This Technology Brief describes Abaqus/Explicit
modeling of the ballistic impact of metal projectiles on metal targets.
It will demonstrate the utility of Abaqus/Explicit as a tool for
reducing the amount of experimental testing as well as assessing the
projectile residual velocities and time-resolved kinematics.
I need some help regarding the definition of initial residual stresses and plastic strains in a shell finite element (S4R) model in ABAQUS/Explicit.
I have determined the residual stress distributions and initial plastic strains and I need to assign these distributions to a given element set.
I understand I should be looking at:
*INITIAL CONDITIONS, TYPE=STRESS
ELSET_A, S11, S22, S33
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Hi, I am working on modeling wave propagation in ABAQUS/CAE.
I am not expert on ABAQUS and trying to figure out how it works.
I have a 2D Shell steel plate (1 centimeter by 1 centimeter) and try to obtain wave speed at any points of plate.
I put the material properties in and used ABAQUS/Explicit analysis.
Time steps are 1E-009 seconds and there are 2 steps (impulsed at the first step and propagates at the second step).
The load pluged at the amplitude with equaily spaced for 0.1 micro seconds (so it becomes impulse load).
The mesh was generated with element length of 0.0001 meter (so it becomes 10000 elements).
After the analysis, I checked the displacement of certain nodes and found arrival time.
I am new in the Forum, and I am looking for some informations regarding how to simulate nonlinear material in explicit.
I am tryng to analyse the behaviour of a roller rolling on the sand (or mud), but the results I get with a basic elasto-plastic material are not very accurate, expecially because I cannot set the tension allowed in the sand to be zero.
Other ways to input nonlinearity in Explicit are always refused by ABAQUS. Is there any way to get something more accurate?
I'm new in imechanica. I need some informations about VUMAT for Nitinol. I would like to implement in fortran a subroutine for the behaviour of shape memory alloy.I looked for some subroutines already implemented but they have been developed in the implicit way.
It's true that with the VUMAT(explicit) I could have some problems of stability and convergence.Could someone suggest me any reason to make this model in the VUMAT?I know that in VUMAT I can't redifine the time increment so before running the analysis It's important to pay attention on Dt.
Is it better for dynamics analysis or for coupling with CFD software like FLUENT?
Abaqus/Explicit VUMAT works fine on 32 bits Abaqus - Fails on 64 bits Abaqus with more than 1 processor!!!Submitted by julienx2k2 on Thu, 2009-06-11 19:29.
Here is the issue:
I am working with a x64 version of
Abaqus/Explicit (6.8-2), and a 32bits version (6.7-1). MS VS2005 is
installed with the x64 compiler tools, Intel Fortran is correctly
installed (IA-32 and Intel64 versions). My OS is Windows Vista Enterprise (64 bits).
The routine is compiled and linked correctly by lauching the appropriate ifortvars.bat file prior to executing abaqus.
Everything works perfectly with the 32 bits version of Abaqus+Compiler, with one or more processors (I have 8 of them).