# /INISHE/STRA_F/GLOB or /INISH3/STRA_F/GLOB

Block Format Keyword Describes the initialization strain for shell elements in the global coordinate system.

## Format

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
/INISHE/STRA_F/GLOB/unit_ID or /INISH3/STRA_F/GLOB/unit_ID
shell_ID nb_integr npg Thick
For each in plane point npg and for each thickness integration point nb_integr.
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
${\epsilon }_{XX}$ ${\epsilon }_{YY}$ ${\epsilon }_{ZZ}$
${\epsilon }_{XY}$ ${\epsilon }_{YZ}$ ${\epsilon }_{ZX}$ T

## Definitions

Field Contents SI Unit Example
unit_ID Optional unit identifier.

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

shell_ID Element identifier.

(Integer)

nb_integr Integration point number through the thickness.

Default = 2 (Integer)

npg Number of surface quadrature points.
= 0 (Default)
Set to 1.
= 1
For shell formulations Ishell=1, 2, 3, 4, 24 or Ish3n=1, 2, 31.
= 3
For DKT18 shell formulation Ish3n=30.
= 4
For BATOZ shell formulation Ishell=12.

(Integer)

Thick Shell thickness.

(Real)

$\left[\text{m}\right]$
${\epsilon }_{XX}$ Plane strain XX in the global frame.

(Real)

${\epsilon }_{YY}$ Plane strain YY in the global frame.

(Real)

${\epsilon }_{ZZ}$ Plane strain ZZ in the global frame.

(Real)

${\epsilon }_{XY}$ Shear strain XY in the global frame.

(Real)

${\epsilon }_{YZ}$ Shear strain YZ in the global frame.

(Real)

${\epsilon }_{ZX}$ Shear strain ZX in the global frame.

(Real)

T Parametric position of the integration points throughout the Thickness (between -1 and 1).

(Real)