Hide Table of Contents
SetStepToleranceOptions Method (ICWNonLinearStudyOptions)

Sets convergence and equilibrium parameters.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetStepToleranceOptions( _
   ByVal NEqilibriumIteration As System.Integer, _
   ByVal NMaxEqilibriumIteration As System.Integer, _
   ByVal DConvTol As System.Double, _
   ByVal DPlasticityTol As System.Double, _
   ByVal NSingularityEleFactor As System.Double _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWNonLinearStudyOptions
Dim NEqilibriumIteration As System.Integer
Dim NMaxEqilibriumIteration As System.Integer
Dim DConvTol As System.Double
Dim DPlasticityTol As System.Double
Dim NSingularityEleFactor As System.Double
Dim value As System.Integer
 
value = instance.SetStepToleranceOptions(NEqilibriumIteration, NMaxEqilibriumIteration, DConvTol, DPlasticityTol, NSingularityEleFactor)
C# 
System.int SetStepToleranceOptions( 
   System.int NEqilibriumIteration,
   System.int NMaxEqilibriumIteration,
   System.double DConvTol,
   System.double DPlasticityTol,
   System.double NSingularityEleFactor
)
C++/CLI 
System.int SetStepToleranceOptions( 
&   System.int NEqilibriumIteration,
&   System.int NMaxEqilibriumIteration,
&   System.double DConvTol,
&   System.double DPlasticityTol,
&   System.double NSingularityEleFactor
) 

Parameters

NEqilibriumIteration
Frequency of performing equilibrium in number of solution steps
NMaxEqilibriumIteration
Maximum number of equilibrium iterations for any solution step
DConvTol
Relative displacement tolerance used for equilibrium convergence
DPlasticityTol
Tolerance for strain increment for models with creep or plasticity
NSingularityEleFactor

Stiffness singularity elimination factor:

  • normal solution if set to 1
  • if <1.0, then the program modifies stiffness terms causing singularity to help convergence

If normal solution fails, trying a different value; for example, 0 may help convergence.

Return Value

Status as defined in swsNonLinearStudyOptionsError_e
 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2010 SP3.0


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

 
*Email:  
Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   SetStepToleranceOptions Method (ICWNonLinearStudyOptions)
*Comment:  
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:



x

We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again
x

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2015 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.