Convert CFAST Elements

Use the cfast converter tool to convert CFAST elements into CBAR/RBE3 (spiders). For thermoelastic analysis, the CFAST has no thermal expansion coefficient. CBAR is thermoelastic compatible.

  1. From the menu bar, click Aerospace > Connections > cfast converter.
  2. Select elements or properties.
  3. Select the materials.
  4. Select the Orientation.
  5. Select the Inertia.
  6. Make the rest of your selections.
  7. Click OK.

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