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Partition Freeform Part

Partition Freeform Part

Partition Freeform Part


I am wanting to partition the cell shown in Figure 1.

The part is hollow, with a wall thickness of 5 mm, as seen in Figure 2.

I am wanting to split the wall thickness into 2 partitions, each partition should be 2.5 mm thick. To start this, I sketch a circular partition on the left-hand face of Figure 1. This face partition can be seen in Figure 3. I would like to send this circular partition down the length of the part, following the contours of the part. I have tried to illustrate this with a red line in Figures 4 and 5.

I found a post for partitioning a curved surface, but both edges of the part in that post are parallel to one another at all points. When I try the technique from that post on my part, it fails. I assume this is because the edges of my part are not parallel to one another. This example is found at the following link: https://www.researchgate.net/post/How_to_partition...

I have tried using various n-patch methods and swept edge methods, but I cannot get it to work. The file is attached, named "Original.cae".

Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

Thank you in advance,


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