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LEAP’s Highlights from Ansys 2021 R2 Structures Release – General Enhancements

Ansys 2021 R2 has arrived and in this post Peter Brand, Specialist Application Engineer at LEAP takes a closer look at the general enhancements and new features added to Ansys Mechanical. If you have not already watched them you can also see Peter's meshing highlights from Ansys 2021 R2 here. In the first section below Peter looks at several new features including a new cable element, CABLE 280 which offers improved robustness and accuracy over LINK 180 and hence is now the recommended option when modelling cable structures. There is also a new element for bolt pretension which uses new technology based on the joint, MCP184 that supports large rotation as well as small rotation. Other enhancements covered in this first clip include: • FE...

LEAP’s Highlights from Ansys 2021 R2 Structures Release – Meshing

Ansys 2021 R2 is here and with it comes a host of enhancements to Ansys Mechanical. Peter Brand, Specialist Application Engineer at LEAP has taken the time to go over some of these new features in a series of videos and in this first installment he looks at the improvements to meshing. If you are interested in watching Peter's general update highlights for Ansys 2021 R2 you can do so here. In the first clip Peter provides a brief introduction before diving in to take a closer look at the first enhancement, the Pull feature. Next Peter discusses the new 'Protect Internal Edges' feature when using Automatic Thin Sweep, a particularly useful tool when working with solid shell elements. Peter provides a short demonstration using...

Discover what’s new in 2021 for Fatigue & Durability Analysis

The release of nCode 2021 sees improvements in functionality and performance for nCode DesignLife, nCode GlyphWorks, and nCode VibeSys encompassing 154 built-in processing and display glyphs and support for over 50 data formats. This release offers enhancements that continue to deliver data-driven confidence through accurate analysis and simulation. Current customers on active software maintenance can gain access to nCode 2021 and full release documentation using the Support Portal. Vehicle electrification In support of our many customers’ focus on the electrification of vehicles and other forms of transportation, nCode 2021 includes specific capabilities to aid the post-processing of huge amounts of measured electric motor test data. A new Surface Plot glyph is ideal for torque vs speed efficiency and loss mapping for AC motor tests. The Surface Plot also has many other applications for general...
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