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2d mesh and 3d mesh

Creator
Creator

hello,

i designed a plate of thickness 5 mm and length and width are 150 and 50 mm respectively. when i compare the analysis between  2d and 3d mesh the results are different. but actually result should be same..

please help me

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Re: 2d mesh and 3d mesh

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

Does the plate undergo bending? If so, how many solid elements are used through the thickness of the plate, and are they linear or parabolic? 1 solid element through the thickness of the plate isn't sufficient. 3 is better.

 

Regards,

Mark