Ansys PyMAPDL Categories — Lesson 3

PyMAPDL categories are various public classes, functions, and attributes that enrich the Pythonic version of APDL commands. In this lesson, we will introduce four of the most frequently used PyMAPDL categories such as parameters, MAPDL plotting, mesh, and postprocessing, and highlight how they add efficiency and ease of use to the PyMAPDL interactive workflow.


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Simulation Files

Download the accompanying Jupyter notebook file here. Ansys Student is available to download for free here.

Relevant Links

  • Documentation for all PyMAPDL categories can be found under the API Reference.
  • The workshop model presented in this lesson can also be viewed and downloaded from this link.