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

Forms the square root of a variable.

APDL Command: SQRT

  • 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 identifying the variable on printouts and displays. Embedded blanks are compressed for output.

  • facta – Scaling factor (positive or negative) applied to variable IA (defaults to 1.0).


Forms the square root of a variable according to the operation: IR=sqrt(FACTA*IA)