Types of evaluation in 2D Element Result and ShellForces

Hi,

I have a question about the list of the types of evaluation in 2D Element Result Colour Plot and ShellForces in Kiwi3D. What are the full name of the evaluation and where can I find more information about them? For example, M1, M2, and M12 are types of shell or type of evaluation?

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Thank you,
Bo

Hi Bo,
basically you can choose between displacements, forces and stresses. For different types of 2d elements (shell and membrane) different results can be plotted (e.g. a membrane element will not provide moments).
The options to choose from read as followed:
N = normal forces in local element directions 1 and 2
P_N = principal normal force
M = moment
V = shear force
von_Mises = von Mises stress including N, M and V

Hi Philipp,

Thank you so much for the information. This is very helpful! I may have a follow up question later on.

Thank you again,
Bo