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Defining a Transient Sensor

With a transient sensor, you can track simulation results for the whole model or selected model entities across all solution steps of a transient study. After your run the study, you can list and create graph plots of the data stored by the transient sensor.

  1. Create a transient study (nonlinear, dynamic, transient thermal, or drop test)
  2. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click Sensors sensors.gif and select Add Sensor.
  3. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Under Sensor Type tracktype.png, select Simulation Data.
    2. Under Data Quantity, select the result quantity to track with the sensor.
    3. Under Properties, select a Criterion opt_result_type.png. Select Transient for Step Criterion.
    4. Click PM_OK.gif.

      A new sensor icon is created under Sensors.

To list the data stored in a transient sensor, right-click the sensor icon under Sensors sensors.gif and select List.

To view 2D graphs of the results stored in transient sensors, right-click the sensor icon under Sensors sensors.gif and select Graph.

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