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Rotate Orientation

Rotate Orientation

The rotate orientation option rotates the 0 degree reference orientation by 90 degrees (about the blue arrow of triad) for a face of shell. The option is similar to the Rotate 00 Reference but applies to individual faces of a shell.

For a description of arrows and what they represent, see Ply Angle.

Rotate Orientation is cleared for face.

Rotate Orientation option is selected for face.

For the shell face above, the stripes rotate about the axis normal to the plane (blue arrow) by 90 degrees in counter-clockwise direction. As a result, the 60 degrees ply angle (yellow arrow), when Rotate Orientation is selected, corresponds to -30 degrees ply angle before rotation.

Related Topics

Mirror Orientation Option

Adjusting Composite Orientation Options

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