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ZOFFS Not Shown in Property Card Edit

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Hello everyone,

 

I am new to Hypermesh and have a question regarding the ZOFFS option.
Also, as an understanding check, can you verify that I understand the hierarchy correctly:

 

Understanding Check: The hierarchy is as follows

  1. Component, Property, Material, System, etc.
    1. Properties must have a Material assigned (to supply to the component)
    2. Properties must have an Element Type assigned (to supply to the component)

Correct?

 

Question: I cannot see the ZOFFs option in the Properties Card Edit. I have selected elements and assigned them their element types (CQUAD4 fo example). But when I go to add a ZOFF in the Property Card Edit window, the option does not show. From what I have read online, it seems it should show on the property Card Edit.

It does however show if go to Element Card Edit, select elements, click "edit". 

 

Other info: I am using PSHELLS, assigned to the Property. I am in the Nastran profile. 

 

I want to make sure that I am setting everything up correctly. 

 

Thank you for your help! 
 

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Hello,

 

ZOFFS is mainly used to define the "Midsurface thickness behavior under Nastran profile"

 

It is used if we want to assign multiple thickness to an element.

 

 

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Please find more information on the Help Pages.

 

Thankyou

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