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JackGeronimo (Structural) (OP)
27 Feb 12 5:30
Hello everyone,
     I've been working in the field of FE structural analysis for the past seventeen years. I've extensively used i-Deas, Nastran, Radioss, Pamcrash, LS-Dyna and, lately, have concentrated on Abaqus which is the software I know best.
The analyses I need to use, in order of importance for the work I have to do, are
-    Implicit linear and nonlinear static.
-    Explicit nonlinear dynamic (crash analyses).
-    Implicit linear dynamic (modal analyses, frequency response).

     Starting mid March I'll be working at a client's where, among other things, I'll need do perform analyses with ANSYS which I never have used and of which I have no availability at the moment (although I'm awaiting a short time license as soon as the buy gets through with the company's bureaucracy).

     Any tips as to how to transition from the software I already know, how to get started. Is Ansys very dissimilar from Abaqus?

Thanks in advance,

Giacomo Girino
BLUE Group Engineering & Design
www.blue-group.it
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DILIGE ET QUOD VIS FAC
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GeorgeEllwood (Mechanical)
1 Mar 12 11:33
Hello and welcome to the forum,
A good place to start for some Ansys tutorials would be:
http://www.mece.ualberta.ca/tutorials/ansys/
They might be more basic than what you're after but are a good place to learn how to drive the software.
I went the other way to you, I've used Ansys for many years but recently had to start working with Abaqus. I found Abaqus a lot harder to get into than Ansys but I think Abaqus can do more if you can get it to do what you want. I found the Ansys help file to be a lot more useful than the Abaqus help files.
Cheers
George

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