# PARAM, COMPSHST

Bulk Data Entry Controls the transverse shear stress calculation for composite shells, (PCOMP, PCOMPP, PCOMPG) and continuum shells (PCOMPLS).

Parameter Values Description
COMPSHST <0, 1, 2>
= 0 (Default)
Transverse shear force Vxz and Vyz have no influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.
Membrane strain $\text{ε}$ xx and $\text{ε}$ yy have no influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.
= 1
Transverse shear force Vxz and Vyz have no influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.
Membrane strain $\text{ε}$ xx and $\text{ε}$ yy have influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.
= 2
Transverse shear force Vxz and Vyz have influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.
Membrane strain $\text{ε}$ xx and $\text{ε}$ yy have influence on transverse shear stress $\tau$ yz and $\tau$ xz, respectively.