Stress results

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Shivani posted this 14 February 2018

Hi!

I'm trying to plot the stress results of simulation .There are various options to plot stress in the option "By" under details of stress.My plot for Normal Stress -by:time- and -by:maximum over time- are the same.

I wanted to know how are they different and when is each one used.And also when we say time,how do we know how much time is being considered.

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peteroznewman posted this 16 February 2018

If you pick a body, face, or edge, there are many nodes on that geometry and they all vary with time in a transient simulation, but at each time step, one of the nodes will be the maximum.

If you pick a vertex, there is only one node that varies over time, so by maximum doesn't apply since there is only one node.

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