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Intro1_M04_basics - ANSYS Basics Chapter 4 February 7 2006 Inventory#002268 4-2 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS

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Unformatted text preview: ANSYS Basics Chapter 4 February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-2 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • Later in this course you will be using geometrical entities such as volumes, areas, lines and keypoints as well as FEA entities such as nodes and elements. This chapter introduces the following techniques used to display and manipulate those entities within the GUI: – Plotting – Picking – Coordinate Systems – Select Logic – Components and Assemblies Chapter 4 - ANSYS Basics A. Overview February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-3 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • It is often advantageous to plot only certain entities in the model. • Within the Utility Menu > Plot, you will see that geometric, finite element and other entities can be plotted. • With Multi-Plots, a combination of entities can be plotted. Chapter 4 - ANSYS Basics B. Plotting /replot kplot lplot aplot vplot nplot eplot gplot February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-4 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • The PlotC trls menu is used to control how the plot is displayed: – plot orientation – zoom – colors – symbols – annotation – animation – etc. • Among these, changing the plot orientation ( /VIEW) and zooming are the most commonly used functions. Chapter 4 - ANSYS Basics …Plotting February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-5 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • The default view for a model is the front view: looking down the +Z axis of the model. There are several methods to change the model view. • Use dynamic mode — a way to orient the plot dynamically using the Control key and mouse buttons. – Ctrl + Left mouse button pans the model. – Ctrl + Middle mouse button: zooms the model spins the model (about screen Z) – Ctrl + Right mouse button rotates the model: about screen X about screen Y Note, the Shift-Right button on a two-button mouse is equivalent to the Middle mouse button on a three-button mouse. P Z R Ctrl Chapter 4 - ANSYS Basics …Plotting c ⇔ c ⇔ February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-6 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Chapter 4 - ANSYS Basics …Plotting • Use the Model Control Toolbar Icons to change the view. • The Model Control Toolbar also includes a dynamic rotate option. Dynamic Model Mode Icon performs same function as CTRL key. Model Control Toolbar February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 4-7 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • A Dynamic Mode setting is also available using Pan-Zoom-Rotate ....
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Intro1_M04_basics - ANSYS Basics Chapter 4 February 7 2006 Inventory#002268 4-2 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS

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