Probing Graphs

After you initially evaluate your results and adjust your result windows for efficient viewing, you can examine your results more closely by probing specific aspects of the result window. You can study a segment of your graph to get a more exact impression of the values in that area.

These detailed probes can help you get a more exact idea of how your model behaves at certain key points in the graph. For example, if you are working with the results of a dynamic time, frequency, or random response analysis, you may want to segment the graph around some of the resonant peaks so that you can study the peaks in more detail, as shown below.

The result window on the left is a full graph of displacement in the Z direction for a dynamic frequency analysis. The result window on the right is a segmented version of the first graph, showing the details of the point values from 1.0 on the frequency scale, and capturing the displacement peak. Note that this example also segments the graph at 0.01 along the displacement measure scale to provide easier interpretation of the point values on the graph.

Return to Evaluating Results or To Segment a Graph.