We could do this by creating a named selection, then insert (Right Mouse Button click on the new name selection and choose create nodal named selection) a node named selection, and that can be used by a nodal force that is a function say of distance. Not very easy, but it seems to be doable at least. Also, I came across some APDL commands when searched online, but I never used it. Perhaps someone expert in APDL can better answer this.
Here’s how you can access the Ansys Online Help from within the Ansys Student products:
- Open Ansys Workbench (or any other Ansys product) and go to Help > Ansys Workbench Help. A browser window will open.
- Copy the link to the Ansys Online Help from the post on the Ansys Learning Forum.
- Paste the link into the address bar of the browser window opened in step 1, and you’ll be able to access the desired page.