F

F (UP19980820 ) F, NODE, Lab, VALUE, VALUE2, NEND, NINC

Specifies force loads at nodes.

SOLUTION:FEForces

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NODE

Lab

VALUE

VALUE2

NEND, NINC

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

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

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

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Flow >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Spectrum >On Nodes

/FACET, Lab

Specifies the facet representation used to form solid model displays.

GRAPHICS:Style

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Lab

Default: Basic number of facets.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Style >Solid Model Facets

FATIGUE

Specifies "Fatigue data status" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >General Postproc >Fatigue Calcs

FCUM, Oper, RFACT, IFACT

Specifies that force loads are to be accumulated.

SOLUTION:FEForces

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Oper

RFACT

IFACT

Default: Replace previous values.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Settings >Forces

Main Menu >Solution >Settings >Forces

/FDELE, Ident, Stat

Deletes a binary file after it is used.

SESSION:Files

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Ident

Stat

Default: Keep all files.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >File >ANSYS File Options

FDELE, NODE, Lab, NEND, NINC

Deletes force loads on nodes.

SOLUTION:FEForces

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NODE

Lab

NEND, NINC

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Force/Moment >On Nodes

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

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

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

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

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Flow >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Force/Moment >On Nodes

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

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Nodes

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Spectrum >On Nodes

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

FE, NEV, CYCLE, FACT, Title

Defines a set of fatigue event parameters.

POST1:Fatigue

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NEV

CYCLE

FACT

Title

Default: Event assigned one cycle, unity scale factor, and no title.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Assign Events

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Erase Event Data

FEBODY

Specifies "Body loads on elements" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Body Loads

FECONS

Specifies "Constraints on nodes" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >DOF Constraints

FEFOR

Specifies "Forces on nodes" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Forces

FELIST, NEV1, NEV2, NINC

Lists the fatigue event parameters.

POST1:Fatigue

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NEV1, NEV2, NINC

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >List Event Data

FESURF

Specifies "Surface loads on elements" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Solution >Surface Loads

FILE, Fname, Ext, Dir

Specifies the data file where results are to be found.

POST1:SetUp POST26:SetUp

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Fname

Ext

Dir

Default: Use the result file with the Jobname as Fname and with the extension corresponding to the analysis type.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Data & File Opts

Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Settings >File

FILEAUX2, Fname, Ident, Dir

Specifies the binary file to be dumped.

AUX2:BinaryFiles

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Fname

Ident

Dir

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >File >List >Binary Files

Utility Menu >List >Files >Binary Files

FILEDISP, Fname, Ext, Dir

Specifies the file containing the graphics data.

DISPLAY:SetUp

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Fname

Ext

Dir

Notes

Menu Paths

DISPLAY Program

FILL, NODE1, NODE2, NFILL, NSTRT, NINC, ITIME, INC, SPACE

Generates a line of nodes between two existing nodes.

PREP7:Nodes

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NODE1, NODE2

NFILL

NSTRT

NINC

ITIME, INC

SPACE

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Nodes >Fill between Nds

FILLDATA, IR, LSTRT, LSTOP, LINC, VALUE, DVAL

Fills a variable by a ramp function.

POST26:Operations

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IR

LSTRT

LSTOP

LINC

VALUE

DVAL

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Table Operations >Fill Data

/FILNAME, Fname

Changes the jobname for the analysis.

SESSION:RunControls

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Fname

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >File >Change Jobname

FINISH

Exits normally from a processor.

SESSION:ProcessorEntry DISPLAY:Action

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Finish

FITEM, NFIELD, ITEM, ITEMY, ITEMZ

Identifies items chosen by a picking operation (GUI).

DATABASE:Picking

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NFIELD

ITEM

ITEMY, ITEMZ

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

FK, KPOI, Lab, VALUE, VALUE2

Defines force loads at keypoints.

SOLUTION:SolidForces

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KPOI

Lab

VALUE

VALUE2

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

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

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

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Flow >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Other >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Spectrum >On Keypoints

FKDELE, KPOI, Lab

Deletes force loads at a keypoint.

SOLUTION:SolidForces

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KPOI

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Delete >Force/Moment >On Keypoints

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

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

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

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

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Excitation >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Flow >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Force/Moment >On Keypoints

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

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Other >On Keypoints

Main Menu >Solution >Delete >Spectrum >On Keypoints

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

FKLIST, KPOI, Lab

Lists the forces at keypoints.

SOLUTION:SolidForces

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KPOI

Lab

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

FL, NLOC, NODE, SCFX, SCFY, SCFZ, Title

Defines a set of fatigue location parameters.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC

NODE

SCFX, SCFY, SCFZ

Title

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Stress Locations

FLANGE, NLOC, LENG, MASS, SIF, FLEX, ARINS, ELEM

Defines a flange in a piping run.

PREP7:Piping

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NLOC

LENG

MASS

SIF

FLEX

ARINS

ELEM

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Create >Piping Models >Flange

FLDATA, Name, Label, Value

Sets up a FLOTRAN analysis.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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Name

Label

Value

Notes

Option and Output Control Commands

Fluid Property Definition Commands

Operating Condition Commands

Algebraic Solver Commands

Turbulence Commands

Stability Control Commands

Miscellaneous Commands

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Advection

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Advection

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA1, SOLU, Label, Value

Controls which features of the solution algorithm are activated.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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SOLU

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Solution Options

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Solution Options

FLDATA2, ITER, Label, Value

Sets iteration and output controls for steady state analyses.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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ITER

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA3, TERM, Label, Value

Sets the convergence monitors for the degree of freedom set.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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TERM

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA4, TIME, Label, Value

Sets controls for transient analyses based on transient time and convergence monitors.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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TIME

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA4A, STEP, Label, Value

Sets controls for transient analyses based on the number of time steps.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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STEP

Label

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA5, OUTP, Label, Value

Sets output and storage controls.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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OUTP

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Print Controls

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >RFL Out Derived

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >RFL Prop Based

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Residual File

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Print Controls

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >RFL Out Derived

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >RFL Prop Based

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Residual File

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Execution Ctrl

FLDATA6, CONV, Label, Value

Controls the output of the convergence monitor.

PREP7:FLOTRANOptions

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CONV

Label

Value

Notes

Landscape Mode

        Iter<  1      2      3      4      5      6
        VX     x      x      x      x      x      x
        VY     x      x      x      x      x      x
        VZ     x      x      x      x      x      x
        PRES   x      x      x      x      x      x
        ENKE   x      x      x      x      x      x
        ENDS   x      x      x      x      x      x
        TEMP   x      x      x      x      x      x
Block Mode

        Iter   VX     VY     VZ     PRES   ENKE   ENDS   TEMP
        ^
        1      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
        2      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
        3      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
        4      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
        5      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
        6      x      x      x      x      x      x      X
Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Print Controls

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Additional Out >Print Controls

FLDATA7, PROT, Label, Value

Specifies the type of fluid property.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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PROT

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA8, NOMI, Label, Value

Specifies the NOMI coefficient of the fluid property equation.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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NOMI

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA9, COF1, Label, Value

Specifies the COF1 coefficient of the fluid property equation.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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COF1

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA10, COF2, Label, Value

Specifies the COF2 coefficient of the fluid property equation.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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COF2

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA11, COF3, Label, Value

Specifies the COF3 coefficient of the fluid property equation.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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COF3

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA12, PROP, Label, Value

Sets the property update frequency flag.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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PROP

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA13, VARY, Label, Value

Sets the property variation flag.

PREP7:FLOTRANProperty

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VARY

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Fluid Properties

FLDATA14, TEMP, Label, Value

Specifies the reference temperature.

PREP7:FLOTRANOperating

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TEMP

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

FLDATA15, PRES, Label, Value

Specifies the reference pressure.

PREP7:FLOTRANOperating

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PRES

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

FLDATA16, BULK, Label, Value

Specifies the bulk modulus parameter.

PREP7:FLOTRANOperating

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BULK

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

FLDATA17, GAMM, Label, Value

Specifies the specific heat ratio.

PREP7:FLOTRANOperating

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GAMM

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flow Environment >Ref Conditions

FLDATA18, METH, Label, Value

Selects the algebraic solver.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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METH

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA19, TDMA, Label, Value

Specifies the number of TDMA sweeps.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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TDMA

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

FLDATA20, SRCH, Label, Value

Specifies the number of conjugate direction search vectors.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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SRCH

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA20A, PGMR, Label, Value

Specifies the amount of fill-in when preconditioning the coefficient matrix.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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PGMR

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA21, CONV, Label, Value

Specifies the convergence monitor.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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CONV

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA22, MAXI, Label, Value

Specifies the maximum number of semi-direct iterations.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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MAXI

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA23, DELT, Label, Value

Specifies the solver minimum normalized rate of change.

PREP7:FLOTRANSolver

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DELT

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENDS Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >ENKE Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >PRES Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >TEMP Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VX Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VY Solver CFD

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >CFD Solver Controls >VZ Solver CFD

FLDATA24, TURB, Label, Value

Sets the turbulence model and the constants used in the Standard k- Model and the Zero Equation Turbulence Model.

PREP7:FLOTRANTurbulence

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TURB

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Buoyancy Terms

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Inlet Parameters

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Wall Parameters

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Buoyancy Terms

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Inlet Parameters

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Wall Parameters

FLDATA24A, RNGT, Label, Value

Sets constants for the Re-Normalized Group Turbulence Model (RNG).

PREP7:FLOTRANTurbulence

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RNGT

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

FLDATA24B, NKET, Label, Value

Sets constants for the New k-e Turbulence Model due to Shih (NKE).

PREP7:FLOTRANTurbulence

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NKET

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

FLDATA24C, GIRT, Label, Value

Sets constants for the Non-linear Turbulence Model of Girimaji (GIR).

PREP7:FLOTRANTurbulence

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GIRT

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

FLDATA24D, SZLT, Label, Value

Sets constants for the Shih, Zhu, Lumley Turbulence Model (SZL).

PREP7:FLOTRANTurbulence

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SZLT

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Turbulence >Turbulence Model

FLDATA25, RELX, Label, Value

Sets solution and property relaxation factors.

PREP7:FLOTRANStability

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RELX

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >DOF Relaxation

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Prop Relaxation

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >DOF Relaxation

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Prop Relaxation

FLDATA26, STAB, Label, Value

Sets stability controls.

PREP7:FLOTRANStability

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STAB

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Stability Parms

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Stability Parms

FLDATA27, PRIN, Label, Value

Controls dependent variable printing.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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PRIN

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

FLDATA28, MODR, Label, Value

Specifies that variable results are to be replaced.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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MODR

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >Modify Results

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >Modify Results

FLDATA29, MODV, Label, Value

Re-initializes a results variable.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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MODV

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >Modify Results

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >Modify Results

FLDATA30, QUAD, Label, Value

Controls the quadrature orders.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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QUAD

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >CFD Quad Orders

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Mod Res/Quad Ord >CFD Quad Orders

FLDATA31, CAPP, Label, Value

Specifies dependent variable caps.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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CAPP

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Results Capping

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Relax/Stab/Cap >Results Capping

FLDATA32, REST, Label, Value, Value2

Controls restart options.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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REST

Label

Value, Value2

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >CFD Restart File

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Clear

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Iteration

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Load step

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Set

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Time

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Tag set status

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >CFD Restart File

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Clear

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Iteration

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Load step

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Set

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Restart/Time

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Restart Options >Tag set status

FLDATA33, ADVM, Label, Value

Specifies the approach to discretize the advection term.

PREP7:FLOTRANMiscellaneous

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ADVM

Label

Value

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Advection

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Advection

FLIST, NODE1, NODE2, NINC

Lists force loads on the nodes.

SOLUTION:FEForces

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NODE1, NODE2, NINC

Notes

Menu Paths

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

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

FLLIST, NLOC1, NLOC2, NINC

Lists the fatigue location parameters.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC1, NLOC2, NINC

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >List Stress Loc

FLOCHECK, Key

Sets up and runs a zero-iteration FLOTRAN analysis.

SOLUTION:FLOTRANCheckout

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Key

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flocheck

Main Menu >Solution >FLOTRAN Set Up >Flocheck

FLOTRAN

Specifies "FLOTRAN data settings" as the subsequent status topic.

PREP7:Status

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Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >General Postproc >FLOTRAN Module

FLREAD, Fname, Ext, Dir

Reads the residual file written by the FLOTRAN CFD option.

POST1:FLOTRANProcessing

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Fname

Ext

Dir

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >FLOTRAN 2.1A

FLST, NFIELD, NARG, TYPE, Otype, LENG

Specifies data required for a picking operation (GUI).

DATABASE:Picking

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NFIELD

NARG

TYPE

Otype

LENG

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

FLUXV

Calculates the flux passing through a closed contour.

POST1:Magnetics

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Elec&Mag Calc >Path Flux

FMAGBC, Cnam1, Cnam2, Cnam3, Cnam4, Cnam5, Cnam6, Cnam7, Cnam8, Cnam9

Applies force and torque boundary conditions to an element component.

SOLUTION:MiscLoads

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Cnam1, Cnam2, Cnam3, Cnam4, Cnam5, Cnam6, Cnam7, Cnam8, Cnam9

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Apply >Flag >Comp. Force/Torque

Main Menu >Solution >Apply >Flag >Comp. Force/Torque

FMAGSUM, Cnam1, Cnam2, Cnam3, Cnam4, Cnam5, Cnam6, Cnam7, Cnam8, Cnam9

Summarizes electromagnetic force calculations on element components.

POST1:Magnetics

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Cnam1, Cnam2, Cnam3, Cnam4, Cnam5, Cnam6, Cnam7, Cnam8, Cnam9

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Elec&Mag Calc >Comp. Force

/FOCUS, WN, XF, YF, ZF, KTRANS

Specifies the focus point (center of the window).

GRAPHICS:Views

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WN

XF, YF, ZF

KTRANS

Default: Focus location is automatically calculated to be at the geometric center of the object (modified for centering within the window, depending upon the view).

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Pan, Zoom, Rotate

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >View Settings >Focus Point

FOR2D

Calculates magnetic forces on a body.

POST1:Magnetics

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Elec&Mag Calc >Mag Forces

FORCE, Lab

Selects the element nodal force type for output.

POST1:Controls POST26:Controls

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Lab

Default: Use the total forces.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Options for Outp

Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Define Variables

Main Menu >TimeHist Postpro >Elec&Mag >Circuit >Define Variables

Utility Menu >List >Results >Options

FORM, Lab

Specifies the format of the file dump.

AUX2:BinaryFiles

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Lab

Default: Basic record description (RECO).

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >File >List >Binary Files

Utility Menu >List >Files >Binary Files

/FORMAT, NDIGT, Ftype, NWIDTH, DSIGNF, LINE, CHAR

Specifies format controls for tables.

POST1:Listing

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NDIGIT

Ftype

NWIDTH

DSIGNF

LINE

CHAR

Default: Program determines format for the data.

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

FP, STITM, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6

Defines the fatigue S vs. N and Sm vs. T tables.

POST1:Fatigue

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STITM

C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Elas-plas Par

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >S-N Table

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Sm_T Table

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Erase Tables

FPLIST

Lists the property table stored for fatigue evaluation.

POST1:Fatigue

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Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >List Tables

FREQ, FREQ1, FREQ2, FREQ3, FREQ4, FREQ5, FREQ6, FREQ7, FREQ8, FREQ9

Defines the frequency points for the SV vs. FREQ tables.

SOLUTION:SpectrumOptions

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FREQ1, FREQ2, FREQ3, FREQ4, FREQ5, FREQ6, FREQ7, FREQ8, FREQ9

Default: No frequency table.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Spectrum >Erase Table

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Spectrum >Freq Table

Main Menu >Solution >Spectrum >Erase Table

Main Menu >Solution >Spectrum >Freq Table

FS, NODE, NEV, NLOD, STITM, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6

Stores fatigue stress components at a node.

POST1:Fatigue

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NODE

NEV

NLOD

STITM

C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Specified Val

FSCALE, RFACT, IFACT

Scales force load values in the database.

SOLUTION:FEForces

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RFACT

IFACT

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Operate >Forces

Main Menu >Solution >Operate >Forces

FSDELE, NLOC, NEV, NLOD

Deletes a stress condition for a fatigue location, event, and loading.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC

NEV

NLOD

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Dele Stresses

FSLIST, NLOC1, NLOC2, NINC, NEV, NLOD

Lists the stresses stored for fatigue evaluation.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC1, NLOC2, NINC

NEV

NLOD

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >List Stresses

FSNODE, NODE, NEV, NLOD

Calculates and stores the stress components at a node for fatigue.

POST1:Fatigue

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NODE

NEV

NLOD

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >From rst File

FSPLOT, NLOC, NEV, ITEM

Displays a fatigue stress item for a fatigue location and event.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC

NEV

ITEM

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Plot Stresses

FSSECT, RHO, NEV, NLOD, KBR

Calculates and stores total linearized stress components.

POST1:Fatigue

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RHO

NEV

NLOD

KBR

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >At Cross Sect

FSUM, LAB

Sums the nodal force and moment contributions of elements.

POST1:SpecialPurpose

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LAB

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Nodal Calcs >Total Force Sum

FTCALC, NLOC, NODE

Performs fatigue calculations for a particular node location.

POST1:Fatigue

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NLOC

NODE

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Calculate Fatig

FTRAN

Transfers solid model forces to the finite element model.

SOLUTION:SolidForces

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Loads >Operate >Forces

Main Menu >Solution >Operate >Forces

FTSIZE, MXLOC, MXEV, MXLOD

Defines the fatigue data storage array.

POST1:Fatigue

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MXLOC

MXEV

MXLOD

Default: 5 locations, 10 events, 3 loadings.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Size Settings

FTWRITE, Fname, Ext, Dir

Writes all currently stored fatigue data on a file.

POST1:Fatigue

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Fname

Ext

Dir

Notes

Data are written in terms of the equivalent POST1 fatigue commands [FTSIZE, FL, FS, etc.] which you can then edit and resubmit to POST1 (with a /INPUT command).

Once you have created a fatigue data file, each subsequent use of the FTWRITE command overwrites the contents of that file..

Menu Paths

Main Menu >General Postproc >Fatigue >Write Fatig Data

/FTYPE, Ident, Type

Assigns an external or internal type to a binary file.

SESSION:Files

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Ident

Type

Default: Type external.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >File >ANSYS File Options

FVMESH, KEEP

Generates nodes and tetrahedral volume elements from detached exterior area elements (facets).

PREP7:Meshing

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KEEP

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Mesh >Area Elements