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HF-3040: Redraw Forming Analysis

HF-3040: Redraw Forming Analysis

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HF-3040: Redraw Forming Analysis

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This tutorial shows you how to set up the second stage of a forming analysis with the User Process utility.

1.The files for this tutorial, redraw_radioss.hf and cup_draw_001.sta, are zipped in the file Copy and unzip into your working directory.

Note: The model files for this tutorial are located in the file in the subdirectory \hf\Incremental\. See Accessing Model Files.

2.In the tree of the User Process browser, right-click Blanks, select From File..., browse to cup_draw_001.sta, and then click Open.

In the tree, under Blanks, Blank 1 loads with material and thickness information. The model that appears on your screen should look something like this:


3.From the File menu, select Import > Model.
4.On the Import tab under File selection, browse to redraw_radioss.hf, and then click Import.

A part appears on your screen.

5.Click Close.

The Import tab closes and the User Process tab opens.

6.Near the top of the tree, right-click Process: Type > Forming > Single Action.
7.Right-click Process: Single Action Draw, and then select Autoposition.

Notice that the tools are positioned with respect to the part, and the tool kinematics are updated.

8.Under Tools > Binder, click Force:1000.0, click the value, 1000.0, enter the value -150000, and then press Enter.

The new value applies ~15 tons in the negative z direction.

9.At the top of the tree, right click Process: Single Action Draw > Run.
10.At the prompt to create input, click Yes.
11.In the dialog that appears, browse to your working folder; for File name, enter Redraw; click Save.

The RADIOSS solver launches.