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what about cyclic symmetry post treatment in NX

When will NX support a 3D post display of cyclic symmetric results, modal analysis included?
ANSYS does that. We need it, so we filed an ER about this subject since 16-nov-2005. (Yes, 2005) Smiley Sad
In november 2010 we have had exchanges with European CAE Technical Manager at Siemens PLM Software after the presentation of NX7.0/NX7.5 and with Product Manager, NX Simulation Pre/Post. It has been told us that they are planning to, but that will be after the NX8 release :confused:
So it has been all good for ANSYS to gain parts in this area. Too bad for NX since NXNastran creates the sets of results but they cannot be post-treated in NX!
When will this post-treatment be able to deal with display of cyclic symmetric results?
Cyril SAINTIGNY
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Re: what about cyclic symmetry post treatment in NX

NX 8.0 supports axisymmetric results as a 3D display. It turns the 2D element display into a 3D display by revolving shells into bricks for a user specified total revolve angle and number of element rows.

A full model display of cyclic symmetry results still isn't supported. NX does support mirroring of a post processing display. So if you had half symmetry you could display the full model. It doesn't support replicating a revolved sector multiple times about the revolve axis, nor does it support post processing display of symmetry/assymetry results as you would get in a cyclic symmetry modal solve.

Additional cyclic symmetry support in NX pre/post processing is bubbling to the top of the enhancements list. However it will not make the next major release (NX 8.5) which is quickly approaching beta test deadlines.

Regards,
Mark