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  Topic: [Xansys] [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
carl.mally

Replies: 100
Views: 108296

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:29 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] R.I.P. DEBUG
I learned CAD on Computervision. They let PTC and others get ahead of them on technology. CV does not exist today. Workbench was how Ansys responded to the biggest complaint users had with the progr ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Ansys Classic how to saev an animation as a .avi fi
carl.mally

Replies: 9
Views: 10756

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:34 am   Subject: [Xansys] Ansys Classic how to saev an animation as a .avi fi
Dan
I am using 14.5 and the file saved without any problem as ***.avi. I went to PlotCtrls/Animate/Save Animation after I had run the animation. I clicked browse and there was an avi file in the dir ...
  Topic: contact elements
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 5537

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:38 am   Subject: [Xansys] contact elements
Chris w. wrote: >What he wants is the RTFM command. Maybe from someone kind of fierce like that Color-Sergeant in 'Zulu.'<

My dearly beloved wife was working at a fundraiser for a non profit gr ...
  Topic: [APDL] Compression only springs
carl.mally

Replies: 25
Views: 32640

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:42 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] Compression only springs
I am using simulation time in hours i.e. all the units are in hours not seconds, time also changing by hours ( one hour for eah time step, from 1 to final_time) that is why I was considering that this ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT] Definition of Model Correlation...
carl.mally

Replies: 20
Views: 20206

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:24 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [OT] Definition of Model Correlation...
When we correlate to test it is also important to consider what we are correlating to. The problem is not always the model. The test is not necessarily the final authority. If you repeat a test an ...
  Topic: [STRUCT] [WB] Contact / Plasticity Troubleshooting
carl.mally

Replies: 27
Views: 29508

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:55 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUCT] [WB] Contact / Plasticity Troubleshooting
It is a line from an old song called the Big Rock Candy Mountain which is about a hobo's paradise. Below are links to the late John Hartford playing it and the original by Harry McClintock.

https:// ...
  Topic: Blast Explosions on Steel Plates
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 5607

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 1:03 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Blast Explosions on Steel Plates
Then just who are you blowing up? Inquiring minds want to know.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 18987

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:08 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
Thank you Carlos.

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Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:51 AM
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  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 18987

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:40 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
Carlos
The question in my mind is more about how to interpret the output. It is clear from the documentation that hyperelastic materials require engineering stress-strain for the input and that the o ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 18987

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:27 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
It has never been totally clear to me what is appropriate here. One time I was told that the output stresses and strains would reflect the material model. So if you input engineering stress-strains ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 18987

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:13 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Verifying Hyperelastic Material Model
Did you use engineering stress for your material models? Hyperelastic models require engineering stress-engineering strain input.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Ben ...
  Topic: Desigm_Modeler Issue
carl.mally

Replies: 30
Views: 27665

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:11 am   Subject: [Xansys] Desigm_Modeler Issue
Chris W. wrote: > Complicated is the easiest thing in the world--simplification takes effort and thought.<

Hank Williams supposedly said "Any damnfool can make things complicated"


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  Topic: [Xansys] Non-converged solution in contact analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 20
Views: 21423

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:16 am   Subject: [Xansys] Non-converged solution in contact analysis
Keith G. wrote: >>Let's design a zero friction surface treadmill and watch people try to use it :) I think that would prove the point.<<

Kind of reminds me of an Onion article I read ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [Struct][APDL] How to get stress and strain data fr
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 1216

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:13 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [Struct][APDL] How to get stress and strain data fr
As Photoshop, no need to know what you're doing !<<

Sometimes you are better off if you don't.


Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 5 ...
  Topic: Workbench Meshing tutorials
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 18540

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:59 am   Subject: [Xansys] Workbench Meshing tutorials
I have just worked a little with the Workbench mesher but it seems to have all of the controls available in the APDL mesher plus more. The mesher itself seems to work better than the APDL mesher, prod ...
  Topic: Pseudo code for Entity Numbering Logic
carl.mally

Replies: 24
Views: 23843

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] Pseudo code for Entity Numbering Logic
In general hard points are a bad idea. We had a recent thread where a university user was required to use hard points by his thesis adviser and he spent months getting exactly nowhere. Most users do ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [APDL] Future Trends was [Saving and resuming resul
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 2092

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:01 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] Future Trends was [Saving and resuming resul
Jan B. wrote: >>Lets change a question, you as experts are familiar with FEM calculations especially in Ansys, and therefore you can see far far away in FEM. Lets have a look on future of FEM. ...
  Topic: [APDL] Saving and resuming results from an analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 24
Views: 49063

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:17 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] Saving and resuming results from an analysis
Haven't you heard? ANSYS gives you the exact answer--it has to match the test.<<

So that's where I have been going wrong! I learn something new every day.


Carl Mally
Product Development Eng ...
  Topic: Defining simplysupported-simplysupported conditions
carl.mally

Replies: 22
Views: 21575

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 12:26 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Defining simplysupported-simplysupported conditions
Dr. Avcar
Ansys Corporation and the various support providers like DRD Corporation and PADT provide training in Ansys and its use. The websites for these companies and Ansys Corporation have schedule ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Buckling due to Yield stress
carl.mally

Replies: 14
Views: 12176

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:56 am   Subject: [Xansys] Buckling due to Yield stress
You do not have any understanding of buckling and need to review your first year introductory textbooks. Such an arrogant and disrespectful response on your part to someone trying to help you was tot ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Flapping of 3D wing in Ansys Transient Structural A
carl.mally

Replies: 13
Views: 12820

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:45 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Flapping of 3D wing in Ansys Transient Structural A
It could grip it by the husk.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 626-7472
fax: (319) 626-6920
cmally@centroinc.com



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  Topic: [Xansys] [JOB] Openings for structural analyst engineer
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 6411

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:35 am   Subject: [Xansys] [JOB] Openings for structural analyst engineer
Texas is more of a flat accent but I have worked with Texans whose accent was so strong that it was hard to understand them at times.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [General] First mail in some time
carl.mally

Replies: 37
Views: 38203

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:40 am   Subject: [Xansys] [General] First mail in some time
Interestingly, they also found a high percentage of bandwidth was incoming spam E-mail. Our spam filters block most of it, but it's literally thousands of E-mails per hour.<<

Our IT group was ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [General] First mail in some time
carl.mally

Replies: 37
Views: 38203

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:50 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [General] First mail in some time
I think there are several causes. First is a trend away from e-mail lists and groups. The forum is a way to address some of that but even forums are quieter now as people are moving to newer faster ...
  Topic: [APDL] What is the minimum value/exponent in ANSYS?
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 10976

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:13 pm   Subject: [APDL] What is the minimum value/exponent in ANSYS?
Isn't double precision arithmetic to 16 significant decimal digits so somewhere around 10^-16 would be treated as zero. I seem to get rounding errors in moving geometry somewhere in the vicinity of 1 ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [Graphics] Dell Precision T5600
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 3109

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:54 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [Graphics] Dell Precision T5600
I had to disable Aero as well.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: Snap Through Buckling using APDL
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 2521

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:16 am   Subject: [Xansys] Snap Through Buckling using APDL
The solution has trouble converging at certain stiffness values and substep amounts, curiously a solution will work at a set amount of substeps then not converge if i increase the substep amount?<
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  Topic: Acceptable Safety Factor to be applied to Eigen Buckling
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 5960

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:48 am   Subject: [Xansys] Acceptable Safety Factor to be applied to Eigen Buc
That said, if your bunch conforms to standard engineering practice (connections properly sized and designed, sound welding practice, appropriate fabrication tolerances, sensible material specification ...
  Topic: Arc length method using displacement for the applied load
carl.mally

Replies: 4
Views: 7505

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] Arc length method using displacement for the applie
Mark
Yes it is absolutely trial and error. You will probably find very tiny differences in input will make major differences in the result, naturally because buckling is an unstable physical event. ...
  Topic: Arc length method using displacement for the applied load
carl.mally

Replies: 4
Views: 7505

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 6:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] Arc length method using displacement for the applie
So far, I havent had any success using arc length method with my simple box girder validation models. My first question is: can anyone tell me whether the arc length method can be used when load is ap ...
  Topic: [STRUC]pendulum to minimize displacements in the main struct
carl.mally

Replies: 38
Views: 37901

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:48 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC]pendulum to minimize displacements in the ma
Another question, that might be very stupid, is can the NLGEOM be considered just for the pendulum and not for the frame? i guees not...<<

If turning on large deflection affects the results not ...
  Topic: Struc: Stabilize Command
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1817

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: Struc: Stabilize Command
Does anyone have experience with or recommendations regarding the use of the Stabilize command for non linear stabilization? It seems like a powerful tool but the results are extremely sensitive to th ...
  Topic: OT:Ukraine Weld Symbols
carl.mally

Replies: 7
Views: 7598

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:31 am   Subject: [Xansys] OT:Ukraine Weld Symbols
Chris W. wrote: > Stitch welds are used to save money in the shop, but they never actually do, between the starting and restarting, the inspection and the eventual fatigue problems.<

The other ...
  Topic: scaling the volumes issue?
carl.mally

Replies: 22
Views: 19877

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:40 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT] was: scaling the volumes issue?
Thanks Juergen. My friend is of the WWII generation, now in his late 70s, so some of his expressions are probably not quite current. I haven't seen him for a while so am not sure how he is doing tod ...
  Topic: scaling the volumes issue?
carl.mally

Replies: 22
Views: 19877

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:44 am   Subject: [Xansys] scaling the volumes issue?
One German friend of mine used the term nachgemachte halbstarker to describe people who were not quite up to getting the job done. Perhaps Juergen can enlighten us whether that would cover the territ ...
  Topic: multiple RST files
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 4125

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:54 am   Subject: [Xansys] multiple RST files
"You say it best when you say nothing at all" - Allison Krauss

Sorry Friday is early this week.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, ...
  Topic: [Xansys] RES: RES: Post-buckling behavior in shells
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 3699

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:57 pm   Subject: [Xansys] RES: RES: Post-buckling behavior in shells
Chris W. wrote: >> The proper inference is that the inner shell does increases the buckling strength of the tank. But the best I can say that limit load of the combined shells will never excee ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 27061

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:18 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
The curious thing about all of this is that some hammers ring and some do not. The question is what is the difference. He has pretty much ruled out the handle by removing it and still seeing the dif ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 27061

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:52 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
Chris W. wrote: >When someone sends you a busted tool with the explanation that he was just doing what he always did and it 'just broke,' you need someone with a low, suspicious turn of mind to loo ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 27061

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:37 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [struc] Hammer Dynamics
Is the handle separate or is it all one piece? How is the fit between the head and handle if separate? How about residual stresses after forging or heat treatment? Does the head ring without the h ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Question on Comparing Predicted Total Strain to Str
carl.mally

Replies: 9
Views: 6255

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:38 am   Subject: [Xansys] Question on Comparing Predicted Total Strain to Str
Is it reasonable that this is a linear analysis? Are the deflections, rotations, strains such that the small displacement/strain/rotation condition is satisfied? Is it reasonable to assume the mate ...
  Topic: Unconstrained model error
carl.mally

Replies: 11
Views: 15602

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:02 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Unconstrained model error
Some part of your model or construction geometry is not attached to the rest of it is the most likely cause. Other alternatives are, as Lee suggests, that something is wrong with loads or material pr ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Non-linear elastic material
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 15372

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:37 am   Subject: [Xansys] Non-linear elastic material
In the Classic Ansys, with older technology elements, the MELAS option is there. With the newer technology elements they have done away with multilinear elasticity and do not seem to be interested ...
  Topic: [Xansys] R: WAY OT RE: R: [APDL beam 4 Stiffness]
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 2790

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:56 am   Subject: [Xansys] R: WAY OT RE: R: [APDL beam 4 Stiffness]
I was hoping that in the generosity and respect that was shown in his victory speech that President Obama's example would show that people can have respect despite disagreements on policy. I have not ...
  Topic: Solidworks Simulation
carl.mally

Replies: 0
Views: 1039

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:09 pm   Subject: Solidworks Simulation
Has anyone worked with Solidworks Simulation? What are the pros and cons especially for non linear solutions involving shells, contact, polymers, and large deflections?
Thank you

Carl Mally
Pr ...
  Topic: [Xansys] OT (WAS RE: ANSYS QA notice QA2012-01 Transient Ana
carl.mally

Replies: 0
Views: 1046

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:36 am   Subject: [Xansys] OT (WAS RE: ANSYS QA notice QA2012-01 Transient Ana
Chuck R. wrote : >re: Chris' 'Dear Experts' fake post<

What, you mean he was not serious?


Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317 ...
  Topic: Slip joint simulation
carl.mally

Replies: 10
Views: 11506

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:32 am   Subject: [Xansys] Slip joint simulation
I would like to convert my elements from solid187 to shell181 but something's wrong.<<

That is for sure. You really do not understand the concept of shell elements. Solid elements simply can ...
  Topic: Effect of Young's Modulus (E) in Linear Analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 35
Views: 32030

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:51 am   Subject: [Xansys] Effect of Young's Modulus (E) in Linear Analysis
Dan gimmethatoldtimeengineeringclasses Bohlen wrote: >What ever happened to Shigley?<



He died in 1994.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Element Type for Coupled Field Analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 3808

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:52 am   Subject: [Xansys] Element Type for Coupled Field Analysis
Martin L. wrote: > The newer technology elements don't appear to support multilinear elasticity (MELAS); anybody know why? <

I have been curious about that also. I have not gotten a real good ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUCT] Define a distributed load on a cylindral s
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 6261

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:02 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUCT] Define a distributed load on a cylindral s
The whole concept of parents paying for college is strange and foreign to me. That also affects one's point of view. I did give my children more help than I ever got but did not hand it all to them. ...
  Topic: Analysis times
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 5839

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:24 am   Subject: [Xansys] Analysis times
In Classic the solution graph is displayed showing substeps and convergence criteria. Also the output window scrolls through substep number and equilibrium iteration as it solves. I believe Workben ...
  Topic: Multilinear elasticity and current technology elements
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 11947

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:24 am   Subject: [Xansys] Multilinear elasticity and current technology eleme
Stefano
I have been facing the same problem. I have been using MISO in its place but am not completely certain it is appropriate. It would not be if there was load cycling but for single application, ...
  Topic: [OT]: Friday off-top subject - Gun barrel machining.
carl.mally

Replies: 0
Views: 1126

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 9:52 am   Subject: [OT]: Friday off-top subject - Gun barrel machining.
Reaming would be possible at least on shorter lengths. Reaming can achieve sufficient surface finish and accuracy. I have never seen or used a taper reamer anywhere nearly that long though and am no ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT]: Friday off-top subject - Gun barrel machinin
carl.mally

Replies: 16
Views: 23022

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 6:36 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT]: Friday off-top subject - Gun barrel machinin
I have run wire EDM. They are not able to cut anything that long. Wire cuts are generally 4 or 6 inches deep maximum and it is challenging to cut anything even that deep accurately. Even if there ...
  Topic: Shell elements formulation
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 22000

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 6:22 am   Subject: [Xansys] Shell elements formulation
In some of the shops I worked in, the O stood for Ornery and the other two words are not OK to say on the list:)

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Lib ...
  Topic: Shell elements formulation
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 22000

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 9:21 am   Subject: [Xansys] Shell elements formulation
Christabel
As I understand it, the top offset assumes that the node is at the top (exterior) of the shell and the shell would be offset inward. I could be incorrect in that but that is how it appears ...
  Topic: Shell elements formulation
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 22000

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 8:52 am   Subject: [Xansys] Shell elements formulation
The default assumes the shell is at the midplane. There are options to offset the shell also.\

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] I will be away until May 10th
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 2122

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 7:15 am   Subject: [Xansys] I will be away until May 10th
Dan theresaspecialplaceinhellforspammers Bohlen<<

That place is in Dante's Eighth Circle in the ditch with the flatterers.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend ...
  Topic: [XANSYS] [other] Adaptive Convergence as f(loading)
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 4845

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:32 am   Subject: [Xansys] [XANSYS] [other] Adaptive Convergence as f(loading)
Eddie
From some of your other messages it appears you have not had a course on the theory of the finite elements per se. That would clear up a lot of your questions. It is hard to answer some of the ...
  Topic: How to model the radial stiffness of a tire
carl.mally

Replies: 18
Views: 19216

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:46 am   Subject: [Xansys] How to model the radial stiffness of a tire
I will give an amen to that one. I took a week refresher course in non linear FEA at the U of Milwaukee once. It was taught by a guy named Joseph Padovan from the U of Akron. He had been pretty dee ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Force vs. moment convergence criteria...
carl.mally

Replies: 15
Views: 21998

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:12 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Force vs. moment convergence criteria...
James Patterson asked >>"The other thing which sometimes helps with the chattering behavior is adjustment to the pinball radius." - The pinball region seems plenty big: 0.5" on s ...
  Topic: [Xansys] R: Force vs. moment convergence criteria...
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 5576

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:35 am   Subject: [Xansys] R: Force vs. moment convergence criteria...
The other thing which sometimes helps with the chattering behavior is adjustment to the pinball radius. Sometimes a fairly small change will make a difference. Usually though I have seen moments con ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Geometry translators
carl.mally

Replies: 9
Views: 7442

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:02 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Geometry translators
I have only had experience with the Pro E translator but it has been excellent. The only difficulties have been with getting it configured when Ansys is upgraded. Once that is done the geometry impo ...
  Topic: Loading of the baseplate when lifting
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 7438

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:28 am   Subject: [Xansys] Loading of the baseplate when lifting
To resolve this question you should go back to your basic statics or mechanics texts and draw a free body diagram. That will tell you what your loads and constraints should be. Any of us could tell ...
  Topic: Nodal stresses in shell elements (top/bottom)
carl.mally

Replies: 30
Views: 36579

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:32 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Nodal stresses in shell elements (top/bottom)
What is your answer?
Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 626-7472
fax: (319) 626-6920
cmally@centroinc.com




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  Topic: Nodal stresses in shell elements (top/bottom)
carl.mally

Replies: 30
Views: 36579

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:12 am   Subject: [Xansys] Nodal stresses in shell elements (top/bottom)
Actually, I think the guy is trying to do something simple, but is getting hung up on extracting results on plates. I always believe, when possible, bricks (SOLID45 not those fancy dancy 2xx series j ...
  Topic: [APDL][STRUC][DYNM] Strange warning from LS-DYNA output
carl.mally

Replies: 28
Views: 34547

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:07 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL][STRUC][DYNM] Strange warning from LS-DYNA ou
This is rather funny. It sounds like a Monty Python skit.

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317


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  Topic: [Xansys] [APDL] AL gives different results depending on orde
carl.mally

Replies: 10
Views: 20190

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:26 am   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] AL gives different results depending on orde
Peter
I have definitely seen a difference in how areas are created depending on the order in which I select lines. Usually I get best results selecting lines opposite one another. It seems as if it ...
  Topic: [Xansys] *get for NLGEOM
carl.mally

Replies: 7
Views: 8228

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:29 am   Subject: [Xansys] *get for NLGEOM
The /stat commands or stat commands seem to get you the information. Stat,soluopt will bring up an output window showing this along with some other information if you are in solution module. In the ...
  Topic: [Xansys] problem with Stress-strain curve
carl.mally

Replies: 4
Views: 8700

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:46 am   Subject: [Xansys] problem with Stress-strain curve
The value from Ex and the first point on the stress strain curve have to
match exactly. There cannot be a small difference. Also there cannot
be any inflection points in the curve.


Carl Mally
Pro ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [CAD] Pro/E Extreme Curvature Geometries
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 3658

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:17 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [CAD] Pro/E Extreme Curvature Geometries
Chris
Sometimes improving the model accuracy (Edit\Setup|Accuracy in ProE
Widlfire 4) can help. It depends on the model whether you can get it
too regenerate with better accuracy than default.

Carl ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [ADPL][API] Method of C, C++ Project to using ANSYS
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 2932

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:24 am   Subject: [Xansys] [ADPL][API] Method of C, C++ Project to using ANSYS
Is that anything like North or South Carolina? :-)

Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317


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  Topic: [Xansys] Releasing node stiffness at BEAM188
carl.mally

Replies: 14
Views: 21454

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:24 am   Subject: [Xansys] Releasing node stiffness at BEAM188
Chris W. wrote: >Unfortunately, what he didn't have was the math skills
to get through his freshman year, which was too bad.<

I am told thay have computers to do that stuff nowadays and you don ...
  Topic: Recommended type of Mobile Workstation for using Ansys
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 5688

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:37 am   Subject: [Xansys] Recommended type of Mobile Workstation for using An
Alexander
See the attached links from the Ansys website and the website for DRD
Technology for recommended hardware and supported operating systems.
The other support partners probably have hardware r ...
  Topic: [Xansys] - OT- -OT- RE: WB: Corrupt mesh (WAY OFF TOPIC)
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 3936

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 1:09 am   Subject: [Xansys] - OT- -OT- RE: WB: Corrupt mesh (WAY OFF TOPIC)
Chris W. wrote:
>Now it's happening to me. I forgot that ANSYS Mechanical is short for
Classic.<

I must have really fallen into the twilight zone if mechanical is now
shorter than classic :)

C ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [WB] CONTA174 Friction for Flexible Dynamics - WB11
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 6178

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:39 am   Subject: [Xansys] [WB] CONTA174 Friction for Flexible Dynamics - WB11
Chris W. wrote: >> The shearing loads carried by the connections can be
found very simply from sophomore strength of materials. (Do schools
still teach that?)<<

I recently was foolish ...
  Topic: [Xansys] OT RE: Modeling a hook in ANSYS
carl.mally

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Views: 1244

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:56 am   Subject: [Xansys] OT RE: Modeling a hook in ANSYS
I think we will have a hard time finding a virgin to sacrifice.
Carl Mally
Product Development Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317


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  Topic: [Xansys] Checklist for analysts using ANSYS
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 16271

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:57 am   Subject: [Xansys] Checklist for analysts using ANSYS
As far as having someone capture my work that way, I would not be
impressed with the idea. The fear most of us have about checklists is
that business owners and managers want an easy way out. They ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Checklist for analysts using ANSYS
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 16271

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:16 am   Subject: [Xansys] Checklist for analysts using ANSYS
>The original question was for someone who was not familiar with FEA
and wondered what types of things to check for.<


Because of that unfamiliarity, it should be emphasized that FEA is
en ...
  Topic: [Xansys] WB Contact formulation
carl.mally

Replies: 4
Views: 6382

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:28 am   Subject: [Xansys] WB Contact formulation
Aadith Om wrote: >> Lagrange multipler contact algorithm has no concept
of FKN. Its applicable only for penalty based contact algorithms. In
general LM contact is numerically difficult to conv ...
  Topic: Crack initiation in steel
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 5703

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 9:56 am   Subject: [Xansys] Crack initiation in steel
James
It has been a while since I studied fracture mechanics but I thought
crack initiation and growth were usually corelated to stress intensity
factor vs critical stress intensity factor. There is ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [CONT] Non Hertzian Contacts
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 7578

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:15 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [CONT] Non Hertzian Contacts
> Be prepared for some
> surprises in the process.

>>Yeah--like looking in your basement late one night and finding a
couple of hundred pods ;-> <<


Yeah, but what do I do wit ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Frictional Contact in Workbench
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 5465

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:40 am   Subject: [Xansys] Frictional Contact in Workbench
Chris W. wrote:>>It's all very well to write up a netiquette and refer
the newbies to 'How to ask questions the smart way,' but sometimes it
takes a verbal slap on the wrist to get some subscrib ...
  Topic: Frictional Contact in Workbench
carl.mally

Replies: 15
Views: 13797

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:47 am   Subject: [Xansys] Frictional Contact in Workbench
Mr Pecanac
If you are going to try to play with the big boys you need to learn to play by their rules. About a year ago a professor from a university in my home state posted a similar observation by ...
  Topic: CFRP Analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 59
Views: 98052

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:30 am   Subject: [Xansys] CFRP Analysis
>>The deflection data showed .410e-4. Is this in mm or m?<<

Ansys is dimension independent. You have to verify that your units are
consistent in geometry, loads and material properties. ...
  Topic: contact issue??
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 5870

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:12 am   Subject: [Xansys] contact issue??
I would try adjusting pinball radius settings.
Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317


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  Topic: [Xansys] [ADPL] [STRUC] Solid92 & Shell93
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1361

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:55 am   Subject: [Xansys] [ADPL] [STRUC] Solid92 & Shell93
>>When analyzing the stress/strain of the exterior nodes of the solid92
elements, there are two nodes listed per location, each with a differing
stress state. When analysing the stress/strain in ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [APDL] Shell Elements
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1502

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:18 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [APDL] Shell Elements
>>In that case cover the solid using the esurf command using e.g.
target 170 elements and then convert the shell elements to whatever is
required using the emodif command.<<

For my own ed ...
  Topic: [WB][APDL] How to restart analysis in Workbench?
carl.mally

Replies: 12
Views: 25455

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:16 am   Subject: [Xansys] [WB][APDL] How to restart analysis in Workbench?
>>Would it be possible to import and analyse results obtained in MAPDL
into WB, as I said I am not use to MAPDL and post processing may become
a nightmare for me. <<

Why would post proces ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [OT] Apologies for Multiple Postings
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 5091

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:24 am   Subject: [Xansys] [OT] Apologies for Multiple Postings
>>Henry Petroski wrote on this topic in some of his books on engineering
design. He was pretty negative on the idea that at some point the
limitations (known and unknown) of the pictorial repres ...
  Topic: [Xansys] ***SUSPECT*** RE: Sleep mode in Windows and ANSYS
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 5071

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:37 am   Subject: [Xansys] ***SUSPECT*** RE: Sleep mode in Windows and ANSYS
A group in our facility brainstormed a true engineering solution to this. Build a mechanical device to move the mouse around every 10 or 15 minutes. It never got off the drawing board. Rube Goldber ...
  Topic: [Xansys] performing interference fit contact analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 7
Views: 10509

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:02 am   Subject: [Xansys] performing interference fit contact analysis
>> The only cure is the replace every zero with new zeros--a very
expensive operation.<<

I've seen this done before, particularly in management changes, it is
always messy as well.

tgif
...
  Topic: [Xansys] ANSYS a large displacement analysis of abeam
carl.mally

Replies: 4
Views: 8112

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:45 am   Subject: [Xansys] ANSYS a large displacement analysis of abeam
>>When I used a value of 150 load steps (a time step of 1/150) the
solution converges. When I use a value of 1500 the solution fail to
converge at the time 0.666. I can't understand why. When I ...
  Topic: DOF Constraint Due to Bolt
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 4341

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:23 pm   Subject: [Xansys] DOF Constraint Due to Bolt
>> My question is why don't we constrain all the dof (translation and
rotational) and then based on the reaction forces and moment, decide the
bolt size?<<

Ask yourself the question, does ...
  Topic: [Xansys] RE: [PC] Hardware too good to be true?
carl.mally

Replies: 0
Views: 1061

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:34 am   Subject: [Xansys] RE: [PC] Hardware too good to be true?
Martin said: >>Can I put a contrarian view. Buying the very best hardware when you are spending someone else's money if fine (and I have done this in a previous life). I run a small company an ...
  Topic: [Xansys] ANSYS 12 CRACK
carl.mally

Replies: 67
Views: 92773

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:26 am   Subject: [Xansys] ANSYS 12 CRACK
>>Doing the same engineering work, one can have much higher living
standard in the US, Europe and may other places. What I did better than
the engineers at the other side of the earth to justif ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Problems with element formulation, excessiv
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 2637

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:33 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Problems with element formulation, excessiv
Two thoughts I have on this. First have you tried reducing element size
at least in the areas which are being bent? Second are the contact
parameters affecting this? Are you seeing the contact wher ...
  Topic: [Xansys] braking analysis
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 2063

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:01 am   Subject: [Xansys] braking analysis
I think I am going to take a break:)

Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] MMPDS ... was Calculating tangent modulus
carl.mally

Replies: 8
Views: 6650

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:52 am   Subject: [Xansys] MMPDS ... was Calculating tangent modulus
>> There's one other thought. How much did it cost the taxpayers to put
together the document in the first place.<<

Just to step into a Friday hornets nest, there is lots of precedent.
Th ...
  Topic: [Xansys] RES: [STRUC} How to find cause of small equationsol
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1913

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 12:24 pm   Subject: [Xansys] RES: [STRUC} How to find cause of small equationsol
Martin
One thing I have done which affects this with shells is to eliminate all
shape warnings if possible. I have had cases where three or four
warnings on 50 thousand plus elements prevented the so ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [MISC] Where the name "ANSYS" comes from.
carl.mally

Replies: 2
Views: 2119

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:40 am   Subject: [Xansys] [MISC] Where the name "ANSYS" comes from.
>>Did the fatigue expert mention how the universities were justifying
not teaching about Fatigue?<<

Oh that's just more of that engineering geek stuff. What's really
important is human r ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [MISC] Classic is no more
carl.mally

Replies: 21
Views: 17964

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 7:37 am   Subject: [Xansys] [MISC] Classic is no more
Fern says: >>I prefer to say I work with the ANSYS
formerly-known-as-Classic.<<


An unpronounceable symbol by any other name is still unpronounceable:)

Carl Mally
Senior Applications E ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [SRUCTURE] TB,ANISO and consistency
carl.mally

Replies: 9
Views: 6709

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:33 am   Subject: [Xansys] [SRUCTURE] TB,ANISO and consistency
TFM could it be Those Friday Messages???? Just a guess.

Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] difference between displacement and force load
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1164

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:18 am   Subject: [Xansys] difference between displacement and force load
You are seeing the results of buckling. With force loading the displacement path is indeterminate post buckling. With displacement control the path is defined.
Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engine ...
  Topic: Test v FEA correlation
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 19113

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] Test v FEA correlation
Are your pin joints press fit or is there some small clearance which
would allow a few millimeters movement projected along the beam length?
Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Surface factor
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 2954

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:41 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Surface factor
Guowei
I went back to refresh my hazy memory. This had come from comments I
had heard in a college fatigue course a long time ago. It applies to
high cycle fatigue. Looking in Shigley and Mischke, ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Surface factor
carl.mally

Replies: 1
Views: 1583

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:57 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Surface factor
It is fair to use von Mises. Remember though that there is huge scatter
in fatigue data. At least 2 to 3 times and perhaps by an order of
magnitude according to some sources.
Carl Mally
Senior Appl ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Contact surfaces and plasticity
carl.mally

Replies: 10
Views: 7091

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:41 am   Subject: [Xansys] Contact surfaces and plasticity
No good deed goes unpunished:)

Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] Doubt in Contact Manager in Ansys Mechical
carl.mally

Replies: 11
Views: 10774

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:33 am   Subject: [Xansys] Doubt in Contact Manager in Ansys Mechical
Hervandil
What you describe sounds appropriate. Have you tried building a much
simpler model such as just a single surface and a beam with only one
contact pair to see how that behaves?
Carl Mally
...
  Topic: [Xansys] TAUMAX, NROPT in Workbench
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 15261

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:45 am   Subject: [Xansys] TAUMAX, NROPT in Workbench
Ben Franklin said: >>But it does not mean that I am unaware of
fundamentals. Prior to learning Ansys I learnt strength of materials. I
am well aware that no can do FEA successfully sans knowled ...
  Topic: [Xansys] TAUMAX, NROPT in Workbench
carl.mally

Replies: 23
Views: 15261

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:37 am   Subject: [Xansys] TAUMAX, NROPT in Workbench
I had a professor named John F. Kennedy. He was fairly prominent in the
hydraulics field and old enough that the name was coincidence. He also
had some amusing stories about traveling to conferences ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Nonlinear Contact Convergence
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 5847

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:20 pm   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Nonlinear Contact Convergence
James
.01 FKN is the very low end I have used for difficult problems. Most
solve between .1 and 1. Definitely investigate sensitivity as you said
particularly checking penetration.
Carl Mally
Senio ...
  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Contact stiffness and TB data.
carl.mally

Replies: 5
Views: 5507

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:19 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Contact stiffness and TB data.
Why can't you just increase the FKN value to compensate?
Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317

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  Topic: [Xansys] [STRUC] Nonlinear Contact Convergence
carl.mally

Replies: 3
Views: 5024

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:15 am   Subject: [Xansys] [STRUC] Nonlinear Contact Convergence
I am not certain if there is anything specific to Workbench, but in
Ansys Classic FKN and Pinball Radius have the biggest influence on
convergence for me. Pinball radius is a function of the element ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Tank Floating roofs
carl.mally

Replies: 11
Views: 9003

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:43 am   Subject: [Xansys] Tank Floating roofs
SFGRAD allows you to vary along any coordinate direction you choose. It
also allows you to choose another coordinate system if the global system
does not work.

On another note I am not sure why the ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
carl.mally

Replies: 14
Views: 15433

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:55 pm   Subject: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
>>I am a beginner in ANSYS. I am open for any kind of answer that helps
me to learn more.<<

To get a better understanding of the types of questiosn you are asking,
the best approach would ...
  Topic: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
carl.mally

Replies: 14
Views: 15433

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:08 am   Subject: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
>In such case, deflection should be directly related to the stress.<

Why?

Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc.
950 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317


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  Topic: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
carl.mally

Replies: 14
Views: 15433

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:12 am   Subject: [Xansys] Deformation and Maximum stress
Why would the maximum deflection location have the greatest stress? In
my best Christopher Wright voice, first principles. Do a free body
diagram and look at whether your assumption even makes sense ...
  Topic: Tool-chip cutting simulation
carl.mally

Replies: 10
Views: 11579

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:28 am   Subject: [Xansys] Tool-chip cutting simulation
>>I want to simulate tool-chip cutting .But i don't know how to cut a
job-material in the form of chip by tool .I am using ansys 7.0.Which
options in GUI should i select to get this ?<<

...
  Topic: [Xansys] Shrink fit problem in ANSYS
carl.mally

Replies: 6
Views: 9013

PostForum: XANSYS   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:53 am   Subject: [Xansys] Shrink fit problem in ANSYS
>> Dear Gruessen<<

What the heck it's Friday...and Halloween. I think his given name is actually Freundliche but he goes by Mit :)

Carl Mally
Senior Applications Engineer
Centro Inc. ...
 
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