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DEFORM User's Guide

DEFORM User's Guide

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DEFORM User's Guide

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DEFORM is a subprofile of Forging that helps you prepare input decks for the analysis of three-dimensional deformation or heat transfer simulations with the DEFORM solver.

This guide includes the following topics:

Setting up a Forging Simulation

DEFORM Utility Menu

Modifying Model Geometry

Applying Materials to the Parts

Meshing the Model

Defining Contact Interactions

Creating a Symmetry Plane

Defining the Tool Motion

Creating a Solver Input Deck (.key file)

Control Cards

Supported Keywords



See Also

Tutorial: Modeling Hot Isothermal Forging Simulation for a T-Joint