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Old   June 28, 2020, 04:35
Default Fixed supports in ANSYS static structural
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Hello,

I want to run a static structural simulation in ANSYS. My aim is investigate the stress induced on a geometry as a result of a certain pressure being applied. I am using the attached geometry (I will extrude it slightly first to make it 3D). I will apply a pressure BC (I have highlighted where with the black arrow). My question is where would be the best place to add fixed supports on the geometry?

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Is the internal pressure uniform?
If so there will be zero net force on the geometry. I would just constrain a single node or vertex anywhere. displacement = 0.
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