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8.2 Nodes - Deformations

To control the graphical display of nodal displacements and nodal rotations, select the Global Deformations check box in the Results navigator. Table 4.2 shows the deformations of nodes in numerical form.

Figure 8.8 Results navigator: Global Deformations
Figure 8.9 Table 4.2 Nodes - Deformations

The displacements and rotations are listed by nodes.

Displacements / Rotations

The deformations have the following meanings:

Table 8.1 Nodal deformations

u

Total displacement

uX

Displacement in direction of the global axis X

uY

Displacement in direction of the global axis Y

uZ

Displacement in direction of the global axis Z

φX

Rotation about the global axis X

φY

Rotation about the global axis Y

φZ

Rotation about the global axis Z

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