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AutoFEM Analysis Help


Introduction
Lite Limitations
Fundamentals
Mathematical Background of AutoFEM
Technical Requirements
Structural Organization of AutoFEM
Steps of Structural Analysis
Quick Start
Step 1. Preparing Spatial Solid Model of a Part
Step 2. Creating Study
Step 3. Assigning Material
Step 4. Defining Restraints
Step 5. Defining Loads
Step 6. Running Calculations
Step 7. Analyzing Calculation Results
Preparing Finite Element Model for Analysis
Types of Finite-Element Model
Requirements for 3D Model
Study
Palette of Studies
Set of objects for FEA
Creating Study
Creating study based on 3D solids (tetrahedral elements)
Creating study based on surface 3D models
Creating shell study based on 3D solids
Copying Studies
Integration with ShipConstructor
Diagnostics of 3D model
General Properties of Studies
Settings of the Preprocessor Window
Mesh
Purpose and Role of Meshes
Creating Finite-Element Mesh
Condensation of the Mesh
Material
Assigning Material
Creating New Material
Anisotropic Materials
S-N Curve
Assigning Thicknesses
Getting the Materials from ShipConstructor
Physical Properties
Defining Boundary Conditions
Means of geometry selection
Dialogue and Selection Tools
Selection of facets
Selection of edges
Selection in plane
Multiple choice of faces
Reference Geometry and selection tools
User Coordinate System
Mechanical Loads
Force
Pressure
Hydrostatic Pressure
Centrifugal Force
Acceleration
Bearing Load
Torque
Torque at nodes
Mechanical Oscillator
Additional Mass
Thermal Loads
Heat Flux
Heat Power
Convection
Radiation
Thermal Contact
Temperatures
Initial temperature
Temperature
Restraints
Fixture
Plane of Symmetry
Contact
Elastic Base
Using Symmetry
Symmetry of 3D structures
Symmetry of shell structures
Symmetry in thermal analysis
Loads Compendium Table
Editing Loads and Restraints
Customization and Utility Commands
Processing Results (Postprocessing)
General Principles of Working with Results
Customizing Calculation Results Window
Colour Scale Setup
Sections
Sensors
Group of Sensors
Graphs
Measuring
Reaction Force Value
Thermal Power Value
Generating Reports
Example of Interpreting Result
Study Types
Static Analysis
Fatigue Analysis
Frequency Analysis
Buckling Analysis
Thermal Analysis
Forced Oscillation Analysis
Joint work with ShipConstructor software
Preparation of the calculation model
Settings of integration with ShipConstructor
Work with ShipConstructor Materials
Work with Hull structures
Analysing SC Structures as Solids
Creating a set of objects for finite element study
Creating the desired study
Generating the finite-element mesh
Assigning materials
Defining constraints/restraints
Applying loads
Solving the study
Studying the results
Analysing SC Structures as Shells
Example: Analysis of a Vessel Structure
Preparation of a library of materials
Creating the set of objects
Creation of the shell study
Construction of a finite-element mesh
Study diagnostics. Exclusion of gangling bodies
Setup of acceleration (gravity)
Setting up fixtures
Solving the study
Analysis of results
AutoFEM Commands
Command List
Hot Keys
AutoFEM Verification Tests
AutoFEM Tutorials
Technical Support
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