mdele

Mapdl.mdele(node='', lab1='', nend='', ninc='', lab2='', lab3='', lab4='', lab5='', lab6='', **kwargs)

Deletes master degrees of freedom.

APDL Command: MDELE

Parameters
  • node – Delete master degrees of freedom in the Lab1 direction [M] from NODE to NEND (defaults to NODE) in steps of NINC (defaults to 1). If NODE = ALL, NEND and NINC are ignored and masters for all selected nodes [NSEL] are deleted. If Lab1 = ALL, all label directions will be deleted. If NODE = P, graphical picking is enabled and all remaining command fields are ignored (valid only in the GUI). A component name may also be substituted for NODE.

  • lab1 – Delete master degrees of freedom in the Lab1 direction [M] from NODE to NEND (defaults to NODE) in steps of NINC (defaults to 1). If NODE = ALL, NEND and NINC are ignored and masters for all selected nodes [NSEL] are deleted. If Lab1 = ALL, all label directions will be deleted. If NODE = P, graphical picking is enabled and all remaining command fields are ignored (valid only in the GUI). A component name may also be substituted for NODE.

  • nend – Delete master degrees of freedom in the Lab1 direction [M] from NODE to NEND (defaults to NODE) in steps of NINC (defaults to 1). If NODE = ALL, NEND and NINC are ignored and masters for all selected nodes [NSEL] are deleted. If Lab1 = ALL, all label directions will be deleted. If NODE = P, graphical picking is enabled and all remaining command fields are ignored (valid only in the GUI). A component name may also be substituted for NODE.

  • ninc – Delete master degrees of freedom in the Lab1 direction [M] from NODE to NEND (defaults to NODE) in steps of NINC (defaults to 1). If NODE = ALL, NEND and NINC are ignored and masters for all selected nodes [NSEL] are deleted. If Lab1 = ALL, all label directions will be deleted. If NODE = P, graphical picking is enabled and all remaining command fields are ignored (valid only in the GUI). A component name may also be substituted for NODE.

  • lab2 – Delete masters in these additional directions.

  • lab3 – Delete masters in these additional directions.

  • lab4 – Delete masters in these additional directions.

  • . () – Delete masters in these additional directions.

  • lab6 – Delete masters in these additional directions.

Notes

Deletes master degrees of freedom. If used in SOLUTION, this command is valid only within the first load step.

This command is also valid in PREP7.