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  Topic: [STRUCT] Press fit of motor stator
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 0
Views: 2928

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:01 pm   Subject: [STRUCT] Press fit of motor stator
As many of you know a motor stator is often constructed of a stack of steel sheets (lamination). These can be full circle or segmented. The stack can be connected many different ways too. I want to ...
  Topic: Material properties required to run FEA analysis on Laminate
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 3316

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:55 pm   Subject: Material properties required to run FEA analysis on Laminate
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  Topic: [Xansys] THERMAL STRUCTURAL COUPLING
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 9
Views: 10020

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:37 pm   Subject: [Xansys] THERMAL STRUCTURAL COUPLING
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From: Xansys Just to clarify--Does the signature rule apply when the question makes no sense? Who'd want their sig line on that question?

Yes, and those struggling with Eng ...
  Topic: [Xansys] THERMAL STRUCTURAL COUPLING
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 9
Views: 10020

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:44 am   Subject: [Xansys] THERMAL STRUCTURAL COUPLING
A full signature is required on all posts to the XANSYS list. Be sure to include on in future posts and reply. We encourage members to automate signatures in their email application and XANSYS Forum ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [WB] Serial solves with component swapping
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 3015

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:40 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [WB] Serial solves with component swapping
I have a model in Creo where I have a base assembly with multiple designs (separate parts) of a component to compare. The design options of that component are assembled overlapping. I can bring this ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [JOB-wanted] Engineer Available
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 2053

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 2:08 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [JOB-wanted] Engineer Available
XANSYS members,

I have a colleague I can recommend as an excellent engineer who is also skilled in ANSYS and APDL scripting. Please contact me directly so I can put you in touch.

Fernand A. Thomass ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT: Female scientists
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 63
Views: 52121

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:15 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT: Female scientists
Kind of violates the definition of equal.

Fern Thomassy
Fallbrook Technologies

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From: Xansys [mailto:xansys-bounces@xansys.org] On Behalf Of Druma, Adriana
Sent: Monday, Ap ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [ADMIN] Asking Smart Questions
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 0
Views: 1912

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] [ADMIN] Asking Smart Questions
Members ... regarding the thread below and many similar we've seen lately.

Chris (not just Chris but I dare not try to list) is VERY generous with his time and enjoys mentoring on list. You may not ...
  Topic: Get Results - ANSYS Classic
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 12
Views: 11225

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:56 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Get Results - ANSYS Classic
This could become a Friday OT real quick ...

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/10/06/345799830/the-forgotten-female-programmers-who-created-modern-tech

Fern

Fern Thomassy
Fallbrook Te ...
  Topic: [Xansys] APDL and WB Evolution (was R.I.P. DEBUG)
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 9
Views: 7880

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:24 pm   Subject: [Xansys] APDL and WB Evolution (was R.I.P. DEBUG)
All ... the subject change seems to be called for.

Thanks Joshua ... I feel the same way.

One challenge I don't know how to properly address (and maybe it is better in 15.0) is the real fear from th ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 100
Views: 95297

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:50 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
Works the same here. ANSYS is/was a preferred skill when I was hiring an analyst but the *required* skills were all about being an analytical engineer.

Fern Thomassy
Fallbrook Technologies

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  Topic: [Xansys] R: [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 2
Views: 3692

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:48 am   Subject: [Xansys] R: [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
For what it's worth I share Riccardo's views regarding the value of WB (which, by the way you articulated very well ... no language issues I detected). As I've said before, WB makes FEA more producti ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT] date formatswas Re: R16 Fracture Mechanics and
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 4
Views: 3720

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:44 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT] date formatswas Re: R16 Fracture Mechanics and
Winfried Schepers you sneak! You changed subject titles on me. ;-)

Fern Thomassy
Fallbrook Technologies


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From: Xansys Is there any advantage of writing date in mm/dd/yy f ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT] date formatswas Re: R16 Fracture Mechanics and
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 4
Views: 3720

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:41 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT] date formatswas Re: R16 Fracture Mechanics and
Your wish is granted ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601

I make my group use yyyy-mm-dd and SI units. Our test team tries but I often see results with N.m torques and lbm forces. Drives me nu ...
  Topic: Fracture-stress intensity factors-contour paths
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 4
Views: 5883

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:27 am   Subject: [Xansys] Fracture-stress intensity factors-contour paths
A warning from the Moderators ...

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From: Xansys
Thank you for posting but ... SIGNATURE PLEASE ... on all posts!

As always, we encourage you to automate signatures in your ...
  Topic: [Xansys] I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that [was:
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 0
Views: 1046

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:04 am   Subject: [Xansys] I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that [was:
Fern, sounds like you may not have noticed the release update that lets you
attach a MAPDL object to a solution, so that you can post process in Classic
without having to leave WB. It actually copies ...
  Topic: [Xansys] I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that [was:
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 0
Views: 962

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:33 pm   Subject: [Xansys] I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that [was:
A worthy and *recurring* debate.

It helps realizing that while WB and Classic can be used to solve the same problem it does not mean that you operate WB and Classic the same way. Use WB like it is C ...
  Topic: [Xansys] *GETting mode participation factors
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 7
Views: 8343

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:08 pm   Subject: [Xansys] *GETting mode participation factors
Being lazy and relying on long dormant memory ... I seem to recall we never got participations factors from the .rst but that they were (or could be) printed to the .out file.

Fern Thomassy
Fallbrook ...
  Topic: SIFR results interpretation
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 1601

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:08 am   Subject: [Xansys] SIFR results interpretation
Anonymous post are not welcome on the XANSYS list. Please update your email application and XANSYS Forum profiles with a signature.

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  Topic: Modeling an Unconstrained Vehicle using Inertia Relief
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 5
Views: 4625

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:50 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Modeling an Unconstrained Vehicle using Inertia Rel
I see your PM feature is deactivated. If you could pm me your e-mail address I
would be interested in getting in touch.

Sorry, I work XANSYS by email rather than the Forum. You can see a poster's em ...
  Topic: Modeling an Unconstrained Vehicle using Inertia Relief
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 5
Views: 4625

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 7:51 am   Subject: [Xansys] Modeling an Unconstrained Vehicle using Inertia Rel
Alex,

IRLF is incompatible with acceleration BCs. Assuming you are modeling a rocket you could, for example, take your aerodynamic simulation to get your distributed loads on the body and put those, ...
  Topic: [APDL] How does ANSYS converts pressures from el. to nodes?
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 4
Views: 4178

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 3:57 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] How does ANSYS converts pressures from el. t
Feeling generous today ... I added the signature from your OP to your Forum profile.

Regards . . . Fern

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Fern Thoma ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Axisymmetric analysis. Contact Elements and
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 21
Views: 20182

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:20 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Axisymmetric analysis. Contact Elements and
From: Metrisin, Joe
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:31 AM
Subject: Re:
Joe,

I agree weak springs are not a good default but should be activated only when asked. They need to be managed to insigni ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Axisymmetric analysis. Contact Elements and
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 21
Views: 20182

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:12 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Axisymmetric analysis. Contact Elements and
From: Bohlen, Dan (GE Aviation, US)
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:58 AM
Subject: Re:
This is one of the things I like about WB ... automated weak springs. Sometimes I've needed not-so-weak spring ...
  Topic: Random path plots for element table quantities in APDL
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 2
Views: 2900

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:12 am   Subject: [Xansys] Random path plots for element table quantities in A
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  Topic: Postprocess in Mechanical APDL
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 1526

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:45 am   Subject: [Xansys] Postprocess in Mechanical APDL
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  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC]how ElasticStress is calculated consideringT
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 0
Views: 946

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 3:27 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC]how ElasticStress is calculated consideringT
From: David S Stapp
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2014 3:02 PM
Subject: Re:
David,

Allow me to fail your test. The problem of thermal induced stress _can_ be divorced from geometry.

That special case is a ...
  Topic: Workbench static Analysis: linearized results with cyclic BC
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 1
Views: 1538

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri May 09, 2014 7:48 am   Subject: [Xansys] Workbench static Analysis: linearized results with
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  Topic: Cyclic load
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 2
Views: 2040

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:26 am   Subject: Re: Cyclic load

Best regards,

Michael

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  Topic: Meshing Errors
Fern Thomassy

Replies: 26
Views: 28509

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:08 pm   Subject: Re: Meshing Errors

...
Many thanks for your time and help.

C.Borg

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