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Unformatted text preview: D Structural Solid Elements (PLANE42) 2-D 4-Node Structural Solid Elements (PLANE182) 2-D 8-Node Structural Solid Elements (PLANE82, PLANE183) Input Listing: vmc2.dat Test Case An elliptic membrane structure of thickness t is subjected to a uniformly distributed outward pressure P. Monitor the tangential edge stress σy at target point 1 for a series of uniform mesh refinements using quadrilateral and triangular elements. Compare the effect of increased mesh refinement with the percent energy error norm. Figure C2.1 Elliptic Membrane Problem Sketch Material Properties E = 210 x 103 MPa υ = 0.3 Loading and Boundary Conditions At x = 0 UX = 0 At y = 0 UY = 0 Along outer edge P = -10 MPa Parameter Definitions N1 = no. elements in circumferential direction, per area N2 = no. elements in radial direction per area Geometric Properties a = 1.75 m b = 1.0 m c = 2.0 m d = 1.25 m t = 0.1 m ANSYS Verification Manual . ANSYS Release 9.0 . 002114 . © SAS IP, Inc. 2–9 Benchmark C2 Figure C2.2 Representative Mesh Options Results Tables Target Solution: SY...
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