Create Stress and Strain Responses

Use the Stress/Strain tool to create stress and strain responses for selected elements or properties.

  1. From the Design Explorer ribbon, click the Stress/Strain tool.

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  2. Use the drop-down menu on the left side of the guide bar to select the response type.
  3. Click the guide bar selector and choose whether to create the response using Elements or Properties.
  4. Optional: Check the Create one response for each selected entity option.
  5. Select entities.
    If the option above is unchecked, selecting the first entity will create a response. If the above option is checked, a response will be created for each selected entity.
  6. Optional: Make any desired modifications to the created response in the microdialog.