# ShellAnisotropic

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## General Description

A triangular shell and membrane element for linear and nonlinear analysis of plates with large displacements and small deformations. This element has 6 degrees of freedom per node, 3 displacements and 3 rotations.

## Element Formulation

This element is a combination of DKT Kirchhoff plate bending element and OPT membrane element associated with an anisotropic material.

## Parameters

Input Label | Properties | Type |
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ShellAnisotropic |
THICKNESS BODY_FORCE DENSITY MATRIX_A MATRIX_B MATRIX_D |
Scalar Vector 3 Scalar Matrix 3x3 Matrix 3x3 Matrix 3x3 |