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Autodesk inventor frame analysis

By Giedrius Gedrimas on 15 Oct 17:58 2 answers 461 views 0 comments

How to load the frame beams with mass (weight of the roof), that look realistic?

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  • Stanley Ossyra
    Stanley Ossyra 3 months ago

    It's quite simple, really. All parts must have their respective materials properly assigned. Then, you must use the "Ground" tool while in the "Structural Analysis" simulation tool. Ground the face opposite of where the force will be applied. Next, select force. Apply this on the face opposite of the grounded face. I then would recommend doing what Mr. Rinaldi recommended, and input force in that manner. Or, simply use the lb. unit when inputting force.
    Cheers!

  • André Succissi Rinaldi
    André Succissi Rinaldi 10 months ago

    Hi friend! I sometimes use the frame analysis and I don't find a tool to input a mass of structure. But you can transform the mass to force. Force = mass * acceleration of earth. I hope I was helpfull.

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