Block Format Keyword Describes the shell material groups which belong to given materials.


Enter selected items numbers (any number may be input, 10 per Line)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
item_ID1 item_ID2 item_ID3 item_ID4 item_ID5 item_ID6 item_ID7 item_ID8 item_ID9 item_ID10


Field Contents SI Unit Example
grshell_ID Shell group identifier

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

unit_ID Unit Identifier

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

grshell_title Shell group title

(Character, maximum 100 characters)

item_ID1, item_ID2,..., item_IDn List of material identifiers




  1. Shell groups cannot contain 3 node shell elements (use /GRSH3N instead).
  2. If item_ID is a negative number, the item number is deleted from the group.