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2D Reissner-Mindlin Plate/shell model

  1. LIU LIU

    Dear one,

    Now I am writing my own input file for the SwiftComp homogenization. I wants to obtain 8*8 stiffness matrix for a 2D Reissner-Mindlin Plate model. I revised the example given with the installation file and the name of the input file is Plate1D.sc2. I added one more material and remeshed the model. I alos revised the integer from 0 to 1.  The homogenization finished successfully. However only 6*6 stiffness matrix is given, which is for the 2D Kirchhoff-Love plate. I wonder although the model is simple, one the first integer is 1, then 8*8 stiffness matrix is supposed to be give in the *.k file. The input file is given in the attachment. Does anyone know the reason ?

     

     

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    1. Banghua Zhao

      Hi Liuliu,

      I think that the Reissner-Mindlin Plate model hasn't been included in the current version of SwiftComp yet. Even if the submodel integer is changed to be 1, it will still run the Kirchhoff-Love plate model. It will be added soon I guess.

      Note, for beam model, both Euler–Bernoulli beam model and Timoshenko beam model are included.

      Banghua

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    2. Banghua Zhao

      Dear Prof. Liu,

      We can send you VAPAS (Variational Asymptotic Plate And Shell Analysis) to run 1D SG for 2D Reissner-Mindlin Plate model. Could you let me know your email address?

      Banghua

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    3. LIU LIU

      Thanks a lot for your quick response. My email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. What do I need to run your VAPAS  ? Similar with the SwiftComp with a input file ? We really appreciate your work and effort to make the tool work. If our related work can be published, we would like to add you as a coauthor. Prof. Yu agrees with me as well.

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      1. Banghua Zhao

        Prof. Liu,

        I will send you an email with VAPAS file, readme file, and example files attached. I will explain the detail in the email.

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