Sandeep Medikonda
Ansys Employee

Hi, Can you show what materials (stress-strain response) you are using and also confirm if you have large deflection on?

I am struggling a bit to understand the German words in your model. So I've just, checked this on a simple single element model:

subjected to cyclic loading:

and I see a clear difference between the von-mises plastic strain and the effective plastic strain:

Hope this helps.

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