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Hyperelasticity and Viscoelasticity in Abaqus

Posted by Paul Bolcos on Sep 13, 2021 5:04:49 PM

In this blog I thought we could do a small dive into hyper- and viscoelastic materials and how to model these in Abaqus. Many elastomers, rubbers and biological soft tissues exhibit such behaviors.  

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Topics: Rubber, hyperelastics, viscoelasticity

Save the date for SIMIF | 24th Nov 2021

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Sep 9, 2021 1:05:38 PM



Following the successful 2020 Forum, the Simulation Innovation Forum is back on the 24th November 2021! Register now to join like-minded simulation industry pioneers to discuss, debate and innovate.

The Agenda

Topics will include Advanced and Cloud-based Simulation as well as Simulation-driven Design. Find the inspiration to transform your product creation.

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Topics: Events & Announcements

Introduction to Non-Linear Analysis - 17th September - Join FREE Abaqus Workshop ONLINE

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Sep 7, 2021 11:25:03 AM

Join the “Introduction to Non-Linear Analysis Workshop” on the 17th September from 13:00 - 17:00 CET, this free ONLINE event is suitable for anyone who has some experience of simulation and FEA, but would like to look at extending the scope of the work they do. This workshop is an ideal way to understand what advanced simulation and SIMULIA Abaqus can offer, and find out how easy it actually is to perform a real world non-linear analysis.

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Topics: Non-Linear, Abaqus, Events & Announcements

Introduction to Optimization for Abaqus - Join our Free Online Workshop - 20th August 2021

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Jul 29, 2021 12:57:52 PM

The “Introduction to Optimization for Abaqus Workshop” is a free event for anyone who has some experience with Abaqus and would like to explore the possibilities of optimization. Both non-parametric topology optimization using Tosca and parametric optimization using Isight are discussed, focusing on the optimization of problems using the finite element code Abaqus.

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Topics: Abaqus, isight, tosca

Implicit vs explicit finite element analysis: when to use which?

Posted by Christine Obbink-Huizer on Jul 26, 2021 3:01:21 PM

A fundamental question for each finite element problem is the type of solver to use: implicit or explicit? The solver type influences the set of equations that are solved, the availability of certain features, the run time and even whether a solution is obtained. It is therefore important. In this blog I’ll explain the difference between the two solvers available in Abaqus, their advantages and disadvantages, and when to choose which. I'll end with a simple example to illustrate the points made.

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Topics: FEA, Abaqus, Explicit, implicit

Join our Online Training: 'Abaqus without CAE’

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Jul 15, 2021 1:39:40 PM

This online webinar is part of the Abaqus Continual Learning Program

Online Webinar Training: 'Abaqus without CAE’ | 30th July 2021 @ 11:30 - 12:00 CET

About the Webinar 

At the core of any analysis using Abaqus are the implicit and explicit solvers. To perform a simulation, the finite element model must be defined in a format the solvers can interpret, the solution must be executed and then the output can be interrogated. Abaqus/CAE is an environment in which all of these tasks can be performed within a convenient GUI. However, there are options and features of the solvers that can be accessed and performed outside of Abaqus/CAE which may enhance the efficiency, or improve the control, of the simulation workflow.



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Topics: software, Abaqus, Events & Announcements, Online Training

Introduction to Non-Linear Analysis - 16th July - Join FREE Abaqus Workshop ONLINE

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Jul 5, 2021 11:58:09 AM

Join the “Introduction to Non-Linear Analysis Workshop” on the 16th July from 13:00 - 17:00 CET, this free ONLINE event is suitable for anyone who has some experience of simulation and FEA, but would like to look at extending the scope of the work they do. This workshop is an ideal way to understand what advanced simulation and SIMULIA Abaqus can offer, and find out how easy it actually is to perform a real world non-linear analysis.

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Topics: Non-Linear, Abaqus, Events & Announcements

Stent analysis and Abaqus: a good match?!

Posted by Christine Obbink-Huizer on Jun 24, 2021 11:12:06 AM

Finite element analysis of stents is challenging. It typically involves small structures, large deformations, complex contact conditions and intricate material definitions. What can Abaqus offer for this type of analysis? In this blog we will find out.

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Topics: Abaqus, contact analysis, Wrapped mesh, Crimp-expansion analysis, Stent analysis

Join our Online Training: Debugging Webinar

Posted by Johan Kölfors on Jun 17, 2021 2:44:19 PM

This online webinar is part of the Abaqus Continual Learning Program

Online Webinar Training: Debugging | 25th June 2021 @ 11:30 - 12:00 CET

About the Webinar 

Unfortunately, a finite element model does not always behave as expected. In those cases, the analyst needs to determine what is going wrong and how this can be solved. The aim of this webinar is to help you do that.

The Topics

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Topics: software, Abaqus, Events & Announcements, Online Training, debugging

Free Hands-on Workshop: Introduction to Composite Analysis with Abaqus - 18th June 2021

Posted by Dolf Broekaart on Jun 10, 2021 3:23:35 PM

This FREE online event on the 18th of June at 13:00 - 17:00, will teach you the secrets of progressive failure analysis of composites. The basics of composites simulation in Abaqus will be covered, as well as the advanced concepts of modelling material and interface degradation and failure. This workshop is an ideal way to understand what advanced simulation can offer and to understand how easy it is to perform a real world analysis. Starting with a lecture session covering the essential concepts of advanced composite simulation, the course also gives the attendees the opportunity to try advanced solutions such as debonding, failure, delamination and crack propagation.

What topics are discussed?

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Topics: Abaqus, composite analysis, composite, free workshop

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