I/O Options and Subcase Information Entry The SPOWER command can be used in the I/O Options or Subcase Information sections to request Sound Power output for all subcases or individual subcases, respectively. SPOWER can only be requested for frequency response subcases.


SPOWER(type) = option


Argument Options Description

Default = PANEL

PANEL, blank
Sound Power is output for both panels and microphone locations.
Sound Power is output only for microphone locations.
option <ALL>

Default = ALL

ALL, blank
Sound Power is output for all panel grids and all grids defined as microphone locations on the RADSND Bulk Data. In addition, the total Sound Power for each panel and all the microphone locations is output.
Note: Sound Power results are output only for microphone locations, if type=NOPANEL is specified.


  1. When the SPOWER command is present, Sound Power is output for all RADSND panel grids and all microphone grids for all frequency response subcases.
  2. Sound power is always output for microphone locations regardless of the specified type (PANEL/NOPANEL).
  3. Sound Power results (via SPOWER) are output to the .h3d file.