.#.#.fat file

The .#.#.fat file is an ASCII format result file.

File Creation

This file is created for fatigue analysis and optimization.

File Contents

This file contains the average fatigue life/damage, top five damaged elements, and the detailed damage information (contribution from each static loadcase).


  1. The first # in the file name is the iteration number.
  2. The second # in the file name is the user-defined fatigue subcase ID.
  3. If a fatigue optimization is performed, this file is created for each fatigue subcase at the first and last iterations.