CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > General Forums > Structural Mechanics

Need help understanding results

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old   June 19, 2017, 10:45
Default Need help understanding results
  #1
New Member
 
Shreyas
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 0
VasuShraShre is on a distinguished road
Hi all,
I am new to simulation but I have studied some Strength of Materials. I wanted to analyse a scissor lift for which i designed a crude geometry in Solidworks and ran it in Ansys 14.5. This is the model
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bys...ew?usp=sharing
I am applying a downward force of 500N on the top face like this.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bys...ew?usp=sharing
Now all other results are according to predicted trends except one. When I do a joint probe on this revolute joint I am getting forces not only on x and y but also z direction!
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bys...ew?usp=sharing
How is that so? I am applying force in negative Y dir. so I am expecting forces in Y and X direction(Reaction force) as this is a truss. but why in z dir. Can someone please explain
Ps I am new to this forum too so if this is not the right way to ask questions please let me know

Last edited by VasuShraShre; June 19, 2017 at 10:48. Reason: Adding a pic
VasuShraShre is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   June 27, 2017, 11:41
Default
  #2
Senior Member
 
Gweher's Avatar
 
Gwenael H.
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 392
Rep Power: 17
Gweher will become famous soon enough
Hi Shreyas,
Could you upload an archive of your model and share it?
Gweher is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
ansys 14, help for a newbie, static structural, truss

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OpenFOAM - Validation of Results Ahmed OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 10 May 13, 2018 19:28
lid driven cavity varying results yasmil OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 2 October 6, 2016 22:42
CFD results not close to experimental results cider STAR-CCM+ 0 July 8, 2013 08:53
Creating a tool to interpolate results Luis Batista OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 2 April 11, 2013 09:15
Different Results from Fluent 5.5 and Fluent 6.0 Rajeev Kumar Singh FLUENT 6 December 19, 2010 12:33


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 19:52.