secmodif

Mapdl.secmodif(secid='', kywrd='', **kwargs)

Modifies a pretension section

APDL Command: SECMODIF

Parameters
  • secid – Unique section number. This number must already be assigned to a section.

  • norm – Keyword specifying that the command will modify the pretension section normal direction.

  • nx – Specifies the individual normal components to modify.

  • ny – Specifies the individual normal components to modify.

  • nz – Specifies the individual normal components to modify.

  • kcn – Coordinate system number. This can be either 0 (Global Cartesian), 1 (Global Cylindrical) 2 (Global Spherical), 4 (Working Plane), 5 (Global Y Axis Cylindrical) or an arbitrary reference number assigned to a coordinate system.

Notes

The SECMODIF command either modifies the normal for a specified pretension section, or changes the name of the specified pretension surface.