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element excavation and installation

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08-06-2012 07:03 AM



I'd like to use ASIM to model geotechnical buildings/tunnels. To this end excavation (removal of continuum elements) and installation of (beam, shell) elements at different time steps are important. Is this possible with ASIM?




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Re: element excavation and installation

08-09-2012 10:43 AM in reply to: Matthias_H

One cannot add or remove elements from an Autodesk Simulation Mechanical or Multiphysics (Algor) analysis once the analysis has been initiated.  So the model would have to be created and analyzed with the material already removed.  The available material models are Curve with cut-off, Drucker-Prager and Duncan-Chang.

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