By Su Tian1, Wenbin Yu1

1. Purdue University


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A Python script used to convert the input file generated by ABAQUS for VABS, a detailed step-by-step instruction using ABAQUS CAE to generate a simple beam section (composite anisotropic pipe)  is also given. Python scripts for generating more complex sections such as real wind turbine blades are also provided. Please be advised that what you download is the GUI only, you have to fill the form at http://analyswift.com/software-trial/ to request VABS from AnalySwift LLC for performing the analysis. Manual and the source codes for the interface can be found in the Supporting Documents.

Please ask your question inside the Forum of Prof. Yu's Research Group.


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  • Su Tian; Wenbin Yu (2015), "ABAQUS-VABS GUI," https://cdmhub.org/resources/939.

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