Re: export to Ansys

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg89937] Re: export to Ansys*From*: Oliver Ruebenkoenig <ruebenko at uni-freiburg.de>*Date*: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 06:23:02 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <g2th7h$7ll$1@smc.vnet.net> <g2tj8g$8i1$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Narasimham wrote: > On Jun 13, 3:47 pm, Oliver Ruebenkoenig <ruebe... at uni-freiburg.de> > wrote: >> Hi, >> >> On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Narasimham wrote: > >>> How to export x,y,z points made by Parametric Plot3D[f(u,v), >>> {u,umin,umax},},{v,vmin,vmax} ] to FEA Ansys? Also how to make a >>> suitable (x,y,z)Table? TIA >> >> We have only done ANSYS _import_ into Mathematica ( why would want >> anything else ;-) ) >> >> You can look at the code in some of the import packages you find > > here:http://www.imtek.uni-freiburg.de/simulation/mathematica/IMSweb/ > imsTOC... >> >> possibly you can deduce how the ANSYS file format is structured. > >> Oliver Ruebenkoenig, <ruebenko AT uni-freiburg.de> > > Hi Oliver, > > t = 1.4; al = Pi/12; umin = 1; umax = 13; vmin = 3; vmax = 5;rho = > Sqrt[u^2 + v^2]; th[u_, v_, gt_] := ArcTan[u Cos[gt] - v Sin[gt], u > Sin[gt] + v Cos[gt]]; > > RectStrpCone = rho*{Sin[al] Cos[th[u, v, t]/Sin[al]], Sin[al] > Sin[th[u, v, t]/Sin[al]], Cos[al]} ; > > ParametricPlot3D[RectStrpCone, {u, umin, umax}, {v, vmin, vmax}, > PlotPoints -> {31, 6}, Mesh -> All, MaxRecursion -> 0] > > E.g., I define curvilinear coordinated parametric points as above in > Mathematica and after deciding to accept it for further Ansys > geometric Modeling I wish to transfer nodes, keypoints and shell > elements through a Table to Ansys with Mesh Data. > > And :) of course, after a common coordinate system is defined, > directly Cutting and Pasting the Mathematica 3-D patch image directly > into Ansys screen... by right click or GUI.. that is my final Graphics > Import (Important) dream ! Anyhow Mathematica can now itself identify > tangents, normals and binormals, useful for defining of load > application along correct directions, to arrest not required DOFs etc. > > Narasimham > > > Hi Narasimham, I have never done export to ANSYS and I do not know the specifications of the file format. What I may offer is the the ANSYS _import_ in IMS - I think it _may_ help to understand the file format needed by ANSYS. Oliver Oliver Ruebenkoenig, <ruebenko AT uni-freiburg.de>