Block Format Keyword Describes the unsortable node number groups.


Enter node numbers in the desired order (any number may be input, 10 per Line)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
node_ID1 node_ID2 node_ID3 node_ID4 node_ID5 node_ID6 node_ID7 node_ID8 node_ID9 node_ID10


Field Contents SI Unit Example
grnd_ID Node group identifier

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

unit_ID Unit Identifier

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

grnd_title Node group title

(Character, maximum 100 characters)

node_ID1, node_ID2..., node_ID10 List of secondary node identifiers




  1. Node groups are used to define secondary nodes of rigid walls, interfaces, rigid bodies or nodes to which a load is applied, like a concentrated load or a fixed velocity.
  2. Nodes are not stored by Radioss. This option is only needed in interface TYPE8 and /XELEM.