edhgls

Mapdl.edhgls(hgco='', **kwargs)

Specifies the hourglass coefficient for an explicit dynamics analysis.

APDL Command: EDHGLS

Parameters

hgco – Hourglass coefficient value (defaults to 0.1). Values greater than 0.15 may cause instabilities.

Notes

This command is also valid in PREP7.

Distributed ANSYS Restriction: This command is not supported in Distributed ANSYS.