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Hello,

I'm working with NX 5 Adv. Simulation.
I try to apply a force that changes continuously along one coordinate.
I'm thinking of a linear distribution. Is it possible to achieve this without
dividing the face in several subfaces and make a cascaded force distribution
to approximate the desired continuous distribution?

Thanks in advance!

Florian

EDIT:
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Got an answer from Siemens PLM Support, i'll try to translate it to proper english:
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The possibility of defining forces as described above is given from version
NX7, but is not possible in NX5.
You can define a 1D-Field that contains a force distribution formula
e.g. (x+875)^2/(1750+875)^2, where x is a coordinate axis.
It is possible to scale the force by defining a force-component.