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General Mechanical

User defined result to find safety factor with beams

    • Gotta_Go_Fast

      Hello all,

      I am attempting to create a user defined result to calculate the safety factor of my beam-modeled chassis. I have done the following:

      1. Successfully solved my model
      2. Evaluated the Maximum Combined Stress for my model
      3. Found the code for Maximum Combined Stress (BEANMAX_COMBINED) in the solution worksheet
      4. I found the yield strength of material I am using, which is 250 MPa.
      5. I created a user defined result that with the following parameters:
    • Ashish Khemka
      Ansys Employee
      nnI think your data in BEANMAX_COMBINED contains a zero value and that is causing the error. You can calculate 1/ FoS.nnRegards,nAshish Khemkan
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