How do you make a cylindrical coordinate system in Mechanical consistent with orthotropic or composite materials (x – axial, y – tangential, z – radial).
Tagged: mechanical, structural-mechanics
March 17, 2023 at 1:11 pmFAQParticipant
Instead of defining a cylindrical coordinate system use “element orientation” to align the element x,y,z with the relevant material properties. To use element orientation please refer to the help: help/wb_sim/ds_element_orientation.html For an example please see the .pdf attached.
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