Discrete DVS Panel

Use the Discrete dvs panel to define a discrete design variable value table for use in size or shape optimization, which maybe be referenced in the ddval = field on the Size, Gauge or Shape panels..

Location: Analysis page > Optimization panel
Note: Only available in the OptiStruct solver interface.

Panel Options

Option Action
name Enter a name (maximum of 8 characters).
individual values Enter the individual values.
value range: from Enter the starting number for the value range.
value range: to Enter the ending number for the value range.
value range: increment Enter an increment for values within the range.

Command Buttons

Button Action
create Create the design variable.
review Review the design variable.
return Exit the panel.