exp

Mapdl.exp(ir='', ia='', name='', facta='', factb='', **kwargs)

Forms the exponential of a variable.

APDL Command: EXP

Parameters
ir

Arbitrary reference number assigned to the resulting variable (2 to NV [NUMVAR]). If this number is the same as for a previously defined variable, the previously defined variable will be overwritten with this result.

ia

Reference number of the variable to be operated on.

name

Thirty-two character name for identifying the variable on the printout and displays. Embedded blanks are compressed upon output.

facta

Scaling factor applied to variable IA (defaults to 1.0).

factb

Scaling factor (positive or negative) applied to the operation (defaults to 1.0).

Notes

Forms the exponential of a variable according to the operation:

IR = FACTB*EXP(FACTA x IA)