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How to write maximum results for all modes in a modal analysis (ANSYS 18.1 Mechanical APDL)

How to write maximum results for all modes in a modal analysis (ANSYS 18.1 Mechanical APDL)

How to write maximum results for all modes in a modal analysis (ANSYS 18.1 Mechanical APDL)

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Hi,

I am doing a modal analysis on ANSYS Mechanical 18.1, as part of an R&D project. I am collecting 20 eigenvalues. How can I write the maximum value of displacement vector sum, and the maximum value of Von Mises Stress for ALL modes in a text file? I want the global maximum, considering all nodes. Alternatively, how can I display these results on screen? I know this can be done with the *get command, but I don't know how can I collect results for all modes, as I only have experience in static analysis.


I am pretty sure this can be done, either by APDL code, of by the GUI, or even both.

Thanks in advance,
AndradeSilva

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