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By nima nimax on 12 Jul 14:24 6 answers 150 views 0 comments

hi everybody
i was wondring that is it right to model in solidworks and then use that odel in abaqus?or abaqus modeling is good enough for anything?becuase i am trying to model this thing in abaqus and cant find a way(its curved in to dimension and i can onl sweep in plane)

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  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG about 1 month ago

    If Abaqus will import other CAD data, then there would not seem to be any reason to not use a dedicated CAD program to create the model.

  • nima nimax
    nima nimax about 1 month ago

    i know i can do that
    my question is should i do that or not?

  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG about 1 month ago

    Why wouldn't you do it?
    I've never used Abaqus. Is there an advantage to using their native file format?
    In this case, it sounds like Abaqus can't create the geometry, so your only option is to import a model made in another CAD system.
    What are your specific concerns? Maybe an Abaqus user can address those. I'd make the model in SolidWorks.

    Regarding the drawing. I can't determine what the "10" and "147.5" dimensions are trying to show.

  • nima nimax
    nima nimax about 1 month ago

    i think the curve is made of three arc that has 60 60 and 70 diameter
    10 and 147.5 are position of center of arc

  • Tendai Katsuwa
    Tendai Katsuwa about 1 month ago

    Can be done in basic Auto-desk AutoCAD. Its all about extruding along a curve that is well defined in 3dimensions. See my attempt attached.( Dimensions not accurate though!)


    exhaust bracket.dwg, 362 KB
  • HariBhau Vaidya
    HariBhau Vaidya about 1 month ago

    Use project curve / Composite curve command then use sweep command in SOLIDWORKS SOFTWARE.

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