Subcase Information Entry The MOTION command can be used to select a Multibody motion set to be applied in a multibody problem.


MOTION = option


Argument Options Description
option <SID>

No default

Set identification of MOTION, MOTNG, MOTNGC, MOTNGE, MOTNJ, MOTNJC, and MOTNJE Bulk Data Entries.


  1. Only one MOTION entry can be present for each subcase.
  2. This Subcase Information Entry is only valid when it appears in a Multibody subcase.
  3. If the SID referenced by the MOTION Subcase Information Entry matches with the SID defined for a MOTION Bulk Data Entry, the information on this entry alone is selected. However, if a MOTION Bulk Data Entry does not have the referenced SID defined, any of the Multibody motion entries: MOTNG, MOTNGC, MOTNGE, MOTNJ, MOTHJC, or MOTIONJE which have this SID will be selected.