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interstory drift

    • Maryam Tabbakhh


      I have a model of a building that is excited by an earthquake. I would like to animate the inter-story drift, which is the difference between displacements of each floor with the one story above it. Is there any way that I can show it in LS-DYNA? or modify the results or d3plot so that I can show it? 



    • Ushnish Basu
      Ansys Employee

      You can plot the displacement of two adjacent floors and then use the Expression option in the LSPP plot window to plot the difference of the two

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