WS13-3 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 n Problem Description u In the existing database Anchor.db, create the material and element properties for the model. The material is Aluminum and the element properties are for 3D tet10 elements.
WS13-4 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 n Suggested Exercise Steps 1. Open an existing database called Anchor.db. 2. Create a material property for aluminum. 3. Create 3D element properties for tet10 elements. 4. Close database and quit MSC.Patran.
WS13-5 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 Step 1: Open Database Open existing database called Anchor.db a.File/Open. b.Select Anchor.db. c.Click OK. a b c
WS13-6 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 Step 2. Materials Create Aluminum material. a.Materials: Create/Isotropic/Manual Input. b.Enter Aluminum for Material Name. c.Click Input Properties … d.Select Linear Elastic for Constitutive Model. e.Enter 10e6 for Elastic Modulus. f.Enter.3 for Poisson Ratio. g.Click OK. h.Click Apply. a b c d e f g h
WS13-7 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 Step 3. Properties Assign element type to solid 1. a.Properties: Create / 3D / Solid. b.Enter 3D_els for Property Set Name. c.Select Solid / Homogeneous / Standard Formulation for Options. d.Click Input Properties… e.Click in the Material Property Name icon and select Aluminum from Select Existing Materials. f.Select Solid 1 for Select Members. g.Click Add. h.Click Apply. a b c d e f g h
WS13-8 PAT301, Workshop 13, October 2003 Step 4. Quit MSC.Patran Quit MSC.Patran a.Select File on the Menu Bar and select Quit from the drop down menu a