To Define a Moment of Inertia Measure

This procedure assumes you selected the Moment of Inertia quantity on the Measure Definition dialog box.

1. Select Center of Mass or Origin.

2. Select one of the following component values:

◦ Max Principal

◦ Mid Principal

◦ Min Principal

◦ XX

◦ YY

◦ ZZ

◦ XY

◦ XZ

◦ YZ

3. For the components XX, YY, ZZ, XY, YZ, and XZ, select a coordinate system.

4. Review the list box at the bottom of the dialog box to determine which types of analyses are valid for the measure.

5. Click OK. Each of the custom measures shows up on the Measures dialog box.

Return to To Define Measures for Structural Analyses or Moment of Inertia.