How to define a section on a 1D member?

A section on a 1D member can be applied when you only want to display results in a specific location of the element. The only function of a section lies in the graphical representation of results. The results on a 1D member are by default calculated in 10 sections; in between the sections interpolation is used. This is illustrated in the next example for the moment My:

Results 1D member

The number of sections can be increased by modifying the option ‘Number of sections on average member’ within the ‘Solver setup. This allows you to obtain more precise results.  

Solver setup

The section on a 1D member can be accessed within the ’Model data’ of the structure service. The properties of this type of section only consist of the position of the section on the 1D member.

Section on beam

In order to display the results only in the inputted section, it is necessary to select the option ‘Selected’ for the property ‘Results in section’ and more specifically the option ‘Inputted’ for the setting ‘Selected sections’ within the properties window.

Properties results

The result is only shown in the point on the beam where the section is defined.

Results on section