What are the "2nd Order" Analysis options listed on the Analyze Ribbon in TSD? Are they the same as "P-Delta" analysis?

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What are the "2nd Order" Analysis options listed on the Analyze Ribbon in TSD? Are they the same as "P-Delta" analysis?

Answer

For an explanation of 2nd Order analysis and effects in general, please see the attached article A brief overview of 2nd Order (or P-Delta) Analysis.

(A version of this article was published in the Jan 2003 edition of the