I’m analysing surfaces in Mechanical that are coming from Spaceclaim. The mass stated value under Properties in the Geometry in Mechanical do not match the Force Reactions on the supports which are induced by Gravity. Do you know why?
Tagged: 18.2, mechanical, static, structural-and-thermal, structural-mechanics
March 17, 2023 at 9:00 amFAQParticipant
In Spaceclaim, multiple surfaces, each with a different thickness, can be combined into one surface by using the Stitch command. When this surface is taken into Mechanical, it gets assigned a Face Thickness object per each different thickness present on this surface. The mass property calculation only takes one of these thicknesses into consideration, not all, and so does not provide an accurate mass value.
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