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  Topic: [APDL] Error regarding insufficiently constrained condition
debabrata.podder

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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:10 am   Subject: [APDL] Error regarding insufficiently constrained condition
Dear Ansys users,
Recently we are modeling one composite concrete block. The apdl is as under:

/PREP7
!*
ET,1,SOLID65
!*
ET,2,link8
R,2,0.6163
!*
!*
MPTEMP,,,,,,,,
MPTEMP,1,0 ...
  Topic: [APDL] How to transfer results if mesh is modified everytime
debabrata.podder

Replies: 0
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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:43 pm   Subject: [APDL] How to transfer results if mesh is modified everytime
Dear experts,

We are trying to solve some thermo-mechanical problem using dynamic meshing in Ansys APDL. We will use fine meshing in highly nonlinear zone and will use coarse mesh in other region. ...
  Topic: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 11
Views: 8867

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:56 pm   Subject: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements
Dear Christopher,
Can you give me some idea about the wavefront minimization technique ? How to use that? Is it possible to give an APDL example?

Regards-
  Topic: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 11
Views: 8867

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:34 pm   Subject: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
Thanks Christopher for your time. Actually in the high stress gradients I am using more no. of solid elements (SOLID 70/SOLID185) and in farfield zones I am using less (1 element along thickness). My ...
  Topic: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 11
Views: 8867

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:58 pm   Subject: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
Thanks Martin and Zheng for replying.
@ Zheng: Suppose the no. of elements are same for shell and solid elements. Then ??? I mean if along thickness only one element exist for solid elements model. ...
  Topic: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 11
Views: 8867

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:17 am   Subject: [APDL] Will it take same time for solid and shell elements ?
Dear experts,

Just asking a simple question. I want to make a (Thermal/Structural) model where in one case, I want to take solid elements and in another case I want to take shell elements.
For the ...
  Topic: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 6746

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:18 am   Subject: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
Dear Martin, it is not an incomplete question as quoted by you !


Regards-
  Topic: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 6746

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:23 am   Subject: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
Dear Eriksen, It is to be applied in Mechanical APDL.

Regards-
  Topic: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 6746

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:56 am   Subject: [APDL] How to apply transient forces with a time lag !
Dear experts,
Suppose there is an array which is changing with respect to time as below:

Time(sec)===> Force Value(N)
0 ===> 0
1 ===> 20
2 ...
  Topic: [APDL] HOW TO USE INDIVIDUAL ARRAY ELEMENTS !
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
Views: 1721

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:46 am   Subject: [APDL] HOW TO USE INDIVIDUAL ARRAY ELEMENTS !
Thanks Mr. Martin its working.
  Topic: [APDL] HOW TO USE INDIVIDUAL ARRAY ELEMENTS !
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
Views: 1721

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:50 am   Subject: [APDL] HOW TO USE INDIVIDUAL ARRAY ELEMENTS !
Dear experts,

Suppose there is an array (4x1) of force named 'F'. How to apply 4th location force of this array to a certain node?


Regards-
  Topic: [THERM] Contact Conductance between solid and shell elements
debabrata.podder

Replies: 4
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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:24 am   Subject: [THERM] Contact Conductance between solid and shell
Dear Matt Sutton,

Thank you very much for your suggestion.That paint option you told for shell element is working properly. Any option is there for coupling shell with solid for structural analysis
  Topic: [THERM] Contact Conductance between solid and shell elements
debabrata.podder

Replies: 4
Views: 3827

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:27 am   Subject: [THERM] Contact Conductance between solid and shell elements
Dear experts,
Iam using solid-shell model to simulate the thermal analysis. The elements used were solid70 and shell131. The materials were also same for solid and shell elements. While creating the ...
  Topic: [DM] how to couple solid and shell element together!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:01 am   Subject: [DM] how to couple solid and shell element together!
Thanks Mr. Martin.

Regards-
  Topic: [DM] how to couple solid and shell element together!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
Views: 1993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:04 am   Subject: [DM] how to couple solid and shell element together!
Dear experts,

How can be the solid and shell elements coupled together?


Regards-
  Topic: [other] Where from the extreme values of countours come from
debabrata.podder

Replies: 4
Views: 2849

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:22 am   Subject: [other] Where from the extreme values of countours
Thanks every one for your time.

Regards-
  Topic: [other] Where from the extreme values of countours come from
debabrata.podder

Replies: 4
Views: 2849

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:55 am   Subject: [other] Where from the extreme values of countours come from
Dear experts,
I have a simple general quarry. If I plot any (temperature/stress etc.) contour of any solid model a scale is shown at the bottom, where the maximum and minimum values are shown at the ...
  Topic: [apdl] how to do average in /post26
debabrata.podder

Replies: 3
Views: 2829

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:29 am   Subject: [apdl] how to do average in /post26
Thanks Rick for the prompt reply. Can you elaborate it with some command lines ??

Regards-
  Topic: [apdl] how to do average in /post26
debabrata.podder

Replies: 3
Views: 2829

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:05 am   Subject: [apdl] how to do average in /post26
Dear experts,
In time history post processor, I need to extract transient nodal strain values from a bunch of nodes. After getting these transient nodal values, I need to do the average for all of th ...
  Topic: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7483

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:20 am   Subject: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
Thanks Mr. Francis. The problem is solved now. Now I have added an extra SOLVE after applying the preheating again.

Regards-
  Topic: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7483

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:45 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
Hi all, thanks for your time. I have applied the thermal load as suggested by Mr. Francis like below:

!For preheat application
ALLSEL,ALL

CSYS,0
ESEL,S,LIVE
NSLE,S
D,all,temp,200

...
  Topic: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7483

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:01 am   Subject: [apdl] how to reassign uniform temp to all nodes
Dear experts,

I applied preheat by assigning, TUNIF,200 to my thermal model. After preheating I applied my heat flux to the concerned area. A little later the temperature of the whole model is turn ...
  Topic: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4762

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:43 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
Dear Juergen Humt,

Thank you very much. It's my pleasure interacting with you.

Regards-

Debabrata.
  Topic: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4762

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:08 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
Dear Juergen Humt,
Thanks for your time. Now I will implement your loop. One additional thing I want to know that, this loop I want to implement in the thermal analysis and want to store (may be as . ...
  Topic: [struc] What kind of error is this ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7517

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:57 pm   Subject: [struc] What kind of error is this ?
Thanks Atul for your time.

Regards-

debabrata
  Topic: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4762

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:02 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to filter elements having different nodes ?
Dear experts,
In my structural model, I have used SOLID185 elements and they consists of 8 noded as well as 4,5 and 6 noded elements. From those elements, I want to extract the nodal temperatures and ...
  Topic: [struc] What kind of error is this ?
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7517

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 12:47 pm   Subject: [struc] What kind of error is this ?
Dear experts,

While I am going to run a structural analysis (uncoupled thermal structural) by taking the thermal load by LDREAD command, I am getting the following mentioned warnings:

1. " ...
  Topic: [APDL] how to implement a realistic temp checking loop !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
Views: 2578

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:51 pm   Subject: [APDL] how to implement a realistic temp checking loop !!
Thanks Mr. Liddle for your time.

a)First I am selecting all weld zone elements
b)Now getting total nodes of those selected elements by-
*GET,TNODE,NODE,0,COUNT
c) Now varying the nodes using a * ...
  Topic: [APDL] how to implement a realistic temp checking loop !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 2
Views: 2578

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:44 am   Subject: [APDL] how to implement a realistic temp checking loop !!
Dear experts,
I am doing an uncoupled thermal structural analysis. For thermal model I have used a double ellipsoidal heat source. The elements which are in the range of that double ellipsoid are get ...
  Topic: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4267

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:57 pm   Subject: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
Thanks, Mr. Liddle & Mr. DiRienz for your time. It is transient_analysis and Q, Q_A, Q_B are the total heat amount, not heat per unit_volume.

Thanks-
  Topic: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4267

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:21 pm   Subject: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
Thanks for your time Mr. Carman. But here Q, Q_A and Q_B are total heat contents not the heat per unit_volume !!! And this Q_A and Q_B is equal to Q*(V_A/V) and Q*(V_B/V) respectively.
  Topic: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 6
Views: 4267

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:52 pm   Subject: [therm] A_heat + B_heat not equal to (A+B) heat !!!
Dear experts, I am heating up a body (by heating up every elements in that volume) having volume V by HGEN. Now I am dividing the volume into V_A and V_B, where V=V_A + V_B and V_A = 30% of V, V_B = 7 ...
  Topic: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
debabrata.podder

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Views: 7880

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:55 am   Subject: [other] An observation in Thermal/ Strl transient analysis !
Thanks again for your time Mr. Wright. So as per your explanation, if my model drips to the floor in liquid-temperature, then simply what-is-happening ? Am I not getting the right calculation (by ANSY ...
  Topic: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 7880

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:21 pm   Subject: [other] An observation in Thermal/ Strl transient analysis !
@ Mr. Francis: ANSYS does not limit the import temperature (T) values, nor does it extrapolate properties that exceed the input range.

Thanks Mr. Francis for your time. If Ansys can't extrapolate t ...
  Topic: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 7880

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:19 am   Subject: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
Thank you Mr. Martin for your time. According to your explanation, if my obtained temperature from thermal analysis is 2500 deg C, and if the last two data points in structural analysis is 800 deg C a ...
  Topic: [apdl] how to check within group of elements !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 3
Views: 3763

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:41 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to check within group of elements !!
Thanks for your time Mark, I will check that out. Why you have taken underscores though ! If some tetrahedral, prism or pyramid shaped elements are mixed with 8 - noded elements, then how to do the el ...
  Topic: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 7880

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:39 pm   Subject: [other] An observation in Thermal/Strl transient analysis !!
Dear experts,
I am doing an arc welding analysis. The material properties in the thermal analysis I have taken in a range of 20 - 3500 deg C. After completion of the thermal analysis, the maximum tem ...
  Topic: [apdl] how to check within group of elements !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 3
Views: 3763

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:56 pm   Subject: [apdl] how to check within group of elements !!
Dear experts.
I am doing a welding structural analysis. For this I am importing the nodal temperatures as body loads. Now I want to check the average nodal temperatures of a group of elements within ...
  Topic: [other] how to find exact time taken for any analysis !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 1
Views: 1192

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:04 am   Subject: [other] how to find exact time taken for any analysis !!
Dear experts,

How to see exact analysis time ? I mean the time taken for a particular analysis ? Is it recorded somewhere ??


Regards-

Debabrata.
  Topic: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
debabrata.podder

Replies: 5
Views: 5097

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:19 pm   Subject: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
Dear jerzy thanks.

Regards-
  Topic: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
debabrata.podder

Replies: 5
Views: 5097

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:25 pm   Subject: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
Dear Dan & Chris,

Your guess is right. Actually I don't need to define any ETABLE for welding analysis. As temperature dependent materials properties are provided, it will automatically define ...
  Topic: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
debabrata.podder

Replies: 5
Views: 5097

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:45 pm   Subject: [apdl] HOW TO USE CREATED ETABLEs IN /SOLUTION
Dear experts,
I have made ETABLEs like this :
/post1
*DO,K,1,LOOPPAR+42,1
SET,K,LAST
ETABLE,ETA%K%,TEMP
*ENDDO
K=K+1
FISISH
And I am going to utilize these ETABLEs in /SOLUTION like this:
/S ...
  Topic: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined sections !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 10922

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:53 pm   Subject: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined section
@ Jerzy .. your suggestion seems interesting ..I will check that out !
@ Juergen & Balaji ... Thanks for your suggestions ... But it seems a very long procedure !!
@ Rick .. Thanks again Rick .. ...
  Topic: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined sections !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 10922

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:28 pm   Subject: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined section
Dear experts,

@Rick Fischer, thanks Rick. Can you mention some specific links !!! Because, by entering keyword "hard points", nothing very much useful I got !!
I am not getting the conce ...
  Topic: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined sections !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 10922

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:28 am   Subject: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined section
Thanks, Juergen for the suggestion. I will check that out !!

Hi, Suresh I think your suggestion (HPTCREATE) will serve my purpose !! Thanks.


Regards-
Debabrata.
  Topic: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined sections !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 12
Views: 10922

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 5:17 pm   Subject: [OTHER]how to divide a line into predifined sections !!
Dear experts,
I need the nodal positions at some fixed distance along thickness. Suppose the thickness (of a rectangular plate) is 9.53 mm. I need the line (9.53 mm) along thickness to be divided at ...
  Topic: [DM] HOW TO PLOT A MODEL EXACTLY TO THEIR REAL DIMENSIONS !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7212

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:41 pm   Subject: [DM] HOW TO PLOT ANY MODEL EXACTLY TO THEIR DIMENSIONS !!
Thanks Christopher for replying.But if I import my ANSYS drawing to any drawing software to edit it, I will get only the outline diagram. I will not get any contour diagram in it !!! That's the proble ...
  Topic: [DM] HOW TO PLOT A MODEL EXACTLY TO THEIR REAL DIMENSIONS !!
debabrata.podder

Replies: 7
Views: 7212

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:11 pm   Subject: [DM] HOW TO PLOT A MODEL EXACTLY TO THEIR REAL DIMENSIONS !!
Dear experts,

As the caption tells, how to plot any geometric models exactly to their given dimensions ? I mean, if a rectangular block has length, breadth and depth 20 mm, 10 mm and 8 mm respectiv ...
  Topic: [APDL] USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERROR MESSG.
debabrata.podder

Replies: 8
Views: 7991

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:18 am   Subject: Re:[APDL]USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERR
Dear Dan Bohlen, Thanks for pointing out: I have no idea why you are using SOLID87. Why not all 70's? Why transition at all?. Now my problem has been solved using SOLID 70 TET elements with free meshi ...
  Topic: [APDL] USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERROR MESSG.
debabrata.podder

Replies: 8
Views: 7991

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:49 pm   Subject: Re:[APDL] USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERR
Dear Dan Bohlen,

Thanks for your attention. Type 3 are SOLID 87's. I have cleared all area elements (PLANE 57) before generating elements with SOLID 87, but again getting the same error !!!

De ...
  Topic: [APDL] USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERROR MESSG.
debabrata.podder

Replies: 8
Views: 7991

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:59 am   Subject: [APDL] USING SOLID87, SOLID70 TOGETHER: GETTING ERROR MESSG.
Dear experts,

I am using SOLID70 and SOLID87 elements together in the thermal analysis. The SOLID87 elements have been used in the transition zone between fine and coarse meshes. While doing this a ...
 
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