Coincident hex mesh

Splitting surfaces Make 2D meshes on splitted interface For 1st solid, create 3D mesh by drag For 1st solid, use 3D => drag => drag elems The mesh of 1st solid For 2nd solid, apply the same method, but for both « 2D_1 » & « 2D_2 » The 2nd mesh And finally the assembly with coincident mesh on…

LS-DYNA 2nd order elements in Hypermesh

The current version of Hypermesh does not support 2nd order elements for LS-DYNA. So this article shows how to modify the template to got these elements. Download this template file : lsdyna_2nd_order_tpl Create a small TCL script named « lsdyna_2nd_order.tcl » with following content: I used Linux and my template is saved in my $HOME. So you…