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  Topic: Defining load cases in Workbench
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 18521

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 11:12 am   Subject: Defining load cases in Workbench
Hi again,

I am using the procedure mentioned in last post for defining different load cases. I am getting an error when I try to save the Workbench file after adding a stress or strain plot to the ...
  Topic: Defining load cases in Workbench
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 18521

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:46 am   Subject: Defining load cases in Workbench
There are a couple of ways if you want to setup several models to run within the same project page. The easiest is probably to duplicate them on the project page - if you right click on the 'Results' ...
  Topic: Zooming in Ansys using center mouse button - sensitivity
sushant.goel

Replies: 0
Views: 6466

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 2:39 am   Subject: Zooming in Ansys using center mouse button - sensitivity
Hi,

I am using Ansys classic version. The mouse settings in Windows are set to scroll through one line at a time. This setting works in MS Word, Chrome, Ansys Workbench, etc. But in Ansys classic, ...
  Topic: Defining load cases in Workbench
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 18521

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:09 pm   Subject: Defining load cases in Workbench
In Analysis Settings>Number of Steps enter the
number of load cases

Dear Mr Liddle,

I am using Workbench 14.5 so this is possible.
I don't want to add these load cases. I want to evaluat ...
  Topic: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 8826

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:41 am   Subject: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
I'll go through it and try to get solution convergence. If it works, I'll share analysis settings information here.

Hi,

The model is showing convergence now.
Earlier, there was an initial gap ...
  Topic: Defining load cases in Workbench
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 18521

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:33 am   Subject: Defining load cases in Workbench
Hi,

I want to simulate a steel structural component in Workbench for different load cases (about 10). Is there a method to do so?

Or the only way out is to create 10 different files with indivi ...
  Topic: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 8826

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:08 am   Subject: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
There is a very useful presentation on contact convergence by Joseph Metrisin (a regular contributor to this forum). I have copied the link below:

http://www.ansys.com/staticassets/ANSYS/staticass ...
  Topic: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 8826

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:14 am   Subject: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
You need to identify if the problem is that some part of the assembly isn't properly restrained and is flying off or that the contact settings or analysis settings aren't optimal. How far does the ana ...
  Topic: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 8826

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:12 pm   Subject: Ansys Workbench contact modelling
Hello,

I am simulating a steel node which lies at the intersection of 6 beams. The model involves many non-glued surfaces and the node is held together by a pre-stressed bolt.

The following simu ...
  Topic: APDL plots in SVG (scalable vector graphics) format
sushant.goel

Replies: 0
Views: 1437

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:39 am   Subject: APDL plots in SVG (scalable vector graphics) format
Hello everyone,

I am using this script to generate plots in APDL.

/POST1
/UIS, MSGPOP,3
/VIEW,1,,,1
/AUTO,1
/RGB,INDEX,100,100,100, 0
/RGB,INDEX, 80, 80, 80,13
/RGB,INDEX, 60, 60, ...
  Topic: APDL script for saving .lis files
sushant.goel

Replies: 4
Views: 5430

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:41 pm   Subject: APDL script for saving .lis files
Sushant,

The script needs to be run as an input from a macro, not from the GUI
command line. Are you running the script from a macro?

Mark Tate
Solar Turbines Inc.

Dear Mr Tate,

I u ...
  Topic: APDL script for saving .lis files
sushant.goel

Replies: 4
Views: 5430

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:04 pm   Subject: APDL script for saving .lis files
Sushant,

Just before your PRPATH command, rediredt your output with the /output
command. Then issue the /output command without arguments to redirect
back to the default location.
Example: ...
  Topic: APDL script for saving .lis files
sushant.goel

Replies: 4
Views: 5430

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:45 pm   Subject: APDL script for saving .lis files
Hello everyone,

I am using this script to generate results along a path. The PRPATH command displays the list files on screen. Then I have to save each file using 'File>Save As option'. I checke ...
  Topic: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
sushant.goel

Replies: 9
Views: 13477

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:46 pm   Subject: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
In this case you should have
sniffed around for a theoretical large displacement analysis to act
as a check on your ANSYS work.

Agreed Mr Wright. I am relying too much on Anys without proper re ...
  Topic: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
sushant.goel

Replies: 9
Views: 13477

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:40 pm   Subject: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
What value does the theoretical buckling analysis give you? The
theoretical (large displacement) buckling analysis should be pretty
close to the experimental value. That'll give you a basis for kn ...
  Topic: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
sushant.goel

Replies: 9
Views: 13477

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:56 am   Subject: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
Dear Mr. Goel:

indeed, the buckling load depends on the support conditions. The
expression I sent you was the ideal buckling pressure for a full sphere
under uniform external pressure. You can ...
  Topic: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
sushant.goel

Replies: 9
Views: 13477

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:52 am   Subject: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
Dear Mr. Goel:

doing a google search on "buckling load glass dome" you may finnd some
interesting references.

For example, Jaap Aanhaanen's MS thesis, "The stability of a glass ...
  Topic: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
sushant.goel

Replies: 9
Views: 13477

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:32 am   Subject: Eigenvalue Buckling Analysis with/without PSTRES
Hello everyone,

I am doing eigenvalue buckling analysis for a 10mm thick spherical glass dome with 10 meter span and 2 meter rise. In section 17.5.1, Ansys recommends to keep PSTRES on for eigenval ...
  Topic: Plots using Full and Power graphics
sushant.goel

Replies: 3
Views: 3708

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:26 am   Subject: Plots using Full and Power graphics
It looks like a shading problem. Try adding "/SHADE,ALL,2" to you list of commands before the PLNSOL commands.


Thank you Mr Wall for the reply. '/SHADE,ALL,0' or '/SHADE,ALL,2' works fi ...
  Topic: Plots using Full and Power graphics
sushant.goel

Replies: 3
Views: 3708

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:33 am   Subject: Plots using Full and Power graphics
With Power graphics, I tried 'PLETAB,N11,NOAV' and it gives a clear picture. I believe the distortion is happening when I ask for nodal solutions.
  Topic: Plots using Full and Power graphics
sushant.goel

Replies: 3
Views: 3708

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:58 am   Subject: Plots using Full and Power graphics
Hello everyone,

I am using this script for generating contour plot result files in TIFF format.

/POST1
/GRAPHICS,POWER
/REPLO
/SHOW,TIFF,,0
TIFF,COMP,1
TIFF,ORIENT,HORIZ
TIFF,C ...
  Topic: Shell181: In-plane forces and moment UNITS
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 4938

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:34 am   Subject: Shell181: In-plane forces and moment UNITS
Dear Mr Galan,

Thank you very much for the detailed reply.
  Topic: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 8797

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:20 am   Subject: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
This is what I was looking for.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9zq6o7anm2vo274/Capture.PNG?dl=0

I made a small plate model with the longitudinal direction of plate aligned to x-axes. From contour plo ...
  Topic: Shell181: In-plane forces and moment UNITS
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 4938

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:00 pm   Subject: Shell181: In-plane forces and moment UNITS
Hello everyone,

In Shell181 element tables; N11, N22, N12 are the in-plane forces (per unit length) and M11, M22, M12 are out-of-plane moments (per unit length). In case of in-plane forces, it is c ...
  Topic: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 8797

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:48 am   Subject: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
Thanks for the reply Mr Liddle and Mr Attar. I found the relevant formulas in section '2.3.3. Shell Element Output'.

/POST1
!/SHOW,WIN32C,,,8
!/CONTOUR,,29,AUTO
RSYS,14
ETABLE,N11,SMISC,1 ...
  Topic: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 8797

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 2:03 am   Subject: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
Sushant,

Mechanical APDL Theory Reference, 19.4. POST1 - Stress Linearization and
SHELL181 Element Description are good places to start.
Shouldn't be hard to find in Ansys Help. I don't think yo ...
  Topic: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 8797

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:46 am   Subject: SHELL181 stress decomposition- SMISC 34 to 47
Hello everyone,

For SHELL181 element, SMISC quantities from number 34 to 47 are;

Sm: 11, 22, 12 Membrane stresses

Sb: 11, 22, 12 Bending stresses

Sp: 11, 22, 12 Peak stresses

St: ...
  Topic: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 4644

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 5:43 am   Subject: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
Hi again,

I just figured out the problem. The radius of my spherical calotte (not a full sphere or hemisphere) is 7.25 meter. I moved my model location such that the distance from origin (0,0,0) to ...
  Topic: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 4644

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 4:46 am   Subject: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
How non-constant is the value? There was a time when ANSYS created
circular arcs as splines, which looked really really circular, but
when you generated nodes and listed them the coordinates were ...
  Topic: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 4644

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:35 am   Subject: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
I doubt that anyone can answer the question without seeing some data. I
suggest you copy and paste the output from CSLIST and the first few
lines of an NLIST with DSYS,0 and with DSYS set to one o ...
  Topic: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
sushant.goel

Replies: 5
Views: 4644

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:21 am   Subject: Extracting nodal coordinates- x,y,z; r,theta,phi;r,theta,z
Hello everyone,

I am using two different local coordinate systems- spherical and cylindrical. The nodal coordinate list is displayed in Cartesian coordinates by default.

When I list the nodal c ...
  Topic: Random path plots for element table quantities in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 2758

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:19 am   Subject: Random path plots for element table quantities in APDL
Dear Mr Thomassy,

I am really sorry for missing the signature. It won't happen again.

Best regards,
Sushant Goel
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: Random path plots for element table quantities in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 2758

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:47 am   Subject: Random path plots for element table quantities in APDL
Hello everyone,

In the attached images, there are 3 surfaces- spherical calotte, cylindrical roof and hypar. I want to define paths along the lines on these surfaces to plot element table quantitie ...
  Topic: Element coordinate system - White, Green and Blue axis
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 2664

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:32 am   Subject: Element coordinate system - White, Green and Blue axis
Thank you Mr Galan.

Best regards,
Sushant Goel
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: Element coordinate system - White, Green and Blue axis
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 2664

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:16 am   Subject: Element coordinate system - White, Green and Blue axis
Hello everyone,

In my FE model, I am using a spherical coordinate system. I want to if this is a general rule;

(Element coordinate system switched on);
White - 1st axes of element
Green - 2nd ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:31 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear all,

Could this be the reason for this orientation issue?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mbwqdqtstuwxq49/text.PNG

Best,
Sushant
MSc Uni Stuttgart

Dear all,

Yes, it is the reason ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:14 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear all,

Could this be the reason for this orientation issue?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mbwqdqtstuwxq49/text.PNG

Best,
Sushant
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:58 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Give me your email id.

Or send a blank mail to sushantgoel@hotmail.com from your id.

Best,
Sushant
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:46 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear Suhas,

I can send you the anf file by email if its ok for you?

Best,
Sushant
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:50 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Sorry for the quoting error.
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:46 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model


Dear Mr Liddle,

I will check out the RSYS command. Yes, I use ALLSEL before giving the EMODIF command.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/n9bi71yyvqfmegr/elements.PNG

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mia ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:19 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear Suhas,

It's hoop and meridian stresses which I want to extract and they are not same irrespective of the fact that material is linear isotropic. Did you try to run the anf file which I shared? ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:41 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear Suhas,

I want to read out the hoop and meridian forces from my model consistently. As per the current orientation, I will have to read force in 1-direction for some elements and force in 2-dir ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:31 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear Suhas,

I am using SHELL181 elements to mesh area and its 3D fea. As I have marked in the attached image, elements coordinates outside the red circle are not oriented in the right direction. Ev ...
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Dear Suhas,

Thanks for replying. I just tried this command but it does not work.

Best,
Sushant
MSc Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
sushant.goel

Replies: 17
Views: 12993

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:54 am   Subject: ESYS not updating all element coordinates in model
Hello everyone,

I am using ESYS option in AATT command to orient the element coordinate system spherically.

/PREP7
CSWPLA,12,2,1,1
.......
MSHKEY,0
AESIZE,ALL,200
ASEL,S ,P
A ...
  Topic: Silicone material model and principal stresses -APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 0
Views: 1326

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:01 am   Subject: Silicone material model and principal stresses -APDL
Hello everyone,

I am trying to model a dome with glass segments joined with adhesives. Two different types of adhesives will be used - soft (E= 2 MPa, v=0.46) and stiff (E=1500 MPa, v=0.35). I am u ...
  Topic: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 3771

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:01 am   Subject: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
Hello everyone,

I could figure out the following;

1) Visualize section thickness,
Using /ESHAPE option

3) For more contours,
/SHOW,WIN32C,,,8
/CONTOUR,,X,AUTO !X is number of contours, max ...
  Topic: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 3771

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:37 am   Subject: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
5. How can I see the results for different material groups. In my model, material 1 is glass and material 2 is adhesive. In post processing, how can I see all stress contours separately for material 1 ...
  Topic: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 3771

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:22 am   Subject: Shell 181 elements - Post processing structural results
Hello everyone,

I have following queries regarding post processing of structural analysis results for SHELL181 element.

1. I have given a section thickness of 10mm to the element. How can I visu ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:19 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Dear Mr. Goel,

You are right, your units are consistent.

Those constrains in theta direction are a good idea, and they will stop
the rotation around the global Z axis.

You can check if al ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:11 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Dear Mr. Goel:

I apologize, your boundary condition was right. My mistake.

You rotate the element coordinate system into the global spherical
coordinate system with the command Esys,12. Those ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:18 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Dear Mr. Goel:

to check if your nodes are properly rotated, you can show the nodal
coordinate system in your plots. This is done with the command

/PSYMB,ndir,1

Then, use nplot or eplot an ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:46 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Dear Mr. Goel:

it seems that you are using the command NORA that rotates the nodal
coordinate systems to the surface normal. Is this correct?

If you see the help on that command, you can see ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:18 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Dear Mr. Goel,

you can rotate the nodal system of coordinates of all the nodes on the
support. Check the commands nmodif,nrotat,nang, nora.

Best regards,

Jose M. Galan

Constr. Eng. De ...
  Topic: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 11
Views: 10504

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:46 am   Subject: Creating inclined boundary conditions in APDL
Hello everyone,

I am modelling a shell surface in APDL. Shell structural performance is optimal when the support reaction is exactly tangential to the shell surface. The current boundary conditions ...
  Topic: Solid Model I/O Incompatibility w/ Workbench 13.0 and MAPDL
sushant.goel

Replies: 10
Views: 11248

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:53 am   Subject: Solid Model I/O Incompatibility w/ Workbench 13.0 and MAPDL
*** WARNING *** CP = 126.096 TIME= 13:24:23
Error in surface tessellation for area N. This area can only be
displayed with /FACET,WIRE, and cannot be part of a V, VA, VSUM, or
ASUM operation.
...
  Topic: APDL file import using IGES format - warning interpretation
sushant.goel

Replies: 1
Views: 1796

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:15 am   Subject: APDL file import using IGES format - warning interpretation
Hi all,

I get the following warning message when I import the geometry in IGES format into APDL.

Error in surface tessellation for area 1. This area can only be displayed with /FACET,WIRE, and ...
  Topic: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 9491

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:57 pm   Subject: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
Thank you Mr Galan for your reply.

@Mr Habeeb,
Try them in a fresh db and check whether you get any error/warning.

I tried it in a new db but I still get the warning. Please see the image on dr ...
  Topic: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 9491

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:15 am   Subject: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
Thank you for the reply Mr Liddle.

It is telling you that the surface created is neither flat nor curved in
the active coordinate system.

In my APDL file, the active coordinate system is Carte ...
  Topic: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
sushant.goel

Replies: 6
Views: 9491

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:24 am   Subject: Creating areas in APDL using 'A' command
Hi everyone,

I have subdivided a 3D shell (span = 10 meters) into small surfaces in Rhinoceros (CAD software). These small surfaces include triangles, quads and pentagons.

Using the A command, d ...
  Topic: ANSYS node numbering
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
Views: 2336

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:52 pm   Subject: ANSYS node numbering
Thank you Mr Liddle.

Best regards,
Sushant
MSc student, Uni Stuttgart
  Topic: ANSYS node numbering
sushant.goel

Replies: 2
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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:21 am   Subject: ANSYS node numbering
Hello everyone,

I am using a script for generating nodes and then connecting them to form elements. My script starts node numbering from '0' and I get an error in creation of element 1. Is it becau ...
  Topic: Exporting geometry from Rhinoceros 3D to Ansys APDL
sushant.goel

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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 12:47 am   Subject: Exporting geometry from Rhinoceros 3D to Ansys APDL
Dear all,

I am working on analysis of shell structures (glass pieces joined by adhesive strips). I am planning to model the geometry in Rhinoceros 3D Version 5 (64 bit) and then export it to Ansys ...
  Topic: Extract last node number from DO loop in APDL
sushant.goel

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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat May 17, 2014 7:49 am   Subject: Extract last node number from DO loop in APDL
If the node number you want is the highest selected node number then

*get,highnode,node,,NUM,MAX

will return the node in the scalar variable highnode.

Thank you Mr Liddle for the prompt reply ...
  Topic: Extract last node number from DO loop in APDL
sushant.goel

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PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sat May 17, 2014 6:45 am   Subject: Extract last node number from DO loop in APDL
Hello everyone,

In APDL, I am using DO loop to generate a set of nodes (following a certain repeating pattern) on shell surface. I would like to know how can I extract the last node number as I wan ...
 
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