LS-DYNA Input Interface KeywordThis keyword defines a nonlinear damper spring material.


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mat_ID LCD    


Field Contents SI Unit Example
mat_ID Material identifier


LCD Curveidentifier for force vs elongation velocity or moment vs rotational velocity



  1. This keyword maps to /PROP/TYPE8 (SPR_GENE) spring using a default mass 2.0e-03 kg and inertia (2e-02 kg*mm) depending on the units.
  2. The option “_TITLE” can be added to the end of this keyword. When “_TITLE” is included, an extra 80 character long line is added after the keyword input line which allows an entity title to be defined.