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Displacement is wrong in Dynamic Analysis

Question asked by Jens Leander on May 25, 2016


I am modeling a fixed free beam with a mass on the free end. I am interested in the displacement of the free end.


I am giving the free end an initial displacement of 15mm (0,015m). When running the study and making a time/history plot the beam is displaced 0,006m at t=0.

Why is the displacement at t=0 not my initial displacement?


Am i missing something?


I have attached som pictures and marked my problem in red circles.

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