# structure mechanical command

Syntax

structure mechanical damping keyword ... <range>

Primary keywords:

Set the structural element logic damping scheme for static analysis. The following keywords are available:

combined-local <f1 >

sets the damping scheme used by the structural element logic to combined-local damping. The local damping factor is f1 with the default value 0.8.

local <f1 >

sets the damping scheme used by the structural element logic to local damping. This is the default setting for static mode. The local damping factor is f1 with the default value 0.8.