.#.sens file

The .#.sens file is an OptiStruct ASCII format results file.

File Creation

This file is created when an optimization is performed. Creation of this file is controlled by the I/O Option OUTPUT.

File Contents

The file contains sensitivity information for all responses to size and shape design variables at a given iteration (denoted by the # in the file name).

File Format

The sensitivities are listed in a single column and are grouped by response. A blank line separates each response grouping.


  1. The # in the file name is the iteration number.
  2. The _sens.#.mvw HyperView script file automatically creates histogram plots for the results contained in this file.