sdelete

Mapdl.sdelete(sfirst='', slast='', sinc='', knoclean='', lchk='', **kwargs)

Deletes sections from the database.

APDL Command: SDELETE

Parameters
  • sfirst – First section ID to be deleted; defaults to first available section in the database.

  • slast – Last section ID to be deleted; defaults to last available section in the database.

  • sinc – Increment of the section ID; defaults to 1.

  • knoclean

    Pretension element cleanup key (pretension sections only).

    0 - Perform cleanup of pretension elements (delete pretension elements and

    reconnect elements split during PSMESH).

    1 - Do not perform cleanup.

  • lchk

    Specifies the level of element-associativity checking:

    NOCHECK - No element-associativity check occurs. This option is the default.

    WARN - When a section, material, or real constant is associated with an element, ANSYS

    issues a message warning that the necessary entity has been deleted.

    CHECK - The command terminates, and no section, material, or real constant is deleted

    if it is associated with an element.

Notes

Deletes one or more specified sections and their associated data from the ANSYS database.