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Help with my FEA simulation?

Question asked by Adnan Nweilati on Feb 23, 2015
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2015 by Jared Conway

Hello,

 

I'm trying to perform a FEA simulation on a telescopic fork. Im trying to find the displacement due to the bending moment when the fork is fully extended. I applied a load of 5000 N and fixed the geometry from bellow. However I am getting this error every time I solve:

"The Iterative Solver stopped.

The solver has numerical difficulties.

Model may not have adequate fixtures

No results saved."

 

I read on this form that I'm suppose to add fixtures such as springs, but I have no idea where to apply it.

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Any help would be appreciated.

 

Adnan

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