structure beam refine command


structure beam refine i <range>

This command refines an existing element in the range by subdividing it into i equal-size segments. The original structural element is deleted.

Usage Example

The following example illustrates how structure beam refine can be used to refine the first two elements of the beam with id 100:

struct beam create (0,0,0) (1,0,0) id 100 segments 5  ; Create the beam
struct beam refine 10 range id 100 x 0 0.4  ; Refine the first two elements into 20 new elements