Importing Properties of Another Element

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Is it possible to transfer properties, such as the cross-section, or the surface thickness as well as the material of a surface, of an existing element to a new element?

Answer

When creating a new element (a member, a surface, a solid), there is a corresponding function at the bottom of the dialog box that allows you to import the properties of another element (see Image 01).


After activating the function, click the element from which you want to transfer the properties. In addition to the geometry and the material, other settings, such as eccentricities or stiffness modifications, will be transferred as well.

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