These PREP7 commands are used to create, modify, list, etc., volumes.

Mapdl.extopt([lab, val1, val2, val3, val4])

Controls options relating to the generation of volume elements from area elements.

Mapdl.v([p1, p2, p3, p4, p5, p6, p7, p8])

Define a volume through keypoints.

Mapdl.va([a1, a2, a3, a4, a5, a6, a7, a8, ...])

Generate a volume bounded by existing areas.

Mapdl.vdele([nv1, nv2, ninc, kswp])

Deletes unmeshed volumes.

Mapdl.vdgl([nv1, nv2, ninc])

Lists keypoints of a volume that lie on a parametric degeneracy.

Mapdl.vdrag([na1, na2, na3, na4, na5, na6, ...])

Generate volumes by dragging an area pattern along a path.

Mapdl.vext([na1, na2, ninc, dx, dy, dz, rx, ...])

Generate additional volumes by extruding areas.

Mapdl.vgen([itime, nv1, nv2, ninc, dx, dy, ...])

Generates additional volumes from a pattern of volumes.

Mapdl.vlist([nv1, nv2, ninc])

Lists the defined volumes.

Mapdl.vlscale([nv1, nv2, ninc, rx, ry, rz, ...])

Generates a scaled set of volumes from a pattern of volumes.

Mapdl.voffst([narea, dist, kinc])

Generates a volume, offset from a given area.

Mapdl.vrotat([na1, na2, na3, na4, na5, na6, ...])

Generate cylindrical volumes by rotating an area pattern about an axis.


Calculates and prints geometry statistics of the selected volumes.

Mapdl.vsymm([ncomp, nv1, nv2, ninc, kinc, ...])

Generate volumes from a volume pattern by symmetry reflection.

Mapdl.vtran([kcnto, nv1, nv2, ninc, kinc, ...])

Transfers a pattern of volumes to another coordinate system.