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ANSYS Mechanical Workbench 2021 R1 Cylindrical Coordinate Systems

ANSYS Mechanical Workbench 2021 R1 Cylindrical Coordinate Systems

ANSYS Mechanical Workbench 2021 R1 Cylindrical Coordinate Systems

Dear Forum Users,

I have a very simple question. I am studying the stresses of a semi-ellipsoidal head in an axisymmetric analysis. The model runs fine. However, I am unable to use a cylindrical coordinate system in the solution branch after I transformed this coordinate system (e.g. rotated the x-axis 90 degrees). I do the transformation as the default placement of the coordinate system is not to my liking. I am only able to use the cylindrical coordinate system in the solution branch if I use the default settings. Any offset or transformation operation results in not being able to select this coordinate system in the solution branch (e.g. stress -> normal stress > coordinate system -> Cylindrical, is not able to be selected). Does anyone know why this occurs and how to resolve it? Thanks in advance.


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