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## Robot Structural Analysis

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# RESULTS - DISPLACEMENT vs. DEFLECTION - Definitions used by Robot

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06-18-2012 01:00 PM

What are the definitions for deflection and displacement used in Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis ?

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# Re: Definitions used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

06-19-2012 12:09 AM in reply to: Robot12

Which kind of results do you mean exactly? Could you make a screen capture that illustrates what you want to compare please?

Artur Kosakowski
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# Re: Definitions used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

06-19-2012 03:00 AM in reply to: Artur.Kosakowski

I don't want to compare any results I just want to know what are the differences between deflection and displacement ? I want definitions for both deflection and displacement used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis.

Thanks.

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# Re: Definitions used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

06-19-2012 03:16 AM in reply to: Robot12

If you find your post answered press the Accept as Solution button please. This will help other users to find solutions much faster. Thank you.

Artur Kosakowski
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# Re: Definitions used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

06-19-2012 04:39 AM in reply to: Artur.Kosakowski

Does this illustration of deflection and displacement apply to a 3D frame ? Is there any sentence that defines deflection and displacement ?

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# Re: Definitions used by Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis

06-19-2012 04:44 AM in reply to: Robot12

Yes, it does. The displacements is the distance from the original position of a point to its final location on the deformed model. The deflection is the distance from the line that links the origin and end nodes of a bar on the deformed model with the position of a point on the deformed model.

Artur Kosakowski