knode

Mapdl.knode(npt='', node='', **kwargs)

Defines a keypoint at an existing node location.

APDL Command: KNODE

Parameters
npt

Arbitrary reference number for keypoint. If zero, the lowest available number is assigned [NUMSTR].

node

Node number defining global X, Y, Z keypoint location. A component name may also be substituted for NODE.

Returns
int

Keypoint number of the generated keypoint.

Examples

Create a keypoint at a node at (1, 2, 3)

>>> nnum = mapdl.n('', 1, 2, 3)
>>> knum1 = mapdl.knode('', nnum)
>>> knum1
1
Return type

int