# TransientStructuralResults

Transient structural solution and derived quantities

## Description

A `TransientStructuralResults`

object contains
the displacement, velocity, and acceleration in a form convenient for plotting and
postprocessing.

Displacement, velocity, and acceleration are reported for the nodes of the triangular
or tetrahedral mesh generated by `generateMesh`

. The displacement, velocity, and acceleration values at the
nodes appear as `FEStruct`

objects in the
`Displacement`

, `Velocity`

, and
`Acceleration`

properties. The properties of these objects contain
the components of the displacement, velocity, and acceleration at the nodal
locations.

To evaluate the stress, strain, von Mises stress, principal stress, and principal
strain at the nodal locations, use `evaluateStress`

, `evaluateStrain`

, `evaluateVonMisesStress`

, `evaluatePrincipalStress`

, and `evaluatePrincipalStrain`

, respectively.

To evaluate the reaction forces on a specified boundary, use `evaluateReaction`

.

To interpolate the displacement, velocity, acceleration, stress, strain, and von Mises
stress to a custom grid, such as the one specified by `meshgrid`

, use `interpolateDisplacement`

, `interpolateVelocity`

, `interpolateAcceleration`

, `interpolateStress`

, `interpolateStrain`

, and `interpolateVonMisesStress`

, respectively.

## Creation

Solve a dynamic linear elasticity problem by using the `solve`

function. This function returns a transient structural solution as
a `TransientStructuralResults`

object.

## Properties

## Object Functions

`evaluateStress` | Evaluate stress for dynamic structural analysis problem |

`evaluateStrain` | Evaluate strain for dynamic structural analysis problem |

`evaluateVonMisesStress` | Evaluate von Mises stress for dynamic structural analysis problem |

`evaluateReaction` | Evaluate reaction forces on boundary |

`evaluatePrincipalStress` | Evaluate principal stress at nodal locations |

`evaluatePrincipalStrain` | Evaluate principal strain at nodal locations |

`filterByIndex` | Access transient results for specified time steps |

`interpolateDisplacement` | Interpolate displacement at arbitrary spatial locations |

`interpolateVelocity` | Interpolate velocity at arbitrary spatial locations for all time or frequency steps for dynamic structural problem |

`interpolateAcceleration` | Interpolate acceleration at arbitrary spatial locations for all time or frequency steps for dynamic structural problem |

`interpolateStress` | Interpolate stress at arbitrary spatial locations |

`interpolateStrain` | Interpolate strain at arbitrary spatial locations |

`interpolateVonMisesStress` | Interpolate von Mises stress at arbitrary spatial locations |

## Examples

## Version History

**Introduced in R2018a**

## See Also

### Functions

`solve`

|`evaluateStress`

|`evaluateStrain`

|`evaluateVonMisesStress`

|`evaluateReaction`

|`evaluatePrincipalStress`

|`evaluatePrincipalStrain`

|`interpolateDisplacement`

|`interpolateVelocity`

|`interpolateAcceleration`

|`interpolateStress`

|`interpolateStrain`

|`interpolateVonMisesStress`