We can get local coordinate system information (location and rotation angle (in degrees) relative to the global Cartesian coordinate system.) by using *GET, Par, CDSY, N, LOC, X (Y or Z) or *GET, Par, CDSY, N, ANG, XY (YZ or ZX).

Is there a way to get the element coordinate system information for each element?


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Just like any other *get function you can use in APDL, you can loop on each element (or on each element of a group) and fill an array:

wanted_SYS= 11

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