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General Mechanical

How to acquire the stiffness matrix of every single element after a structure analysis?

    • Huipeng
      Subscriber

      After a final element analysis for a structure, I want to use every single element stiffness matrix to calculate a new item as an information for an optimization problem. However, I don't know how to get the element stiffness matrix?

    • ding
      Subscriber

      please use the APDL command


      /debug,-1,,,1. If you also want to get the full matrix, please use the APDL command
      HBMAT .  

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