B

B (UP19980820 ) /BATCH, Lab

Sets the program mode to "batch."

SESSION:RunControls

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Lab

Default: Interactive mode.

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

BELLOW, NLOC, LENG, STIFF, FLEX, ELEM

Defines a bellows in a piping run.

PREP7:Piping

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NLOC

LENG

STIFF

FLEX

ELEM

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Piping Models >Bellows

BEND, NEL1, NEL2, RAD, NDIV, ESTRT, EINC

Defines a bend in a piping run.

PREP7:Piping

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NEL1, NEL2

RAD

NDIV

ESTRT

EINC

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Piping Models >Elbow

BETAD, VALUE

Defines the stiffness matrix multiplier for damping.

SOLUTION:DynamicOptions

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VALUE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Time/Frequenc >Damping

Main Menu >Solution >Time/Frequenc >Damping

BF, NODE, Lab, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, PHASE

Defines a nodal body force load.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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NODE

Lab

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3

PHASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Forces >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Forces >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Nodes

BFA, AREA, Lab, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, PHASE

Defines a body force load on an area.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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AREA

Lab

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3

PHASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Areas

BFADELE, AREA, Lab

Deletes body force loads on an area.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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AREA

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Areas

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Areas

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All Areas

BFALIST, AREA, Lab

Lists the body force loads on an area.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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AREA

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Areas

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked Areas

BFCUM, Lab, Oper, FACT, TBASE

Specifies that nodal body force loads are to be accumulated.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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Lab

Oper

FACT

TBASE

Temperature = TBASE + FACT * (T - TBASE)

Default: Replace previous values.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Settings >Nodal Body Ld

Main Menu >Solution >Settings >Nodal Body Ld

BFDELE, NODE, Lab

Deletes nodal body force loads.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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NODE

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Body Forces

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Nodes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Body Forces

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All Nodes

BFE, ELEM, Lab, STLOC, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, VAL4

Defines an element body force load.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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ELEM

Lab

STLOC

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, VAL4

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Elements

BFECUM, Lab, Oper, FACT, TBASE

Specifies whether to ignore subsequent element body force loads.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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Lab

Oper

FACT

TBASE

Temperature = TBASE + FACT * (T - TBASE)

Default: Replace previous values.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Settings >Elem Body Lds

Main Menu >Solution >Settings >Elem Body Lds

BFEDELE, ELEM, Lab

Deletes element body force loads.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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ELEM

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Elements

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All Elems

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Elements

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All Elems

BFELIST, ELEM, Lab

Lists the element body force loads.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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ELEM

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Elements

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked Elems

BFESCAL, Lab, FACT, TBASE

Scales element body force loads.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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Lab

FACT

TBASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Operate >Elem Body Lds

Main Menu >Solution >Operate >Elem Body Lds

BFINT, Fname1, Ext1, Dir1, Fname2, Ext2, Dir2, KPOS, Clab, KSHS

Activates the body force interpolation operation.

POST1:SpecialPurpose

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Fname1

Ext1

Dir1

Fname2

Ext2

Dir2

KPOS

Clab

KSHS

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Submodeling >Interp Body Forc

BFK, KPOI, Lab, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, PHASE

Defines a body force load at a keypoint.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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KPOI

Lab

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3

PHASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Keypoints

BFKDELE, KPOI, Lab

Deletes body force loads at a keypoint.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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KPOI

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All KPs

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All KPs

BFKLIST, KPOI, Lab

Lists the body force loads at keypoints.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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KPOI

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Keypoints

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked KPs

BFL, LINE, Lab, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, PHASE

Defines a body force load on a line.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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LINE

Lab

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3

PHASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Lines

BFLDELE, LINE, Lab

Deletes body force loads on a line.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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LINE

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Lines

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Lines

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All Lines

BFLIST, NODE, Lab

Lists the body force loads on nodes.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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NODE

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Nodes

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked Nodes

BFLLIST, LINE, Lab

Lists the body force loads on a line.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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LINE

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Lines

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked Lines

BFSCALE, Lab, FACT, TBASE

Scales body force loads at nodes.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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Lab

FACT

TBASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Operate >Nodal Body Ld

Main Menu >Solution >Operate >Nodal Body Ld

BFTRAN

Transfers solid model body force loads to the finite element model.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Operate >Body Loads

Main Menu >Solution >Operate >Body Loads

BFUNIF, Lab, VALUE

Assigns a uniform body force load to all nodes.

SOLUTION:FEBodyLoads

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Lab

VALUE

Default: Set TEMP to the reference temperature [TREF], and FLUE and HGEN to zero.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >Uniform Fluen

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >Uniform Fluen

BFV, VOLU, Lab, VAL1, VAL2, VAL3, PHASE

Defines a body force load on a volume.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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VOLU

Lab

VAL1, VAL2, VAL3

PHASE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Excitation >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Other >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Volumes

BFVDELE, VOLU, Lab

Deletes body force loads on a volume.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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VOLU

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Excitation >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Heat Generat >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Other >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Temperature >On Volumes

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >All Load Data >On All Volms

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Boundary >-Temperature- >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Heat Generat >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Temperature >On Volumes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >All Load Data >On All Volms

BFVLIST, VOLU, Lab

Lists the body force loads on a volume.

SOLUTION:SolidBodyLoads

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VOLU

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On All Volumes

Utility Menu >List >Loads >Body Loads >On Picked Volumes

BIOOPT

Specifies "Biot-Savart options" as the subsequent status topic.

SOLUTION:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Biot Savart Options

BIOT, Label

Calculates the Biot-Savart source magnetic field intensity.

SOLUTION:MiscLoads

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Label

Default: Calculate the Hs field upon encountering the first SOLVE command to produce a source field.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Magnetics >Biot-Savart

Main Menu >Solution >Magnetics >Biot-Savart

BLC4, XCORNER, YCORNER, WIDTH, HEIGHT, DEPTH

Creates a rectangular area or block volume by corner points.

PREP7:Primitives

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XCORNER, YCORNER

WIDTH

HEIGHT

DEPTH

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Block >By 2 Corners & Z

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Rectangle >By 2 Corners

BLC5, XCENTER, YCENTER, WIDTH, HEIGHT, DEPTH

Creates a rectangular area or block volume by center and corner points.

PREP7:Primitives

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XCENTER, YCENTER

WIDTH

HEIGHT

DEPTH

Notes

Menu Paths (IGES Only)

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Block

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Block >By Centr,Cornr,Z

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Rectangle >By Centr & Cornr

BLOCK, X1, X2, Y1, Y2, Z1, Z2

Creates a block volume based on working plane coordinates.

PREP7:Primitives

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X1, X2

Y1, Y2

Z1, Z2

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Block >By Dimensions

BOOL

Specifies "Booleans" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Preprocessor >Solid Model

BOPTN, Lab, Value

Specifies Boolean operation options.

PREP7:Booleans

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Lab

Lab

Value

Default: Input entities will be deleted, and operations with no effect (i.e., operations which are valid but which do not cause a change in the input entities, such as adding two non-touching areas) will produce a warning message. The Revision 5.2 boolean compatibility option will be used.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Operate >Settings

BRANCH, NODE, X, Y, Z

Defines the starting point for a piping branch.

PREP7:Piping

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NODE

X, Y, Z

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Piping Models >At Node

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Piping Models >At XYZ Loc

BSPLIN, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, XV1, YV1, ZV1, XV6, YV6, ZV6

Generates a single line from a spline fit to a series of keypoints.

PREP7:Lines

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P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6

XV1, YV1, ZV1

XV6, YV6, ZV6

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Splines >Spline thru KPs

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Splines >Spline thru Locs

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Splines >With Options >Spline thru KPs

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Splines >With Options >Spline thru Locs

BTOL, PTOL

Specifies the Boolean operation tolerances.

PREP7:Booleans

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PTOL

Default: PTOL = 1.0E-4.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Operate >Settings

BUCOPT, Method, NMODE, SHIFT, PRMODE

Specifies buckling analysis options.

SOLUTION:NonlinearOptions

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Method

NMODE

SHIFT

PRMODE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Analysis Options

Main Menu >Solution >Analysis Options