- Check displacement response, velocity response and acceleration response of the model resulting from time history analysis by each time step.
From the main menu, select [Results] tab > [Type : Time History Analysis] > [Time History Analysis] group > [T.H Results] > [Displ/Vel/Accel]
Displ./Velo./Accel. dialog box
Select a response function.
Time History Load Case Name
Select a time history analysis condition defined in Time History Load Cases.
Click to the right to prompt the dialog box defining the load Cases/Combinations if not defined previously.
Refer to Load Cases / Combinations.
Specify a step for which analysis results will be produced.
Select a time function from the list.
Displ. : Displacement response is checked.
Velo. : Velocity response is checked.
Accel. : Acceleration response is checked.
Select a desired displacement component.
DX : Displacement component in the X-direction of GCS
DY : Displacement component in the Y-direction of GCS
DZ : Displacement component in the Z-direction of GCS
Type of Display
Define the type of display as follows:
Display the deformed shape of the model.
Deformation Scale Factor
Magnify or reduce the size of the displacement graphically displayed in the model window.
Select the type of display for displacement.
Nodal Deform : Display the deformed shape only with nodal displacements.
Real Deform : In addition to the nodal displacements, for beam elements, it calculates and displays the detailed deformation along the length direction between the two ends.
Real Displacement(Auto-Scale off) : The true deformation of the structure is graphically represented without magnifying or reducing it. This option is typically used for geometric nonlinear analysis reflecting large displacement.
Relative Displacement : The deformation of the structure is graphically represented relative to the minimum nodal displacement, which is set to "0".
Undeformed : Undeformed model shape is additionally displayed on the deformed shape diagram.
Display for the Undeformed model shape can be controlled in Display Option.
Display the displacements of solid elements resulting from Heat of Hydration analysis in numerical values.
The font and color of the numbers can be controlled in Display Option.
Decimal Points : Assign decimal points for the displayed numbers.
Exp. : Express as exponentials.
Min & Max : Display the maximum and minimum values.
Abs Max : Display the absolute maximum value.
Max : Display only the maximum value.
Min : Display only the minimum value.
Limit Scale(%) : Set the screen display limit for the nodal displacements of solid elements relative to the selected maximum or minimum value.
Set Orientation : Display orientation of numerical values.
The default Decimal Points can be controlled in "Preferences".
Set Orientation = 0 horizontally displays the numerical values to the right of nodes or elements.
The orientation angle represents the counter-clockwise direction, which may be used to enhance the readability of the numbers.
Display various references related to analysis results to the right or left of the working window.
The node numbers at which the maximum and minimum deformations occur are displayed.
Legend Position : Position of the legend in the display window.
Rank Value Type : The format of Legend values and the decimal point are specified.
Dynamically simulate the transition process.
Click Apply then click Record to the right of the Animation control board at the bottom of the working window.
Animation Mode : Check on to animate the analysis results.
The state of deformed model with the display of loading time can be checked by time history analysis steps.
Animate Contour : Option to change the color of the contour representing the transition according to the magnitudes of variation.
Repeat Half/Full Cycle : Select the repetition cycle for the dynamic representation of the transition.
Select 'Half Cycle' for the transient shapes of a structure and 'Full Cycle' for dynamically simulating vibration modes or buckling modes.
AVI Options : Enter the options required to produce the animation window.
Bits per Pixel : Number of bits per pixel to create the default window for animation.
Compressor... : Assign the method of compressing image data.
Frames per Half Cycle : Number of frames to simulate a 'Half Cycle'.
Frames per Second : Number of frames per second to present dynamic simulation.
Construction Stage Option : Select the animation options when the construction stage analysis is performed.
Stage Animation : Animations by construction stages.
Current Stage-Step : Animations by Steps in the current construction stage.
From ~ To : Starting and ending construction stages or steps for animations.
Start Time : Start time of animation of analysis results.
End Time : Finish time of animation of analysis results.
Increment : Time increment for analysis results to be animated.
Set Default Time : Set the time to be used for animation as the initial state.