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Forces of nodes

 

The following table summarizes whether various ASCII output files contain nodal forces due to various loading or boundary conditions.


NODFOR
BNDOUT
SPCFORC
 *BOUNDARY_SPC x   x
 *NODE x    
 *BOUNDARY_PRESCRIBED_MOTION x x  
 *LOAD_NODE x x  
 *LOAD_SEGMENT x x  
 *CONTACT x    

NCFORC and RCFORC contain nodal and resultant contact forces, respectively. There are only included in the NCFORC, when the print flag (SPR, MPR) in *CONTACT (Card 2) is set.