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Basic Training June-2011

Visual-Mesh: Complete Meshing Tool Visual-Viewer: Post-processing Tool

Author: ACH, ESI Group VE-7.0
Copyright © ESI Group, 2009. All rights reserved. © ESI Group, 2011. All rights reserved.
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This working document and related know-how herein provided by ESI Group subject to contractual conditions are to remain confidential. The client shall not disclose the documentation and/or related know-how in whole or in part to any third party without the prior written permission of ESI Group. Copyright © ESI Group, 2011. All rights reserved. Whilst this document has been carefully written and subject to intensive review, it is the reader’s responsibility to take all necessary steps to ensure that the assumptions and results from any finite element analysis made as a result of reading this document are correct. Neither ESI Group nor the authors accept any liability for incorrect analysis.

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What is Visual-Mesh?

A complete meshing tool which supports CAD Import, 1D, 2D and 3D Meshing and Editing features

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All rights reserved. All rights reserved. © ESI Group.“Quick start” training exercise Basic Training June-2011 Author: ACH. 2009. 2011.0 Copyright © ESI Group. 4 . ESI Group VE-7.

0 Copyright © ESI Group.Start with VE 7. 5 . 2011. All rights reserved.0 Open Visual-Environment Visual-Environment v7. 2009.

2009. 6 .0 Copyright © ESI Group. 2011.Start with VE 7.0 Visual-Environment v7. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. 2009.0 Copyright © ESI Group. 7 . 2011.Reading a CAD Application Menu Menu Bar Toolbars Visual-Environment v7.

8 .Open an IGES file Visual-Environment v7. 2009.0 Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved. 2011.

All rights reserved.Graphical User Interface Model Window Explorer Console Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. 9 .

Use icon !   Use of the Feature Line Option: Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. All rights reserved.Visualizing the Entities !   To Add or Remove Buttons. 10 .

use middle mouse button to rotate. Alternatively. Move the cursor on the axis and double-click on it to change the model view. press s and move the mouse to pan the model. Copyright © ESI Group. or use icon. press the left mouse button and move the mouse clockwise or anti-clockwise for second rotation. Press f to fit the model. or use icon . Press d and move the mouse to zoom dynamically. All rights reserved. Similarly. Press z once and select the rectangular area using left mouse button to zoom a particular portion of the model. hold the key and move the mouse to rotate the model. scroll the mouse or use icon. 2010. 11 . or use icon. Similarly. move the cursor over the circle. or use icon.General information about the mouse !   !   !   !   !   !   Press a. Alternatively. Compass can also be used to perform all the model visualizations.

2D-Mesh: Use of Automesh Surfaces Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved. 12 . 2010.

set Target as Surface and Reference as Surface. All rights reserved. Copyright © ESI Group. 13 . and click on the part in the model window to pick all the surfaces of that part. 2010.Selection of the surfaces !   !   !   To select all the surfaces  Ctrl+A To select one surface  click on the surface with the left button of the mouse To deselect all  Ctrl+D OR Target list Reference list !   To select surfaces. set Entity Selector to Advanced mode by clicking button in the Entity Selector.

All rights reserved.Meshing Copyright © ESI Group. 14 . 2010.

All rights reserved. 15 .Result of the meshing with the default parameters !   Hide the CAD !   Select the wireframe display mode Copyright © ESI Group. 2010.

2010. 16 . All rights reserved.Modification of the size of the mesh !   Menu 2D/Remesh of the Elements !   Selection !   And then Click on Remesh Elements Copyright © ESI Group.

17 . All rights reserved.Modification of the size of the mesh 1 2 3 Copyright © ESI Group. 2010.

18 . 2010. All rights reserved.Transformation of the mesh !   Menu ! 2D/Transform !   Choice of the Transformation   Selection of the target list Copyright © ESI Group.

Transformation of the mesh !   Pick icon to verify the transformation before validation and then Move 1 2 Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved. 19 . 2010.

Visual-Viewer v7. 20 .0 What is Visual-Viewer? Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. All rights reserved.

Contour Ranking and Contour Variable Definition Trajectory Synchronization Camera Global editing of attributes Generation of reports Creation of drawing entities Print Preview Section Cut and Section Force calculation Video Align Global Window Injury Report Curve History Export of loaded files in PAM-CRASH and NASTRAN formats Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved. 21 . 2010.What is Visual-Viewer? A complete post-processing tool which provides tools: !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   !   Curve manipulation Animation and Animation Control Contour.

2010. All rights reserved.“Quick start” training exercise Copyright © ESI Group. 22 .

2010. 23 .0 Open Visual-Environment Copyright © ESI Group.Start with VE 7. All rights reserved.

Start with VE 7. 24 . All rights reserved.0 Copyright © ESI Group. 2010.

Reading a result Application Menu Menu Bar Toolbars Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. 25 . All rights reserved.

Open an PAM-CRASH file Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. All rights reserved. 26 .

27 .Open a PAM-CRASH file Copyright © ESI Group. 2010. All rights reserved.

Animation !   From the main menu. select Results >Animation Control and click on Play/Pause button in the Animation Control panel to animate the model through one cycle of forward animation. Click on Pause button to pause the animation in any frame. 2010. All rights reserved. 28 . Copyright © ESI Group.

All rights reserved. 2010.Superposition of the initial and final states Copyright © ESI Group. 29 .

30 .Iso-contours of displacements !   From the main menu. the contour Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved. select Results >Contours and select the Display Type. 2010.

2010. All rights reserved. 31 .Iso-contours of displacements Copyright © ESI Group.

2010. 32 .Thank You Copyright © ESI Group. All rights reserved.

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