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Import odb file for next analysis

Import odb file for next analysis

Import odb file for next analysis

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How can I import the result of ABAQUS result analysis (deformed structure) to be re-meshed again for the next loading application? I was trying to import ODB file, it can be imported to CAE screen but only the initial mesh configuration but not the mesh which has been deformed due to the loading application previously.

Thanks and regards,
Utomop

RE: Import odb file for next analysis

You can use ABAQUS Scripting Interface to read the mesh description and the displacement field from the .odb file and then build a new model with the node positions computed to include the displacements field.

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