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Fluid-Structure Interaction in Civil Engineering Structures - 2012

The methodology is applied to the analysis of dams, lock gates, and large storage tanks, incorporating in some cases a comparison with the results produced by means of simplified analytical procedures.

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2012 SIMULIA Customer Conference 1 A Study on the Lateral Stiffness of the Passenger Car Suspension - 2012

This paper shows that the lateral stiffness analysis result of vehicle suspension can be improved with the accurate bearing stiffness model correlated with experimental vehicle test data and also, shows which design parameters contribute to lateral stiffness of vehicle suspension.

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3D Thermal Analysis of Li-ion Battery Cells with Various Geometries and Cooling Conditions Using Abaqus - 2012

This report indicates that the 3D electro-thermal model employed in this study characterizes the electro-thermal behavior of the Li-ion battery cells reasonably well.

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Integrated Simulation Data and Process Management System for Virtual Tire Development using SIMULIA SLM - 2012

The objective of this study is to provide an analysis portal to increase their usage through a larger community. SLM has been used to host the automation of the processes and manage the lifecycle of the data used and generated. This report will describe the initial objectives, the implementation experience and the results obtained.

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Finite Element Modeling of Railroad Track Components - 2012

In this paper, finite element (FE) models are developed for
some of the ballasted track components including wood and concrete crossties, ballast and subgrade. A user material subroutine is employed to predict the failure of wood ties based on an
orthotropic stress criterion.

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Dynamics of a Completion String in a Fluid Filled Wellbore - 2012

The mechanical manipulation of the equipment, however, can induce significant sudden movement of the completion tubing string near the tool’s locking mechanism. The rapid movement of the tubing string causes large relative motion and “piston effect” forces between tool components and fluid present in the wellbore.

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Off-highway Diesel Engines - Reducing Cost, Improving Quality and Shortening Development - 2012

This presentation will demonstrate how Abaqus can be used to drive design decisions at an early stage in the engine development process.

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Development of Stiffness Analysis Program for Automotive Wheel Bearing - 2012

In this study, the program BSAP was developed to carry out the stiffness analysis by designer easily and quickly. BSAP has three templates; CATIA template, AFC template, and Report template.

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Bushing connector application in Suspension modeling - 2012

A simplified suspension assembly for upper control arm was analyzed, tested and correlated for load deflection data. This documentation reveals the effective utilization of Bushing
connector and accurate representation of coupled Bushing and Bolt joint
in a suspension assembly

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Finite Element Analysis of Head Impact in Contact Sports -2012

This study is shown using data from these carefully constructed laboratory experiments, we can quantify impact location, magnitude, and linear and angular accelerations of the head. The resultant forces and accelerations are applied to a fully meshed head-form created from MRI data by Simpleware.

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Damage Tolerance Analysis of Repaired Composite Structures: Engineering Approach and Computational Implementation - 2012

This study is focused on analysis of post-repair behavior of composite structures. The objectives are to a) develop efficient computational approach for repaired areas, capturing processes of both damage initiation and growth; and b) demonstrate it in Abaqus on representative examples of composite repair designs.

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A Numerical Study of Abrasive Wear in Tillage Tools due to Soil-Tool Interaction - 2012

In this paper, preliminary results from a numerical study undertaken to study abrasive wear of tillage tools by soil particles are presented. The wear process is modeled as a single sand particle scratching at a prescribed speed on the surface of a tillage tool.

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Simulating Underbelly Blast Events using Abaqus/Explicit - CEL - 2012

The study presented that simulations agree favorably with the test results and produce higher fidelity solutions than traditional analytical or empirical blast models. The work is shown that Abaqus/Explicit can be used to accurately predict the response of a structure subjected to a near-field blast event with specific application to underbelly blast events on vehicles.

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Multiscale Approach to Damage Analysis of Laminated Composite Structures - 2012

The presented work depicts results of a two-scale approach to the problem of damage and failure prediction on laminated composite structures.This work shows results of the application of the most commonly used micromechanical failure criteria applied for unidirectional composites.

 

 

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Optimization and Flowchart Control in the Industry Process using Abaqus, CATIA, Moldflow with Isight Integration -2012

This study will be shown how to perform this integration with Isight as a manager of several different solvers and how all work together. The key aspect of the optimization process is the ability to integrate different analysis models such as: injection, structural, thermal, modal and etc.

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Plugin for Tunneling and Geotechnical Analysis in Abaqus - 2012

This study shows a plug-in for Abaqus/CAE that helps the user to define a tunneling, excavation and temporary structures, with support facility and other geotechnical analysis. The paper explores the steps to define a geotechnical analysis and Abaqus/CAE capabilities. It also includes two examples of the plugin usage: a tunnel and a retaining wall.

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Computational Study of Cortical Bone Screw Pullout using the Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) - 2012

In this study, using a UDMGINI subroutine, stress components relative to a predefined osteon orientation were computed and an anisotropic damage criterion was used to determine damage initiation and to predict crack propagation.

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Evaluate Medical Device Design Robustness by Combining Statistical and Probabilistic Tools with Finite Element Analysis - 2012

In this study, FEA using Abaqus is combined with statistical and probabilistic analysis using Isight to demonstrate how these techniques work together to evaluate the robustness of medical device designs.

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Thermal Expansion & Helical Buckling of Pipe-in-Pipe Flowline Systems -2012

This paper presents helical buckling analyses are performed primarily to determine the critical effective axial load at which the inner pipe of a pipe-in-pipe (PiP) system snaps into a sinusoidal or helical buckling deformation mode.

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Parametric Optimization of an Exhaust Manifold Using Isight, STAR-CCM+and CATIA V5 - 2012

The work presented demonstrates how Isight may be used to drive STAR-CCM+ and CATIA V5 for parametric optimization. A key requirement from the OEM was to remove time-consuming manual iterations from the design process and this example case was setup to demonstrate the automatic optimization process using their existing design and analysis tools.

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Modeling Radiation Transport Using MCNP6 and Abaqus/CAE - 2012

This study allows mechanical engineering models to be used in place of legacy constructive solid geometry descriptions, which are far less sophisticated. This capability also allows for the seamless integration of radiation transport calculations with analysis of the resulting thermal and mechanical effects on materials.

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Stepwise Validated Finite Element Model of the Human Lumbar Spine - 2012

The objective of the present study was to develop and validate an explicit FE model of the lumbosacral spine and the FSU L4-L5 using patient-specific in vitro data and to evaluate load-deflection characteristics, contact mechanics and efficiency of the FSU. It is also to create a probabilistic model to efficiently predict the performance of the FSU by incorporating disc and ligament material variability.

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Advanced FEA Compaction Model Using CEL Method - 2012

The application of the CEL method significantly enhances the capability of the compaction model for simulating multiple machine passes on level ground and slopes, traction behavior under large wheel slip, as well as blade dozing operations. It includes also some application examples for optimizing the design of a new generation of landfill compactors.

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Structural Design Optimization of the SAR Plate Assembly Through Genetic Algorithm - 2012

This study consists of an Isight application with the aim of automation and optimization of a structural design process of the SAR Plate Assembly. The multiobjective optimization problem that regards this specific helicopter component is handled through the use of 4 different genetic algorithms.

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Numerical Model of the Structural Behavior of Energy Disipators, Based on Buckling Restrained Braces - 2012

This article presents a numerical model of structural behavior of buckling restrained braces for the seismic protection of buildings. This design provides slender braces, which consequently, would buckle when shortened;conversely, this buckling is prevented by embedding the core in a stockier casing.

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