all of them have lower spatial dimension than the space...

Right! I did not think that way... Hope to see 1D support soon.

On Friday, May 25, 2012 1:29:13 PM UTC+6, Robert Cimrman wrote:
Sure, it's a different thing. But those element share the "feature" that all of
them have lower spatial dimension than the space.


On 05/24/2012 06:04 PM, Md. Golam Rashed wrote:
> Based on my limited knowledge, I think 1D elements have no relation to
> plate/shells, only beam/column or what we say truss elements are to be
> considered 1D elements. Having options in plate/shells element is nice but
> its too advanced.
> On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 5:16:28 PM UTC+6, Robert Cimrman wrote:
>> Thanks for the offer, but I am learning this topic myself. If I knew
>> exactly
>> how to do it, it would be a piece of cake.
>> If there is anybody with some coding experience related to
>> plates/shells/beams
>> etc., any remark/suggestion will be appreciated.
>> r.
>> On 05/22/2012 12:47 PM, Md. Golam Rashed wrote:
>>> What sort of tasks one have to take to implement support for 1D element?
>>> I'm also looking forward to it. However, you can provide me with brief
>>> instructions, see what I can do.
>>> On Monday, May 21, 2012 1:58:08 AM UTC-7, Robert Cimrman wrote:
>>>> Hi Nimish,
>>>> the 1D elements are not currently supported, that's true. Also the 2D
>>>> elements
>>>> are supported only for 2D problems for now - no 2D elements embedded in
>>>> 3D.
>>>> FYI: I am (slowly) adding the support for the elements of lower
>> dimension,
>>>> and
>>>> even the 1D elements are planned, but I cannot tell the time frame, as
>> the
>>>> rest
>>>> of the code has to be updated to allow that.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> r.
>>>> On 05/21/2012 07:57 AM, Nimish wrote:
>>>>> I am currrently looking for FEM packages to help me solve a system of
>>>>> beams and columns, basically a collection of 1D bernoulli/timoshenko
>>>>> line elements.
>>>>> I started reading SfePy docs and i am getting the idea that doing the
>>>>> above is not really possible here, am i right?
>>>>> Are only 2D area elements permitted in SfePy?
>>>>> Or is there any direct support for solving 1D line elements too..
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Nimish