Ashish Khemka
Forum Moderator

Hi Venkata,

Yes, the methods you indicated are different ways of mode extraction. But please use the Program Controlled settings. If you are looking for comparison of mode-extraction methods then please refer to following links:

3.8. Comparing Mode-Extraction Methods (

How to access the ANSYS Online Help

For number of modes to be used, please refer to the following Ansys Innovation Course:

Mode Participation Factor and Effective Mass | Ansys Courses

Please see if this helps.


Ashish Khemka