Tagged: 18.2, General, mechanical, structural-mechanics
May 15, 2023 at 8:32 amSolutionParticipant
This is a general procedure that requires the use of a CAD tool in addition to Ansys Mechanical or Meshing. 1, In the CAD program, delete the solid body leaving the “top” & “bottom” surfaces. 2. Import the surface geometry into Ansys Mechanical or Meshing. 3. Insert a frictionless contact between the two surfaces. 4. Insert a Initial Contact Tool. 5. Insert a Gap result. 6. Generate Initial Contact results. Review the Gap result for the surface distance (thickness).
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