M. To assign support springs as a one-way
To specify sprint supported nodes as capable of carrying only tension or compression, use the following procedure.
You must assign spring supports to nodes before assigning tension-only or compression-only spring definitions. You may not use tension-only or compression-only springs in a model that contains multilinear springs.
- Select one or more nodes assigned with spring support types.
Specifications ribbon tab, select the
One-way Spring tool in the
The Create Support dialog opens to the Tension/Compression Only Springs tab.
- Select the load direction the support is capable of resisting:
Select the Spring Direction options for this support type:
- Click Assign.