How can you orient the outward normal of surfaces and shells in WB?

There is currently (v. 10) no straightforward way to do this in WB. Depending on the model`s characteristics, it might be possible to use named selections and ENORM or ENSYM in a command object. However, this could quickly get complicated if you need to have body or surface loads on these elements, because these commands are not applicable to elements that have such loads.

The following enhancement request has been filed as Defect 36692: There needs to be functionality to allow users to reorient surface normals in WB. This is a severe limitation that affects many aspects of model preparation: contact, layered shells, load application.... It would be preferable to expose this functionality in Simulation rather than in DM, if possible.

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