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by pbhuter
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Is FEM Running?
Replies: 33
Views: 5273

Re: Is FEM Running?

My FEM file is ~37MB, so I guess that is too big to upload to the forum. I have tried this on Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7, both 64-bit with FreeCAD 0.16. It worked fine when I just followed the example problem (posted as a link in original post), but my geometry does not work. I tried just doing the ...
by pbhuter
Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Is FEM Running?
Replies: 33
Views: 5273

Re: Is FEM Running?

Here is my file. I meshed both pieces of the part using the default parameters that show up when you click the "mesh" button. I placed a surface constraint on the bottom face. I placed a force of 3,625,000 N on the bottom face acting perpendicular to the face. I applied a material with the following...
by pbhuter
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: One Part from Multiple Sketches/Pads/Mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 751

One Part from Multiple Sketches/Pads/Mirrors

I have a part that consists of the following: 1) a sketch that is padded 2) a sketch that is padded and mirrored 8 times 3) a reflection of sketch 1 that is padded These pieces form this: Q1_Structure.png Is there a way to combine all three pieces into a single part? I want to be able to select ONE ...
by pbhuter
Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:12 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Is FEM Running?
Replies: 33
Views: 5273

Re: Is FEM Running?

I appreciate you getting back to my post.

I was able to get it to run when I went step-by-step through the example I posted. But with my part design, it does not work. I will post my part first thing tomorrow morning (or maybe late tonight).
by pbhuter
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Is FEM Running?
Replies: 33
Views: 5273

Is FEM Running?

I followed the details of this tutorial: http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.php?title=FEM_tutorial#Procedure But I used my own part design. I get to creating the .inp file, and it seems to just stop. The time does not advance. This is what my screen looks like: Screenshot_2016-08-18_17-14-28.png I...

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