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Workshop 13A Postprocessing

Connecting Rod

13A. Postprocessing

Connecting g Rod
Description

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

Postprocess the connecting rod from Workshop 10B using query picking and path operations. Check the error level, then refine the mesh and re-solve. Compare the two sets of results results.

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1. 2. Resume the conn-rod.db database file from workshop 10B:
Utility Menu > File > Resume from Select the conn-rod.db database file, then [OK] Or issue: RESUME,conn-rod,db If you have not saved the database from workshop 10B Select the conn-rod.db2 database file, then [OK] Or issue:RESUME,conn-rod,db

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Enter ANSYS in the working directory specified by your instructor using conn-rod as the jobname.

INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part P 1

3.

Change the title to Connecting Rod Postprocessing with ESIZE=0.2


Utility y Menu > File > Change g title Or issue: /title,Connecting Rod Postprocessing with ESIZE=0.2

4.

Enter the general postprocessor and plot the von Mises stress:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress >von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Pan, Zoom, Rotate [Fit] Or issue: /POST1 PLNSOL,S,EQV /AUTO,1 /REPLOT

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5. Query the von Mises stress results:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Query Results > Subgrid Solu
Select Stress and von Mises SEQV, , then [OK] [ ] Pick various grid locations on the model [Reset] [Min] [Max] [O ] [OK]

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6.

Map von Mises stress onto a path:


Main Menu > General Postproc > Path Operations > Define Path > By Nodes
Enter node numbers 824,1029 in the By Nodes pick window followed by [Enter] [OK] Enter path1 for Name, then [OK] Review the path status window, then close it Enter node numbers 1029,521 in the By Nodes pick window followed by [Enter] [OK] Enter path2 for Name, then [OK] Review the path status window, then close it

6a. Define two paths:

Main Menu > General Postproc p > Path Operations p > Define Path > By y Nodes

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6b. Map von Mises, SX, SY, and SZ stresses onto path2 (current path):
Main Menu > General Postproc > Path Operations > Map onto Path Set lab = p2-seqv p2 seqv Select Stress and von Mises SEQV, then [Apply] Set lab = p2-sx Select Stress and X-direction SX, then [Apply] Set lab = p2-sy p y Select Stress and Y-direction SY, then [Apply] Set lab = p2-sz

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Select Stress and Z-direction SZ, then [OK] Or issue: PDEF,P2-SEQV,S,EQV,AVG PDEF,P2-SX,S,X,AVG PDEF,P2-SY,S,Y,AVG PDEF,P2-SZ,S,Z,AVG

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6c. Plot path2 items on graph:

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Main Menu > General Postproc > Path Operations > Plot Path Item > On Graph Select P2-SEQV, then [Apply] Select P2-SX and unselect P2-SEQV, then [Apply] Select P2-SY and unselect P2-SX, then [Apply] Select P2-SZ and unselect P2-SY, then [Apply] Select all four path2 items, then [OK] Utilit M Utility Menu > Pl PlotCtrls tCt l > Style St l > Graphs G h > Modify M dif Axes A X-axis label = Path2 Distance Y-axis label = Stress, psi Select Specified range for Y-Axis range Set YMIN = -1000 and YMAX = 1900, , then [OK] [ ] Utility Menu > Plot > Replot Or issue: PLPATH,P2-SEQV PLPATH,P2-SX PLPATH,P2-SY 2 PLPATH,P2-SZ PLPATH,P2-SEQV,P2-SX,P2-SY,P2-SZ /YRANGE,-1000,1900 $ /AXLAB,X,Path2 Distance $ /AXLAB,Y,Stress, psi /REPLOT /

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13A. Postprocessing

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6d. Set path1 to be the current path and set graph axes to default values:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Path Operations > Recall Path Select PATH1, then [OK] Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Graphs > Modify Axes X-axis label =____ Y-axis label = ____ Select Auto calculated for Y-Axis range, then [OK] O i Or issue: PATH,PATH1 PDEF,STAT /YRANGE,DEFAULT $ /AXLAB,X $ /AXLAB,Y

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6e Repeat steps 6b 6e. 6b. and 6c. 6c for path1 and replace p2 p2 with p1 p1 for the path labels: modify the axes as follows***:
Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Graphs > Modify Axes X-axis label = Path1 Distance Y-axis Y a is label = Stress, Stress psi Select Specified range for Y-Axis range Set YMIN = -1100 and YMAX = 1800, then [OK] Utility Menu > Plot > Replot

***Or, for a short cut, , see the next slide!

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6e. (the easy way)
Open the Session Editor Cut and paste the commands used to map the results onto paths into a Text Editor. Editor Remove the unimportant commands and make the appropriate changes. Save the file as mypath.txt in your working directory. Read in the file with /input,mypath,txt

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Note: Cutting and Pasting into the Input Window is not a supported feature.

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13A. Postprocessing

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7. Plot the paths on the model:
Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Colors > Entity Colors Change Outline Outline color color to black black, then [OK] Utility Menu > Plot > Elements Main Menu > General Postproc > Path Operations > Plot Paths Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Colors > Entity Colors Change g Outline color to white, , then [OK] [ ] Or issue: /COLOR,OUTL,BLAC EPLOT /PBC,PATH,1 /REPLOT /PBC,PATH,0 /COLOR,OUTL,WHIT

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13A. Postprocessing

Connecting g Rod
8. Plot error estimations:

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

8a. Switch the graphics display from PowerGraphics to Full Model:


Pick the POWRGRPH button in the Toolbar (or Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Hidden-Line Options ) Select Off, then [OK] Set ERNORM = On Main Menu > General Postproc > Options for Outp [OK] Or issue: /GRAPHICS,FULL ERNORM,ON

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8b. Plot the Structural Elemental Energy Error (SERR):
In the input window, type: PLESOL SERR PLESOL,SERR

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13A. Postprocessing

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8c. Plot the Element Solution Stress Deviation Error (SDSG):
In the input window, type: PLESOL,SDSG

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13A. Postprocessing

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8d. Plot the Structural Percentage Error (SEPC):
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > DOF solution > Displacement vector sum sum, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,U,SUM

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

13A. Postprocessing

Connecting g Rod
8e. Plot the maximum stress bound for SEQV:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution >Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

13A. Postprocessing

Connecting g Rod
9. Change the title to Connecting Rod Postprocessing with ESIZE=0.1
Issue: /title,Connecting Rod Postprocessing with ESIZE=0.1

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10 Refine the mesh using an ESIZE=0 10. ESIZE=0.1 1 and re-solve: re solve:
Main Menu > Preprocessor > MeshTool Pick [Set] under Size Controls: Global SIZE = 0.1, then [OK] Select Hex and Sweep, then [Sweep] [Pick All] [OK] (to remesh previously meshed volumes) Main Menu > Solution > Define Loads > Apply > Structural > Displacement > On Nodes Enter node number 3292 in the Apply U,ROT on Nodes window followed by Enter, then [OK] Select UZ, UZ then [OK] Main Menu > Solution > Solve > Current LS [OK] Or issue: /PREP7 ESIZE,0.1 VCLEAR,1 VSWEEP,ALL /SOLU D,3292,UZ 3292 SOLVE

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11. Plot error estimations and compare the results to the ones from step 6:

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11a. Enter the general postprocessor and plot the Structural Elemental Energy Error (SERR): (SERR)
In the input window, type: /post1 PLESOL,SERR

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11b. Plot the Stress Deviation Error (SDSG):
In the input window, type: PLESOL SDSG PLESOL,SDSG

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13A. Postprocessing

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11c. Plot the Structural Percentage Error (SEPC):
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution >DOF Solution > Displacement vector sum sum, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,U,SUM

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13A. Postprocessing

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11d. Plot the maximum and minimum stress bounds for SEQV:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution >Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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13A. Postprocessing

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12. Save the results with ESIZE=0.1 and exit ANSYS:
Utility Menu > File > Save as Enter conn-rod2 conn rod2.db db as the database name, name then [OK] Select Quit - No Save! Pick the QUIT button in the Toolbar [OK] Or issue: SAVE,conn-rod2,db FINISH /EXIT,NOSAVE

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

Workshop W k h 13B Postprocessing

Spherical Shell

13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
Description

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

Review the results of a spherical shell analysis using both global Cartesian and spherical coordinate systems. Check results at the top and bottom as well as the middle of the shell. The model consists of 1/8th of a sphere sphere, and input for the analysis is provided.

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13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
Loads

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Internal Pressure of 500 PSI

Symmetry BCs on shell edges

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13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
1. 2 2.

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part P 1

Enter ANSYS in the working directory specified by your instructor using shell as the jobname. R di Read input t from f the th shell.inp h ll i file: fil
Utility Menu > File > Read Input from Select the shell.inp file, then [OK] Or issue: /INPUT shell inp /INPUT,shell,inp

3.

Enter the general postprocessor and set the number of facets per element edge to two for PowerGraphics displays:
Main Menu > General Postproc Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Size and Shape Set /EFACET = 2 facets/edge Or issue: /POST1 /EFACET 2 /EFACET,2

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Spherical Shell
4a. Plot the nodal solution for the X component stress in rsys=0:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > X-Component X Component of stress

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Expand the Additional options and select Number of facets per element edge to be corner + midside, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,X,0,1

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13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
4b. Plot the nodal solution for the Y component stress in rsys=0:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > Y-Component Y Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Y

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
4c. Plot the nodal solution for the Z component stress in rsys=0:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > Z-Component Z Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Z

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
4d. Plot the nodal solution for the von Mises stress (SEQV) in rsys=0:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
Main Menu > General Postproc > Options for Output Set SHELL = Middle Middle layer layer , then [OK] Utility Menu > Plot > Replot Or issue: SHELL,MID /REPLOT

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS ANSYS - Part Part 1

4f. Plot the nodal solution for the von Mises stress (SEQV) at middle of shell in rsys=0:

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Spherical Shell
5.

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Set the results coordinate system to be global spherical and set the shell layer location to be top or bottom. In addition, turn off element outlines and display RSYS in the Text Legend: g
Main Menu > General Postproc > Options for Outp Set RSYS = Global spherical Set SHELL = Top layer (or Bottom layer), then [OK] Set /ESHAPE = On, then [OK] Set /GLINE = None, then [OK]

Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Size and Shape Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Edge Options ... Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Multilegend Options > Text Legend Set Class = Miscellaneous, then [OK] Or issue: RSYS,2 SHELL,TOP /ESHAPE,1 /GLINE,1,-1 /UDOC,1,MISC,LEFT (or SHELL,BOT)

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Spherical Shell
6a. Plot the nodal solution for the X component stress in rsys=2 (radial stress):
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > X-Component X Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,X

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13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > Y-Component Y Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Y

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6b. Plot the nodal solution for the Y component stress in rsys=2 (stress in theta dir.):

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Spherical Shell
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > Z-Component Z Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Z

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6c. Plot the nodal solution for the Z component stress in rsys=2 (stress in phi dir.):

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Spherical Shell
6d. Plot the nodal solution for the von Mises stress (SEQV) in rsys=2:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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13B. Postprocessing

Spherical Shell
7. Save results and exit ANSYS:
Pick the QUIT button in the Toolbar Select Save Save Everything Everything [OK] Or issue: FINISH , /EXIT,ALL

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

Workshop W k h 13C Postprocessing

Axisymmetric Fin with Multiple Load Steps

13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Description: Solve the axisymmetric fin problem with two load steps: 1) temperature loads 2) internal pressure load

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part Part 1

Add the two load step results in the postprocessor using load case combinations.

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Loads

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Couple UY DOF at Y = 1.0 Load Step 1 Nodal Temperatures

Load Step 2 1000 Psi Internal Pressure

Symmetric B B.C. C on lines

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


1. 2 2.

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INTRO RODUCTIO ON TO ANSYS A - Part P 1

Enter ANSYS in the working directory specified by your instructor using multi-ls as the jobname. R di Read input t from f the th multi-ls.inp lti l i file. fil
multi-ls.inp runs the analysis from the thermal workshop and creates a multi-ls.rth thermal results file. Next, the thermal results are applied as temperature loads on the structural analysis (this process is discussed in Intro Part 2). multi-ls.inp will apply all of the loads necessary for the first loadstep. Utility Menu > File > Read Input from Select the multi-ls.inp file, then [OK] Or issue: /INPUT,multi-ls,inp

3 3.

Plot the structural temperatures. temperatures


Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Symbols Set /PBF = Structural temps, select contours, then [OK] Or issue: / /PBF,TEMP,,1 , ,, EPLOT

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Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


4. Add new title and Solve for load step 1:
Utility Menu > File > Change Title Set /TITLE /TITLE= 2D 2D AXI-SYMM AXI SYMM STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS WITH THERMAL LOAD LOAD Review the /STATUS Command window and then close it [OK] Main Menu > Solution > Solve > Current LS

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[ [Close] ] - to close the message g window after the solution is completed p Or issue: /TITLE, 2D AXI-SYMM STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS WITH THERMAL LOAD SOLVE

5 5.

Delete the thermal body force loads from load step 1 (NOTE (NOTE, DO NOT EXIT THE SOLUTION PROCESSOR):
Main Menu > Solution > Define Loads > Delete > Structural > Temperature > On Nodes [Pick All] Utility Menu > List > Loads > Body Loads > On All Nodes Verify that the BFLIS window does not list any body force loads and then close it Or issue: BFDELE,ALL,TEMP BFLIS,ALL

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


6. Apply load step 2, a constant pressure of 1000 psi on the inside surface of the pipe:
Main Menu > Solution > Define Loads > Apply > Structural > Pressure > On Lines Utility Menu > Plot > Areas Pick the two lines representing the inside of the pipe (line number 9 & 13), 13) then [OK] Set VALUE = 1000

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[OK] Or issue: SFL,9,PRES,1000 SFL 13 PRES 1000 SFL,13,PRES,1000

7.

Add new title and Solve for load step 2:


Utility Menu > File > Change Title /TITLE, 2D AXI-SYMM STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS WITH INTERNAL PRESSURE Review the /STATUS Command window, Load Step Number should be 2, then close it [OK] Main Menu > Solution > Solve > Current LS

[Close] - to close the message window after the solution is completed Or issue: /TITLE, 2D AXI-SYMM STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS WITH INTERNAL PRESSURE SOLVE

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


8.
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: /POST1 PLNSOL,S,EQV

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Enter the general postprocessor and plot von Mises stress (SEQV) from load step 2:

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Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


9. Read load step 1 results into the memory database:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Read Results > By Pick Select Set 1, 1 then [Read] [Close] - to close the Results File: multi-ls.rst dialog box Or issue: SET,1,1

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


10. Plot the von Mises stress (SEQV) from load step 1:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > von Mises stress stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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Note the title


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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.

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11. Add together load step 1 and load step 2 results using load case combinations: 11a. Create a Load Case using a reference number of 2. Load Case 2 will point to Load St 2 results: Step lt
Main Menu > General Postproc > Load Case > Create Load Case Select Results file, then [OK] Set LCNO = 2 Set LSTEP = 2

[OK] Or issue: LCDEF,2,2

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Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Load Case > Add Set LCASE1 = 2, then [OK] [OK] Or issue: LCOPER,ADD,2

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11b. Add Load Case 2 (i.e. Load Step 2 results) to what is currently stored in the memory database (i.e. Load Step 1 results):

11C. Change title


Utility Menu > File > Change Title /TITLE, 2D AXI-SYMM STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS COMBINED LOADING

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress > von Mises stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,EQV

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12. Plot the von Mises stress (SEQV) from the Load Case combination results (I.e. load step 1 + load step 2):

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Utility y Menu > PlotCtrls > Style y > Symmetry y y Expansion p > 2D Axi-Symmetric y ... Select 1/4 expansion and set reflection to yes, then [OK] Click on the Isometric View Icon Utility Menu > PlotCtrls > Style > Edge Options Set /GLINE = None Set /REPLOT = Replot, then [OK] Or issue: /EXPAND, 9,AXIS,,,10,,2,RECT,HALF,,0.00001 /VIEW,1,1,1,1 /AUTO,1 /GLINE,1,-1 /REPLOT

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13. Expand the axisymmetric von Mises stress 90 degrees about Y axis and reflect about the x-z plane. Then turn off the element outline:

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


14a. Plot displacements from the Load Case combination results (i.e. load step 1 + load step 2):
Main Menu > General Postproc p > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > DOF Solution > Displacement vector sum, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,U,SUM

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress >X-Component of stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,X

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14b. Plot radial stress from the Load Case combination results (I.e. load step 1 + load step 2):

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress >Y-Component of stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Y

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14c. Plot longitudinal stress from the Load Case combination results (I.e. load step 1 + load step 2):

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solu Select Nodal Solution > Stress >Z-Component of stress, then [OK] Or issue: PLNSOL,S,Z

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14d. Plot tangential stress from the Load Case combination results (I.e. load step 1 + load step 2):

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13C. Postprocessing

Axisymmetric y Fin w/ Multiple L.S.


Main Menu > General Postproc p > Write Results Set LSTEP = 3 Set TIME = 3

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15. Save the Load Case combination results as Load Step 3 in the multi-ls.rst results file:

[OK] Or issue: RAPPND,3,3

16. Exit ANSYS:


Pick the QUIT button from the Toolbar S l t Save Select S Everything E thi [OK] Or issue: FINISH /EXIT ALL /EXIT,ALL (or select: Utility Menu > File > Exit...)

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Workshop W k h 13D Postprocessing

Results Viewer

13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
Description

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Use the Results Results Viewer Viewer to postprocess the model solved in Workshop 13C.

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
1. Enter ANSYS in the working directory specified by your instructor using multi-ls as the jobname. 2 Resume the multi-ls 2. multi ls.db db database file from workshop 13C:
Utility Menu > File > Resume from Select the multi-ls.db database file, then [OK] Or issue: RESUME,multi-ls,db Main Menu > General Postproc > Read Results > First Set Or issue: /POST1 SET,1 Main Menu > General Postproc > Write PGR File Write data for all sets Select Stress [OK] Or issue: POUTRES,S SET, , , , , , ,1 PGSAVE,'multi-ls','pgr','.',0, 0,0 SET , , , , , ,2 SET, 2 PGSAVE,'multi-ls','pgr','.',0, 0,0 SET, , , , , , ,3 PGSAVE,'multi-ls','pgr','.',0, 0,0

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3 Enter the General Postprocessor and read in a set of results: 3.

4. Write out a PGR file including all three load steps:

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
4. Open the Results Viewer:
Main Menu > General Postproc > Results Viewer

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
5. Use the viewer to plot the Equivalent Stress for Load Step 2:
1. 2 2. 3. Move the scroll bar to Load Step 2. Use the pulldown list to select von von Mises Stress Stress. Use the contour plot button to display nodal results.

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
6. Move the contour legend to the right side of the graphics window.
1. 2 2. Right click on legend, pick Contour Right. Right click in graphics window window, select Replot Replot .

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Right click

Right click

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
7. Animate the X-Component of Displacement:
1. 2 2. 3. 4. Use the pulldown list to select X-Component of Displacement. Select the animate button. button Select Deformed Results, then [OK] [OK]

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13D. Postprocessing

Results Viewer
8. Stop the animation and exit the Results Viewer:
1. [Stop] [ p] 2. [Close] Select File -> Close

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9. Exit ANSYS:
Pick Pi k the th QUIT button b tt from f the th Toolbar (or select: Utility Menu > File > Exit...) Select Quit No Save [OK] Or issue: FINISH /EXIT,NOSAV

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Workshop p 13E Postprocessing

Report Generator

13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
Description Use the Report Report Generator to create an HTML Internet Ready report.

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
2 Read input from the plate-13e 2. plate-13e.inp inp file:
Utility Menu > File > Read Input from Select the plate-13e.inp file, then [OK] Or issue: / /INPUT,plate-13e,inp U ,p ate e, p

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1. Enter ANSYS in the working directory specified by your instructor using report as the jobname.

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3. Open the Report Generator:


Utility Menu > File > Report Generator Change name to plate_report S l t Overwrite, Select O it then th [OK] Select Yes to create a new directory

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
4. Capture images: 4a. Plot elements:
Utility Menu > Plot > Elements Or issue: EPLOT Report Generator: [Image Capture] button Caption Plot of Elements, then [OK] Or issue: ~tcl,'ansys::report::imagecapture Plot of Elements '

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
4b. Plot Stress in X-direction:
General Postproc > Plot Results > Contour Plot > Nodal Solution Select Nodal Solution > Stress > X-Component X Component of stress, stress then [OK] Or issue: /POST1 PLNSOL,S,X,0,1 Report Generator: [Image Capture] button Caption X-Direction Stress, then [OK] Or issue: ~tcl 'ansys::report::imagecapture ~tcl, ansys::report::imagecapture X-Direction X-Direction Stress Stress '

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
4c. Plot Stress along a path:
General Postproc > Path Operations > Plot Path Item > On Graph Select L-SX L SX , then [OK] Or issue: PLPATH,L-SX Report Generator: [Image Capture] button Caption Graph of SX Stress on Path L-SX , then [OK] Or issue:

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~tcl,'ansys::report::imagecapture Graph of SX Stress on Path L-SX" '

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
5. Capture an animation:
Report Generator: [Animation Capture] button Caption Animation of Deformed Results - SX Stress Select Deformed Results, then [OK]

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Select Stress, X-direction SX, then [OK] Or issue: /REPLOT,RESIZE PLNSOL,S,X ANCNTR,10,0.5

~tcl,'ansys::report::animcapture "Animation of Deformed Results - SX Stress" 100'

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
6. Capture Tables:
Report Generator: [Table Capture] button Caption Material Properties Select Material properties [Apply] Caption p Reaction Forces Select Sum of reaction forces

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[OK] Or issue: ~tcl,'ansys::report::tablecapture 2 "Material Properties 1' ~tcl,'ansys::report::tablecapture 4 "Reaction Forces"' fsum,,1

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
7. Capture Lists:
Report Generator: [Listing Capture] button Caption List of Stress along Path L-SX. Type PRPATH,L-SX in command line. [OK] Caption List of Constraints on Selected Items. Type SBCLIS in command line.

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[Listing [ g Capture] p ] button

[OK] Or issue:
~tcl,'ansys::report::outputcapture "List of Stress along Path L-SX" "prpath,l-sx"' prpath,l-sx ~tcl,'ansys::report::outputcapture "List of Constraints on Selected Items" "sbclis"' sbclis

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
8. Create the HTML report using all the captured information:
Report Generator: [HTML Report Assembler] button

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8a. Insert a Report Heading:


Select Report Heading Title Analysis Title, Analysis of a Plate with Hole Hole Author Name, John Doe Subtitle, X-Company [OK]

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
8b. Insert Text:
Select TEXT Type in the following, following The The purpose of this analysis was to analyze a plate with a hole.

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8c. Insert Dynamic Data:


Select Dynamic Data and click on yellow text window Type in the following /nopr *get,revision,active,0,rev *vwrite,revision (f3.1)

8d. Insert Text:


Select TEXT Type in the following, revision of ANSYS.

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
8e. Insert captured images:
Select the following images under Report Images Plot of Elements Plot of Stress in X-direction Animation of Deformed Results Graph of Plot

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
8f. Insert Lists and Tables:
Select the following images under Report Lists List of Stress along Path List of Constraints on Selected Items Material Properties Reaction Forces

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Select the following images under Report Tables

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
9. Preview the Report
Select the Preview Report button

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13E. Postprocessing

Report Generator
10. Save and Close the Report Generator:
Select File, Save and Close

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11 E 11. Exit it ANSYS ANSYS:


Pick the QUIT button from the Toolbar (or select: Utility Menu > File > Exit...) Select Quit No Save [OK] Or issue: FINISH /EXIT,NOSAV

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