Symbolic function, is a component use Shape Designer to draw a shape or portion of shape by it’s mathematical formula. Sometimes, drawing a profile is very difficult because a complex geometry, In Shape Designer if the mathematical formula of shape is known, it very easy to draw it with symbolic component. Example below, show how to use this component simply, to draw a complex geometry.

Example:

It is a geometry of a combination of two functions, x=ky2 and y=kx2 (k=1)

Variables |
Values |

Area |
+33.1630E-02 |

Volume |
+33.1630E-02 |

Centroid Xc |
+45.3173E-02 |

Centroid Yc |
+45.2633E-02 |

J (Torsion Constant) |
+89.9810E-04 |

Cw (Warping Constant) |
+11.4030E-04 |

Xs Shear Center |
+42.8050E-02 |

Ys Shear Center |
+40.9300E-02 |

Neutral Angle in Deg |
+41.0926E+00 |

Elastic Section Modulus Sx |
+32.9357E-03 |

Elastic Section Modulus Sy |
+32.6573E-03 |

Plastic Section Modulus Zpx |
+65.0605E-03 |

Plastic Section Modulus Zpy |
+64.8680E-03 |

Shape Coefficient X-direction |
+19.7538E-01 |

Shape Coefficient Y-direction |
+19.8633E-01 |