Selecting Edges, Faces And Vertexes In ANSYS® Mechanical(Illustrated Expression)

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The Mechanical interface of ANSYS® is somewhat different compared with other CAD programs. Selecting the different geometrical features in ANSYS® Mechanical has its own logic. If you want to understand this geometric feature selection in Mechanical, you need to read this article. You could find information about how to select edges, vertexes, and faces of an opened geometry in ANSYS Mechanical. You will learn how to use the ANSYS Mechanical effectively in this article.

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How To Select Edges, Vertexes, And Faces In ANSYS® Mechanical?

Selection options of ANSYS® Mechanical

The selection of different geometric features is done from the geometric selection buttons as shown in the red box above.

How Select Vertexes In ANSYS® Mechanical?

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Selecting vertexes in ANSYS® Mechanical

To select vertexes or geometric points in ANSYS® Mechanical, you must click on the vertex selection button as shown in the little red box above, select your vertex features at your geometry as shown by the red arrows above. You can not select any of the vertexes in your geometry unless you click on the vertex selection button in ANSYS® Mechanical as shown by red arrows.

How To Select Lines, Edges In ANSYS® Mechanical?

Selecting Edges and Lines in ANSYS® Mechanical

To select edges or lines in the geometry, click on the edge selection button as shown in the little red box above then click on the edges or lines from the screen that you want to select from your imported geometry to ANSYS® Mechanical as shown by the red arrows.

How To Select Faces Of A Geometry In ANSYS® Mechanical?

Selecting Faces in ANSYS® Mechanical

To select faces in Mechanical, you need to click on the face selection button as shown in the tiny red box above then click on the faces that you want to select from your imported geometry to ANSYS® Mechanical as shown by the red arrows above.

How To Select Bodies In ANSYS® Mechanical?

Selecting bodies in ANSYS® Mechanical

To select bodies in ANSYS® Mechanical, you need to click on the body selection button as shown by the red box above then click on your bodies of your imported geometry in ANSYS® Mechanical as shown by the red arrow above.

Conclusion

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NOTE: All the screenshots and images are used for educational and informative purposes. Images used courtesy of ANSYS, Inc.

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