PLGetContactSurfaceReaction

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PLGetContactSurfaceReaction

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PURPOSE

Retrieve a Contact Surface Reaction value from the database.

NOTE: You can also use PLGetValue with parameter number 13 to retrieve the same data.

SYNTAX

PLGetContactSurfaceReaction( DatabaseName, TimeIndex, ContactSurfaceIndex, DOFNo )

PARAMETERS

DatabaseName (Character String)

The full path and filename to the relevant database. The file extension is optional.

TimeIndex (Integer)

The relevant time index, from 1 to the number of solutions in the database.

ContactSurfaceIndex (Integer)

The index of the contact surface from 1 to number of contact surfaces.

DOFNo (Integer)

The Degree of Freedom in the range of 1 to 3.

OUTPUT

A numerical value containing the Contact Surface Reaction value for the specified parameters or one of the following error codes:

-999999998

Invalid Database.

-999999995

Invalid Time Index.

-999999990

No Data Available.

-999999988

Item Index is out of range.

-999999985

Degree of Freedom/Local Node Number is out of range.

-999999980

General Read Error.

UNITS

Imperial

Metric

lbf

N

SEE ALSO

Error Codes

PLGetNumSolutionTimes

PLGetContactSurfaceCount

PLGetValue

PLGetAxialForce

PLGetEffectiveTension

PLGetLocalAxialStrain

PLGetLocalAxialStrainFromForceOnly

PLGetLocalShearYForce

PLGetLocalShearYForce

PLGetLocalYBendingMoment

PLGetLocalYCurvature

PLGetLocalZBendingMoment

PLGetLocalZCurvature

PLGetPipeInPipeReaction

PLGetReactions

PLGetTorque

PLGetZeroGapGuideReaction

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