# Metafor

ULiege - Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

### Site Tools

doc:user:elements:shells:start

# General Points

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### Introduction

Shell elements are used to model thin bodies in 3D. It must be used together with DG (Discontinuous Galerkin) interface elements. Specific shell interactions are materials must be used (see Shells), although the interaction is still managed by the FieldApplicator.