struct.beam.force

Syntax

v := struct.beam.force(p,iend)

Get the force at one end of the beam in element local system.

Which end is determined by iend, which should be 1 or 2.

Returns a vector, unless an optional component argument i is supplied, in which case it returns the component value.

Returns:

v - force at one end of the beam

Arguments:

p - a beam pointer

iend - indicates which end of the beam is used, can be 1 or 2