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Allow Element Rupture

How is possible to control condition "Allow Element Rupture" in SOL601. More precisely, is it possible to set Von Mises stress as a criteria or a plastic strain percent? Any suggestion wolud be helpful, thanks.

Accepted by topic author Nikola
‎05-18-2016 05:29 AM

Re: Allow Element Rupture

Element rupture is specified by the limit of the Stress vs. Strain or Stress vs Plastic Strain function specified in the Nonlinear tab of the Material dialog box.

Best Regards,
Chip Fricke
Principal Applications Engineer - Femap Product Development

Re: Allow Element Rupture

Dear ChipFricke 


thank you for your fast reply. It was helpful information. 


Best regards, 

Nikola Jovanovic