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Geometry Mesh Association. Property 0 doesn't exist.

Pioneer
Pioneer

Hi All,

Can anyone please help me and tell me what is wrong in my meshing? 

I am using hypermesh for meshing and when i import my meshed model in femap to associate it with geomerty. Femap gives error of:

--Property 0 doesn't exist. Ref. Element 1-101 or sometimes Ref. Element 42-142.

Can anyone please tell me what is problem and how can i solve this?

 

zip file is attached. plz help

thnx in advance.

Regards,

Sheheryar Khan

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Re: Geometry Mesh Association. Property 0 doesn't exist.

Legend
Legend

Hello Sheheryar Khan,

 

The error occurs, because properties and materials don't exist in your mesh. But you can that repair. Simple you should making materials and properties after importing mesh, and using Modify / Update Elements / Property ID... command you can associate properties to elements. See the resultat in the attachement (I made a steel solid property).

 

Element 42 entry in your BDF file (here element 42 don't have any property):

CPENTA        42       0    3577    3576    3548    3578    3580    3579

 

Element 42 entry in my exported BDF file (here element 42 has property ID1):

CPENTA        42       1    3577    3576    3548    3578    3580    3579

 

Best regards,

 

Peter Kaderasz

Re: Geometry Mesh Association. Property 0 doesn't exist.

Pioneer
Pioneer

Hi @kadpeter,

Thnx for your time.

Yes i chcked my mesh and geomtry model i was not assigning properties and material to my mesh. 

I done my analysis sucessfully as you explained.

Thnx again for your help. 

 

Regards,

Sheheryar Khan