Robot Structural Analysis

## Robot Structural Analysis

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# Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

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09-27-2012 07:58 AM

Hi all.

I built modol combine solid (representing SOIL) and foudation raft (SOLID) . When I calculation erro meshing.

How to divide the right.

File modol and Pass in PM. (RG_Adsk)

http://www.mediafire.com/?18mpb48mkaicl88

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 03:49 PM in reply to: A.wikipedia

Why make it so complicated?

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 05:14 PM in reply to: tony.ridley

Hi tony. Pass in PM.

because I want to design all together.
I was do with Sap V2000 very good, but very time consuming.
I'm starting with Robot, help me save time in the solid building blocks.

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 05:41 PM in reply to: A.wikipedia

I might be missing something but why not just assign soil springs to the slab?  In the slab properties you can assign soil properties to the slab. Make sure you set the uplift direction correctly (positive Z axis). You will also need to assign a horizontal restraint to the slab to keep it from sliding.

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 05:46 PM in reply to: bjur

Thats what I was trying to get at bjur...........

Why not just have node supports with springs, or a slab on ground as you suggest.

The solid base is just too much work for no real advantage In my opinion.

Tony

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 06:16 PM in reply to: tony.ridley

Thanks.

To bjur.

Yes. I will assign a horizontal restraint to the slab to keep it from sliding.

To tony.
In modol, I do not Foundation raft, I want to do the Foundation pile raft, but I have not added the pile.
If you can give me one example of modol pile raft??

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-27-2012 06:28 PM in reply to: A.wikipedia

Draw panel to represent pile cap and then piles under?

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# Re: Prolem Meshing SOLID AND SHELL

09-28-2012 12:12 AM in reply to: tony.ridley

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