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Unformatted text preview: Defining the Material Chapter 8 February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 8-2 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • In this chapter, we discuss units, importing ANSYS defined materials, as well as describe how to define a user defined material. Chapter 8– Defining the Material Overview February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 8-3 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual A Note on Units • You do not need to tell ANSYS the system of units you are using. Simply decide what units you will use, then make sure all of your input is consistent. – For example, if the model geometry is in inches, make sure that all other input data — material properties, real constants, loads, etc. — are in terms of inches. • ANSYS does NOT do units conversion! It simply accepts all numbers you input without questioning their validity. • The command /UNITS allows you to specify a units system, but it is simply a recording device to let other users of your model know what units you used. Chapter 8 – Defining the Material A. UNITS February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 8-4 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Using the Material Library • This method allows you to choose a predefined set of properties for a...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2009 for the course ME master taught by Professor Mon during the Spring '09 term at Hanyang University.
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