secstop

Mapdl.secstop(dof1='', minvalue1='', maxvalue1='', dof2='', minvalue2='', maxvalue2='', dof3='', minvalue3='', maxvalue3='', **kwargs)

Specifies stops on the components of relative motion in a joint

APDL Command: SECSTOP element.

Parameters
  • dof – Local degree of freedom to be stopped.

  • minvalue – Low end of the range of allowed movement for the specified DOF.

  • maxvalue – High end of the range of allowed movement for the specified DOF.

Notes

Stops restrict motion in a DOF; motion beyond the MINVALUE or MAXVALUE is prevented (motion away from a limit is allowed). You can specify up to three stops. If necessary, you can repeat the command.