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Testing for the ultimate geometry - how to evaluate?

Question asked by Shar Fa on Oct 31, 2013
Latest reply on Oct 31, 2013 by Jared Conway

Hi, sorry for the weird title :-)


I am applying a constant pressure in a 45 degree angle on the surface of a silicon cylinder.

On one model the cylinder has rounded corners and on the other its not.


I'm wondering how can I use the van mises simulation to decide if one model is better handling the pressure than the other? Do I look at the maxium value on the van mises bar for each model and take th