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Automated Assembly Model Simplification for Finite Element Analysis

[+] Author Affiliations
Brian Russ, Madan M. Dabbeeru, Satyandra K. Gupta

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Andrew S. Chorney

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD

Paper No. DETC2012-71508, pp. 197-206; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2012-71508
From:
  • ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 2: 32nd Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 12–15, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4501-1
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

Analyzing complex 3D assembly models using finite element analysis software requires suppressing parts that are not likely to influence the analysis results, but may significantly improve the computational performance during the analysis. The part suppression step often depends on many factors within the context and application of the model. Currently, most analysts perform this step manually. This step can take a long time to perform on a complex model and can be tedious in nature. In this paper, we present an approach to multi-part suppression based on the specified criteria. We have developed utilities in Pro/Engineer CAD system to identify parts that meet the specified criteria and suppress them. We present several examples to illustrate the value of the proposed approach.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

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