List of files used/created by calculation module

File extension Content Form Needed for restart Needed for postprocessing
‘.dat’ FE model data ASCII YES YES
.cfg’ temporary config file for calculation module ASCII YES NO
‘.log’ echo of execution ASCII YES NO
‘.opt’ optimized nodes order for skyline solvers BINARY YES NO
‘.elb’ current element storage BINARY NO NO
‘.sky’ skyline block solver (obsolete as sparse is used for huge problems) BINARY NO NO
‘.sks’ skyline block solver (obsolete as sparse is used for huge problems) BINARY NO NO
‘.exc’ current excavation forces BINARY YES NO
‘.dis’ nodal ASCII output (practicaly unused) ASCII YES YES (if activated)
‘.str’ element ASCII output (practicaly unused) ASCII YES YES (if activated)
‘.his’ summary history of execution ASCII YES YES
‘.rcf’ results configuration setup (nodal results and element results) ASCII YES YES
‘.ers’ element data storage produced by stability driver for restart purposes YES NO
‘.ern’ element data storage produced by other drivers drivers used  for restart purposes BINARY YES NO
‘.rst’ other restart data BINARY YES NO
‘.fro’ storage for frontal solver (obsolete) BINARY YES NO
‘.ech’ fe data to be used for domain reduction and thermal loading BINARY YES NO
‘.eli’ element storage for last accepted iteration BINARY YES NO
‘.eda’ echo of input data ASCII YES NO
‘.rea’ obsolete NO NO
‘.new’ obsolete NO NO
‘.lay’ results configuration file for beam/shell layers ASCII YES YES
‘.bgc’ obsolete NO NO
‘.tgc’ obsolete NO NO
‘.bfg’ BFGS solver storage BINARY NO NO
‘.cdb’ error log for postprocessor ASCII YES YES
‘.r00’ reactions/residuals BINARY YES YES
‘.aux’ temporary file ANY NO NO
‘.ovl’ overlaid meshes info BINARY YES YES
‘.ctr’ stage construction BINARY YES YES
‘.dps’ pushover file ASCII YES YES
‘.rps’ pushover file ASCII YES YES
‘.add’ construction+large deformations BINARY YES YES
‘.v00’ nodal velocities BINARY YES YES
‘.a00’ nodal accelerations BINARY YES YES
‘.m00’ eigenmodes BINARY YES YES
‘.fps’ eigen-mode pushover force shape BINARY YES YES
‘.xof’ x-ele offset in large deformations after morphing (continuum only) BINARY YES YES
‘.egv’ eigenvalues BINARY YES YES
‘.psh’ pushover results ASCII YES YES
‘.ppl’ results in piles ASCII YES YES
‘.nal’ results in nails ASCII YES YES
‘.rah’ results in anchor heads ASCII YES YES
‘.rex’ excavation forces for deleted BC BINARY YES NO
‘.arl’ obsolete
‘.ths’ time history of selected nodes (used for tuning attenuation curve in dynamics) ASCII YES YES
‘.eig’ output for eigenvalues ASCII YES YES
‘.msv’ obsolete
‘.uro’ initial element deformations BINARY YES YES
‘.xst’ temporary restart file BINARY YES NO
‘.xrn’ temporary restart file for standard drivers BINARY YES NO
‘.xrs’ temporary restart file for stability drivers BINARY YES NO
‘.xxc’ temporary file to keep copy of excavation forces BINARY YES NO
‘.elj’ element storage copy for Thomas initial stiffness method BINARY YES NO
‘.s00’ nodal results BINARY YES YES
‘.s01’ continuum results BINARY YES YES
‘.s02’ shell results BINARY YES YES
‘.s03’ truss results BINARY YES YES
‘.s04’ beam results BINARY YES YES
‘.s05’ beam/shell hinges results BINARY YES YES
‘.s06’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s07’ std contact results BINARY YES YES
‘.s08’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s09’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s10’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s11’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s12’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s13’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s14’ unused BINARY YES YES
‘.s15’ membrane results BINARY YES YES
‘.s16’ ring (axisymm) results BINARY YES YES
‘.s17’ node-segment contact results BINARY YES YES
‘.L02’ shell layers results BINARY YES YES
‘.L04’ beam layers results BINARY YES YES