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General Mechanical

How 2 calculate volume after element death?


      Hii there!! I am working on WEDM simulation and ELEMENT DEATH. I applied heat flux and allowed to kill the elements which are above a certain temperature. But I can' t calculate the amount of volume disappear after element death. I am usung MECHANICAL APDL. ANY SUGGESTIONS PLEASE!!! Thank You

    • pgl
      Ansys Employee

      Use VSEL to select the remaining elements. Then use *GET with entity= VOLU.

      Look at the ANSYS MADPL guide for the correct syntax to use for the *GET command. 

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