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Analysis
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Section
Solvers

Dynamic Relaxation Solver

Solver using the Dynamic Relaxation method to find the equilibrium state of a model through time stepping. Connect the timer to this component to animate the process.

Inputs

NameIDDescriptionType
Finite element ModelModelThe finite element model to operate on.Goo
Integration propertiesPropIntegration properties to control the relaxation process.Goo
ResetResReset the relaxation process.Boolean

Outputs

NameIDDescriptionType
ModelModelModel with analysis results.Goo
Out of balance Force [N]ResFThe residual out-of-balance Force for the current iteration. This should be close to 0 when the system has converged. [N]Number
Out of balance Moment [Nm]ResMThe residual out-of-balance Moment for the current iteration. This should be close to 0 when the system has converged. [Nm]Number
Max displacement [m]DispThe maximum node displacment currently present in the model. [m]Number

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