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Trend Tracker Overview

Trend Tracker helps you detect trends in results from different iterations of a static study. Results are presented in a manner that compares a baseline to subsequent iterations.

Highlights include:

Typical workflow:

  1. Run a static study.

  2. Right-click the study and select Trend Tracker to enable this functionality.

  3. Right-click Trend Tracker and select Set Baseline.

The current results become the baseline (iteration 1) for weight, displacement, stress, and so on.

  1. Change the geometry, loads, restraints, or any other features.

  2. Right-click Trend Tracker and select Add Tracked Data Graph to add a new workflow sensitive simulation data sensor  to track results.

  3. Run the static study.

The software appends the new results to the tracked iterations as a new iteration by default.

  1. Review the results:

    • Right-click Trend Tracker and select View Gallery to see the change in displacement and stress.

    • Double-click one of the graphs such as Mass to compare iterations to the baseline.

    • Double-click the Trend Journal to read a report.

You can disable and delete the Trend Tracker information. Right-click the study name and select Delete Trend Tracker to delete Trend Tracker from the Simulation study tree.

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