escheck

Mapdl.escheck(sele='', levl='', defkey='', **kwargs)

Perform element shape checking for a selected element set.

APDL Command: ESCHECK

Parameters
sele

Specifies whether to select elements for checking:

(blank) - List all warnings/errors from element shape checking.

ESEL - Select the elements based on the .Levl criteria specified below.

levl

WARN - Select elements producing warning and error messages.

ERR - Select only elements producing error messages ( default).

defkey

Specifies whether check should be performed on deformed element shapes. .

0 - Do not update node coordinates before performing shape checks (default).

1 - Update node coordinates using the current set of deformations in the database.

Notes

Shape checking will occur according to the current SHPP settings. Although ESCHECK is valid in all processors, Defkey uses the current results in the database. If no results are available a warning will be issued.

This command is also valid in PREP7, SOLUTION and POST1.

Return type

Optional[str]