i m trying to do thermal analysis of rapid manufacturing process called LENS in abaqus(64-bit). Based on thermal results(thermal odb), i m doing a stress analysis. In order to complete a 90 step analysis along with DFLUX subroutine using quadritic (DC3D20) elements (approx 30000 elements), it takes nearly 30 hours(intel core i-7 processor and 6Gb of RAM) and more than 7 days to complete stress analysis. 13-14% of the CPU usage is observed duing stress analysis. is there any way to enhance the performance?? because its using only 13% of CPU though i have 7 processors.
I am trying to carry out coupled temperature displacement analysis for layered solid in ABAQUS 6.8 but it is not accepting coupled temperature displacement type element for layered solid (Composite). I would like to request for some suggestions/ way out to carry out the same in ABAQUS.
I am into machining simulation of 50CrMo4 Steel in DEFORM 3D and I need the flow stress curve data for various temperature and various strain rates. I have searched in as many journals as possible, but in vain. It would be of immense help if some one could share the material model data with me.
I have recently been obtaining strain components using abaqus when modelling metal plasticity problems (large deformation/strain, 3D model using C3D8R elements) and accepting the strain components as supplied in the output. A colleague has questioned the validity of such components (i.e. integrating strain rate to get strain) when the principal axes rotate, which is inevitable in the type of deformation I am modelling. I had assumed the co-rotational formulation in Abaqus would take care of this. Any comments would be welcome.
I am trying to run UHYPER in ABAQUS 6.9EF1. I have the following questions:
1) How can I get the nodes
ID associated with element# NOEL in UHYPER subroutine?
2) How can I get the coordinates of the displaced nodes associated with element# NOEL in UHYPER
subroutine in the middle of the simulation? I tried to use GETVRN but it seems it does not work in
Does anyone know if it is possible to run ANSYS as a solver through MATLAB ? I want to run optimization in MATLAB and change some variables whether they are geometry or material variables and run ANSYS through MATLAB to solve especially ANSYS CFX or Workbench where I can have multiphysics.
If this is possible, I would appreciate it if you can share the method of how to do so.
I just started to use the Abaqus FE program and I would like to ask some help. I would like to determine the elastic properties of a composite material therefore I designed an representative element but I need to constraint the nodes of each surface to achieve uniform deformation at each nodes on the surface. I tried the multiple point constraints but I alvalys got an error message saying that:
I want to know that is there a novel way of defining several two dimensional contact pairs in Abaqus/Explicit. I know that abaqus has the capability of defining a general contact but it is restricted only to Abaqus standard and 3D Abaqus explicit problems.
I have a 2D plane strain problem where I have to specify more than 1000 contact pairs in the assembly between similar instances of the same part. Is there a fortran subroutine that could be used to determine so many contact pairs?
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FEMhub is still at its beginning stage, but it can already do lots of interesting stuff. For someone like me who teaches numerical/computer methods in engineering at a developing country where computing is costly, tools like FEMhub are very much welcome.
More about FEMhub on my website. Try out the example worksheets and I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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I need a free autoCAD software to model the complex 3D geometry of human brain. It is desirable that this software should generate output files readable to Abaqus/CAE for mesh generation. I wonder whether these is such a software available. An alternative way is to handle the geometrical modeling myself but I need to know the details of the file format used by Abaqus/CAE. Does anyone have a clue?
This is the first time i am using abaqus for analysis. I am doing a moving load analysis of a bridge .I have planned to apply a distributed load and vary the profile using DLOAD . Do you think its a good idea ?. Can anybody send me an example file of DLOAD.
i am modelling a concrete beam with FRP bonded to beam with the adhesive. i hav tried to simulate adhesive using cohesive element Abaqus(from manual) for the past 2 months, but am getting missing property definition for those elements.I am not sure the procedure I hav followed is correct, so please send me the procedure for modelling cohesive element and the contact between the adherent faces.