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How to find normals stresses in the global x y z direction in ABAQUS?

I am trying to find normal stresses (in the global x-y-z direction) of individual layups (plies) in ABAQUS. While post processing I only find S11 S22 S12. Do I always have to use a transformation matrix to find my Sxx Syy and Sxy? Is there a GUI/ Command way to extract the stresses in each ply in xyz directions?

 

 

how to run a python script after each increment in abaqus.

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hi,

I am doing static stress analysis. in my problem, I have to update my input file after each increment. so for updating the input file, I have to do some calculation depend on the output of the previous increment result. for these calculations, I have to call the odb file after each increment, do some calculations, update the input file and the process will go on. I have written a python script for the calculations from the odb file but don't know how to use this script after each increment.

 

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Strain values transformed in a rotated x'y'-Cartesian coordinate system with ABAQUS

Dear All,

I'm trying to get strains in some specific points (along a path) from the xy-Cartesian coordinate system to a local x'y'-Cartesian coordinate system rotated through an angle (theta) which means transform the strains (Ex,Ey) to (Ex',Ey') as described in the attached figure, something I usually do manually with Mohr's circle and I wonder if I can do it directly with Abaqus ?

Thank you in advance !

Regards.

Mohammed.

 

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