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How can I do engineering projects for money at home? [closed]

I am a M.Sc. graduate in mechanical engineering and I have experience with engineering software, like MATLAB, CATIA, and ABAQUS. I want to know how I can find industrial projects like finite element ...
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How to assign an equation of heat flux changing by temperature in Abaqus

I have multilayer that I want to change the heat flux by changing the temperature in every second of the analysis in Abaqus software. Does anybody know how to model this situation in Abaqus?
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Abaqus Failure for I-Beam Section in Major direction only

For my 4th year dissertation in Civil Engineering I've got to investigate the difference between BS5950, Eurocode 3 and ABAQUS failures. The only thing is, in the BS5950 and Eurocode 3 the failure can ...
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My model is not coming into geostatic equilibrium!

I am trying to insert proppants into fracture branches once the fracture is wide open enough. This means, the cohesive elements has to be fully damaged first while only base fluid (viscosity of fluid ...
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Meshing Complex models in abaqus

I'm trying to mesh a model of a morphing wing in Abaqus and have been running into issues. It was recommended that I partition the model into smaller parts, but it seems that the more I try to ...
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Is there any reason for Abaqus to give this error message “Illegal memory reference (signal11)” whenever the number of statev is greater than 15?

I work with Abaqus CAE/Standard a lot! Whenever I have tried to put the number below the *Depvar keyword to be greater than 15 (and there can be any subroutines (UMAT or USDFLD) with no coding in it, ...
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Modeling Rotation and Translation of surface B.C. in Abaqus

I am trying to model a test which has grips that can translate in X and Y directions, as well as rotate. I have been trying to model this using constraints and a reference point but have not been able ...
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How to join two beams rigidly?

Hi I am making a beam model using Abaqus. There are two beams created. I wanted to join two beams rigidly in the connection to transfer moments between beams. However, I do not know what connector or ...
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How to calculate maximum permitted load from rating factor equation?

I am still fuzzy with this I have the corroded model in Abaqus, so I have the stress value and I want to know a maximum permitted load of my bridge model from this equation Capacity/load > 1 but I ...
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Is it true that if the structure damaged or corroded, the stress will be lower?

I am comparing the stress results between original or non-corroded model to corroded model. I found that the stress value in non corroded model is lot more bigger than the corroded model, is it ...
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How to calculate residual strength of a corroded structure from their stress values?

Currently, I have an actual entire corroded bridge model in the FEM analysis in Abaqus I want to estimate the residual strength of this bridge due to corrosion from the output results in the Abaqus, I ...
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What is the good reason if the curves between two results are not similar?

According to my results, I can have this curves. And somehow in this figure, it is not pretty much similar, What can I say if it is asked why I still want to use the FEM results? Or how can I ...
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How to address/reuse ReferencePoints in Abaqus-Python like other Abaqus-Python-Objects?

While scripting Abaqus-Python, i frequently store objects in variables like myAssembly in order to shorten the code and to reliably address these objects later on. ...
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Figuring out reasons for my model in Abaqus (it's 3D model!!!) getting aborted?

I have been working on proppant transport and hydraulic fracturing in Abaqus for very long, but so far I have only dealt with 2D models, with z-direction being absent. Although, I have applied an S33 ...
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Is there any way to use more than 15 solution-dependent state variables in Abaqus without receiving any error regarding memory reference?

I know that via keyword *DEPVAR, one can change the number of state variables user wants to use for any Abaqus job that uses subroutine. I have tried using 18 state variables with user subroutine ...
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Bad triangular-shell elements in Abaqus?

Abaqus 6.14 I have a 2D shell mesh reconstructed from a *.ply file. When I verify the mesh I get 55% bad elements (CPS3). So I get a list of all the bad elements & reconstruct the mesh again ...
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Abaqus implicit dynamic vs custom script

I'm trying to validate results from a custom code written with Matlab by comparing the results with Abaqus. I'm doing an implicit dynamic analysis using direct integration and, as done in Abaqus, I'm ...
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Spatially dependent material property in Abaqus/CAE

I am modelling a plate as 3D deformable solid. My plate has a spatially dependent isotropic thermal expansion coefficient. I have defined this spatial distribution as a Discrete Field in a tabular ...
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Abaqus Import Analysis

I want to import initial state of a model using predefined fields in import analysis and change the general stiffness matrix and continue simulation. But by default model get the section(material) ...
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Does anyone know how would one use “mutexes” in fortran user subroutine so that I can run abaqus job via parallel processing?

I really would like to run my abaqus jobs (that have user subroutines attached to them) very quickly. I have read some sections in documentation about calling a utility subroutine called "MutexInit". ...
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If I want to run an abaqus job (in Linux redhat) with user subroutine on parallel processors, how do I do that?

I work in Abaqus 2017 a lot. I have noticed that when I submit any abaqus job (that does not contain any subroutine!) via parallel processing (aka cpus=4 or 8), it runs just fine! But, when i submit ...
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How does Abaqus calculate reaction force?

I wrote a UEL for one element and compared to a reference UEL (FEM), where the results agreed satisfactorily, except the reaction force. The stress, strain, strain energy all were pretty accurate. I ...
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What is the unit of the output variable (gap flow volume rate) in Abaqus Standard?

I am modelling for 2D hydraulic fracturing in Abaqus Standard, and adding proppant transport simulation to the this as well. I have three steps to my model. Geostatic Step2 (where I inject the pad ...
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How does one activate viscosity change, in gap flow, as the dependency (field variable) is specified at a particular node in Abaqus Standard?

I have a question regarding fluid flow and the change in viscosity of the fluid flow as the field parameter changes from one step to another. I am modelling fluid flow, followed by fluid and ...
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in keyword *SURFACE, file “FSECase1cor.inp”, line 79025: Unknown assembly element set_M_SURF-1016_E3 (What does this error mean?)

I submitted the edited inp. file in abaqus. I edited the thickness of shell elements then after I run the edited inp. file, I am suffering from this error. Actually, there is another error: "There ...
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How to resolve this error message 'Unknown keyword 'section:steel1'. The keyword may be misspelled, obsolete, or invalid'

I am currently having an error message 'Unknown keyword 'section:steel1'. The keyword may be misspelled, obsolete, or invalid' error message: Unknown keyword 'section:steel8e3'. The keyword may be ...
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ABAQUS Analysis: Difference between assigning Section as Plane stress/strain vs. Element type?

In ABAQUS, there are multiple ways to specif your part is in plane stress/strain. 1. When assigning the section, one can specify that it is a generalized plane strain section. 2. When assigning the ...
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Cyclic loading on ABAQUS CAE

I am new to abaqus and for my final year project I'm meant to simulate a force on a cylinder (testing displacement of articular cartilage) ranging from 1-15 Hz and between 15-36 Newtons but I don'...
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what is the quickest way to edit shell thickness from each mesh element in Abaqus?

I am currently trying to edit the uniform thickness in shell element in abaqus to non-uniform thickness for each element according to the mesh size. I am wondering if there is an easy way to make non-...
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How to know which constraints suffer from 'nodes are used more than once as slave node' in abaqus?

I have been struggling to find which node and constraint suffering from 'nodes are used more than once as a slave node' in abaqus error message. Please help me resolve this problem Thank you
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How to convert solid part to shell part in Abaqus?

I want to compare the same model with solid shape and shell shape, since my model is big, I am wondering if there is a way to convert the solid part into a shell in Abaqus easily without creating a ...
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Accessing pressure values across the element in abaqus while the job is running?

I am fairly new to Abaqus! I am trying to write up a user subroutine (USDFLD) where I update the velocity of the fluid containing some particles in it. For that, the formula I am using is Darcy's ...
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Simulating Contact Time

I'm using ABAQUS to model the impact of a steel half-sphere with a titanium plate (thickness ~3mm) at a velocity of 1.3 m/s. The test I'm simulating uses an accelerometer to capture impact data which ...
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Abaqus Milling Simulation

I'm creating a simulation in abaqus of a endmill removing material from and aluminium plate. The simulation is almost working, but only the surface level element are being removed from the plate. The ...
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Entering frequency dependent elastomer properties in abaqus

I am trying to enter frequency dependent viscoelastic properties for an elastomer into abaqus. I found where to enter the properties: Edit Material->Mechanical->Elasticity->Viscoelastic Domain: ...
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How to query stress and strain values in a specific element in Abaqus?

I am trying to find easier way to get stress and strain values in a specific element in Abaqus. Does anyone know how to do it? Is it possible to do with Query? Thanks
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How to find all the parameters in weight vector in Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm?

I already had a data for corroded thickness distribution (in matrix form) for corroded surface model in Abaqus with mesh size 5 cm I want to create thickness distribution with bigger mesh size (e.g 50 ...
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How to get all forces and displacements values in abaqus and export it to excel?

I have made bridge model in Abaqus, I also have done experimental study and I have the load-displacement data from my experiment, I am now going to compare the results from Abaqus and the results ...
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is there any other ways to refine mesh size in particular place without making a partition?

I am currently making a corroded model in Abaqus, but not all locations are suffering from corrosion. As shown in the picture there are some parts (the blue parts) that do suffer from corrosion, so ...
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How to obtain strain and stress values by editing abaqus input file?

I am currently working on abaqus modeling, I am trying to find a quick way to get the strain and stress values shown in the output file. What do I need to put in the .inp file? Does anyone know how ...
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How to Solve this error message on Abaqus 'time increment required is less than specified' and 'too many attempts made for this increment'?

I am currently working on my dissertation project using abaqus, my model is an arch bridge consisting of a shell and solid elements, there are concrete and steel materials also, I have checked all of ...
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How the amount of bolt's preload in a single lap joint can change the natural frequencies?

Few days ago someone told me that the amount of bolt's preload in a single lap joint can influence the natural frequency of the beam. So to test that out I modeled a 3D single lap joint in ABAQUS and ...
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Problem during compiling subroutine in Abaqus

I'm using Abaqus 6.10 linked with Parallel Studio XE 2011 and VS2008. It was working perfectly with any subroutines. Currently, I'm getting following error message while submitting the job. "Problem ...
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What should be the step type for a non-linear model in abaqus?

I have a non-linear model which has a nonlinear axial and rotation connection. I am going to do a dynamic analysis on it. What should be the step type for this model? Explicit? Implicit? or Modal ...
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How to derive deformation gradient or displacement gradient?

In one of my project, I need deformation gradient or displacement gradient for some elements in my model that made by ABAQUS software and I can't find it directly, any suggestion or help would be ...
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Mechanical Engineering- Modeling contact in Abaqus

I have simulated a 2D model in Abaqus which indicates 2 main part, first a sector that represent as wheel and, second a rectangular that represent rail. the wheel and rail are in contact and wheel ...
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How to decide initial size increment in Abaqus Dynamic Implicit?

I am using Dynamic Implicit to model a rolling problem. But I am not really sure what to choose as Initial increment. The default suggestion by Abaqus is the step time.
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Creating a custom field output in ABAQUS

I want to create a custom field output in ABAQUS. For the purpose of proof on concept, I want to display the maximum shear stress as calculated from the Mohrs circle, as discussed here for a 2D shell. ...
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What are exact location of Integration Points in STRI3 element in ABAQUS?

Introduction I have a file with .rpt extension from ABAQUS which is output of a model. This .rpt contains stresses of elements and displacements of nodes in plane text format. There is an item with ...
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FRF based material constant optimization

I need advice on how to optimize a finite element model of a transversely isotropic material. I have modeled the material with 5 nominal moduli in Abaqus and performed an eigenvalue extraction. ...