rforce

Mapdl.rforce(nvar='', node='', item='', comp='', name='', **kwargs)

Specifies the total reaction force data to be stored.

APDL Command: RFORCE

Parameters
nvar

Arbitrary reference number assigned to this variable (2 to NV [NUMVAR]). Overwrites any existing results for this variable.

node

Node for which data are to be stored. If NODE = P, graphical picking is enabled (valid only in the GUI).

item

Label identifying the item. Valid item labels are shown in the table below. Some items also require a component label.

comp

Component of the item (if required). Valid component labels are shown in the table below.

name

Thirty-two character name identifying the item on printouts and displays. Defaults to an eight character label formed by concatenating the first four characters of the Item and Comp labels.

Notes

Defines the total reaction force data (static, damping, and inertial components) to be stored from single pass (ANTYPE,STATIC or TRANS) solutions or from the expansion pass of mode-superposition (ANTYPE,HARMIC or TRANS) solutions.

Table: 228:: : RFORCE - Valid Item and Component Labels

For SHELL131 and SHELL132 elements with KEYOPT(3) = 0 or 1, use the labels HBOT, HE2, HE3, …, HTOP instead of HEAT.