How to post-process real and imaginary results from a harmonic analysis?
In ANSYS Release 11.0, the HRCPLX command can be used to post-process real and imaginary results from a harmonic analysis?
HRCPLX is a macro that creates a load case (SRSS combination of real and imaginary results at a particular frequency) and reads that load case into the DB file. The LCDEF and LCASE commands are issued from within the HRCPLX command. So immediately after issuing HRCPLX, the SRSS results are stored in the DB file and ready for post-processing using standard /POST1 commands.
Below is a very simple example. It is a cantilever beam with real and imaginary loads applied.
nf = node(10,1,0)
f,nf,fy,1,.5 ! apply real and imaginary loads
prnsol,s,comp ! print real values
prnsol,s,comp ! print imaginary values
prnsol,s,comp ! print amplitudes