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16 Nov 2017 | Contributor(s):: Su Tian, Xin Liu, Wenbin Yu
PreVABS is a pre-processing tool for VABS and SwiftComp. This tool is designed to reduce the workload of preparing input files of beam cross sections for VABS and SwiftComp, and to make the process automatic for the design and optimization purpose. Cross sections with general and...
ANSYS-VABS interface for ANSYS 17 and 18
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I cannot see the PreVABS in the Main Menu of ANSYS17.2 and 18.0. This is while in ANSYS 16.0 I could see it in the Main Menu. I followed all the instructions given in ANSYS-VABS...
Question about ABAQUS-VABS GUI
Thank you very much for your ABAQUS-VABS GUI , It's a great help for VABS pre-processor。
But I had a problem recently, I create a following sandwich structure for...
VABS: Powering Simple Beam Elements with Detailed 3D FEA Fidelity
06 Jan 2017 | Contributor(s):: Wenbin Yu
This presentation gives a brief introduction to VABS, a general-purpose cross-sectional analysis, which can power conventional, simple beam elements with detailed 3D FEA fidelity.
ANSYS-VABS GUI Alpha 1.0 Example 7 Composite Rotor Blade
04 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Fang Jiang
This is a video tutorial of the example 7 in the ANSYS VABS GUI Alpha 1.0 Release https://cdmhub.org/groups/ansysvabsgui
ANSYS-VABS Graphic User Interface (GUI) Release Alpha-1.0 (in updating)
03 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Fang Jiang, Wenbin Yu
This is the alpha 1.0 release of ANSYS-VABS GUI. Please contact Fang Jiang (email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org) for discussions. Please be advised that what you download is the GUI only. You have to fill the form at http://analyswift.com/software-trial/...
29 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Su Tian, Wenbin Yu
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...
Assessing VABS against ABAQUS Beam Section Generate
27 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Su Tian, Wenbin Yu
We did a case study for a composite beam using VABS and ABAQUS beam section generate capability and compared with detailed 3D FEA analysis. The conclusion is that VABS can reproduce the detailed 3D FEA analysis at an efficiency much faster than ABAQUS beam capability. The accuracy of ABAQUS beam...
A Critical Assessment of Computer Tools for Calculating Composites Wind Turbine Blade Properties
16 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wenbin Yu
The purpose of this paper is to critically assess several computer tools for calculating the inertial and structural properties of wind turbine blades. The theoretical foundation of each tool is briefly summarized, and the advantages and disadvantages of each tool are pointed out. Several...
It is mentioned that there was a bug fixed in the recovery module version VABS 3.2.1, wondering what is that. We are trying to recover the result for a prismatic beam, with active inclusion in a...
Is it possible to go beyond classical beam model i.e. like timoshenko beam model by simply perturbing the displacement field derived in CBT and using classical variational approach on the energy?
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I have been trying to derive the timoshenko like beam theory , like the one mentioned in Dr. Hodges's book "Non linear composite beam theory" but for infinitesimal strain. It has been mentioned...