FBD Bar Plot

Display forces and moments acting on beam and bar elements.

From the menu bar, click Aerospace > Results > FBD > Bar Plot.

Restriction: Only available in the Nastran and OptiStruct solvers in the Aerospace user profile.
The tool contains the following:
Free Body Sections
Define one or more free-body sections.
Shows all properties of a selected free-body section.
List of subcases available inside all of the imported result files.
FBD Plot and Display
Visualization options.
The workflow is:
  1. Create a free-body section.
  2. Set the properties of the selected free-body section.
  3. Select a loadcase.
  4. Set the options for the bar plot.
  5. Display the bar plot for the selected loadcase.