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Yield Strength in Material Properties VS Yield Strength in FOS

Question asked by Ryan Lam on Aug 30, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 3, 2013 by Jared Conway

Hi guys


Within the Material Properties window, I can see that the yield strength of AL6061-T6 is stated as 275.79 MPa. However, when I run a static simulation and calculate FOS based on Max von Mises Stress, it states that the yield strength of the same material is 55.15 MPa. Why is there this difference in the yield strength within the same material? Sorry if this is a noob question... Thanks in advance for any help.

Material Properties.JPGFOS Settings.JPG