Subcase Information Entry The XHIST command can be used to select time history output for Explicit Dynamic Analysis.


XHIST = option


Argument Options Description
option <SID>

No default

Set identification of an XHISTADD Bulk Data Entry or, if no XHISTADD Bulk Data Entry exists with this SID, the set identification of XHIST Bulk Data Entries.


  1. Only one XHIST entry can be present for each subcase. It can only be used in subcases that contain an ANALYSIS = EXPDYN entry.
  2. If the SID referenced by the XHIST Subcase Information Entry matches with the SID defined for an XHISTADD Bulk Data Entry, the information on this entry alone is selected. However, if no XHISTADD Bulk Data Entry has the referenced SID defined, then any XHIST Bulk Data Entries that have this SID defined will be selected.