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H-convergence using cst elements ?

Tutorial by w.wolf
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I've never tried to do a simulation before, just be aware of that ... maybe someone else can verify but I don't think I missed anything.
I hope this will help.

  1. Step 1:

    Open the part, go to the Office Products tab, click on SolidWorks Simulation.

  2. Step 2:

    A new tab called Simulation will appear, click on it, Study Advisor, New Study.

  3. Step 3:

    As I already applied the material to the part you won't need to.
    You can do the the following instructions from the tab or you can follow what I did.

    You have to have a fixture in your part so I fixed one end and doubled the force on the other, it'll give you the same results.
    Right click on Fixtures and choose Fixed Geometry.

  4. Step 4:

    Select an end (highlighted in blue), then the green check mark.

  5. Step 5:

    Right Click on External Loads and choose Pressure.

  6. Step 6:

    Select the other end, choose the measuring unit (N/mm^2) which is MPa put a value of 60 and check Reverse direction then the green check mark.

  7. Step 7:

    Right click on Study and choose Properties.

  8. Step 8:

    Choose the settings that suits you form the Adaptive tab.
    I got an error with H-Adaptive and P-Adaptive but I think it's just something wrong with my software.

  9. Step 9:

    Right click on Mesh and choose Mesh and Run.

  10. Step 10:

    Few seconds and you'll see the results on screen, you can now generate a report; show the stress, displacement, strain ... etc.

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