LS-DYNA Input Interface KeywordDefines a function using tabulated input with offsets and scales.


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Curve_ID   Scale_x Scale_y Offset_x Offset_y
X1 Y1        
X2 Y2        
etc. etc.        
XN YN        


Field Contents SI Unit Example
Curve_ID Curve identifier.


Scale_x Scaling coefficient for abscissa, non-negative.

Default = 1 (Real)

Scale_y Scaling coefficient for ordinate, non-negative.

Default = 1 (Real)

Offset_x Offset for abscissa.

Default = 0 (Real)

Offset_y Offset for ordinate.

Default = 0 (Real)

X1, X2, XN Abscissa values.


Y1, Y2, YN Ordinate values.




  1. This keyword maps to /FUNCT and /MOVE_FUNCT.
  2. The option “_TITLE” can be added to the end of this keyword. When “_TITLE” is included, an extra 80 characters long line is added after the keyword input line which allows an entity title to be defined.