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fea rotating cylinder

Question asked by Mike McAleenan on Dec 13, 2018
Latest reply on Dec 17, 2018 by Jay Seaglar

I would like to utilize SimulationXpress to analyze the stresses on a rotating pipe. I can calculate the radial (centrifugal) force and apply it on the inside wall with a radially outward vector, also calculate the hoop force though to apply the force vector would require a cylindrical coordinate system - which I am having trouble locating in SW and the axial force at the moment is not of interest.


Does SW have a tutorial rotating structures which I may have missed?


Thank you