How to solve problem with Wood material definition in Simulation process - Solid Edge st4

I'm testing a office table model in solid edge st4, and when i select any wood (Ash, Balsa, Pine, Walnut etc.) as model material i get a message "Incomplete Material definition". With other materials everything is OK. Of course, any help would be most welcomed.

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It's because wood is an "othrotropic" material, and metal is"isotropic". I don't see any provisioins in SE simulation to do an orthotropic study. You should read up on the differnet material types before trying to run a solve. Imagine someone building an aircraft out of wood and runing a solve with an isotropic study........... SE did you a favor by not letting you run an iso solve on a ortho material! Hope this helps someone out there!

 
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