Reno Genest
Ansys Employee

Hello Ben,

You could do that in one simulation with *BOUNDARY_SPC and *BOUNDARY_PRESCRIBED_MOTION using the BIRTH/DEATH options to activate  and deactivate the BCs at specific times. Have look at the user manual for more information on these keywords:


If you are a commercial customer, please submit a service request on the Ansys Customer Portal:

We will be able to get your model and troubleshoot it. Ansys  employees are not allowed to upload and download models in this forum.


Let me know how it goes.