar meshes using displacement constraint elements.

  1. From the menu bar, click Aerospace > Loads/BCs > RSpline.
  2. Select the Independent nodes.

    Figure 1. Connecting two Dissimilar Meshes using the Nastran Displacement Constraint Element-RSpline
  3. Select the Dependent nodes and their degrees of freedom.
    A new component is created, and the RSpline elements are added to the component.
  4. Click the Edit tab to correct the sequence or review it.

    Figure 2. Dissimilar Meshes are Connected with RSpline Element