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Impact analysis of object free-falling to glass plate

Question asked by Howard Dando on Apr 24, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 25, 2014 by Jared Conway

I'm looking for step by step instructions on how to set-up and run an Analysis of a steel ball free-falling and impacting a glass window plate.

I understand that this is not a drop test, rather an impact analysis; where a ball of a specific size and mass falls via gravity at a specific distance from the window, impacts the glass window. Where the result is the stress induced on the window; from which I can determine if the glass fails.

I've read older discussions (i.e.Sep 30, 2013 11:40 AM by Jared Conway); but the link in this discussion is no longer valid and or there are no step by step instructions.

Thank you,
Howard

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