For a torsion test of a drive shaft, is it possible to post process the angular deformation instead of the directional component ?
June 5, 2023 at 7:04 amFAQParticipant
Yes, but only for small deformation (NLGEOM,OFF). First, you need to create a cylindrical coordinate system located at the center of the shaft, along Z axis. Then, create a User Defined Result, choose the cylindrical coordinate system and define the expression UY/LOCX. Indeed, in small deformation, Theta = Utheta / radius. To have the value in degrees, change the Output Unit to “Angle”
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