Simcenter 3D Solutions
Assembly FEM Bridge Analysis in Simcenter 3D - Part 3 - Assign Material and properties
This tutorial shows how to go about setting up a structural analysis using an Assembly FEM in Simcenter 3D.
The aim is to introduce the user to the power of Assembly FEMS and familiarize them with the approach and concepts involved.
Part 3 - Assign Material and properties
Step 9: Assign Materials and Properties
•Expand the 2D Collectors item in the Simulation Navigator •Right-click on the ThinShell(1) item and select Edit •In the Mesh Collector menu that appears, click on Edit •Click on the Choose Material button for Material 1 •Select Steel from the list that appears, click OK, then OK again and again •Right-click on the 2d_mapped_mesh(1) item and select Edit Mesh Associated Data •Set Thickness Source to Midsurface •Click OK