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Simcenter 3D API: Bolt

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Utility Name

Bolt

 

 

Summary

Automatically create a beam link between 2 RBE2.

 

 

Detailed Description

Automatically create a beam link between 2 RBE2.

Prerequisite: .fem ou .afm SAMCEF or NX NASTRAN with at least 1D beam collector, 1D RBE collector, and 3D pieces.

 

 

General Information

Compatible versions

Source code

Keywords

NX 10, NX 11

VB, DLL

Beam, RBE, link

 

 

Known Issues

None

 

 

Test Case

How to use the program:

In NX Open, open the associated fem file

  1. Launch the program
  2. Select the center of the first RBE2 and the associated surface (first hole)
  3. Select the center of the second RBE2 and the associated surface (second hole)
  4. Select the 1D RBE2 mesh collector, and the corresponding beam, to what need to be modeled (screw diameter)
  5. Select the beam orientation
  • The program will automatically create the link (beam + 2 RBE2)

 

Author

Name: Laurent Menanteau

@Laurent1

Contributors