FEM ElementFluid1D

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FEM ElementFluid1D.svg FEM ElementFluid1D

Menu location
Model → Fluid section for 1D flow
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
FEM tutorial


Creates a FEM fluid section element for aerodynamic and hydraulic networks

How to use

  1. Click on FEM ElementFluid1D.png or choose ModelFEM ElementFluid1D.png Fluid section for 1D flow from the top menu.
  2. Select Fluid type: Liquid, Gas or Open Channel
  3. Select Section type: Pipe Manning, Pipe Inlet etc.
  4. Enter Section type parameters.
  5. Select and add edge.


  1. The card only works with a 3 noded network element type. Information can be found here: http://web.mit.edu/calculix_v2.7/CalculiX/ccx_2.7/doc/ccx/node54.html


  1. An example of the set up of a hydraulic network can be found here: http://web.mit.edu/calculix_v2.7/CalculiX/ccx_2.7/doc/ccx/node13.html
  2. The *FLUID SECTION card is used to model fluid elements for 1D flow. Information on the card can be found here: http://web.mit.edu/calculix_v2.7/CalculiX/ccx_2.7/doc/ccx/node205.html