By

Trevor Rubinoff

- April 8, 2021

Ansys 2021 R1 delivers significant improvements in simulation technology together with nearly unlimited computing power to help engineers across all industries reimagine product design and achieve pr...

By

Trevor Rubinoff

- November 16, 2020

 Published on: November 16th, 2020With: Eric Miller & Ted HarrisDescription:  In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Simulation Suppor...

By

Trevor Rubinoff

- November 5, 2020

The Ansys finite element solvers enable a breadth and depth of capabilities unmatched by anyone in the world of computer-aided simulation. Thermal, Structural, Acoustic, Piezoelectric, Electrostatic ...

By

Ted Harris

- June 4, 2020

As I write this from home during the Covid-19 crisis, I want to assure you that PADT is conscious of many others working from home while using Ansys software as well.  We’re trying to help with th...

By

Trevor Rubinoff

- September 12, 2019

ANSYS 2019 R3 brings a whole host of improvements to various mechanical features, designed to enhance overall optimization and ease of use. Key updates such as those made in regards to the mechanica...

By

Ted Harris

- April 6, 2017

A support request from one of our customers recently was for the ability to make Thermal Contact Conductance, which is sort of a reciprocal of thermal resistance at the contact interface, a parameter ...

By

Doug Oatis

- March 2, 2017

You kids don’t know how good you have it with automatic contact creation in Mechanical.  Back in my day, I’d have to use the contact wizard in MAPDL or show off my mastery of the ESURF command to...

By

Ted Harris

- November 9, 2015

[caption id="attachment_5497" align="alignleft" width="150"] A pinball machine based on The Who’s Tommy[/caption]I had a very cool music teacher back in 6th or 7th grade in the 1970’s in upstat...

By

Ted Harris

- September 22, 2014

It recently came to my attention that the default contact stiffness factor for bonded contact can change based on other contact regions in a model. This applies both to Mechanical as well as Mechanica...

By

Ted Harris

- August 26, 2014

Recently we have had a few questions on obtaining contact results in ANSYS Mechanical. A lot of contact results can be accessed using the Contact Tool, but to obtain contact forces we use Probes. Sin...

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