Connect Member Panels and Members

If a panel or member has been created or edited, it may be necessary to connect or reconnect it.

  1. From the Skeleton ribbon, click the Connect tool.

    Figure 1.
  2. Select a connection option from the drop-down on the guide bar.
    • Panel to Member
    • Member to Member
    • Panel to Panel
  3. Select the members/panels to connect.
  4. Click to define spring stiffness values.
    These are applied to the PBUSH property, which is then subsequently associated to the CBUSH elements.
  5. On the guide bar, click one of the following:
    • - Apply and stay in the tool
    • - Apply and close the tool
    • - Exit the tool without applying