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Inventor 2012 FE, how to simulate spinning component

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11-27-2012 10:38 PM


I am struggling to find a solution how to apply forces to a component who is spinning. More specific i am interested in the centrifugal loads distributed over the component.

Take an inducer wheel for a turbocharger. It is a complicated component and very difficult to calcullate by hand. it is spinning with high revs, and the rev limit it set by the centrifugal forces acting.


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11-28-2012 04:49 AM in reply to: ladyseeker

Look under the drop down on Loads tab.


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