Beam 3-point bending (Evaluator)
This section explains how to prepare an evaluator for the beam in 3-point bending problem. This model will be used later on for simulation and reliability analysis. First a Matlab script will be used. Later a finite element code will be used to solve the same problem.
The model can be described using a Matlab script. The procedure is described in the following page:
Third party software
The example of a beam in three points bending will be studied using the commercial software Nastran, Abaqus, Ansys and Feap.
Any analysis using a third-party software requires to perform the following operations:
- Preparation of the input file.
- Definition of a connector to the third party software.
- Preparation of the injector. The quantities of interest are replaced by identifiers.
- Preparation of the extractor. Data are extracted from the output file of the third party software.
Connector to Nastran
Connector to Abaqus
Connector to Ansys
Connector to Feap