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*CHANGE MATERIAL

Keyword type: step

With this option one can redefine material properties within a step. There is one required parameter NAME, denoting the name of the *MATERIAL. Right now, only plastic data of an elastically isotropic material with explicitly defined isotropic or kinematic hardening data can be changed. This card must be followed by a *CHANGE PLASTIC card to have any effect.


First and only line:

Example:

*CHANGE FRICTION,NAME=PL

indicates that the plastic data of material PL are to be changed to the values underneath the following *CHANGE PLASTIC card.


Example files:



guido dhondt 2012-10-06