LS-DYNA Input Interface KeywordDefines 3-dimensional solid elements.


(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
EID part_ID    
N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 N6 N7 N8 N9 N10


Field Contents SI Unit Example
EID Element identifier.


part_ID Part identifier.


N1-N10 Node identifier.




  1. This keyword maps to /TETRA4, /BRICK, or /TETRA10.
  2. When both hexa and tetra4 elements are defined in the same part, the tetras are converted into normal tetra elements and not degenerated hexas.