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The C3D6 element is a general purpose wedge element (2 integration points). The shape functions can be found in . The node numbering follows the convention of Figure 68.
6-node wedge element
This element is included for completeness, however, it is probably not
very well suited
for structural calculations unless a lot of them are used. Please use
the 15-node wedge element instead.
The F3D6 element is the corresponding fluid element.