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Viewing the Stress Distribution in the Model

To view the stress distribution:

  1. Click Show von Mises stress.

    The equivalent stress (von Mises stress) plot is displayed.

  2. Click Play animation or Stop animation .

    SimulationXpress plots stresses on the deformed shape of the part. In most cases, the actual deformation is so small that the deformed shape almost coincides with the undeformed shape if plotted to scale. SimulationXpress exaggerates the deformation to demonstrate it more clearly. The Deformation Scale shown on the stress and deformed shape plots is the scale used to rescale the maximum deformation to 10% of the bounding box of the part.

  3. When you are finished viewing results, click Done viewing results to continue.

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