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TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file

TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file
January 28, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to add multiple materials in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. Let us assume that user has made two 3D mesh groups named “Guide” and “Weld” which ... Read More »

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file
January 24, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to add a stepping function to loads in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. We want to add another load to the analysis, force of 2000N ... Read More »

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file
January 24, 2014 No Comments »

I am using example from my book “Finite Element Analysis using Open Source Software”.  The example is of a 3D assembly of Guide and Weld.  Let us look at how to generate a command file for a 3D assembly analysis ... Read More »

TutEF05-3D analysis command file

TutEF05-3D analysis command file
January 23, 2014 2 Comments »

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam 3D analysis. This beam is a Solid Rectangular with dimensions of 150 x 100 x 5 (Long x Width x Thickness) It is fixed on ... Read More »

TutEF04-Shell analysis command file

TutEF04-Shell analysis command file
January 22, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam analysis with Shell elements. The model is a plate with dimensions of 100 x 10 (Width  x Thickness) It is fixed on one end and ... Read More »

TUTEF03-Axi-Symmetric analysis command file

TUTEF03-Axi-Symmetric analysis command file
January 21, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to generate a command file for an Axi-symmetric Pressure Vessel analysis. This Vertical Pressure Vessel has Internal Radius of 1000mm and a thickness of 10mm.  It has a hemispherical head on top and for the ... Read More »

TutEF02-Beam analysis command file

TutEF02-Beam analysis command file
January 20, 2014 1 Comment »

Let us look at how to generate a command file for a simple Cantilevered beam analysis. This beam is a RHS (Rectangular Hollow Section) with dimensions of 100 x 50 x 5 (Width x Height x Thickness) It is fixed ... Read More »

TutEF01-Download and Install Efficient

TutEF01-Download and Install Efficient
January 20, 2014 5 Comments »

Download: To download Efficient go to http://engineering.moonish.biz/efficient/ When you are on that page, have a look at the right hand side and you will find latest Efficient release (Green Button) along with previous releases (Red Button). Development of Efficient for ... Read More »