Question for post-processing after each increment and return it back to calculation (non-local damage)
I am trying to use a nonlocal damage criteria to simulate the crack growth, which can reduce the mesh dependency.
In abaqus, VUMAT/UMAT is doing computation at integration point for each increment, but I want to do the post-processing after each increment to get the non-local state variable and return this value back to calculation.
Such as taking average value of one state variable within a distance about the center of one element, then return it back to another state variable to this element.
Does anyone know the way to post-process after each increment and return it back? Any user subroutines related to this? If ABAQUS can not, how about LS-DYNA?