small

Mapdl.small(ir='', ia='', ib='', ic='', name='', facta='', factb='', factc='', **kwargs)

Finds the smallest of three variables.

APDL Command: SMALL

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, ib, ic

Reference numbers of the three variables to be operated on. If only two, leave IC blank. If only one, leave IB blank also.

name

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

facta, factb, factc

Scaling factors (positive or negative) applied to the corresponding variables (defaults to 1.0).

Notes

Finds the smallest of three variables according to the operation:

IR = min(FACTA x IA, FACTB x IB, FACTC x IC)