Specifies "Reduced transient gap conditions" as the subsequent status topic.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Gap Conditions
Defines the gap force data to be stored in a variable.
Mp Me St DY LP     PP EDNVAR
Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Define Variables
Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Elec&Mag >Circuit >Define Variables
Exits from the CAD import topology repair stage.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Finish
Lists all joined or disjoined lines in a model (for models imported from CAD files).
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Geom Repair >Close Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Geom Repair >Open Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Close Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Open Edges
Merges adjacent disjoined lines (for models imported from CAD files).
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >By Tolerance
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Iterative
Sets preferences for the CAD import repair commands.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Preferences
Plots all joined or disjoined lines (for models imported from CAD files).
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Geom Repair >Closed Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Geom Repair >Open Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Geom Repair >Opn & Closed
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Closed Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Open Edges
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Topo Repair >Opn & Closed
Gauges the problem domain for an edgeelement formulation.
Mp Me     E3   PP EDOpt
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Magnetics >Gauging
Main Menu >Solution >Magnetics >Gauging
Generates 2D or 3D contact elements.
Mp Me St DY      PP EDCcomp
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Elements >Node to Surf
Controls the type of element or graph display used for the GPLOT command.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDWN
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >MultiPlot Contrls
Allows the user to apply a label to a specified curve.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDCURVE
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Specifies "General options" as the subsequent status topic.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Utility Menu >List >Loads >Inertia Loads
Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >General Options
Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Inertia Loads
Defines the geometry specifications for the radiation matrix calculation.
Mp Me St   Th    PP EDK2D
Menu Paths
Main Menu >Radiation Matrix >Other Settings
Specifies "Geometry" as the subsequent status topic.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Utility Menu >List >Status >Preprocessor >Solid Model
Retrieves a value and stores it as a usernamed parameter.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDPar
General Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

Entity=ACTIVE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ACTIVE,0,...


INT


Current interactive key: 0=off, 2=on.

IMME


Current immediate key: 0=off, 1=on.

MENU


Current menu key: 0=off, 1=on.

PRKEY


Printout suppression status: 0=/NOPR, 1=/GOPR or /GO.

UNITS


Units specified by /UNITS command: 0=USER,
1=SI, 2=CGS, 3=BFT, 4=BIN.

ROUT


Current routine: 0=Begin level, 17=PREP7, 21=SOLUTION,
31=POST1, 36=POST26, 41=OPT, 52=AUX2, 62=AUX12, 65=AUX15,
71=RUNSTAT.

TIME

WALL,CPU

Current wall clock or CPU time.

DBASE

LDATE

Date of last modification of any database quantity required for POST1
operation. The parameter returned is Par = YEAR*10000 + MONTH*100 + DAY.

DBASE

LTIME

Time of last modification of any database quantity required for POST1
operation. The parameter returned is Par = HOURS*10000 + MINUTES*100 + SECONDS.

REV


ANSYS minor revision number (5.0, 5.1, 5.2, etc.). Letter notation
(e.g., 5.0A) is not included.

TITLE

0,1,2,3,4

START n Current title string of the main title (IT1NUM=0 or blank) or subtitle 1, 2, 3, or 4 (IT1NUM=1,2,3, or 4). A character parameter of up to 8 characters, starting at position n, is returned.

JOBNAM


START n Current jobname. A character parameter of up to 8 characters, starting at position n, is returned. Use *DIM and *DO to get all 32 characters.

Entity=PARM, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,PARM,0,...


MAX


Total number of parameters currently defined.

BASIC


Number of scalar parameters (excluding parameters beginning with an
underscore _, array parameters, and character parameters).

LOC

Num

Name of the parameter at the Num location in the parameter table. A
character parameter is returned.

Entity=PARM, ENTNUM=Name (parameter name) *GET,Par,PARM,Name,...


TYPE


Parameter type: 0=scalar, 1=array, 2=table, 3=character scalar,
4=character array, 1=undefined Parameter.

DIM

X,Y,Z

Row (X), Column (Y), or Plane (Z) dimension of array parameter.

Entity=CMD, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,CMD,0,... (The following items are valid for all commands except star (*) commands and nongraphics slash (/) commands.)


STAT


Status of previous command: 0=found, 1=not found (unknown).

NARGS


Field number of last nonblank field on the previous command.

FIELD

2,3,n

Numerical value of the nth field on the previous command. Field 1 is
the command name (not available)

Entity=COMP, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,COMP,0,...


NCOMP


Total number of components and assemblies currently defined.

Entity=COMP, ENTNUM=n (nth component) *GET,Par,COMP,n,...


NAME


Name of the nth item (component or assembly) in the list of
components and assemblies. A character parameter is returned.

Entity=COMP, ENTNUM=Cname (component or assembly name) *GET,Par,COMP,Cname,...


TYPE


Type of component Cname: 1=Nodes, 2=Elements, 6=Keypoints,
7=Lines, 8=Areas, 9=Volumes, 1115=Subcomponents
(11=subcomponent at level 1, 12=subcomponent at level 2, etc.).

NSCOMP


Number of subcomponents (for assemblies).

SNAME

n

Name of nth subcomponent of assembly Cname. A character
parameter is returned.

Graphic Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=GRAPH, ENTNUM=n (window number) *GET,Par,GRAPH,n,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

ACTIVE


/WINDOW status:
0=off, 1=on.

ANGLE


/ANGLE THETA angle.

CONTOUR

Name

/CONTOUR value
for Name, where Name=VMIN, VINC, or NCONT.

DIST


/DIST DVAL value.

DSCALE

DMULT

/DSCALE DMULT
value.

EDGE


/EDGE KEY value.

FOCUS

X,Y,Z

/FOCUS XF, YF, or ZF
value.

GLINE


/GLINE STYLE value.

MODE


/USER or /AUTO setting: 0=user,
1=auto.

NORMAL


/NORMAL KEY
value.

RANGE

XMIN,XMAX,
YMIN,YMAX

/WINDOW XMIN,
XMAX, YMIN, or YMAX screen coordinates.

RATIO

X,Y

/RATIO RATOX or
RATOY value.

SSCALE

SMULT

/SSCALE SMULT
value.

TYPE


/TYPE Type value.

VCONE

ANGLE

/VCONE PHI angle.

VIEW

X,Y,Z

/VIEW XV, YV, or ZV
value.

VSCALE

VRATIO

/VSCALE VRATIO
value.

Entity=GRAPH, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,GRAPH,0,...


DISPLAY


/SHOW VECT setting:
0=raster, 1=vector.

ERASE


/ERASE or /NOERASE setting:
0=no erase, 1=erase.

NDIST


Largest nodal range for current model (DX, DY, or DZ of the model).

NUMBER


/NUMBER NKEY
value.

PLOPTS

Name

/PLOPTS setting of
Name, where Name=LEG1, LEG2, LEG3, INFO, FRAM, TITL, MINM,
or VERS.

SEG


Segment capability of graphics driver: 0=no segments available,
1=erasable segments available, 2=nonerasable segments available.

SHRINK


/SHRINK RATIO
value.

PREP7 Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=ACTIVE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ACTIVE,0,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

SEG


Segment capability of graphics driver: 0=no segments available,
1=erasable segments available, 2=nonerasable segments available.

CSYS


Active coordinate system.

DSYS


Active display coordinate system.

MAT


Active material.

TYPE


Active element type.

REAL


Active real constant set.

ESYS


Active element coordinate system.

CP


Maximum coupled node set number in the model (includes merged and
deleted sets until compressed out).

CE


Maximum constraint equation set number in the model (includes
merged and deleted sets until compressed out).

WFRONT

MAX,RMS

Current maximum or RMS wavefront. Zero if no reordering done.

Entity=CDSY, ENTNUM=n (coordinate system number) *GET,Par,CDSY,n,...


LOC

X,Y,Z

X, Y, or Z origin location in global Cartesian system.

ANG

XY,YZ,ZX

THXY, THYZ, or THZX rotation angle (in degrees) relative to the global
Cartesian coordinate system.

ATTR

Name

Number assigned to Name, where Name=KCS, KTHET, KPHI, PAR1,
or PAR2. A 1.0 is returned for KCS if the coordinate system is
undefined.

Entity=NODE, ENTNUM=n (node number) *GET,Par,NODE,n,...


LOC

X,Y,Z

X, Y, Z location in the active coordinate system. Alternative get
functions: NX(n), NY(n), NZ(n). Inverse get function. NODE(x,y,z) returns the number of the selected node nearest the x,y,z location (in the active coordinate system, lowest number for coincident nodes).

ANG

XY,YZ,ZX

THXY, THYZ, THZX rotation angle.

NSEL


Select status of node n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: NSEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher node number above n in selected set (or zero if none
found). Alternative get function: NDNEXT(n).

NXTL


Next lower node number below n in selected set (or zero if none
found).

F

FX, MX,...

Applied force at selected node n in direction IT1NUM (returns 0.0 if no
force is defined, if node is unselected, or if the DOF is inactive). If
ITEM2 is IMAG, return the imaginary part.

D

UX, ROTX,...

Applied constraint force at selected node n in direction IT1NUM
(returns a large number, such as 2e100, if no constraint is specified, if
the node is unselected, or if the DOF is inactive). If ITEM2 is IMAG,
return the imaginary part.

HGEN


Heat generation on selected node n (returns 0.0 if node is unselected,
or if the DOF is inactive).

Entity=NODE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,NODE,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest node number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of nodes in the selected set.

MXLOC

X,Y,Z

Maximum X, Y, or Z node coordinate in the selected set (in the active
coordinate system).

MNLOC

X,Y,Z

Minimum X, Y, or Z node coordinate in the selected set (in the active
coordinate system).

Entity=ELEM, ENTNUM=n (element number) *GET,Par,ELEM,n,...


NODE

1,2,20

Node number at position 1,2,, or 20 of element n. Alternative get function: NELEM(n,npos), where npos is 1,2,20.

CENT

X,Y,Z

Centroid X, Y, or Z location (based on shape function) in the active
coordinate system. Alternative get functions: CENTRX(n), CENTRY(n), and CENTRZ(n) always retrieve the element centroid in global Cartesian coordinates.

ADJ

1,2,6

Element number adjacent to face 1,2,6. Alternative get function: ELADJ(n,face)

ATTR

Name

Number assigned to the attribute Name, where Name=MAT, TYPE,
REAL, ESYS, PSTAT, LIVEattribute. A zero is returned if the element
is unselected. If Name=PSTAT (valid for pelements only), a 1 is
returned if the element is selected and included [PINCLUDE], and a 1
is returned if the element is selected and excluded [PEXCLUDE]. If
Name=LIVE, a 1 is returned if the element is selected and active, and a
1 is returned if it is selected and inactive.

LENG


Length of line element (straight line between ends).

LPROJ

X,Y,Z

Projected line element length (in the active coordinate system). X is
xprojection onto yz plane, Y is y projection onto zx plane, and Z is
zprojection onto xy plane.

AREA


Area of area element.

APROJ

X,Y,Z

Projected area of area element area (in the active coordinate system).
X is xprojection onto yz plane, Y is y projection onto zx plane, and
Z is zprojection onto xy plane.

VOLU


Volume of volume element. Element volume.

ESEL


Select status of element n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: ESEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher element number above n in selected set (or zero if none
found). Alternative gete function: ELNEXT(n)

NXTL


Next lower element number below n in selected set (or zero if none
found).

HGEN


Heat generation on selected element n.

HCOE

face

Heat coefficient for selected element n.

TBULK

face

Bulk temperature for selected element n.

PRES

face

Pressure on selected element, n.

SHPAR

Test

Element shape test result for selected element n, where Test=ANGD
(SHELL28 corner angle
deviation), ASPE (aspect ratio), JACR (Jacobian ratio), MAXA
(maximum corner angle), PARA (deviation from parallelism of opposite
edges), or WARP (warping factor).

Entity=ELEM, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ELEM,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest element number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of elements in the selected set.

Entity=KP, ENTNUM=n (n (keypoint number) *GET,Par,KP,n,...


LOC

X,Y,Z

X, Y, or Z location in the active coordinate system. Alternative get
functions: KX(n), KY(n), KZ(n).
Inverse get function: KP(x,y,z) returns the number of the selected keypoint nearest the x,y,z location (in the active coordinate system, lowest number for coincident keypoints).

ATTR

Name

Number assigned to the attribute Name, where Name=MAT, TYPE,
REAL, ESYS, NODE, or ELEM.

KSEL


Select status of keypoint n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: KSEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher keypoint number above n in selected set (or zero if none
found). Alternative get function: KPNEXT(n).

NXTL


Next lower keypoint number below n in selected set (or zero if none
found).

DIV


Divisions (element size setting) from KESIZE command.

Entity=KP, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,KP,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest keypoint number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of keypoints in the selected set.

CENT

X,Y,Z

Centroid X, Y, or Z location of keypoints (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IOR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about origin (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IMC

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about mass center (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IPR

X,Y,Z

Principal moments of inertia (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IXV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation X vector components (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IYV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Y vector components (from last KSUM or GSUM).

IZV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Z vector components (from last KSUM or GSUM).

MXLOC

X,Y,Z

Maximum X, Y, or Z keypoint coordinate in the selected set (in the
active coordinate system).

MNLOC

X,Y,Z

Minimum X, Y, or Z keypoint coordinate in the selected set (in the
active coordinate system).

NRELM

m

Keypoint number of meshed region nearest centroid of element m.

Entity=LINE, ENTNUM=n (line number) *GET,Par,LINE,n,...


KP

1,2

Keypoint number at position 1 or 2.

ATTR

Name

Number assigned to the attribute, Name, where Name=MAT, TYPE,
REAL, ESYS, NNOD, NELM, NDIV, SPAC, LAY1, or LAY2.
(NNOD=number of nodes, NELM=number of elements, NDIV=number
of divisions, SPAC=spacing ratio, LAY1=LAYER1 setting,
LAY2=LAYER2 setting.)

LSEL


Select status of line n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: LSEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher line number above n in the selected set (or zero if none
found). Alternative get function: LSNEXT(n)

NXTL


Next lower line number below n in selected set (or zero if none found).

LENG


Length. A get function LX(n,lfrac) also exists to return the X coordinate
location of line n at the length fraction lfrac (0.0 to 1.0). Similar LY and
LZ functions exist.

Entity=LINE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,LINE,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest line number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of lines in the selected set.

LENG


Combined length of lines (from last LSUM or GSUM).

CENT

X,Y,Z,

Centroid X, Y, or Z location of lines (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IOR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about origin (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IMC

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about mass center (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IPR

X,Y,Z

Principal moments of inertia (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IXV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation X vector components (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IYV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Y vector components (from last LSUM or GSUM).

IZV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Z vector components (from last LSUM or GSUM).

Entity=AREA, ENTNUM=n (area number) *GET,Par,AREA,n,...


ATTR

Name

Number assigned to the attribute, Name, where Name=MAT, TYPE,
REAL, ESYS, NNOD, or NELM. (NNOD=number of nodes,
NELM=number of elements.)

ASEL


Select status of area n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: ASEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher area number above n in selected set (or zero if none
found).

NXTL


Next lower area number below n in selected set (or zero if none found).

AREA


Area of area n. (ASUM
or GSUM must have
been performed sometime previously with at least this area n selected).

Item1

IT1NUM

Item2 IT2NUM

LOOP

1,2,..., l

LINE 1,2,..., p



Line number at position p of loop l.

Entity=AREA, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,AREA,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest area number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of areas in the selected set.

AREA


Combined areas (from last ASUM or GSUM).

VOLU


Combined volume of areas (from last ASUM or GSUM). For 3D area
elements, thickness is determined from area attributes [AATT]. For 2D elements,
area attributes are ignored and unit thickness is assumed.

CENT

X,Y,Z

Centroid X, Y, or Z location of areas (from last ASUM or GSUM).

IOR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about origin (from last ASUM or GSUM).

IMC

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about mass center (from last ASUM or GSUM).

IPR

X,Y,Z

Principal moments of inertia (from last ASUM or GSUM).

IXV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation X vector components (from last ASUM or GSUM).
Principal orientation Y vector components (from last ASUM or GSUM).

IYV

X,Y,Z


IZV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Z vector components (from last ASUM or GSUM).

Entity=VOLU, ENTNUM=n (volume number) *GET,Par,VOLU,n,...


ATTR

Name

Number assigned to the attribute Name, where Name=MAT, TYPE,
REAL, ESYS, NNOD,or NELM. (NNOD=number of nodes,
NELM=number of elements.)

VSEL


Select status of volume n: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.
Alternative get function: VSEL(n).

NXTH


Next higher volume number above n in selected set (or zero if none
found). Alternative get function: VLNEXT(n).

NXTL


Next lower volume number below n in selected set (or zero if none
found).

VOLU


Volume of volume n. (VSUM or GSUM must have been
performed sometime previously with at least this volume n selected).

Item1

IT1NUM

Item2 IT2NUM

SHELL

1,2,..., m

AREA 1,2,..., p



Area number at position p in shell m.

Entity=VOLU, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,VOLU,0,...


NUM

MAX,MIN

Highest or lowest volume number in the selected set.

COUNT


Number of volumes in the selected set.

VOLU


Combined volumes (from last VSUM or GSUM).

CENT

X,Y,Z

Centroid X, Y, or Z location of volumes (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IOR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about origin (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IMC

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moments of inertia about mass center (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IPR

X,Y,Z

Principal moments of inertia (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IXV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation X vector components (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IYV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Y vector components (from last VSUM or GSUM).

IZV

X,Y,Z

Principal orientation Z vector components (from last VSUM or GSUM).

Entity=ETYP, ENTNUM=n (element type number) *GET,Par,ETYP,n,...


ATTR

Mname

Number assigned to the attribute Name, where Name=ENAM, KOP1,
KOP2,..., KOP9, KO10, KO11, etc.

Entity=ETYP, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ETYP,0,...


NUM

MAX,COUNT

Maximum element type or number of element types defined.

Entity=RCON, ENTNUM=n (real constant set number) *GET,Par,RCON,n,...


CONST

1,2,m

Value of real constant number m in set n.

Entity=MPlab, ENTNUM=n(MPlab ) *GET,Par,MPlab,n,... (MPlab = material property label from MP command; n = material number.)


TEMP

val

Material property value at temperature of val. For temperature
dependant materials, the program interpolates the property at
temperature input for val.

Entity=TBlab, ENTNUM=n *GET,Par,TBlab,n,... (TBlab = data table label from the TB command; n = material number.)


Item1

IT1NUM

Item2 IT2NUM

TEMP

T

CONST Num



Value of constant number Num in the datatable at temperature T (see
Section 2.5 of the Element Reference). For constants input a X,Y point,
the constant numbers are consecutive with the X constants being the
odd numbers, beginning with one.

Entity=FLDATA, ENTNUM=Name *GET,Par,FLDATA,Name,... (Name is a valid label on the Name field of the FLDATA command.)


Lab


Value of Lab, where Lab is a valid label from the Label field of the FLDATA command. The
value returned is the numerical value for numeric items, 0 or 1 for
logical items (off/on or false/true), and a character parameter for items
that require a character string. For example, *GET,X,FLDATA,TERM,PRES returns X=convergence monitor value for pressure [FLDATA3], *GET,X,FLDATA,SOLU,TURB returns X=1 if the turbulence model is ON [FLDATA1], and *GET,X,FLDATA,PROT,DENS returns X='CONSTANT' if density is specified as a constant property type [FLDATA7].

Entity=MSDATA, ENTNUM=0 *GET,Par,MSDATA,0,...


SPEC


The algebraic species number.

UGAS


Value of the universal gas constant.

Entity=MSPROP, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSPROP,n,...


Lab

TYPE

The type of fluid property variation being used for Lab, where Lab is a
valid property label as described on the MSPROP command
(DENS, VISC, COND, etc.). A character parameter is returned:
CONSTANT, GAS, LIQUID, or a property name from the floprp.ans file.

"

NOMI

Value of property Lab: nominal value for a CONSTANT fluid property,
value at temperature given by COF1 for other property types.

"

COF1,COF2,COF3

Coefficients in the equation of state for property Lab.

Entity=MSSPEC, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSSPEC,n,...


NAME


Name of species n. A character parameter is returned.

MOLW


Molecular weight of species n.

SCHM


Turbulent Schmidt number of species n.

Entity=MSRELAX, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSRELAX,n,...


CONC


Mass fraction concentration relaxation factor.

MDIF


Mass diffusion coefficient relaxation factor.

EMDI


Effective mass diffusion coefficient relaxation factor.

STAB


Transport equation inertial relaxation factor.

Entity=MSSOLU, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSSOLU,n,...


NSWE


Number of TDMA sweeps.

MAXI


Maximum number of iterations allowed for semidirect methods.

NSRC


Number of search vectors used for semidirect methods.

CONV


Convergence criterion for semidirect methods.

DELT


Maximum normalized rate of change which will permit the semidirect
solution to continue.

Entity=MSMETH, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSMETH,n,...


(Blank)

(Blank)

Solution method for species n: 0=no solution, 1=TDMA method,
2=conjugate residual method, 3=preconditioned conjugate residual
method.

Entity=MSCAP, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSCAP,n,...


KEY


Status of mass fraction capping for species n: 0=off, 1=on.

UPP


Upper bound of mass fraction.

LOW


Lower bound of mass fraction.

Entity=MSVARY, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSVARY,n,...


Lab


Variability status of property Lab (where Lab=DENS, VISC, COND, or
MDIF): 0=off, 1=on.

Entity=MSNOMF, ENTNUM=n (species number) *GET,Par,MSNOMF,n,...


(Blank)

(Blank)

Initial mass fraction of species n.

SOLUTION Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Items are for the last substep of the last load step completed.


Entity=ACTIVE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ACTIVE,0,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

ANTY


Current analysis type.

SOLU

DTIME

Time step size.

''

NCMLS

Cumulative number of loadsteps.

''

NCMSS

Cumulative number of substeps.

''

EQIT

Number of equilibrium iterations.

''

NCMIT

Cumulative number of iterations.

''

CNVG

Convergence indicator: 0=not converged, 1=converged.

''

MXDVL

Maximum degree of freedom value.

''

RESFRQ

Response frequency for 2nd order systems.

''

RESEIG

Response eigenvalue for 1st order systems.

''

DSPRM

Descent parameter.

''

FOCV

Force convergence value.

''

MOCV

Moment convergence value.

''

HFCV

Heat flow convergence value.

''

MFCV

Magnetic flux convergence value.

''

CSCV

Current segment convergence value.

''

CUCV

Current convergence value.

''

FFCV

Fluid flow convergence value.

''

DICV

Displacement convergence value.

''

ROCV

Rotation convergence value.

''

TECV

Temperature convergence value.

''

VMCV

Vector magnetic potential convergence value.

''

SMCV

Scalar magnetic potential convergence value.

''

VOCV

Voltage convergence value.

''

PRCV

Pressure convergence value.

''

VECV

Velocity convergence value.

''

NC48

Number of nonconverged CONTAC48 elements.

''

NC49

Number of nonconverged CONTAC49 elements.

''

CRPRAT

Maximum creep ratio.

''

PSINC

Maximum plastic strain increment.

Entity=ELEM, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ELEM,0,... (Available only after inertia relief solution [IRLF,1] or precalculation of masses [IRLF,1])


MTOT

X,Y,Z

Total mass components.

MC

X,Y,Z

Mass center components.

IOR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moment of inertia about origin.

IMC

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,ZX

Moment of inertia about mass center.

FMC

X,Y,Z

Force components at mass center.

MMOR

X,Y,Z

Moment components at origin.

MMMC

X,Y,Z

Moment components at mass center.

Entity=MODE, ENTNUM=n (mode number) *GET,Par,MODE,n,... (For complex results, only the real value is returned.)


FREQ


Frequency of mode n. This item returns only the first 600 frequency
values.

PFACT


Participation factor of mode n. The value is based on excitation in the
Z direction. Values for other coordinates are retrievable with this
command following spectrum analysis in the desired direction.

MCOEF


Mode coefficient of mode n. The information given above for PFACT is
valid also for this item.

DAMP


Effective damping ratio of mode n. Not a function of direction. Also
retrievable following a Harmonic Response Analysis, Transient
Analysis with mode superposition, or Modal Analysis with the damped
eigensolver.

POST1 Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Vector items are in the active results coordinate system unless otherwise specified.


Entity=ACTIVE, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ACTIVE,0,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

SET

LSTP

Current load step number.

''

SBST

Current substep number.

''

TIME

Time associated with current results in the database.

''

FREQ

Frequency (for ANTYPE=MODAL, HARMIC, SPECTR; load factor for
ANTYPE=BUCKLE).




RSYS


Active results coordinate system.

Entity=NODE, ENTNUM=n (node number) *GET,Par,NODE,n,... Nodal degree of freedom results:


U

X,Y,Z,SUM

X, Y, or Z structural displacement or vector sum. Alternative get functions: UX(n), UY(n), UZ(n).

ROT

X,Y,Z,SUM

X, Y, or Z structural rotation or vector sum. Alternative get functions: ROTX(n), ROTY(n), ROTZ(n).

NTEMP


Temperature. Alternative get function: TEMP(n).

PRES


Pressure. Alternative get function: PRES(n).

VOLT


Electric potential. Alternative get function: VOLT(n).

MAG


Magnetic scalar potential. Alternative get function: MAG(n).

V

X,Y,Z,SUM

X, Y, or Z fluid velocity or vector sum. Alternative get functions: VX(n), VY(n), VZ(n).

A

X,Y,Z,SUM

X, Y, or Z magnetic vector potential or vector sum. Alternative get functions: AX(n), AY(n), AZ(n).

CURR


Current.

EMF


Electromotive force drop.

ENKE


Turbulent kinetic energy (FLOTRAN). Alternative get function: ENKE(n).

ENDS


Turbulent energy dissipation (FLOTRAN). Alternative get function: ENDS(n).

RF

FX,FY,FZ, MX, MY,
MZ

Reactive Forces.

Entity=NODE, ENTNUM=n (node number) *GET,Par,NODE,n,... Element nodal results:


S

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ

Component stress.

"

1,2,3

Principal stress.

"

INT,EQV

Stress intensity or equivalent stress.

EPTO

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ,

Component total strain (EPEL + EPPL + EPCR).

"

1,2,3

Principal total strain.

"

INT,EQV

Total strain intensity or total equivalent strain.

EPEL

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ

Component elastic strain.

"

1,2,3

Principal elastic strain.

"

INT,EQV

Elastic strain intensity or elastic equivalent strain.

EPPL

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ

Component plastic strain.

"

1,2,3

Principal plastic strain.

"

INT,EQV

Plastic strain intensity or plastic equivalent strain.

EPCR

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ

Component creep strain.

"

1,2,3

Principal creep strain.

"

INT,EQV

Creep strain intensity or creep equivalent strain.

EPTH

X,Y,Z, XY,YZ,XZ

Component thermal strain.

"

1,2,3

Principal thermal strain.

"

INT,EQV

Thermal strain intensity or thermal equivalent strain.

EPSW


Swelling strain.

NL

SEPL

Equivalent stress (from stressstrain curve).

"

SRAT

Stress state ratio.

"

HPRES

Hydrostatic pressure.

"

EPEQ

Accumulated equivalent plastic strain.

"

PSV

Plastic state variable or plastic work/volume.

"

PLWK

Plastic work/volume.

TG

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component thermal gradient and sum.

TF

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component thermal flux and sum.

PG

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component pressure gradient and sum.

EF

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component electric field and sum.

D

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component electric flux density and sum.

H

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component magnetic field intensity and sum.

B

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component magnetic flux density and sum.

FMAG

X,Y,Z,SUM

Component magnetic force and sum.

HS

X,Y,Z

Component magnetic field intensity from current sources (in the global
Cartesian coordinate system).

BFE

TEMP

Body temperatures (calculated from applied temperatures) as used in
solution.

Entity=NODE, ENTNUM=n (node number) *GET,Par,NODE,n,... FLOTRAN results:


TTOT


Total temperature.

HFLU


Heat flux.

HFLM


Heat transfer (film) coefficient.

COND


Fluid laminar conductivity.

PCOE


Pressure coefficient.

PTOT


Total (stagnation) pressure.

MACH


Mach number.

STRM


Stream function (2D applications only).

DENS


Fluid density.

VISC


Fluid laminar viscosity.

EVIS


Fluid effective viscosity.

CMUV


Turbulent viscosity coefficient.

ECON


Fluid effective conductivity.

YPLU


Y+, a turbulent law of the wall parameter.

TAUW


Shear stress at the wall.

Entity=ELEM, ENTNUM=n (element number) *GET,Par,ELEM,n,...


SERR


Structural error energy.

SDSG


Absolute value of the maximum variation of any nodal stress
component.

TERR


Thermal error energy.

TDSG


Absolute value of the maximum variation of any nodal thermal gradient
component.

SENE


"Stiffness" energy or thermal heat dissipation. Same as TENE.

TENE


Thermal heat dissipation or "stiffness" energy. Same as SENE.

KENE


Kinetic energy.

JHEAT


Element Joule heat generation (coupledfield calculation).

JS

X,Y,Z

Source current density (coupledfield calculation) in the global
Cartesian coordinate system.

HS

X,Y,Z

Average element magnetic field intensity from current sources.

VOLU


Element volume.

ETAB

Lab

Value of element table item Lab for element n (see ETABLE command).

SMISC

Snum

Value of element summable miscellaneous data at sequence number
Snum (as used on ETABLE command).

NMISC

Snum

Value of element nonsummable miscellaneous data at sequence
number Snum (as used on ETABLE command).

Entity=ETAB, ENTNUM=n (column number) *GET,Par,ETAB,n,...


LAB


Label for column n of the element table [ETABLE]. Returns a
character parameter.

ELEM

E

Value in ETABLE
column n for element number E.

Entity=ETAB, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,ETAB,0,...


NCOL

MAX

Total number of ETABLE columns.

NLENG

MAX

Largest element number defined.

Entity=SORT, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,SORT,0,...


MAX


Maximum value of last sorted item (NSORT or ESORT command).

MIN


Minimum value of last sorted item (NSORT or ESORT command).

IMAX


Node/Element number where maximum value occurs.

IMIN


Node/Element number where minimum value occurs.

Entity=SSUM, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,SSUM,0,...


ITEM

Lab

Value of item Lab from last SSUM command. Valid
labels are the userdefined labels on the ETABLE command.

Entity=FSUM, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,FSUM,0,...


ITEM

Lab

Value of item Lab from last FSUM command. Valid labels
are FX, FY, FZ, MX, MY, MZ, FLOW, HEAT, FLUS, etc.

Entity=PATH, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,PATH,0,...


MAX

Lab

Maximum value of path item Lab from last path operation. Valid labels
are the userdefined labels on the PDEF or PCALC command.
Minimum value of path item Lab from last path operation. Valid labels are the userdefined labels on the PDEF or PCALC command.

MIN

Lab


LAST

Lab

Last value of path item Lab from last path operation. Valid labels are
the userdefined labels on the PDEF or PCALC command.

NODE


Value providing the number of nodes defining the path referenced in
the last path operation.

ITEM

Lab,PATHPT,num


NVAL


Value providing the number of path data points (the length of the data
table) from the last path operation.

Entity=KCALC, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,KCALC,0,...


K

1,2,3

Value of KI, KII, or KIII stress intensity factor from last KCALC command.

Entity=INTSRF, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,INTSRF,0,...


ITEM

Lab

Value of item Lab from last INTSRF command. Valid
labels are FX, FY, FZ, MX, MY, and MZ.

Entity=PLNSOL, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,PLNSOL,0,...


MAX


Maximum value of item in last contour display [PLNSOL].

MIN


Minimum value of item in last contour display [PLNSOL].

BMAX


Maximum bound value of item in last contour display [PLNSOL].

BMIN


Minimum bound value of item in last contour display [PLNSOL].

Entity=PRERR, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,PRERR,0,...


SEPC


Structural percent error in energy norm [PRERR].

TEPC


Thermal percent error in energy norm [PRERR].

SERSM


Structural error energy summation [PRERR].

TERSM


Thermal error energy summation [PRERR].

SENSM


Structural energy summation [PRERR].

TENSM


Thermal energy summation [PRERR].

Entity=SECTION,ENTNUM=component (listed below) *GET,Par,SECTION,... Generate data for section stress results, using PRSECT or PLSECT, before retrieving these items. Valid labels for ENTNUM are MEMBRANE, BENDING, SUM (Membrane+Bending), PEAK, and TOTAL. (The following items are not stored in the database and the values returned reflect the last quantities generated by PRSECT or PLSECT.)


INSIDE

SX, SY, SZ, SXY,
SYZ, SZX

Stress component at beginning of path.




CENTER

SX, SY, SZ, SXY,
SYZ, SZX

Stress component at midpoint of path.




OUTSIDE

SX, SY, SZ, SXY,
SYZ, SZX

Stress component at end of path.

Only MEMBRANE, BENDING, and SUM data are available after a PLSECT command.

POST26 Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=VARI, ENTNUM=n (variable number) *GET,Par,VARI,n,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

EXTREM

VMAX

Maximum extreme value (after POST26 data storage).

"

TMAX

Time corresponding to VMAX.

"

VMIN

Minimum extreme value (after POST26 data storage).

"

TMIN

Time corresponding to VMIN.

"

VLAST

Last value (after POST26 data storage).

"

TLAST

Time corresponding to VLAST.

"

CVAR

Covariance

RTIME

t

Real value of variable n at time=t.

ITIME

t

Imaginary value of variable n at time=t.

RSET

Snum

Real value of variable n at location Snum.

ISET

Snum

Imaginary value of variable n at location Snum.

Entity=VARI, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,VARI,0,...

NSETS


Number of data sets stored (after POST26 data storage).

OPT Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=OPT, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,OPT,0,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

TOTAL


Total number of analysis loops that have been executed.
Total number of iterations for the optimization method or tool (i.e., per OPEXE command).

ITER



FEAS

N

Feasibility of design set N: 0=infeasible, 1=feasible.

TERM


Termination condition. For first order [OPTYPE,FIRST] or subproblem approximation [OPTYPE,SUBP] optimization: 1=not converged or not finished (still looping), 0=converged, 1=not converged due to too many sequential infeasible designs; 2=not converged due to too many iterations. For all other optimization methods: 1=not finished (still looping), 3=optimization complete.

BEST


Best design set. If design is feasible, best design is the one with the
lowest value of the objective function. If infeasible, the best design is
the one that is closest to being feasible.

Topological Optimization Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=TOPO, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,TOPO,0,...


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

ACT


Status of topological optimization: 0=off, 1=on

ITER


Current number of iterations performed.

CONV


Termination/convergence indicator: 0=not converged, 1=converged

COMP


Compliance value for current iteration.

PORV


Porous volume value for current iteration.

LOADS


Number of load cases specified on the TOPDEF command.

Entity=TOPO, ENTNUM=n (or blank) *GET,Par,TOPO,0,...


DENS


Element density used for topological optimization: low value (near
0)=material to be removed, high value (near 1)=material to keep.

Run Statistics Estimator Items *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Entity=RUNST, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,RUNST,0,... Generate data using the RSPEED command before retrieving these items:


Item1

IT1NUM

Description

RSPEED

MIPS

MIPS rating of computer.

"

SMFLOP

Scalar MFLOPS rating of computer.

"

VMFLOP

Vector MFLOPS rating of computer.

Entity=RUNST, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,RUNST,0,... Generate data using the RFILSZ command before retrieving these items:


RFILSZ

TOTAL

Estimated total size of all files listed in the RFILSZ command
description. All file sizes are in megabytes.

"

EMAT

Estimated size of element matrices file (.EMAT).

"

EROT

Rotated element matrices file (.EROT).

"

ESAV

Element saved data file (.ESAV).

"

FULL

Assembled global stiffness and mass matrices file (.FULL).

"

MODE

Modal matrices file (.MODE).

"

RDSP

Reduced displacements file (.RDSP).

"

REDM

Reduced structure matrix file (.REDM).

"

RFRQ

Reduced complex displacements file (.RFRQ).

"

RGEOM

Geometry data in results file (.RST, .RTH, or .RMG).

"

RST

Load data in results file (.RST, .RTH, or .RMG).

"

TRI

Triangularized stiffness matrix file (.TRI).

Entity=RUNST, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,RUNST,0,... Generate data using the RTIMST command before retrieving these items:


RTIMST

TOTAL

Estimated run time (seconds) for total solution.

"

TFIRST

Estimated run time (seconds) for first iteration.

"

TITER

Estimated run time (seconds) for subsequent iteration.

"

EQPREP

Estimated run time (seconds) for element preparation.

"

SOLVE

Estimated run time (seconds) for wavefront solution.

"

BSUB

Estimated run time (seconds) for back substitution.

"

EIGEN

Estimated run time (seconds) for eigenvalue calculation.

Item1

IT1NUM

Item2 IT2NUM

RTIMST

ELFORM

n



Estimated run time (seconds) for element formulation of element type
number n.

RTIMST

ELSTRS

n



Estimated run time (seconds) for computation of element results for
element type number n.

RTIMST

NELM

n



Number of elements defined for element type n.

Entity=RUNST, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,RUNST,0,... Generate data using the RMEMRY command before retrieving these items:


RMEMRY

WSREQ

Requested work space (Mb)

''

WSAVAIL

Work space obtained (Mb).

''

DBPSIZE

ANSYS database page size (Kb).

''

DBPDISK

Database pages on disk.

''

DBSIZE

ANSYS database space size (Mb).

''

DBPMEM

Database pages in memory.

''

DBMEM

Memory for database pages (Mb).

''

SCRSIZE

ANSYS scratch memory size (Mb).

''

SCRAVAIL

Available scratch memory (Mb).

''

IOMEM

Buffer scratch memory (Mb).

''

IOPSIZ

Binary I/O page size (Kb).

''

IOBUF

Buffers per solution file.

Entity=RUNST, ENTNUM=0 (or blank) *GET,Par,RUNST,0,... Generate data using the RWFRNT command before retrieving these items:


RWFRNT

MAX

Estimated maximum wavefront.

''

RMS

Estimated R.M.S. wavefront.

''

MEAN

Estimated mean wavefront.

"Get Function" Summary *GET, Par, Entity, ENTNUM, Item1, IT1NUM, Item2, IT2NUM


Get functions are described at the beginning of this command and are shown as alternatives to the *GET
items where they apply. They are summarized here (grouped by functionality) for convenience.


Entity Status


Get Function

Description

NSEL(N)

Status of node N: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

ESEL(E)

Status of element E: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

KSEL(K)

Status of keypoint K: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

LSEL(L)

Status of line L: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

ASEL(A)

Status of area A: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

VSEL(V)

Status of volume V: 1=unselected, 0=undefined, 1=selected.

Next Selected Entity


NDNEXT(N)

Next selected node having a node number greater than N.

ELNEXT(E)

Next selected element having an element number greater than E.

KPNEXT(K)

Next selected keypoint having a keypoint number greater than K.

LSNEXT(L)

Next selected line having a line number greater than L.

ARNEXT(A)

Next selected area having an area number greater than A.

VLNEXT(V)

Next selected volume having a volume number greater than V.

Locations


CENTRX(E)

Centroid Xcoordinate of element E in global Cartesian coordinate system.

CENTRY(E)

Centroid Ycoordinate of element E in global Cartesian coordinate system.

CENTRZ(E)

Centroid Zcoordinate of element E in global Cartesian coordinate system.

NX(N)

Xcoordinate of node N in the active coordinate system.

NY(N)

Ycoordinate of node N in the active coordinate system.

NZ(N)

Zcoordinate of node N in the active coordinate system.

KX(K)

Xcoordinate of keypoint K in the active coordinate system

KY(K)

Ycoordinate of keypoint K in the active coordinate system

KZ(K)

Zcoordinate of keypoint K in the active coordinate system

LX(L,LFRAC)

Xcoordinate of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

LY(L,LFRAC)

Ycoordinate of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

LZ(L,LFRAC)

Zcoordinate of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

LSX(L,LFRAC)

X slope of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

LSY(L,LFRAC)

Y slope of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

LSZ(L,LFRAC)

Z slope of line L at length fraction LFRAC (0.0 to 1.0).

Nearest to Location


NODE(X,Y,Z)

Number of the selected node nearest the X,Y,Z point (in the active coordinate
system, lowest number for coincident nodes).

KP(X,Y,Z)

Number of the selected keypoint nearest the X,Y,Z point (in the active
coordinate system, lowest number for coincident nodes).

Distances


DISTND(N1,N2)

Distance between nodes N1 and N2.

DISTKP(K1,K2)

Distance between keypoints K1 and K2.

DISTEN(E,N)

Distance between the centroid of element E and node N. Centroid is
determined from the selected nodes on the element.

Angles (in radians by default  see the *AFUN
command)


ANGLEN(N1,N2,N3)

Subtended angle between two lines (defined by three nodes where N1 is the
vertex node). Default is in radians.

ANGLEK(K1,K2,K3)

Subtended angle between two lines (defined by three keypoints where K1 is the
vertex keypoint). Default is in radians.

Nearest to Entity


NNEAR(N)

Selected node nearest node N.

KNEAR(K)

Selected keypoint nearest keypoint K.

ENEARN(N)

Selected element nearest node N. The element position is calculated from the
selected nodes.

Areas


AREAND(N1,N2,N3)

Area of the triangle with vertices at nodes N1, N2, and N3.

AREAKP(K1,K2,K3)

Area of the triangle with vertices at keypoints K1, K2, and K3.

ARNODE(N)

Area at node N apportioned from selected elements attached to node N. For
2D planar solids, returns edge area associated with the node. For
axisymmetric solids, returns edge surface area associated with the node. For
3D volumetric solids, returns face area associated with the node.

Normals


NORMNX(N1,N2,N3)

Xdirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing nodes N1, N2, and N3.

NORMNY(N1,N2,N3)

Ydirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing nodes N1, N2, and N3.

NORMNZ(N1,N2,N3)

Zdirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing nodes N1, N2, and N3.

NORMKX(K1,K2,K3)

Xdirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing keypoints K1, K2, and
K3.

NORMKY(K1,K2,K3)

Ydirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing keypoints K1, K2, and
K3.

NORMKZ(K1,K2,K3)

Zdirection cosine of the normal to the plane containing keypoints K1, K2, and
K3.

Connectivity


ENEXTN(N,LOC)

Element connected to node N. LOC is the position in the resulting list when
many elements share the node. A zero is returned at the end of the list.



NELEM(E,NPOS)

Node number in position NPOS (120) of element E.

Faces


ELADJ(E,FACE)

Element adjacent to a face (FACE) of element E. The face number is the same
as the surface load key number. Only elements of the same dimensionality and
shape are considered. A 1 is returned if more than one is adjacent.





NDFACE(E,FACE,LOC)

Node in position LOC of a face number FACE of element E. The face number
is the same as the surface load key number. LOC is the nodal position on the
face (for an IJLK face, LOC=1 is at node I, 2 is at node J, etc.)







NMFACE(E)

Face number of element E containing the selected nodes. The face number
output is the surface load key. If multiple load keys occur on a face (such as for
line and area elements) the lowest load key for that face is output.





ARFACE(E)

For 2D planar solids and 3D volumetric solids, returns the area of the face of
element E containing the selected nodes. For axisymmetric elements, the area
is the full (360°) area.



Degree of Freedom Results


UX(N)

UX structural displacement at node N.

UY(N)

UY structural displacement at node N.

UZ(N)

UZ structural displacement at node N.

ROTX(N)

ROTX structural rotation at node N.

ROTY(N)

ROTY structural rotation at node N.

ROTZ(N)

ROTZ structural rotation at node N.

TEMP(N)

Temperature at node N.

PRES(N)

Pressure at node N.

VX(N)

VX fluid velocity at node N.

VY(N)

VY fluid velocity at node N.

VZ(N)

VZ fluid velocity at node N.

ENKE(N)

Turbulent kinetic energy (FLOTRAN) at node N.

ENDS(N)

Turbulent energy dissipation (FLOTRAN) at node N.

VOLT(N)

Electric potential at node N.

MAG(N)

Magnetic scalar potential at node N.

AX(N)

AX magnetic vector potential at node N.

AY(N)

AY magnetic vector potential at node N.

AZ(N)

AZ magnetic vector potential at node N.

Utility Menu >Parameters >Get Scalar Data
Specifies the pixel resolution on Zbuffered graphics files.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDSIZE
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Redirect Plots >To File
Specifies the format for the graphical display of numbers.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDFtype
This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.
Specifies the element outline style.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDWN
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Edge Options
Specifies the curve marking style.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDCURVE
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Causes a specified line on the input file to be read next.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDBase
Notes
This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.
Reactivates suppressed printout.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.
Reactivates the suppressed data input listing.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.
Reactivates suppressed printout.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.
Defines a gap condition for transient analyses.
Mp Me St  LP     PP EDNODE1
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Dynamic Gap Cond >Define
Main Menu >Solution >Dynamic Gap Cond >Define
Deletes gap conditions.
Mp Me St  LP     PP EDGAP1, GAP2, GINC
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Dynamic Gap Cond >Delete
Main Menu >Solution >Dynamic Gap Cond >Delete
Lists the gap conditions.
Mp Me St  LP     PP EDGAP1, GAP2, GINC
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Dynamic Gap Cond >List All
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Dynamic Gap Cond >List Specified
Main Menu >Solution >Dynamic Gap Cond >List All
Main Menu >Solution >Dynamic Gap Cond >List Specified
Utility Menu >List >Other >Gap Conditions
Controls general plotting.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Utility Menu >Plot >MultiPlots
Defines type of graphics display to be used for element plots.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDKey
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >HiddenLine Options
Sets graphics settings to the settings on a file.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDFname
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Restore Plot Ctrls
Selects the type of grid on graph displays.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDKEY
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Sets various line graph display options.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Specifies the grouping mode combination method.
Mp Me St  LP     PP EDSIGNIF
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Spectrum >Mode Combine
Main Menu >Solution >Spectrum >Mode Combine
Selects single or multiple Yaxes graph displays.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDKAXIS
Notes
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Saves graphics settings to a file for later use.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDFname
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Save Plot Ctrls
Turns Graphical Solution Tracking (GST) on or off.
Mp Me St  LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLab
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Output Ctrls >Grph Solu Track
Main Menu >Solution >Output Ctrls >Grph Solu Track
Calculates and prints geometry items.
PREP7:Keypoints PREP7:Lines PREP7:Areas PREP7:Volumes
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDNotes
Main Menu >Preprocessor >Operate >Calc Geom Items >Of Geometry
Sets line thicknesses for graph lines.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDLabel
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Graphs
Controls the entities that the GPLOT command displays.
Mp Me St DY LP Th E3 E2 FL PP EDWN
· Two windows (left and right or top and bottom of the screen)
· Three windows (two at the top and one at the bottom of the screen, or one top and two bottom windows
· Four windows (two at the top and two at the bottom)
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >MultiPlot Contrls
Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >MultiPlot Contrls