Define Function
Graph Function: Define a Graph Function.
Step Function: Analysis results are defined at a specific step.
Function List: It lists the defined Graph (Step) functions.

Graph Function
Define the function for which time history analysis results will be produced in graphs.
Name: Enter the name of the graph function (displacement/velocity/acceleration).
Node Number: Node number for which the graph will be produced
Type of Result: Select the type of results to be produced.
Disp.: Displacement
Vel.: Velocity
Accel: Acceleration
Reference Point: Select a reference point for displacement (velocity, acceleration).
Ground: Ground is selected to produce relative response at ground (relative displacement and relative velocity). Response of the ground is assumed to be zero.
Add Ground Motion: Absolute response of the structure plus the ground motion is produced.
It can be selected for producing absolute acceleration.
Another Node: Response of the entered node relative to a reference node is produced.
Components: Specify a component direction of displacements.
The directions of displacements may be DX, DY, DZ, RX, RY or RZ.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.
: Complete the data entries and click to create and store the function in the list.
: Cancel the entered data and restore the previous Menu status.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a truss element.
Element Number: Enter the truss element number.
Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the truss element for which analysis results are required.
INode or JNode is selected.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a beam element.
Element Number: Enter the beam element number.
Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the beam element for which analysis results are required.
INode or JNode is selected.
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Axial, Sheary, Shearz, Torsion, Momenty and Momentz.
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Axial, Sheary, Shearz, Bend(+y), Bend(y), Bend(+z) and Bend(z).
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a plane stress element.
Element Number: Enter the plane stress element number. Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the plane stress element for which analysis results are required.
INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Force Type.
Center, INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Stress Type.
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Fx and Fy
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Sigxx, Sigyy and Sigxy.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a plane strain element.
Element Number: Enter the plane strain element number. Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the plane strain element for which analysis results are required.
INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Force Type.
Center, INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Stress Type
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Fx and Fy.
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Sigxx, Sigyy and Sigxy.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a plate element.
Element Number: Enter the plate element number.
Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Forc.: Force
Strs.: Stress
Unit Forc. : Element force per unit length
Point: Assign a position of the plate element for which analysis results are required.
INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Force Type.
Center, INode, JNode, KNode or LNode is selected for Stress Type and Unit Force Type.
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Fx, Fy, Fz, Mx, My and Mz.
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Sigxx (Top), Sigyy (Top), Sigxy (Top), Sigxx (Bottom), Sigyy (Bottom) and Sigxy (Bottom).
If Unit Force is selected
the components may be selected from Fxx, Fyy, Fxy, Mxx, Myy, Mxy, Vxx, and Vyy.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a solid element.
Element Number: Enter the solid element number.
Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the solid element for which analysis results are required.
INode, JNode, KNode, LNode, MNode, NNode, ONode or PNode is selected for Force Type.
Center, INode, JNode, KNode, LNode, MNode, NNode, ONode or PNode is selected for Stress Type.
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Fx, Fy and Fz.
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Sigxx, Sigyy, Sigzz, Sigxy, Sigyz and Sigxz.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.
Include Mode Number
When Modal Superposition is used in time history analysis, Eigen modes can be selected to be reflected in the time history analysis results. One or all the modes can be used to calculate the response.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a general link element.
GLLink No.: Enter the nonlinear link element number. The start and end node numbers are indicated in brackets to help you select the element number.
Type
Select one among Deformations of General link element, Member forces at the start node and Member forces at the end node.
Deformation, INode Force or JNode Force
Components
Select a component out of the ECS 6 degrees of freedom of the selected Type.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.

Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for an inelastic hinge.
Type of Element
Beam element or General Link element
Element No.: Enter the element number containing the inelastic hinge.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Deformation or Force
Components
Select a component out of the ECS 6 degrees of freedom of the selected Type.
Location
Assign the output location of the inelastic hinge.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which time history graphs will be drawn.

In order to produce results for nonlinear static analysis, a load increment function is defined.
Name: Enter the name of a Graph Function for a load increment of nonlinear static analysis.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which nonlinear static analysis graphs will be drawn.

Step Function
Time step, displacement (velocity, acceleration), member force, etc. of static analysis and time history analysis results can be verified for a userdefined condition.
Response of a structure at a time step or a construction stage can be checked
Name: Enter the name of a Time Step function.
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.
Time Step
Select a time step or a construction stage at which analysis results will be produced.

Maximum (minimum, absolute) displacement, velocity and acceleration response at a specific node can be checked.
Name: Enter a function name.
Node Number: Node number for which the results will be produced
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Disp.: Displacement
Vel.: Velocity
Accel: Acceleration
Components: Specify a component of the results at the node. The components may be DX, DY, DZ, RX, RY or RZ.
Value
Max: Maximum value
Min: Minimum value
Abs Max: Absolute maximum value
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.

Maximum (minimum, absolute) member force (stress) for a specific truss element can be checked.
Name: Enter a function name.
Element No.: Enter the truss element number. Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the truss element for which analysis results are required.
INode or JNode is selected.
Value
Max: Maximum value
Min: Minimum value
Abs Max: Absolute maximum value
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.

Maximum (minimum, absolute) member force (stress) for a specific beam element can be checked.
Name: Enter a function name.
Element No.: Enter the beam element number. Use the mouse to select or directly enter the number.
Type of Result: Select the type of structural response to be produced.
Force or Stress
Point: Assign a position of the beam element for which analysis results are required. INode or JNode
Components
If Force is selected
the components may be selected from Axial, Sheary, Shearz, Torsion, Momenty and Momentz.
If Stress is selected
the components may be selected from Axial, Sheary, Shearz, Bend(+y), Bend(y), Bend(+z), Bend(z), Combined1, Combined2, Combined3 and Combined4.
Value
Max: Maximum value
Min: Minimum value
Abs Max: Absolute maximum value
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.

The time step, at which the maximum (minimum, absolute) beam element force of the designated component at the Point occurs, is found. At that time step, the forces of the remaining elements are produced.
Name: Enter a function name.
Point: Assign a position of the beam element for which analysis results are required.
Components
The components may be selected from Fx, Fy, Fz, Mx, My and Mz.
Value: Max, Min or Abs Max
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.

The time step, at which the maximum (minimum, absolute) force of the designated component at the Point of a general link element occurs, is found. At that time step, the forces of the remaining elements are produced.
Name.: Enter a function name.
GLLink No: General Link element number
Point: Assign a position of the general link element for which analysis results are required.
Components
The components may be selected from Axial, Sheary, Shearz, Torsion,
Momenty and Momentz.
Value: Max, Min or Abs Max
Time History Load Case
Select a load case for which Step Function results will be produced.

