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anttenna stress simulation

hi i am wanting to design a anttenna made from steel tubing its going to be very high and i want be able simulate if the steel tubing is not big enough i want to be able to see if when standing vertical if it will bend over to much can any one advise


Re: anttenna stress simulation

Hello ant17:  I assume the bending is caused by wind loads.  If that is the case, then NX Flow will calculate wind loads, and they can be used in NX Nastran along with the structural definition of your antenna (probably beam and shell elements) to determine deflection.