Petrichor
  • Member for 4 years
  • Last seen more than a month ago
  • Reading, United Kingdom
Using GPU Acceleration in ANSYS Mechanical
Accepted answer
3 votes

I found the answer in the end with a lucky guess: Simply enter "MSAVE, off" into the command line arguments in the advanced solver settings.

View answer
Losses through holes drilled in a pipe
Accepted answer
3 votes

So, I attempted to solve a simplified problem using Bernoulli, it is an approximation though, since it doesn't account for the change in flow direction and subsequent turbulence caused after the hole. ...

View answer
Calculating pretension of a spring with an initial tension
Accepted answer
2 votes

After being pointed in the correct direction by an acquaintance I think I have the answer now: It appears that initial tension should be included when calculating load in an extension spring, as ...

View answer
~121:1 speed reduction; are more gears better?
Accepted answer
2 votes

Gear chatter/noise is caused by all manner of things, but tooth count isn't a primary driver. Tooth count will impact the bending and pitting resistance of your gear teeth, meaning you could make them ...

View answer
How the amount of bolt's preload in a single lap joint can change the natural frequencies?
1 votes

I'm unsure about the magnitude of the change, but providing tension by preloading an object definitely alters the natural frequency. It is commonly adopted to avoid resonance from external disruptions....

View answer
What is proper name of shaped shaft ends for ensuring their mutual position?
0 votes

What you seem to be describing is commonly called a keyway (and the male portion is called the key). On rotating shafts with significant torque transmission you can use a spline. A keyway isn't ...

View answer
Turbulence model for low reynolds problem
0 votes

It is likely, in my opinion, that you cannot clearly observe any vortex due to the RANS nature of your simulation. You are seeing a time averaged view of the flow across a single time step. I like ...

View answer