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LS-Post binary database

LS-POST State Database

Geometry Data

  • Nodal coordinates
  • Element connectivities
  • User Node, Element and Material Numbers

State Data

Global Data

  • Global energies (kinetic, internal, and total energy)
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction
  • Global energies for each material
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction for each material
  • Mass of each material
  • Normal force components for the stonewalls

Nodal Data

  • coordinates
  • translational velocities
  • accelerations

Element Data

  • solid elements
  • beam elements
  • shell elements
  • thick shell elements

LS-POST Time History Database

Geometry Data

  • Nodal coordinates
  • Element connectivities
  • User Node, Element and Material Numbers

State Data

Global Data

  • Global energies (kinetic, internal, and total energy)
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction
  • Global energies for each material
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction for each material
  • Mass of each material
  • Normal force components for the stonewalls

Nodal Data for each nodal block

  • coordinates
  • translational velocities
  • accelerations

Element Data for each element block

  • solid elements
  • beam elements
  • shell elements
  • thick shell elements

LS-POST Interface Force Database

Geometry Data

  • Nodal coordinates
  • Element connectivities
  • User Node, Element and Material Numbers

State Data

Global Data

  • Global energies (kinetic, internal, and total energy)
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction
  • Global energies for each material
  • Rigid body velocities in x, y, z direction for each material
  • Mass of each material
  • Normal force components for the stonewalls

Nodal Data

  • coordinates
  • translational velocities
  • accelerations

Sliding Interface Segment Data

  • Normal interface pressure acting on segment
  • Maximum interface shear stress acting on segment
  • Shear stress in local r-direction of segment
  • Shear stress in local s-direction of segment
  • x-, y-, and z-force at nodes 1 to 4 of segment

Element Variables for Solids

'1. Sigma-xx (Cauchy stress)

'2. Sigma-yy

'3. Sigma-zz

'4. Sigma-xy

'5. Sigma-yz

'6. Sigma-zx

'7. E ective plastic strain or material dependent variable

Define NEIPH additional history variables here

The following quantities are expected if and only if STRFLG=1 in *DATABASE_EXTENT_BINARY (Control Card 21, Columns 21-25)

'8. eps-xx

'9. eps-yy

'10. eps-zz

'11. eps-xy

'12. eps-yz

'13. eps-zx

Element Variables for Beams

'1. Axial force

'2. Shear resultant - s

'3. Shear resultant - t

'4. Bending moment -s

'5. Bending moment -t

'6. Torsional resultant

Element Variables for Shells

'1. Sigma-xx (midsurface global Cauchy stress)

'2. Sigma-yy

'3. Sigma-zz

'4. Sigma-xy

'5. Sigma-yz

'6. Sigma-zx

'7. E ective plastic strain or material dependent variable

Define NEIPS additional history variables here for midsurface

'8. Sigma-xx (innersurface global Cauchy stress)

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...

'15. Sigma-xx (outersurface global Cauchy stress)

...

...

If |MAXINT| > 3 then define an additional (|MAXINT|- 3) * (7 + NEIPS) quantities here.

'22. Bending Moment - mxx

'23. Bending Moment - myy

'24. Bending Moment - mzz

'25. Shear Resultant - qxx

'26. Shear Resultant - qyy

'27. Normal Resultant - nxx

'28. Normal Resultant - nyy

'29. Normal Resultant - nxy

'30. Thickness

'31. Element dependent variable

'32. Element dependent variable

'33. Internal energy (if and only if NV 2D = 33)

The following quantities are expected if and only if STRFLG=1 in *DATABASE_EXTENT_BINARY (Control Card 21, Columns 21-25)

'33. eps-xx (inner surface strain in global system)

'34. eps-yy

'35. eps-zz

'36. eps-xy

'37. eps-yz

'38. eps-zx

'39. eps-xx (outer surface strain in global system)

'40. eps-yy

'41. eps-zz

'42. eps-xy

'43. eps-yz

'44. eps-zx

'45. Internal energy (if and only if NV 2D = 45)

Element Variables for Thick Shells

'1. Sigma-xx (midsurface global Cauchy stress)

'2. Sigma-yy

'3. Sigma-zz

'4. Sigma-xy

'5. Sigma-yz

'6. Sigma-zx

'7. E ective plastic strain or material dependent variable

Define NEIPS additional history variables here for midsurface 8. Sigma-xx (innersurface global Cauchy stress)

'9. Sigma-yy

'10. Sigma-zz

'11. Sigma-xy

'12. Sigma-yz

'13. Sigma-zx

'14. E ective plastic strain or material dependent variable

Define NEIPS additional history variables here for innersurface

'15. Sigma-xx (outersurface global Cauchy stress)

'16. Sigma-yy

'17. Sigma-zz

'18. Sigma-xy

'19. Sigma-yz

'20. Sigma-zx

'21. E ective plastic strain or material dependent variable

Define NEIPS additional history variables here for outersurface. If |MAXINT| > 3 then define an additional (|MAXINT| - 3) * (7 + NEIPS) quantities here.