Introduction#

This example shows how to load a solution and access some basic help.

Perform required imports#

Perform required imports.

from ansys.dpf import post
from ansys.dpf.post import examples

Get Solution object#

Get the Solution object. This example loads a simple file supplied with DPF-Post.

simple_bar = examples.simple_bar
solution = post.load_solution(simple_bar)

Use helpers#

Get solution information#

Get solution information.

print(solution)
Static Analysis Solution object.


Data Sources
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DPF  DataSources:
  Result files:
     result key: rst and path: /opt/hostedtoolcache/Python/3.8.13/x64/lib/python3.8/site-packages/ansys/dpf/core/examples/ASimpleBar.rst
  Secondary files:


DPF Model
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Static analysis
Unit system: MKS: m, kg, N, s, V, A, degC
Physics Type: Mechanical
Available results:
     -  displacement: Nodal Displacement
     -  element_nodal_forces: ElementalNodal Element nodal Forces
     -  elemental_volume: Elemental Volume
     -  stiffness_matrix_energy: Elemental Energy-stiffness matrix
     -  artificial_hourglass_energy: Elemental Hourglass Energy
     -  thermal_dissipation_energy: Elemental thermal dissipation energy
     -  kinetic_energy: Elemental Kinetic Energy
     -  co_energy: Elemental co-energy
     -  incremental_energy: Elemental incremental energy
     -  structural_temperature: ElementalNodal Temperature
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DPF  Meshed Region:
  3751 nodes
  3000 elements
  Unit: m
  With solid (3D) elements
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DPF  Time/Freq Support:
  Number of sets: 1
Cumulative     Time (s)       LoadStep       Substep
1              1.000000       1              1

Get locations information#

Get location information. Locations are used to defined where the result must be set.

help(post.locations)
Help on class locations in module ansys.dpf.gate.common:

class locations(builtins.object)
 |  Contains strings for scoping and field locations.
 |
 |  Attributes
 |  -----------
 |  none = "none"
 |
 |  elemental = "Elemental"
 |      data is one per element
 |
 |  elemental_nodal = "ElementalNodal"
 |      one per node per element
 |
 |  nodal = "Nodal"
 |      one per node
 |
 |  time_freq = "TimeFreq_sets"
 |      one per time set
 |
 |  overall = "overall"
 |      applies everywhere
 |
 |  time_freq_step = "TimeFreq_steps"
 |      one per time step
 |
 |  Data descriptors defined here:
 |
 |  __dict__
 |      dictionary for instance variables (if defined)
 |
 |  __weakref__
 |      list of weak references to the object (if defined)
 |
 |  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 |  Data and other attributes defined here:
 |
 |  elemental = 'Elemental'
 |
 |  elemental_nodal = 'ElementalNodal'
 |
 |  nodal = 'Nodal'
 |
 |  none = 'none'
 |
 |  overall = 'overall'
 |
 |  time_freq = 'TimeFreq_sets'
 |
 |  time_freq_step = 'TimeFreq_steps'

Get available keywords#

Get the available keywords. Keywords can be used as attributes of a Result object.

post.print_available_keywords()
element_scoping: list, int or dpf.core.Scoping
grouping: str. Use post.grouping.(...) as helper.
location: str. Use post.locations.(...) as helper.
mapdl_grouping: int. Write 186 to get mapdl_elements solid_186.
named_selection: str. Name of named_selection.
node_scoping: list, int or dpf.core.Scoping
path: DpfPath object that
            contains a list of coordinates,
            e.g. [[0.1, 0.0, 0.0],
            [0.0, 0.1, 0.0]].
set: int
time: float
time_scoping: list, int or dpf.core.Scoping

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.015 seconds)

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