BLOCK, i, l x , l y , l z

Creates a block of material. A combination with CYL4 and CYL2 commands is not allowed.

Image of block definition.
Parameter Description
i block number
lx block length in x direction
ly block length in y direction
lz block length in z direction

Note: in the fluid-structure interaction mode (when FSI command is called), the block is shifted by value z0 in direction of the z−axis. The value of z0 is set according to the formula z 0 = A 0 l y .