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Product

Independent variable

Dependent variable

Steady Thermal Analysis Definition (Nonlinear or Load History Analyses only)

Thermal

time

multiplicative factor for constraint and load sets

Static Analysis Definition (Nonlinear or Load History Analyses only)

Structure

time

multiplicative factor for constraint and load sets

Dynamic Time Analysis Definition

Structure

time

multiplicative factor for load sets

time

base excitation


frequency

damping coefficient


Dynamic Frequency Analysis

Structure

frequency

multiplicative factor for load sets

frequency

phase


frequency

damping coefficient


frequency

base excitation


Dynamic Random Analysis

Structure

frequency

multiplicative factor for load set power spectral density

frequency

damping coefficient


frequency

base excitation


Shock Analysis Definition

Structure

frequency

base excitation

Material

Structure and Thermal

temperature

Young's modulus

temperature

Poisson's ratio


temperature

coefficient of thermal expansion


temperature

thermal conductivity


Spring Definition

Structure

force

deflection

Force/Moment Load

Structure

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of force/moment load

Pressure Load

Structure

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of pressure load

Structural Temperature Load

Structure (FEM mode only)

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of structural temperature load

Constraint

Structure (FEM mode only)

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

translation and rotation directions

Convection Condition

Thermal (native mode only)

time

bulk temperature

Thermal (FEM mode only)

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of convection coefficient and bulk temperature


Prescribed Temperature

Thermal

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of temperature

Heat Load

Thermal

coordinates (WCS or UCS)

spatial variation of heat load

Thermal (native mode only)

time

heat load
