Is it possible to calculate the deflection a steel block will get, just form it one weight
Just use standard steel material, it is only supported at the end.
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Yes, it is possible. I assume you want to place the Weight positioned along the bar at a set distance.
You can do this by splitting the face with either a circle or rectangle and placing your force there.
I have attached an example. Hopefully I have understood your question.
Remember to add the directionof gravity to your analysis (if applicable).
Thank for reply, i do understand the estimated setup and way to get a bending result
The gravity vector where shout it be placed in this example
Another question regarding the use of split tool, what dose I do to the surface, is it only
marking a round spot and not removing anything.
The Gravity Vector is just that, the direction/vector that gravity will affect the model in question. It doesn't matter which object/edge you select. If an edge is not in the correct direction, you can expand the box and enter a vector using the XZY boxes.
You need to create a sketch on the desired surface and then create a closed loop then exit the sketch. Select the Split Tool command, then the sketch (closed profile) and finally the surface in question.
If you wish to apply a load to a given spot/area on a surface, you would be required to use the Split Surface to create a separate surface in which to apply either the force/load or support constrain. Otherwise Inventor will apply the load/constrain to the whole surface face.
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